InDesign + XML - dynamic product catalog generation

For a demo, we need help in creating a simple InDesign product catalog which is filled from product data of an xml source.

We started this already, however need conceptual and detail InDesign help from an expert. Main questions are:

- How to generate new pages for each product in the xml file

- Control of variable length of the xml data fields (column breaks etc)

- Other automation issues, maybe solved by some scripting

Requirement: Do only apply for this job if you have extensive experience with InDesign autumation using XML sources.

Calculate with 6-12h of support and some tuning in existing InDesign files.

Communication by email/IM/phone

Hard deadline: Tue 3.10. (fileds ready for demo)

More InDesign related tasks / further projects can follow if the demo goes well.

Skills: Adobe InDesign, XML

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( 3 reviews ) Glattbrugg, Switzerland

Project ID: #539106

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Hi, I am experienced in XML Data Integration into Indesign and javascripting. You can have a look at my website [url removed, login to view] Don't hesitate to sen dme the demo files, I will tell you more. Regards, Loic

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