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  1. Allow getting rid of the blue Type 1 message!

    Allow getting rid of the blue Type 1 message!

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  2. Add shortcut or button to bottom of links palette for Collapse Multiple Links...

    Please add a keyboard shortcut or a button to the bottom of the links panel for the panel option "Collapse Multiple Links to Same Source". I have to toggle this on and off often and would like an easier way to get to this option. Thank you.

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  3. Bulk "Don't Save" – Bulk "Export"

    InDesign has an irritating habit of forcing us to the "Don't Save / Cancel / Save" dialogue when we haven't even touched the file. This can be frustrating when I have many files open for, say, a bulk export to JPG (which is provided by a nifty script that you should really incorporate as well). I want to close all the 30 files, but even though all I did was export, I must respond to the same dialogue box 30 times.

    Therefore: We need a "Don't Save All Open Files" option when closing windows.

    We also need a "Export All…

    2 votes

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  4. Make Layer Options work logically

    In Layer Options we have the choice to Show the layer and/or Print the layer.
    But when Print is unchecked, the layers doen's show either.

    Please make it possible to Show a layer, but don't print it. This comes in handy for guides / instructions or e.g. to visualize the window of an enveloppe.

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  5. context menu in book palette

    Why there's no right click functionality in book palette?
    Every command you want to make you must select document, then open palette menu then select command.

    Please switch on context menu in book palette!

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  6. Please make points on a path large enough to see

    Please make points on a path large enough to see. So small on mac retina can't see to edit anything.

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  7. Keep my same workspace whenever I open InDesign

    Every time I open InDesign, it is set to Essentials and I always have to manually set it to Essentials Classic. Not sure if this is a subtle way to phase out of Essentials Classic but it drives me insane!!

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  8. arrange/hide tools

    The ability to arrange and hide tools like in Photoshop and Illustrator would be a massive productivity improvement for creators.

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  9. arrange/hide tools

    The ability to arrange and hide tools like in Photoshop and Illustrator would be a massive productivity improvement for creators.

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  12. Guide feature

    I think any feature of guiding new people who are using for the first time will be very helpful.

    You can also check this article - https://opencloudmanifesto.org/quickbooks-tool-hub/

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  13. text anchor symbol easier to see

    Double the diameter of the dots in the blue colon symbol used to represent a text anchor. Very hard to see compared with other symbols when "Show Hidden Characters" is turned on. And maybe move them a bit to the left so they're further from the beginning of the text anchor.

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  14. Rearrange objects in the control panel

    it used to be when you selected text, it appeared on the far left on the control bar. but now it's stuck at the very end making with scroll over or go to the character, paragraph, etc., panels in order to make changes

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  15. One language for the app interface, another for the shortkeys

    It would be G R E A T if you could install the english version of InDesign, but use shortcuts for a non english keyboard, since many of the english shortcuts don't work when you use a non english keyboard.

    This is actually a problem in all Adobe apps and not just InDesign.

    Please don't tell me to switch to ENG in Windows 10 since I want to be able to type in swedish...

    And don't tell me to manually go through all shortcuts and change them one by one. I shouldn't have to do that every time I install…

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  16. Align operations on selected anchorpoints from different frames

    When selection a series of individual anchorpoints from different frames, I would like to be able to perform operations from the align-window (like distribute centers). Thus making it possible to shape a series of frames in one go. I.e. when you would want an angled side to a series of frames.

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  17. Please change wording for German translation of forced line break

    The term »forced line brake« has been wrongly translated to German quite a while ago. There exist two terms in German for the »forced line break« that lead to confusion among users because they are used interchangeably.

    One is (translated) »hard line brake« the other one »soft line brake«. But what in a line break is soft or hard? This makes no sense at all.

    It would be great to just use the literal translation of the English term which is »Erzwungener Zeilenumbruch« (SHIFT + Return).

    Please find attached instances of the use in the German UI. Thanks!

    21 votes

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  18. Provide UI scaling slider in Indesign like you do in Illustrator

    UI scaling like in illustrator: https://community.adobe.com/t5/illustrator/indesign-and-illustrator-ui-too-small/m-p/9722830

    thanks! it will be much easier for my eyes since right now, the buttons are quite small for me!

    4 votes

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  19. Proper Full Screen Support for MacOS

    It really would be helpful if the Adobe CC apps (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop et al) all did as Acrobat Pro DC does and properly implemented the MacOS full screen/split screen option.

    This would allow people who use multiple and large monitors to properly designate workspace and split screens between two apps without toolbars/panels getting hidden by other apps.

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  20. Revert to original, efficient New Document dialogue box.

    An option to revert to the old, more compact and efficient "New Document" window.

    There are 8,342 awesome ideas of additions and updates for InDesign on this site, yet someone took the time to make this new interface... If you have used InDesign for more than 1 day you don't need this. It is huge, and inefficient. There used to be an option to revert to this style but it is gone now.

    Efficiency is KING in InDesign. If we wanted a clunky, chunky UI we could use a Microsoft product ;-)

    Thanks!

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