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  1. fitting content proportionally in a picture boxed

    I have four picture boxes that are grouped and I want to be able to auto fit or fill content to frame proportionally.

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  2. Find / Replace

    I am a QuarkXPress convert to InDesign and I am loving the app for all of its '******' abilities when constructing layouts.
    However - making global changes and adaptation to text and graphics using the Find/Replace function is way too confusing. This is something that was so easy to use in QuarkXPress and highly intuitive. Personally I would love that sort of functionality ease to brought in to ID.

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  3. Removal of direct selection function in images

    Hi,
    it would be possible to disable the moving of an image when I select the central point (it automatically activates the direct selection) and this is very annoying.

    sorry for the english, but I used the google translator.

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  4. Removal of direct selection function in images

    Hi,
    it would be possible to disable the moving of an image when I select the central point (it automatically activates the direct selection) and this is very annoying.

    sorry for the english, but I used the google translator.

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  5. Bring master page "to front"

    I wanted to know if there's a way to use the auto page number feature on top of images. I'm creating a children's book that has images on all the pages. I want to number the pages, but since it sits on the master page, it's always behind the images. Is there a way to bring master page items to the front without breaking the link to their auto-ness?

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  6. Don't include title in table of contents

    It is not always preferable to include a title with a table of content. Up till now it is not possible to choose if you need the title yes or no. So it is always placed and has to be removed every time one updates the TOC. Please add a checkbox to place the title or not.

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  7. Allow alignment of an object to two guidelines that I create, instead of to the page or other objects

    When trying to align text or an object to a box or area that is not aligned to the center of the page - allow me to create guidelines (drag out from side of ruler) to the edges of the box or area and select the guidelines and the text or object and align the text or object to the center of the guidelines.

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  8. Live importing of images (with Adjustments) from LR into InDesign

    I would like the ability to be able to place images in InDesign, from Lightroom, with LR adjustments. I can place live captions from LR to ID, why not images. Having non destructive editing and then having to physically export all photos out of LR with hard edits and then reimport into indesign is inefficient and silly. User want a simple integrated process when using Adobe CC products, not a complex, time consuming workflow.

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  9. By letting me download back my CS5 after a computer crash. I have my serial number etc but cannot nos find the nexcessary download for whic

    I DO NOT WANT cloud or any other of the bits and pieces, just CS5 so that I can continue working with it (being retired I certainly cannot afford any of the pricey ugrades and I don't need them)

    tony@shapps.myzen.co.uk

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  11. Textbox use auto-size to automate border placement

    Under "text frame options" we have "auto-size" which is an amazing feature, but not used to its full potential.

    If we combine this with textbox borders, I could automate text boxes with Data Merge on a grand scale.

    Most of the groundwork for this feature already exists. All that's left is to be able to set a rectangle to automatically resize to match a textbox.

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  12. RETURN ALL KEYBOARD SHROTCUTS

    I DON'T KNOW WHO THE IS MAKING DECISIONS OVER THERE, BUT WHT THE FXXK HAVE YOU REMOVED ALL OF THE KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS SUCH AS SHIFT-HOLD TO RE-ADJUST A BOX ON THE SAME PLAIN? ALSO THE SPACEBAR TO MOVE YOUR PASTEBOARD!!!! YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO BE MAKING OUR LIVES EASIER AS DESIGNERS NOT MAKING EVERY UPGRADE A TOTAL PIECE OF SXXT THAT TAKES MONTHS TO DO ANYTHING!!! SORT IT THE FXXK OUT!!!

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  14. Ability to move guides and objects at same time

    Need to move grids of guides / objects to different area of page, cannot move all at once to keep aligned together..

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  15. Remove Adjust Content from InDesign (or disable it)

    When changing margins there is a new box that says "Adjust Content". This totally screws up your files if you don't uncheck it. I cannot find a way to disable the" adjust content" permanently. It should probably be either a preference or just removed from InDesign completely as it doesn't perform any useful function.

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  16. Add ruler options

    Add ruler options - specifically architectural ruler settings (ie, 1" = 1', etc) Allow subdivides to show 1'-6", etc.

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  17. Shared graphics within an object box

    Please make it possible to share a graphic in an object style. This feature was available 30 years ago in Quicksilver (Interleaf).

    For example, we create multiple manuals that are scripts for administrators. When there is a speaking part, clients want a graphic of some sort to indicate that the administrator read the text. Or there are graphics that repeat throughout the document, but at the last minute, something may change. The object style can control so much , why not the content within the object box?

    PLEASE!!!!!

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  18. Cache remote/server images on local drive for high quality display preview

    Yesterday I was working on a document from another office so the server wasn't in the building. I was working on graphics that required hi-res display so I could use them as a guide, but because they were all on the server the performance was abysmal. I realised after a while what the problem was, copied them to my local hard drive and re-linked so everything was much faster.

    InDesign should be able to do this automatically: when a large image is not on the local drive, a copy of it could live in a cache somewhere to be used…

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  19. Horizontal guides that alter in relation to margins

    Horizontal guides that alter in relation to margins if you have to change the page sizing in document setup.
    At the moment, if you need to change the page size of a document, you have to manually reset all the horizontal/row guides (e.g. Remove Existing Ruler Guides and reset the number of rows and the gutter). If InDesign automatically recalculated the guides it would save a lot of time.

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  20. Put spinners back in Object>Tranform

    Bug, oversight, or poor design has eliminated the spinners that allow me to efficiently resize and reposition an object. Please put them back - I use them constantly.

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