Assets for InDesign makes it possible to use various methods of logging in to Assets Server and to work with the files that are stored in Assets Server. The working of these methods can be controlled by setting preferences.
The preferences that can be set in Assets for InDesign are described in this article.
Accessing the preferences
In the InDesign preferences, select WoodWing Assets or WoodWing.
The following tables give a short description of each preference and links to articles where more information can be found.
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Makes it possible to do the following:
For more information, see Configuring Assets Server references in Assets for InDesign.
When working in InDesign with files that are stored in Assets Server, these files are sometimes downloaded to your system and stored in a cache folder.
Enabling the caching of these files, how long the files are stored for, and the maximum size of the folder in which they are stored can be controlled with this preference.
For more information, see Managing cached files in Assets for InDesign.
When a layout is opened from Assets Server, placed images are automatically updated with their latest version on Assets Server. It does this by looking for files based on various properties such as its name or ID.
This feature can be disabled and the order in which the properties are used for finding the right file can be changed.
For more information, see Opening layouts using Assets for InDesign.
When InDesign is started or a local document is opened, a dialog appears for logging in to Assets Server. When not working on files that are stored in Assets Server, this can be disabled so that the dialog does not appear.
For more information, see Controlling if Assets for InDesign should log in to Assets Server.
To troubleshoot technical issues that may occur when using Assets for InDesign, logging can be enabled. This creates a file in which actions that Assets for InDesign performs are stored, which can help Support troubleshoot exactly where something goes wrong.
For more information, see Enabling logging for Assets for InDesign.