Adobe suggests that you upgrade to CS5.5 from CS5.0 due to major changes in the product, starting with a re-organized workspace, user new interface.In addition, it's important to note that extended support for CS4 will end this summer. The Industry Standard plug-in for CS3/CS4 will officially be unsupported on May 1, 2017, but we'll continue to make it available as usual, with free trials.
ISVG: extension plugin for Lightroom-Adobe InDesign CS4 10.4.0 or earlier Adobe InDesign CS4 Selecting and/or copying text from Adobe Illustrator dimension markers to Adobe InDesign's text frame (and vice versa) is incredibly straightforward. The problem is that you can't easily tell when the text field is 1. selected (dimensioned) or 2. unselected (non-dimensioned) so you always confuse the two while trying to coordinate the two programs.
ISVG is a new extension developed as Adobe Scripting for InDesign by Peter Aurtenetter and Daniel Dorë. It's a proper extension, not a work-around, and you can review it fully below its demo files. The ISVG website is here: http://isvg.com. d2c66b5586