How to Search Adobe InDesign Text via PageZephyr Search Mac

Note: PageZephyr and PageZephyr Search have been DISCONTINUED. Please see our Products page for current Markzware offerings. Markzware also has ID Util, which can help you to view Adobe InDesign stories.

Search Adobe InDesign text, using content search application, PageZephyr Search Mac:

Desktop publishing (DTP) workflows can find specific text within Adobe InDesign files. PageZephyr Search Mac is a stand-alone application that finds specific words in INDD documents. Users can find content in Adobe Creative Suite or Creative Cloud INDD files.

Find valuable text with Markzware‘s content search application. PageZephyr Search can search InDesign CS6, search InDesign CC and more, to find content for your usage.

This video shows you how to search Adobe InDesign text, using PageZephyr Search Mac:

PageZephyr Search can search Adobe InDesign text in InDesign CS through InDesign CC.

How to Search Adobe InDesign for Text, using PageZephyr Search Mac:

  • Type in the word you want to find.
  • Hit Enter. (A files list is on the left; the highlighted text is in the file on the right.)
  • To see the word in context, right click “Show Selection in Document”. (With an appropriate InDesign version loaded, you can open the relevant document.)
  • To Copy and Paste the text out, you can either click and drag to select text, or hit Command-A (Select All), and select Copy.

Here is the text entry area (1) in PageZephyr Search Mac:
Markzware PageZephyr Search Mac Text Entry Area and Multiple Search Criteria
PageZephyr Search Mac:

  • Indexes content in Apple Macintosh storage volumes with Spotlight enabled.
  • Supports InDesign CS through InDesign CC files.
  • Goes to the highlighted search term in InDesign for context awareness.

PageZephyr Search can search InDesign CC or CS files for Mac OS 10.7 or higher (and under Mavericks 10.9). You can buy this content search application via the PageZephyr Search page. See more desktop publishing (DTP) software for creative professionals on the Markzware Products page.

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How to Search Adobe InDesign Text via PageZephyr Search Mac

Title: How to Search Adobe InDesign Text via PageZephyr Search Mac
Published on: January 21, 2015
Patty Talley

Strategic Marketing Analyst at Markzware

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