AutoPrice™ Options

PDF Exporter Module
Automatically export PDF files with fully customized hyperlinks

The AutoPrice PDF Exporter module can automatically convert your AutoPrice placeholders into fully customized and embedded hyperlinks. The module supports a robust set of replaceable parameters that can be used to customize each of the links as they are exported. Full control over link styling is also provided. This module is ideal if you are creating PDF Catalogs, or exporting PDF pages with embedded hyperlinks for use in an online page turning catalog.

Squinch Reporter Module
Create square inch reports from any document prepared with AutoPrice

The AutoPrice Squinch Reporter module produces comprehensive Square Inch Analysis reports from one or more catalog pages prepared using AutoPrice. Full SKU-level details about catalog square inch utilization is provided in a customized report format. Support for global, shared and combined square inch areas is also included as a standard feature. If you are tired of wearing a green eye shade and measuring your catalog pages with a ruler, then this one is for you!

Data Exporter Module
When your document is your database - this module gets the data out!

The AutoPrice Data Exporter module allows you to organize and extract content (text, picture, and styling information) from any set of Adobe InDesign documents. The extracted content can then be used to populate Web, e-Commerce, or Digital Content databases.


MPS Index Builder
Powerful Indexing Software for Catalogers

MPS Index Builder is a software module for QuarkXPress or Adobe InDesign that provides a very powerful set of tools for creating catalog indexes. Unlike standard indexing products, MPS Index Builder was designed to serve the special needs of catalogers, with a number of unique features that make the product ideal for catalog workflows.

Linear Bar Code Module
Create Linear Bar Codes from Database Fields

The Linear Bar Code Module allows the user to create linear bar codes, such as Code 128, UPC, and Code 39, directly inside of any Adobe InDesign document. The bar codes are created based on data that is extracted from a specified database field. For more information about the Linear Barcode Module, please click below.

2D Bar Code Module
Create 2D Bar Codes from Database Fields

The 2D Bar Code Module is designed to generate QR Code, Data Matrix and PDF417 two-dimensional bar codes directly in any Adobe InDesign document. The user has complete control over the sizing and encoding aspects of the bar code, and can even control certain styling aspects such as color. Integration with AutoPrice software allows the user to create 2D codes based on data that is extracted from a specified database field. Click here to see a video demonstration of the 2D Bar Code Module.

Treat any InDesign grouped object just like a picture

Save complete groups of InDesign elements in a single file which "behaves" just like a picture. Catalog GroupPictures in any image database application (such as Cumulus, Extensis Portfolio, etc.). Drag and drop groups from image database browser directly onto an InDesign page. A great alternative to using libraries. Bundled and tightly integrated with the AutoPrice product. Can also be controlled with the MPS Scripting Module.

ODBC Module (Mac Only)
Connect directly to any ODBC-compliant database

Documents tagged with AutoPrice can be updated in either flat-file, or ODBC mode. The ODBC software module allows users to program their own SQL queries and store them with placeholders inside of their documents. This software module is compatible with most major database packages, and provides true bi-directional data flow between InDesign documents and your database system.

Scripting Module
Provides custom action and workflow automation support

For the ultimate in workflow automation, Meadows has developed a scripting module that provides access to a very robust scripting library. This module allows several of the Meadows software modules (including DesignMerge, AutoPrice, and CopyFit) to be controlled and directed from within the AppleScript, JavaScript or VBScript environments. In addition, you can create custom "actions" that can be attached to any AutoPrice rule. For print-based workflows, full PPML output can also be controlled. This module is a must-have for any AutoPrice power-user.