The “ENV” Custom Field Command

The “ENV” custom field command can be used to determine environmental properties of EasyCatalog, such as the version of InDesign that’s running or the platform (Mac/Windows) that EasyCatalog is running on.

The “ENV” command takes a single parameter, which the name of the attribute you would like to retrieve:

wdt_ID Attribute Description
1 date The current date in dd/mm/yyy format
2 version EasyCatalog version number
3 buildno EasyCatalog build number
4 username The currently logged-in user name
5 platform Macintosh or "Windows"
6 osversion Operating System version number in nn.nn format
7 decimalpt System's decimal separator character
8 thousandssep System's thousands separator character
9 datasourcename The name of the data source this custom field belongs to
10 applicationname "InDesign", "InCopy" or "InDesign Server"