Search InDesign CC in INDD with 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 InDesign CC (INDD) documents with Markzware’s content search application. Find specific content in file formats created in INDD (Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud) for graphic arts:

PageZephyr Search Mac is a stand-alone content search application for INDD from Markzware. It allows users to search InDesign text content in INDD documents and to view the text. Users can locate the text of InDesign files (with or without the InDesign program present) and display that text. Users can open documents in INDD (with an appropriate version of InDesign graphic software loaded) or copy and paste text for editing. Also:

  • Index content within Apple Macintosh storage volumes that have Spotlight enabled.
  • Find text in InDesign CS through InDesign CC files. (Does not need Adobe InDesign installed.)
  • Go to the highlighted keyword(s) in INDD for context awareness.

Search InDesign CC native files for Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud workflows. This video shows you how to use this simple content search application for eDiscovery within INDD:

How to Search InDesign CC in INDD with PageZephyr Search Mac

Search InDesign CC and InDesign CS with Markzware’s handy app for INDD

Find valuable information today, with PageZephyr Search. Search InDesign CC or search InDesign CS, to discover relevant content for your usage.

How to Use PageZephyr Search Mac for INDD:

  • Type in the word that you are seeking.
  • Hit Enter. (You’ll see a list of files on the left and the text within the highlighted file on the right.)
  • To see the word in context, right click “Show Selection in Document”. (If you have an appropriate version of InDesign loaded, it’ll highlight that word and show you where it is in the 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. (That will copy the text from INDD to your clipboard, which makes it available for use in other applications.)

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

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Search InDesign CC in INDD with PageZephyr Search Mac!

Title: Search InDesign CC in INDD with PageZephyr Search Mac
Published on: May 5, 2014
Patty Talley

Strategic Marketing Analyst at Markzware

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