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  1. customize number/bullet lists without multiple style sheets

    There should be some way to customize bullet and numbering lists without making multiple style sheets and then reapplying those styles to exisiting areas where styles are already applied. This is a crazy amount of work to do something that has to be done fairly regularly.

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  2. Please, please add the average horizontal/vertical line between to points to Indesign like Illlustrator has.

    being able to make a straight line between two points is so essential. this would make Indesign so much more user friendly.

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  3. Object alignment to frame

    Can there also be an option in the Align window to enable embedded or grouped objects to align with their parent frame? The feature would be disabled by default for parent or objects that don't have any child (embedded or grouped) objects.

    The feature would enable users to align objects that are grouped/embedded to be aligned to the frames boundaries and horizontal/vertical centres, which would not be possible with current alignment options. It could also help users to align objects that have uniquely shaped frame boundaries.

    2 votes

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  4. I'd like a light gray pasteboard with a dark grey theme

    I'd like the option of a light gray pasteboard and a dark gray theme. I like the dark gray option, but I do not like the white pasteboard.

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  5. More options when placing multiple images in a grid

    It would be great to have more options when placing multiple images at once (shift-command). Currently, the default is a 9x9 grid. What if we could change the default to whatever we wanted – one long row, for instace. And what if we could preset distances between the images and orientations? I'm asking because this tool isn't that functional, as I need to adjust the image box sizes after positioning. I don't always need a 9x9 grid, nor have 9 image. It would be a great time-saver for heavy-production projects, like image-intensive books.

    2 votes

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  6. Custom Interactive Button Hotspots

    I would like the ability to customize the shape of the hotspot that appears on an object given the button function.

    For example, if I create an oval and convert it to a button, I would like to apply state changes when I rollover only on the shape of the oval. Currently we're limited to a 0/90 degree container that encompasses the entirety of the object.

    I'm unsure if this is a PDF format limitation.

    2 votes

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  7. Image Captions correctly (numerically) ordered in TOC

    Currently it appears that numbered image captions that are anchored in text frames are sorted in a TOC according to location from left to right on a page regardless of image number ordering (ie logical numbered order of images may not be correctly sorted in the TOC. I would like to see the images sorted with reference to the 'logical' (numerical) order of the text anchors when the image caption text frames are anchored into a page text frame.
    see pics: https://www.dropbox.com/s/s6fmkf9iy4fwg9t/Image%20caption%20order%20on%20page%2031.PNG?dl=0
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/p2pjyrautmsnxbu/Figure%20TOC%20order%20incorrect.PNG?dl=0
    This will provide flexibility to locate image captions anywhere on the page while maintaining logical order of…

    2 votes

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  8. Update Live Caption

    add to Object Style

    create Live Caption styles; create a panel for easy application

    make it possible to rotate caption when on side

    2 votes

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  9. Inserire in basso a destra il formato esatto della pagina in corso.

    Inserire in basso a destra il formato esatto della pagina in corso. Dato che ora è possibile avere una discordanza tra il formato dato al documento e quello che invece si può cambiare con "Strumento Pagina" Maiuscolo+P, che non viene segnalato da nessuna parte se non con lo strumento, sarebbe molto utile che il formato pagina fosse sempre presente oppure fosse possibile metterlo al posto di verifica preliminare

    2 votes

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  10. InDesign potrebbe estrarre SOLO le FONT senza fare il "pacchetto" che richiede più tempo.

    InDesign potrebbe estrarre SOLO le FONT senza fare il "pacchetto" che richiede più tempo. Ci vorrebbe un comando che dica: estrai Font, semplice semplice. Il problema font è sempre sentito dato che ci sono troppe font e alcuni ne mettono di ogni in un solo documento.. anche della stesso tipo. Esempio l'Helvetica: inseriscono Helvetica Neue, poi l'Helvetica LT perchè nn hanno la versione light (esempio). Quindi l'utilie sarebbe avere l'estrai Font del documento ed anche l'estrai famiglia intera di font (così se uno ha bisogno i lbold di quella famiglia nn deve necessariamente attivarne un altra che ha ...).

    2 votes

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  11. Multiple viewports for the same document.

    I'd like to have multiple (at least dual) views for the same InDesign document. I'm editing master pages (1 of 6 layers, guides on) and I would like to see the modifications on the normal pages (all layers on, guides off.

    This might also come in handy when editing indexes or table of contents. Anyway, I can give lots of examples why multiple viewports might be ideal.

    2 votes

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  12. Easier Pasteboard Changes?

    I'd like an option or a tool to quickly adjust the pasteboard size. I use that area for working out different layout and content options, and I find it strange that I have to go into the preferences to make the area larger each time I start a new file.

    2 votes

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  13. Update imagelink after edit the original and saved it as different filetype

    following Workflow:

    1. Import image in Indesign (for example .jpg)
    2. open context-menu and choose "edit original" via photoshop
    3. Now i make various edits on the image, with multiple layer, effects etc.
    4. I save the finished image as PSD to keep the editability.

    FEATURE:
    Now, after i saved the image as psd, InDesign should recognise, that i saved the original image in a different fileformat and ask me, if it should update the imagelink or not.

    I think it´s simplifies the workflows of many users by reducing additional steps.

    2 votes

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  14. Add a “floating” option to anchor frames

    It would be wonderful if InDesign could have a “floating” option for anchored frames the way that FrameMaker does: it allows one to define that, for example, an anchored frame would always be in the upper right corner of the page where the text flows that contains the anchor.
    As it is now, if text is added above, the anchored frame moves down with the text, and if it hits the bottom margin, then text wraps to the next page without filling the previous page.

    2 votes

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  15. 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.

    2 votes

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  16. 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.

    2 votes

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  17. 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?

    2 votes

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  18. Frame Fitting option to keep content centered

    Add a setting in Frame Fitting Options to automatically keep content centered, even after changing the content and updating the link.

    2 votes

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  19. Add ruler options

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

    2 votes

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  20. Adjust Layout

    If we could have the option to toggle the Adjust Layout on and off as a default option that would be great.

    2 votes

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