File Import Settings

.IDML - Adobe InDesign (TMS)

Content is machine translated from English by Phrase Language AI.

Index pages for translation are placed at the end of the imported document. To have a translated index page in the completed .IDML file, open the document in Adobe InDesign and regenerate the index page.

Only embedded images are carried over to the Completed file.

File Types

  • .IDML

Import Options

  • Extract notes

  • Simplify codes

     Removes excessive text formatting from the job and the completed file.

  • Extract master spreads

  • Extract locked layers

  • Extract invisible layers

  • Extract hidden conditional text

  • Import hyperlink target

    Hyperlink target will be imported as translatable text

  • Keep kerning

    Imports the kerning formatting tags

  • Keep tracking

    Imports the tracking formatting tags

  • Replace font

  • Remove XML elements

    Removes special XML elements from InDesign stories before converting the file for translation. Fewer formatting tags will be in the job. XML elements are also removed from the completed file.

  • Extract variables

  • Extract page numbers

  • Target font

    If no font name is entered, default fonts for the following languages will be used:

    • Chinese (Taiwan)


    • Chinese


    • Arabic


    • Thai


    • Hebrew


    • Vietnamese


    • Japanese

      MS Mincho

    • Korean

      Arial Unicode MS

  • Convert to Phrase tags

    Matching text will be converted to Phrase tags using regexp.

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