Release: InCatalog 6/7/ for InDesign CS4/5/5.5/6

June 29, 2012 by

This release of InCatalog adds support for InDesign CS6, officially ends support for CS4, improves compatibility with InDesign’s Smart Text Reflow and fixes issues with InDesign-flavored tagged text.


With this release, the CS6 plug-in now requires a valid InCatalog 8 (CS6) serial number.

This release bundles our InFlow companion plug-in, which may be required for your tagged text imports to automatically add pages properly. Note that InFlow is not installed by the InCatalog zxp installer; instead, you’ll need to double-click the separate InFlow zxp installer file.


  • Added support for InDesign CS6.
  • Improved compatibility with InDesign’s Smart Text Reflow feature.
  • When importing InDesign Tagged Text using the &it tag, a start file tag is now allowed and, if present, indicates the desired encoding of the import. A “narrow” tag like <ASCII-MAC> at the beginning of the tagged text now forces the tagged text to be treated as Roman/Latin characters and enables special character tags like. Likewise, a wide tag like forces the tagged text to be treated as Unicode characters.

    For example, <&it"""<ASCII-WIN>bullet character: <0x2022>."""> will now properly place the bullet character.

    The default encoding, when no start file tag is provided, has not changed and is still <UNICODE>.

  • Fixed a problem where a start file tag like <ASCII-MAC> in InDesign-tagged text could cause the field update to fail.

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