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  1. Customisable colours for composition highlights

    I’d like to change the colours used to highlight custom tracking, H&J violations, substituted fonts etc. Some of the default colours are not very accessible, or stand out more than needed.

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  2. Turn off Touchscreen Workspace permanently! Or allow Users to!

    Can Adobe PLEASE stop making the Touch workspace compulsory every time the app launches. Not all users want this. We didn't ask Adobe to turn off our usual interface and replace it with a Touch version.

    When we have to go through the mandatory 'hey look at this new example - now click get started' EVERY TIME just to get into the app, only to have to then turn it off by choosing "essentials" (top right) again EVERY TIME we launch the app, it becomes a major pain.

    Who on earth at Adobe throught this would be a good idea?…

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  3. drag and drop .indd file into book panel

    Whenever I add the .indd document to the book panel, I need to add each file via finder. At this time, if the target files are located in several different folders, I have to do several iterations. drag and drop features will reduce this repetitive work.

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  4. Find/replace on Ctrl-Click

    Add find/replace to the list of Ctrl-Click options on any STYLE or SWATCH

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  5. User-definable colors for highlighting H&J Violations

    With checked Preferences / Composition / Highlight H&J Violations, the default colors for highlighting them (against paper background) are yellow and violet, plus some shades of them. As I seem to have some trouble in visually identifying those colors when present as light shades, I’d like to be able to modify them in order to work better for me. Thank you :-)

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  6. Design is all about creativity with productivity

    QuickBooks Tool Hub is an web-based cloud accounting tool that has been designed in such a manner to provide a clean interface that anyone can perform accounting on this platform, like book-keeping, invoicing, bills maintenance, tax planning and budgeting with accurate calculations along-with tracking expenses and payments.
    https://qbdesktoppro.com/quickbooks-tool-hub/

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

    Allow getting rid of the blue Type 1 message!

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  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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