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  1. Layer selection when creating Table of Contents

    A book having multiple subdocuments in which 3 different languages are used, that each have their own layer, should have a selection of which layer should be addresses when generating the table of contents for it, so that the ToC can also be made in the different languages, per layer.

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    • Pages panel for book wiev

      I want the pages panel to display the whole book. Sometimes it is very useful to see the transitions between chapters before exporting to PDF. Double click a page and it opens the file.

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      • Relative path to linked excel tables and images

        I have folders structure for my engineering report. I want to use it for other projects too. So I need possibility to set relative paths for linked tables and pictures to have possibility to copy whole report structure to the new place and repeate all calculations and make new report. Now I have to copy structure, rename old project folder to force InDesign to take new project folder, open new report book,update all links,save new report book with all documents. Restore name of old project folder.

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        • Condition Sets: Show overrides when the set has a +

          In every other panel, when there is a style override, resulting in a + symbol, if you hover over the symbol, it will tell you specifically what the overrides are. For example, a different type size, or font family or leading or something along those lines.

          But in the Condition Sets dropdown, all you get is that there are overrides. And you can either clear them or redefine the set. But if I choose to clear the overrides, I have no way of knowing what the result will be.

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          • Support Apple Pages file as original text file

            I use Pages a lot, more than word, as pages support a lot of macOS native shortcut and I like to use them to quickly do my text editing, but word on the other hand has too many shortcut that doest follow the logic in macOS…

            As a heavy Pages user, it would be a huge time saving option to be able to link my pages file into indesign the same way as word file does.

            I like the idea of doing my text in a clean text editor like Pages, and linking it to InDesign to do the heavy…

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            • Make the PDF Comments available for book document

              Include the possibility to import PDF comments in an indesign book document. It would make easier than export/import each file of a book.

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              • Make the PDF Comments available for book document

                Include the possibility to import PDF comments in an indesign book document. It would make easier than export/import each file of a book.

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                • Remove [All paragraph] from Cross-Reference

                  After the update Indesign to the latest version, there is an option for [All Paragraph] when creating a new cross-reference. This has led to a very slow performance when it tries to load all paragraph by default.

                  The alternative is having a "unchecked" option for user, perhaps?

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                  • Edit all Export Tags for all INDDs of a book (INDB) in one place

                    In order to export a book to EPUB, I need all export tags (classes) to be perfectly consistent even if the styles they are assigned to aren’t (and deliberately so, which is why they can’t be simply synced via book sync).

                    Currently there seems to be no other way than to open “Edit all export tags” from the panel menu in every single INDD of the book (which of course is already a huge progress compared to opening every single paragraph and character style).

                    Please let us edit the export tags on book level for all INDDs of a book.…

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                    • H&Js

                      Please add several built-in H&Js that we can preselect and let us create and also let us save our own so that we can reuse them in different styles and different documents.

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                      • There is no reference images regarding technical field. I want to add some of these images. let me know your reply..

                        There is no reference images regarding technical field. I want to add some of these images. let me know your reply on my given email id,
                        my id : thephrakesh@gmail.com

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