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Execute InDesign scripts from Applescript

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I was trying to figure out a way to execute/use indesign scripts through an Alfred workflow. I bumped into this handy workflow from joonaspaakko which does it all for AI and PS.

I changed it for use with inDesign but I don't get it the same result yet.


The workflow can search and find all the scripts in this scope: 

and returns the scripts in alfred but don't execute them in InDesign and return this error. The scripts work fine from within InDesign itself, so nothing wrong with that.


Do the scripts for InDesign have to be at their original place to work, can anybody confirm this? I changed the scope in the workflow to InDesigns original scripts location:

~/Library/Preferences/Adobe InDesign/Version 18.0/en_GB/Scripts/Scripts Panel/1_SD_SCRIPTS/
but that gives no result when searching for scripts. I put this path in alfred search scope but with no result either...


Is there a way to let Alfred see/access what's in this scope?

~/Library/Preferences/Adobe InDesign/Version 18.0/en_GB/Scripts/Scripts Panel/1_SD_SCRIPTS/


See my version of the workflow


Thanks in advance!


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