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  1. "Update Table of Contents" in right click context menu?

    Off course after right clicking inside TOC text.

    I don't know, why it isn't there already...

    6 votes
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  2. Add image sharpening before output

    We should be able to apply sharpening (such as "unsharp masking") to images on the InDesign page.
    Currently, the only solution is to place an image, scale it to size in InDesign, and then go back to Photoshop to scale it, resample it (change to proper resolution), and then apply appropriate sharpening… and then go update or re-place it in InDesign. It is very inefficient!
    I want InDesign to apply global-sharpening to an image at the proper size, when it outputs to PDF or prints.

    13 votes
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  3. Selecting individual cells across rows & collums

    Just like with Excel, it would be great to be able to select individual cells with something like holding the command/control key instead of only being able to select one cell or cells on the same row.

    6 votes
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  4. HEIF/HEIC

    Ability to import heif/heic files just like any other vector format (.ai, .pdf, .eps, etc.)

    38 votes
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  5. Different Size Columns

    Provide the option of having unequal column sizes, to provide a 2-1 ratio. This would give easier sidebar style layouts.

    20 votes
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  6. New Alignment Option: To Bleed

    Being able to align to the bleed or distribute to bleeds would be helpful.

    21 votes
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  7. Resize Document including Content

    I know Liquid Layout, but I would love to have something simpler:
    If I resize a document, I would like to have the option to have the content be resized by the same percentages.

    We often have to change the measurement of documents to accommodate different printing requirement. What we do now, is export a pdf and import it to a new document with a script. PDF ist resized proportionally on placement.

    6 votes
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  8. Add Sticky Notes to Incopy like in Acrobat

    The Layout and the the Editors work pretty close together in our company. The ability for the Editors to correct their text in the Layoutview is a nice thing for both... Layout and Editors. But we really miss the "Sticky Note" Feature known from Acrobat. When the Editors try to communicate, that they want changes being applied to the Design, thats not really possible with Incopy right now. For example, the editors would love to click the sticky note tool, so that they could place it right next to a picture and add their notes. For exmample: "make this one…

    11 votes
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  9. Crop to: Artwork

    Please add an option to import and crop to artwork.

    2 votes
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  10. Soft version of "Update Table of Contents"

    If there is a Table of Content, with some correction in it (for example line breaks) and after that, there is a small correction in the content area, which followed by loosing one page. Therefore it would be great, to just update the Page-numbers, instead updating the whole ToC.

    (sorry for bad english)

    91 votes
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    under review  ·  Anonymous responded

    Thanks a lot everyone for the feedback. I am moving this under review.

  11. Info on existing PDF place option to prevent worng option when replace PDF

    Indesign as now, no info show PDF place option, we might use the worng option when replace, and the size might different from the original.

    3 votes
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  12. Update links automatically

    Currently, when I want to update an image link that has moved, I copy the name of the image to be linked, then "update link" and paste the name of the link in the search field to find all instances on my system. This should be automatized with a function like "search and update" that allows you to then choose which version of the link you'd like (in case of duplicate names). As far as I know this doesn't exist yet.

    18 votes
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  13. Allow multiple files and Excel in Data Merge

    Allow multiple files in data merge. Excel should also be possible as an import.

    73 votes
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  14. Multiple Cursor-Positioning

    Multiple positioning of the cursor so multiple lines can be edited at the same time

    12 votes
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  15. Command to break frame into individual frames for each column

    Invoking the command would create individual text frames for each of the columns so they can be manipulated individually.

    7 votes
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  16. DTI available for CC

    We have not way a bring ads in automatically

    1 vote
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  17. Place dialogue box: make "All Pages" to be default option instead of "Previewed Page"

    It will be a very useful feature (it will save a lot of time) to allow the user to select the default option in the Place dialogue.
    This would be very useful when you have to import all the pages of a great number of files: one could make "All Pages" the default option so to skip all the dialogue boxes that show for each file.

    For example:

    You have 50 Illustrator (ai) files. Each file contains 2 canvases.

    You could tell Indesign to keep the "all pages" option in the first tab of the "Import options" dialogue as the…

    2 votes
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  18. Align to top/bottom of page in Paragraph Styles

    For text at 90 degrees, allowing the use of one paragraph style instead of using both a left aligned and a right aligned style.

    1 vote
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  19. Applying Master pages to 'all even' or 'all odd' pages

    Applying Master pages to 'all even' or 'all odd' pages - would be handy when working with large documents, rather than manually typing or cmd+shift the pages to include.

    81 votes
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    Need more info  ·  Anonymous responded

    Hi All, thanks for this feature suggestion.

    If I understand this correctly the idea here is that you need a faster way to be able to apply Master Pages to the various pages in the document. One use case is that you want to apply a particular master page to Even and Odd pages.

    Are there other such scenarios too, where you need more support. It would be helpful if you can mention other such scenarios.

    Thanks

  20. Align to selection / Align to page

    Pressing Alt button could switch from "align to selection" to "align to page" when clicking on one of the align icons.

    9 votes
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