Locked inline sections in IDML files
Thread poster: Lorenzo Cordini

Lorenzo Cordini
Local time: 07:49
Apr 19, 2016


I am writing to find out if there is a way to create locked inline sections in IDML files in SDL Studio?

In my case the text parts to be locked would have their own specific character style.
Would it possible to use the character style tag as reference for the locking?

I have found a tutorial by Paul Filkin on YouTube (see below) but I am afraid that works only with XML files?


Thank you for your time!



Walter Blaser  Identity Verified
Local time: 07:49
French to German
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I only know "Hidden conditional text" Apr 21, 2016


The only options I am aware for hiding text to be shown in Studio's Editor for InDesign are:

1) To put the text in a separate layer and hide it before exporting the IDML, but that is obviously not applicable for inline content.

2) Format the text as"Hidden conditional text". Such text is not processed by Studio or shown as an inline tag.

See the filetype InDesign for more details.



Lorenzo Cordini
Local time: 07:49
I will try that! Apr 26, 2016

Thank you, Wlater for the tips!

I will look into that!



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