InsertionPoints

app.activeDocument.textFrames[index].insertionPoints

Description

A collection of InsertionPoint objects.


Properties

InsertionPoints.length

app.activeDocument.textFrames[index].insertionPoints.length

Description

Number of elements in the collection.

Type

Number, read-only.


InsertionPoints.parent

app.activeDocument.textFrames[index].insertionPoints.parent

Description

The object’s container.

Type

Object, read-only.


InsertionPoints.typename

app.activeDocument.textFrames[index].insertionPoints.typename

Description

The class name of the object.

Type

String, read-only.


Methods

InsertionPoints.index()

app.activeDocument.textFrames[index].insertionPoints.index(itemKey)

Description

Gets an element from the collection.

Parameters

Parameter Type Description
itemKey String, Number String or number key

Returns

InsertionPoint


Example

Using insertion points to add spaces

// Creates a new document, adds text then inserts a
// space between each character using insertion points

var docRef = documents.add();
var textRef = docRef.textFrames.add();
textRef.contents = "Wouldn't you rather be scripting?";
textRef.top = 400;
textRef.left = 100;
textRef.textRange.characterAttributes.size = 20;

redraw();

// Add a space between each character using insertion points.
var ip;
for (var i = 0; i < textRef.insertionPoints.length; i += 2) {
  ip = textRef.insertionPoints[i];
  ip.characters.add(" ");
}