Sort Swatches in Adobe InDesign

Justin | extensions,InDesign,software | Friday, December 13th, 2013

Simple script to sort the items in your InDesign swatch panel. Works on Tints and Gradients as well.

before and after: sorted swatches

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SortSwatches_ID.zip (CS4 and up, includes CC installer)

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7 thoughts on “Sort Swatches in Adobe InDesign”

  1. Alexandra Lemos says:

    Hi!
    I don’t recognize either of the file extensions (and neither does my Indesign). What am I supposed to do with the files?
    I’m working on ID CC 2015, on Windows 7.
    Thanks in advance!

    1. Justin says:

      Hi Alexandra,

      You should be able to open the .zxp file with Extension Manager CC (available from the CC Desktop App).

      In some cases, InDesign doesn’t appear inside the app list of EM and reinstalling InDesign from the CC app seems to fix this.

      I’ve also updated the download link to include alternative installers.

      Hopefully that will help!

      1. Alexandra Lemos says:

        Yes! Thank you very much! 🙂
        I had never used Extension Manager before 😉

      2. Justin says:

        No problem, Alexandra. 🙂

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