I want to thank Mike Rankin, Anne-Marie Concepción, and Erica Gamet for pointing out some of these that I hadn’t seen before.
One of the most stunning examples of a free script available is Calendar Wizard, a by Scott Selberg that he has posted at the popular open source Source Forge site.
The hardest part is knowing what’s available and where to get them.
We could update all the Links manually, but this is nearly impossible because their are thousands of files.
Additionally, we still have Windows users, so changing the links would cause them to break on those machines. This question at Stack Exchange/Graphic Design has a good discussion of the problem.
Put your scripts inside the Scripts Panel folder (not the Scripts folder).
Make sure it ends with or (sometimes scripts get a added to their name when you download them from the internet).
I don't believe there is a third "universal link" format that is compatible with both platforms and could be used in your files. I've updated my answer to include a script that was used by Mac operators to relink their files.
This PDF is best viewed in Adobe Acrobat or the free Adobe Reader.I’m going to uncover a secret that can transform you from a regular In Design User to a super-powered force of nature!The trick is based on what I (immodestly) call Blatner’s First Rule of Publishing: Take a little time now to save far more time in the future.Scott has created a number of simple and excellent tutorials to help you through the process.Note that I also wrote about Calendar Wizard in Issue 21 of In Design Magazine (December 2007).Calendar Wizard can create calendars in a wide variety of forms, and with a wide range of options — including holidays, phases of the moon, and calendars in over 20 different languages (Figure 1)!