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  1. Expand exporting options to include splitting an ID file

    I would like to be able to export multiple-page InDesign files as single-page pdfs and use the section markers as the pdf file names.

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  2. Interactive PDF Formulas

    In Acrobat it is possible to set up simple math formulas such that when a user fills in a box, it auto fills some other boxes. Why can't I just do that in InDesign?

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  4. Need MORE features in InDesign's FORM tools.

    We need more controls in InDesign's FORMS tools.

    Although this was requested in https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601021-adobe-indesign-feature-requests/suggestions/20482882-more-options-when-creating-forms-via-indesign, it was closed after font controls were added.

    That's Not Enough! In fact, it's probably the least needed form feature of all.

    The short list of what's needed:

    — Add calculations and formula to a form field.

    — Add JavaScripts and other programming to a form field.

    — Color the background fill of a form field...and have it "stick" in the PDF, not be overridden by the user's Acrobat settings.

    — When using tables to create a matrix of form fields for layout purposes, we…

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  5. Alignment-options when creating Forms via InDesign

    Now it's possible to set fonts/typefaces but I am missing the alignment for the text (right, left, centered) and furthermore the format-selection (currency, numbers, date, percent ...)

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  6. Choosing book layers to output for Print/PDF

    I produce several multi-language books & brochures that consists of up to 114 separate documents linked via a Book file. Each language has its' own layer with the same name in all documents while other layers are exclusive to, or only exist in some documents. Currently when I have to Print or create a PDF of a specific language I have to open every single document to activate the layers I want visible, save, and then proceed to output the entire book.

    I would like to propose that Indesign incorporate an additional tab in its' print/pdf dialog boxes that lists…

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  7. Add a "Clear All Alerts" button option to Background Tasks utility

    Sometimes I need to export files at a different setting to my ICC profiles setting and I have to clear the alerts after I have exported. It's very frustrating when I am exporting multiple times that I then have to select each individual file before deleting. Can we not have a "Clear All" option for multiple alerts, please? It would save lots of time when deleting.

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  8. Watermark-option when pdf-export (interactive) from InDesign

    When you export a pdf-file from InDesign (as an interactive pdf), there should be an option for watermarks.
    With this option you could save time because you don’t have to use Acrobat afterwards or create a new layer in InDesign.

    In Acrobat this option is already available, but with more opportunities (you don't need so many). It would be enough to have the following possibilities:
    - „text of your choice“
    - text scale
    - text opacity
    - text angle (0°, 45°, 90°)

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  9. Change label for "Use Document Bleed Settings" to "Use Active Document's Bleed Settings"

    When exporting a book under Export Adobe PDF > Marks and Bleeds > Bleed and Slugs, it would be helpful (for other users to avoid the frustration of learning the hard way as I just did) to know that this setting uses the active document's settings rather than each document's respective settings (Guessing this is a limitation with how PDF is constructed, otherwise is this perhaps actually a bug?), or if no document is active that it will apply all zeros.

    The latter was the problem I encountered and was not expecting, as every document in my book has the…

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  10. AUTOMATIC EXPORT INDISGN CC PERPAGE BASED ON CONTENT OR FILE ALREADY

    AUTOMATIC EXPORT INDISGN CC PERPAGE BASED ON CONTENT OR FILE ALREADY

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  11. View tab> Select View Side by Side> Synchronous Scrolling

    Please add Synchronous Scrolling to Acrobat. We use PDFs to proof our InDesign documents. The Compare docs in Acrobat doesn't work because it eventually stop syncing and the pages are not side by side.

    View tab> Select View Side by Side> Synchronous Scrolling

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  12. Need Update of Indesign cc2020 with Page Curl transition option

    Indesign cc2020 Page Curl transition is not available because of the removal of Flash. I need the option to create and show off ebooks for our online customers' convenient. But Indesign cc2020 does not have this page transition option. Can we have the Page curl option in the next updates for Adobe Indesign cc2020? Thank you.

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  13. preflight errors alert in export

    When exporting to pdf, if there are missing fonts, links and/or overset text (probably some other options), we will have a prompt saying that we have those kind of errors and InDesign will allow us to fix the errors before creating the pdf.

    In the other hand, if we have missing glyphs for example, InDesign will create the pdf without any warnings.

    You can see the errors in the preflight panel but I think it can be easily overseen and this extra security step would help to fix these errors if needed.

    I think Indesign should show this prompt every…

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  14. When creating/editing a PDF Export Preset, please make the "View pdf after export" available again. It is currently gray'ed out.

    It is currently gray'ed out during preset creation, but had been available for MANY previous versions. I hate it that my PDFs no longer open automatically in Acrobat after creation. I found it VERY useful.

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  15. PDF preset that includes a stored password

    When making PDFs, I'd like a way to make a preset that includes a stored password. When you have to make many PDFs with security, it's very time consuming to enter the same info over and over.

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  16. Interactive calendar

    would it be possible to add into the pdf interactive Button and Forms also an object like caledar? This fature is available in MS office documents and it will be very appriciated when created any kind of forms where date needed. Enclosed an screenprint from MS Word

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  17. Add New Tags for accessibility PDF creation

    there are few default tags only available for export accessibility PDF, if we need to add "quote" tag there is no options please include.

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  18. Improve the time it takes to import to PDF in InDesign 2020

    It takes up to 10 (ten) times as long to export to PDF in InDesign 2020 compared to InDesign 2019. These are files linked to graphics, not just text files.

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  19. Assemble book for printing

    I use French InDesign 2020 in Windows 10 environment, mainly for book editing.
    There is an annoying bug when I assemble the book for printing. InDesign asks for a location to assemble the different files, incorporate the fonts, images, etc. It proposes as folder name "Dossier Book name" (Dossier meaning Folder in French). It is not possible to save in an existing folder (created for instance by a former assembly), the programme asking for a non-existing folder. Unfortunately, it is not possible to delete the pre-existing folder, because Windows considers that this folder is being opened in the programme EVEN…

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