General

What’s New In 2024

Here’s a list of the major new features in the 2024 compared to the 2023 version of EasyCatalog: Enhancements to Containers Improved Container stability and functionality, including enhancements like Auto-Fit and the ability to apply named master pages for Container-based pagination. Further information can be found here Better JSON support This update also introduces a […]

EasyCatalog and EasyCatalog Lite End User License Agreement (EULA)

NOTICE TO USERS: CAREFULLY READ THE FOLLOWING LEGAL AGREEMENT. USE OF THE SOFTWARE PROVIDED WITH THIS AGREEMENT (THE “SOFTWARE”) CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, PROMPTLY REMOVE THE SOFTWARE TOGETHER WITH ALL COPIES FROM YOUR COMPUTER. USER’S USE OF THIS SOFTWARE IS CONDITIONED UPON […]

EasyCatalog and EasyCatalog Lite Licensing FAQs

EasyCatalog Licensing FAQs How is EasyCatalog licensed? EasyCatalog, and the optional modules, are licensed per user. Where can I find the End User License Agreement (EULA)? The license agreement is displayed, and must be accepted, during the installation of the software.  A copy of the agreement can be found here. What happens when Adobe release […]

What’s New In 2023

Here’s a list of the major new features in the 2023 compared to the 2022 version of EasyCatalog: Edge Relationship Tool The new Edge Relationship Tool can be used to establish geometric relationships between parent and child frames. More Info… Container Tool A new major feature which enables the creation of Containers, which can be […]

Upgrading to InDesign 2024

Licensing InDesign 2024 is a major new version of InDesign and so an upgrade fee may apply for EasyCatalog. The upgrade will be free of charge if you: have purchased a new license (not an upgrade) in the last twelve months have upgraded EasyCatalog in the last six months have a valid maintenance plan with […]

How Does Licensing Work with Creative Cloud Versions?

When purchasing a license for EasyCatalog you’re purchasing for a specific version of InDesign — e.g. InDesign CC 2018, InDesign CC 2019. With all new licenses you receive twelve months complimentary maintenance; if purchasing an upgrade you receive six months complimentary maintenance. So, if Adobe release another version during this maintenance period the upgrade will […]

EasyCatalog in Japanese

We have localised EasyCatalog into Japanese. This is included in the standard version which can be downloaded from our Website. For local support please contact or reseller: http://www.vpj.co.jp/product/easycatalog/index.html/

How do a get an invoice?

For purchases made via our Webstore you can reprint the original invoice via our After-Purchase Services site 24 hours a day at https://fastspring.com/question-a-charge/. Just log on using the email address from the order and the order ID, and the option to print the invoice will appear on the next page after logging on.

EasyCatalog Product Activation

EasyCatalog uses online product activation to validate the serial numbers you have purchased. To activate EasyCatalog: Launch Adobe InDesign If you have unregistered modules, the “About EasyCatalog” dialog will automatically appear once InDesign has finished launching. For each of the serial numbers you received in your order confirmation email: Click the “Activate” button at the […]

Removing EasyCatalog’s License File

Occasionally it may be necessary to remove EasyCatalog’s licensing information from your installation.  Once complete, EasyCatalog will need to be re-activated on this machine. EasyCatalog stores your license information in one or both of the following locations: Macintosh Inside of the InDesign Package Quit InDesign Right click on the InDesign application icon and use the […]

I’ve just updated my Mavericks and am receiving a -2003 error when I try to activate

The latest Mavericks update has changed some system file permissions that can sometimes cause a -2003 error when activating the software. This affects the Macintosh version of EasyCatalog only, and the latest version that is now available from our downloads page should fix this issue. After installation re-enter your existing license codes to activate.

Registering the InDesign Server version of EasyCatalog

All versions To register a license, call the register method on the easycatalogObject:

InDesign Server 2020 or later, or for serial numbers ending ‘-0000’: EasyCatalog will now check with our activation server to ensure that the license can be installed. For the majority of users, activation will be automatic.  For users with a firewall […]

How much does support cost and how does it work?

All our support is free. You’re free to call us, although we prefer email as that gives us something to refer to if we need to support you in future, or if the person you’ve originally been working with isn’t available. If you have a specific project in mind for EasyCatalog, feel free to send […]

Is EasyCatalog available for InDesign Server?

Yes, a version of EasyCatalog is available for InDesign Server.  It’s a version of EasyCatalog without a user interface, so a script is used to drive EasyCatalog.  When using EasyCatalog for Server, it’s typical to have least one desktop license as this is required to edit templates, libraries, etc. Multi-instance servers are also supported, data sources […]

Why have I been charged VAT for an online purchase?

Your order was actually placed with our e-commerce provider who is based in the United States but registered for VAT within the EU (you should see that they have an ‘EU’ VAT ID shown at the bottom of the invoice). This is a special type of VAT registration that means they must charge VAT at […]