InDesign Digital Content Search, Extract InDesign: PageZephyr

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.

PageZephyr Search can find your chosen keyword(s) in InDesign files (INDD documents). It is amazing how fast information is generated and distributed with all the graphic design, printing and digital publishing information in today’s information rush. To keep current and succeed, publishers need to generate content at the top of their game:

PageZephyr Search Mac was developed by Markzware for digital content search of proprietary file formats. Now, you can search InDesign CC or CS files for topical information to use for digital publishing.

Markzware’s content search application allows you to search InDesign files and view the text in those digital files. Copy and paste text from these found documents to extract InDesign for desktop publishing (DTP). This video shows you how:

Content Search in InDesign with PageZephyr Search

Markzware’s content search application can search InDesign CS through InDesign CC

Potential uses for PageZephyr Search by graphic designers, publishers and print professionals include: locate layout files based on content on a large storage volume, quick extract InDesign text (and extract files of other types) for repurposing or archiving content, or sift through large volumes of InDesign file information for eDiscovery purposes.

With technology using common reader architecture, PageZephyr Search desktop search application assists companies with large volumes of digital files for desktop publishing (DTP). Advertising agencies, creative professionals, and eDiscovery services that have developed content for their advertisers and customers created within Adobe CS InDesign can take advantage of this content search application’s abilities.

Content developed for print can now be easily found, edited and modified by the content provider for the internet. The content can be further optimized for search engine optimization (SEO). PageZephyr Search even allows users to add post tags in the post, then export InDesign CS content to a WordPress blog post, in order to help you to distribute SEO-friendly content.

Search InDesign for Specific Text, Using PageZephyr Search
Markzware PageZephyr Search Mac Text Content Filename CriteriaSpecify what your text begins with, to narrow down your content search

PageZephyr Search can search InDesign CS through CC files for Mac OS 10.7 or higher, as well as under Mavericks (10.9). You can buy this content search application as a perpetual license model at the PageZephyr Search page. See more desktop publishing (DTP) software on the Markzware Products page.

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Search InDesign CC and CS: Do content search in InDesign with PageZephyr Search! 

Title: InDesign Digital Content Search, Extract InDesign: PageZephyr
Published on: September 14, 2012
Patty Talley

Strategic Marketing Analyst at Markzware

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