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  1. Transform Each

    There should be a Transform Each or "Transform Individually" tool, just like there is in Illustrator

    8 votes
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  2. History and Layer Linking

    Add a history palette, as well as, the ability to link items in the layers palette like Photoshop does.

    8 votes
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  3. Allow Webp files to be used.

    I know .webp is a web based format. webp should be a fuctional supported file format in All Adobe products without an aftermarket plugin.

    If I am missing how to do this I would appreciate any info that can be provided.

    Thanks

    8 votes
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  4. remove image from links panel

    In the Links Panel, it would be very handy to remove an image that is listed simply by right clicking on it and removing it.

    For example, I just manually removed over 500 images from image frames using the direct select tool. Theoretically, I could have selected those 500 images in the Links Panel, and removed them in the right click menu.

    8 votes
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  5. Add "transform" to images

    Would speed up my work if i could transform images (free, perspective warp, ...) in InDesign and not only in Photoshop.

    8 votes
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  6. Pattern support

    I am surprised pattern support has not arrived for InDesign yet. I would like to be able to pick a repeating pattern or drop a png of a pattern in and select to repeat it vertically and/or horizontally within a frame.

    8 votes
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  7. Convert graphics from RGB to CMYK

    I use InDesign for a lot of print layout, and often graphics used/supplied (stock, photographs, etc.) are in RGB format. But for print I need these in CMYK format, and since ideas for which graphics to use and layouts change often before finalization I wait until the final OKs are given before converting graphics to CMYK.

    The way I see this working is through the "Links" tab, although perhaps it could be done through the "Package..." function. In the Links tab, it would give me the option of right-clicking an RGB file and within that popup menu give me the…

    8 votes
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  8. InDesign Preflight should be pressready (default)

    InDesign Preflight should be pressready (default)
    Bleed 3 mm, no low-resolution images,
    no RGB-swatches, no missing links or fonts,
    no missing glyphs.
    That would be great.

    7 votes
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  9. 7 votes
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  10. Missing Link, Copy Path in Link Info - Path:

    Under the LINKS in Link Info, the Path:(s) Location we should be able to select and copy to ease relocating and relinking missing files

    7 votes
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  11. Multi-relinking with one click

    In large projects like catalogues in different languages on own layers, I often have to relink a lot of identical signets (eps) with the appropriate ones in another language on another layer. Sadly it seems to be impossible to do that with one single click. I have to relink every single file separately. The command "Relink all instances …" only works at link folders but not on a group of selected links filtered with the layers in the links panel column. It would be great to relink only a selection of links of the same image with only one click.

    7 votes
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  12. allow me to hide/unhide some tools on main tool panel

    some tools (page tool, gap tool, content collector) are rarely used and I'd like to stop accidentally selecting them, I'd like to hide some of them some of the time.

    7 votes
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  13. Align points on a path using direct selection and the Align tool like AI does

    Make it possible to select points on a path via Direct selection and then use the Align tool them to each other like AI allows. This would make drawing precise lines far easier.

    7 votes
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  14. Now we have 'borders' and 'shading', can we have the ability to have transparencies on these?

    Now that we have Borders and Shading, can we have the ability to have transparencies on these? Please?

    7 votes
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  15. BUG/Feature: Make "Fit Frame to Content" finally work with rotated/skewd content

    This is an oversight for…like how many versions?

    Try to rotate your image inside your picture box, and use Object » "Fit Frame to Content".

    Normally, with no modification with the content, the feature works well. But if theres rotation, geez, its way off!

    7 votes
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  16. 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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  17. Links panel - use arrow keys to view each linked file's attributes

    Often in large documents i like to check the attributes (ex. color space, effective PPI, etc.) of each linked file in the "Links" panel before packaging everything for the print company. Would be really nice to be able to use the arrow keys to move up and down this list instead of having to click on each file individually.

    7 votes
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  18. Add and option to auto-convert RGB images to CMYK in Indesign, instead of doing it in Photoshop

    When we package any file from Indesign, we many times need to make sure, that all images are in CMYK color profile before sending it to printer. We get warnings if images aren't in CMYK, but it would be nice to have an option to auto-convert all images to CMYK, instead of individually going in Photoshop.

    6 votes
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  19. Importing raw files

    If importing feature raw files will possible, Photographers and layout artists are be happy for a very long time.

    6 votes
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  20. Package items included on pasteboard

    Basically our agency puts together loads of creative presentations in inDesign.

    A great way to do this is having mock-ups on main page, but build an associated inDesign editable graphic and we normally put that to the side so if we need to make changes we can do on fly and get the editable file right which we can then very quickly update a PSD smart object mock-up for example. So we can keep all workings in one ID doc and it is easy to manage.

    But if you package work it doesn’t include pasteboard links and I can get…

    6 votes
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