InDesign CC Creative Cloud Content Search 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.

InDesign CC (Creative Cloud) content search, using Markzware‘s search application, PageZephyr Search Mac:

Markzware is a leading developer with an established reputation for solutions that benefit the printing, publishing and graphic arts industries. PageZephyr Search Mac provides content creators with a reliable solution for performing content search. Users can find their search term in InDesign CC (INDD) documents.
pagezephyr-search-logoHow to Do an
InDesign CC Creative Cloud Content Search
via PageZephyr Search Mac:

Turn on Spotlight indexing for each volume to be searched.

Run the initial index by clicking the word “here” in the “Welcome to PageZephyr Search” window. (Initial index creation may take about 20-30 minutes.)

In the upper left of the Search Parameter Area is the Any/All Popup.
• Select “Any” to find any one of the search criteria, as in a loose “boolean OR” search.
• Select “All” to find every search criteria listed, as in a strict “boolean AND” search.

You can choose to search either the text content or filename of an InDesign file. You can then select an additional content specifier:
begins with – The filename, or a word in the text stream, begins with the specified characters.
ends with – The filename, or a word in the text stream, ends with the specified characters.
matches – The entire filename, or an entire word in the text stream, exactly matches the specified text.
contains – The filename, or an entire word in the text stream, contains the specified text.

In the text entry area, type in the search term (word or characters you’re looking for).
To add additional parameters to a search, click the “+” button.

Search InDesign native files for Creative Cloud workflows with this simple search application. Here’s a video demonstration, to show you how to locate text in Adobe InDesign CC:

Creative Cloud InDesign CC Content Search via PageZephyr Search Mac

Markzware’s PageZephyr Search Mac software can find specific text in InDesign CC files.

PageZephyr Search Mac is a stand-alone application that can read the text contents of an InDesign file. This allows you to search for words or phrases in an InDesign file. You can copy out the text content found in an InDesign file. Then, paste it into a text editor, word processor or layout application.

Example of a Content Search with PageZephyr Search Mac:
Markzware PageZephyr Search Mac Example 3In the above example, the first two searches have been combined using the Any operator. This returns a result if either a filename ending in “indd” OR text containing “lorem” is found.

Purchase PageZephyr Search Mac
PageZephyr Search can search InDesign CC or InDesign CS files on the Macintosh platform. You can buy Markzware’s 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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