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  1. Make the document in online publishing searchable.

    Make the document in online publishing searchable by using Control F

    11 votes

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  2. Ideas to improve PublishOnline document navigation

    I often get reports back from clients and users that 'there is only one page in that online link you sent'. I figure if I get a report back like this, there must be a fair few more who experience this but don't report back...

    Viewing a PDF document online via a UI like this is not a common experience for many user types. To improve their experience I propose:

    – An option to always show the page thumbnail selector.
    – Larger, more prominent page left and right arrows.
    – Option to advance through pages on scroll down (or view…

    11 votes

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  3. Button for "Approve Artwork"

    For the "Share For Review" feature, it would be extremely helpful to have an "Approve" button and possibly an "Approve with changes" and "Send new proof with changes" button. Having these have options we can toggle would be great as well.

    10 votes

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  4. Publish Online Dashboard access via Adobe Account

    It would be nice if you could access the Publish Online Dashboard via your Adobe Account online. Currently, you have to open InDesign and then navigate to the dashboard that way, but if you are already in an internet browser and logged into your Adobe Account, there should be a way to get to the dashboard.

    10 votes

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  5. Transparency is too fragile in Publish Online

    I created some text overlays (saying "PROOF") as objects with no background fill, then set the objects to 30% transparency.

    On publishing online, InDesign fills them with white, and some of the time also fails to produce the text.

    9 votes

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  6. Private links for Publish online documents

    We need to use publish online for reviews. So the link created needs to be private so only the intended viewer / reviewer can have access to the document or only people that receive invitation.

    Is there any other way to share publications for review through cloud where links will be private and viewed only by their intended recipients? Sharing PDF through Acrobat has the same limitation in link sharing.

    8 votes

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  7. Add Anti-Alias Intent to text for graphic export

    As web publishing has been an important part of InDesign since 5.5, it would be extremely helpful if anti-alias intent could be determined, either at a paragraph level or on output. Both Photoshop and Illustrator have this feature, and without it, export jpeg and png for web use is not up to publishing quality.

    Relatedly, when an image is placed in a document at a scale other than 100%, it would be helpful if the downsampling/upsampling intent could similarly be chosen by the user.

    Currently, the only way to produce publishable web materials from InDesign is to export a lossless…

    8 votes

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  8. Publish Online: Comment Mode NEEDED! :)

    I think in order to compete with the other tools out there, CC needs to add Comment Mode into their Publish Online feature. That way we can share documents with clients and partners and have them provide feedback right there. Please think about doing this, and soon :)

    7 votes

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  9. play video without controls

    Please make it possible to hide the controls of a video clip - so its working in Publish online (right now its only working in PDF exports.

    With this we could make amazing publish documents with integrated video backdrops of skys, fires or rain.. With all the NON VIDEO CONTROL goodness.

    What im trying to say is video without controls can do magical things (like we could back in the good days of ... Flash.. the good days right... :)

    7 votes

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  10. List path of InDesign document used to publish

    I can't tell you how many times I've done back to a published document, want to update, and can't figure out which document was used to publish it. Some record in the dashboard, even a static record, would be useful.

    7 votes

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  11. Allow full functionality for publishing online - blend modes, page transitions, etc w/animated objects

    I've been working with a new media document that has video, sound and artwork to export as an interactive graphic novel - When animating objects, blend modes are not retained. Page transition feature - "turning page" also not supported.

    Spoke with adobe and verified all tonight... he said "I'm trying to do something new". XD I could see this being very useful for graphic novel designers and other new media applications in the film and streaming space as well - would love to have this functionality in the next update so I can finish this project!

    Have found no other…

    6 votes

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  12. Export to Adobe XD

    It would be fantastic, if the exchange with Adobe XD would be improved.
    This could raise InDesign to a new, more modern level. Complete web designs can be created much faster and better with InDesign than, for example, with the layer-based Photoshop or the confusing Adobe Illustrator. There is already an ePUB export, so it would be obvious, to implement an XD export. Or XD imports InDesign data, that would work too. Thank you and always think ahead!

    6 votes

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  13. publish online full screen support on iPads

    Hi,
    i am using the great "Publish Online" feature on several documents.
    My docs are ok everywhere...

    Except full screen browsing :

    • working perfectly on desktop browsers, when clicked on the icon in the inferior bar.
    • working perfectly on iPhone (recent os) when switched in landscape mode.

    • not working on iPad (recent os, iPad 2, iPad Air and iPad Pro), none of the gesture will work, and none of the browsers neither…
    I've tried Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Opera.

    Impossible to obtain a full screen viewing, which is really required for a presentation. The upper bar will remain…

    6 votes

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  14. Indesign Publish Online should have accessibility (tagged pdf) capabilities

    Indesign Publish Online should have accessibility (tagged pdf) capabilities

    5 votes

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  15. Search function to digital version made by publish online

    Search function to digital version made by publish online

    5 votes

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  16. Copy/ paste elements with actions without reversing order of actions

    Allow copying and pasting of elements with actions attached to them without reversing the order of the actions that were copied. This would result in a huge boost to productivity.

    5 votes

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  17. Make available fullscreen mode votre videos in Publish Online

    Can we have a button in the video controler to go Fullscreeen when adding a video in an Indesign document exported to Publish Online ?

    4 votes

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  18. Publish Online: Toggle Thumbnails


    1. Publish Online: I would like to have the option to show Toggle Thumbnails automatically - to show Toggle Thumbnails in the first initial view.

    2. This would be valuable to those who are not familiar with these Published docs. They do not search for the Toggle Thumbnails option and will never know that they can jump around within the doc.

    4 votes

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  19. Publish Online

    Option for making navigation button NOT ANIMATED, maybe even larger. I recently had a huge project rejected because client did not know how to navigate and assumed others would have the same problem. (URL to project was embedded in button in email campaign--works great!)

    4 votes

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  20. Page animation need it like Issuu.com

    Page animation need it like Issuu.com, will be better experience feel like reading magazine. And need better - detail analytics.

    4 votes

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