Inline

This table lists the use, (default) value(s), and description of the attributes of the Inline element.

Attribute

Use

Value (default value is bold)

Description

Type

Required

Unassigned

Text

Graphic

Ellipse

Rectangle

Path

ParagraphStyle

Implied

ParagraphStyle name to apply to text if Inline Type is Text.

Height

Required

Number[4.233, 3048]

The height of the graphic frame in the specified units.

Width

Required

Number[4.233, 3048]

The width of the graphic frame in the specified units.

Position

Implied

Inline

AboveLine

Custom

Anchored object positioning type.

YOffset

Implied

Number [-3527.778, 3527.778]

0

Adjusts the position on the baseline.

XOffset

Implied

Number [-3527.778, 3527.778]

0

Moves the object left or right.

Alignment

Implied

Left

Right

Center

TextAlignment

The inline frame alignment.

SpaceBefore

Implied

Number [-3527.778, 3527.778]

The space before an inline frame.

Used when Position is AboveLine,

PreventManualPositioning

Implied

Yes

No

Prevent manual positioning.

Yes: inline frames are locked and cannot be changed manually.

RelativeToSpine

Implied

Yes

No

Specifies whether the inline frame aligns relative to the document spine.

If Position is AboveLine: the Alignment value sets the values of RelativeToSpine and AnchPosPtHor.

AnchObjPtHor

Implied

Left

Center

Right

Specifies the horizontal location of the object that you want to align to the location on the page

AnchObjPtVer

Implied

Top

Center

Bottom

Specifies the vertical location of the object that you want to align to the location on the page

AnchPosPtHor

Implied

Left

Center

Right

TextAlignment

Specifies the horizontal location on the page to which you want to align the object.

Used if Position is Custom/AboveLine.

If Position is AboveLine, AnchPosPtHol in combination with RelativeToSpine define the anchored object Alignment.

AnchPosPtVer

Implied

Top

Center

Bottom

The inline frame (Pos) can be relative to vertical layout properties.

XRelativeTo

Implied

AnchorMarker

ColumnEdge

TextFrame

PageMargin

PageEdge

Specifies what you want to use as the basis for horizontal alignment.

Used if Position is custom.

YRelativeTo

Implied

Baseline

LineCapHeight

LineTopLeading

ColumnEdge

TextFrame

PageMargin

PageEdge

Specifies what you want to use as the basis for vertical alignment.

Used if Position is custom.

BottomTopBoundries

Implied

Yes

No

Keeps the object inside the text column if reflowing text would otherwise cause it to move outside of the boundaries. Yes: inline frames are placed within the flow boundaries.

Opacity

Implied

[0,100]

Integer

The opacity in percentage of the graphic frame.

Transparency

Implied

Normal

Multiply

Screen

Overlay

Soft Light

Hard Light

Color Dodge

Color Burn

Darken

Lighten

Difference

Exclusion

Hue

Saturation

Color

Luminosity

Non Zero Overprint

Num Blending Modes

The transparency of the graphic frame (as in InDesign).

CornerRadius

Implied

[0,282.222]

Pipeline separated list of corner radius values in the specified units for the project, in the following order:

Top left | top right | bottom left | bottom right.

Value range in mm is [0,282.222]

CornerType

Implied

None

Rounded

Inverse Rounded

Inset

Bevel

Fancy

Pipeline separated list of corner type values in the following order:

Top left | top right | bottom left | bottom right

Name

Implied

Frame label (currently unused).

Stroke

Implied

None

Rounded

Inverse Rounded

Inset

Bevel

Fancy

The stroke type.

StrokeThickness

Implied

[0,800]

The Stroke Weight, in points.

StrokeType

Implied

Solid

ThickThick

ThickThin

ThickThinThick

ThinThick

ThinThickThin

ThinThin

Triple_Stroke

Canned Dashed 3x2

Canned Dashed 4x4

Left Slant Hash

Right Slant Hash

Straight Hash

Canned Dotted

Wavy

White Diamond

Japanese Dots Dashed

The stroke type name.

Rotation

Implied

The graphic frame rotation angle around the center, number, in degrees

Background

Implied

Background color in swatch or #rrggbb or cmyk c=0;m=100;y=100;k=0;

margin-left

Implied

[0,3048]

Left margin in the specified units.

Margins are used when anchored object Type is Text

margin-top

Implied

[0,3048]

Top margin in the specified units.

Margins are used when anchored object Type is Text

margin-right

Implied

[0,3048]

Right margin in the specified units.

Margins are used when anchored object Type is Text

margin-bottom

Implied

[0,3048]

Bottom margin in the specified units.

Margins are used when anchored object Type is Text

VerticalAlignment

Implied

Top

Middle

Bottom

Justify

Invalid

NumValues

The vertical alignment of the content in the frame when "Type" text is used.

SitecoreID

Implied

You can say the unique ID of the item

SitecoreFieldname

Implied

Only used in combination with Sitecore. Identifies Sitecore item fields used for creating InDesign objects.

Scaling

Implied

None

Fit Content to Frame

Fit Frame to Content

Center Content

Fit Content Proportionally

Fill Frame Proportionally

Fit Content Proportionally and Center

AsIs

Specifies how to scale images can be scaled automatically.

Center Content, Fill Frame Proportionally and Center, Fit Content Proportionally and Center are obsolete.

HorizontalScale

Implied

Value - / +. Value of 0.8 means scale to 80%. Value of 2 means 200%. HorizontalScale and VerticalScale always need to be set both in order to use scaling.

VerticalScale

Implied

Value - / +. Value of 0.8 means scale to 80%. Value of 2 means 200%. HorizontalScale and VerticalScale always need to be set both in order to use scaling.

Skew

Implied

Skew angle in degrees.

NrOfColumns

Implied

Number [1,40]

The value number of columns used for inline when type is Text, default 1

ColumnGutter

Implied

[0,3048]

The value of gutter between columns

FitFrame

Implied

True

False

If true, the frame is placed as InDesign value Fit frame to Content, attribute is used with scaling attributes (values).

If the content is text, fit frame to content will only work when the number of columns is 1.

FitFrame is used only when anchored object type is Text and NrOfColumns value is 1.

ObjectStyle

Implied

An InDesign Object Style can be used for formatting (effects). If the name of the Object Style used in the master is used as value of this attribute it will be applied.

FillTint

Implied

Number [0,100]

The percentage of the tint for the background color.

StrokeTint

Implied

Number [0,100]

The percentage of the tint for the stroke color.

WIgnore

Implied

1

0

Text wrap.

1: ignore text wrap (only for text frames)

BalCols

Implied

True

False

Sets the vertical justification balance columns.

WrapAndStrokeAttributes

Common wrap and stroke attributes.

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