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  1. No transition effects to assist loading pages with identical backgrounds.

    By default Publish online introduces a fade on page load even when there are no transitions applied in InDesign. This interferes when you use multiple pages to spoof the appearance of navigating within a one-page environment.

    When I export to PDF the background isn't redrawn so the appearance of the linked page appears smoothly. Publish Online is clunky when loading the next page as it momentarily goes black and then fades-in the page items.

    A bit of background .... I've created a page with a number of rollover buttons, then a duplicate of that page which is navigated to (x10)…

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  2. 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.

    3 votes
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  3. Noms de domaines et adresses IP à exclure

    Chaque fois que je souhaite publier un document online, j'ai une error#22.
    Mon équipe technique a testé de nombreuses pistes, mais sans succès.

    Pourriez-vous nous communiquer la liste des noms de domaine et adresses IP à exclure de nos analyses de sécurité pour publication d'un document Indesign ?

    Merci d'avance.
    Cordialement,
    Françoise

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  4. 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…

    3 votes
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  5. Make links shortened or create your own

    The links are too long, difficult and don't look professional for wide sharing. It would be great to be able to customise your own link.

    2 votes
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  6. Enhancements in Publish Online

    Publish Online feature is quite good, but it'll be good if we have the below additional features:

    (1) Option to edit directly the contents and update the preview
    (2) Option to add the viewer comments like doing in PDF
    (3) Option to attach the files, usually will be as PDFs and TXT formats
    (4) Option to import the comments as mentioned in (2) into respective InDesign files
    (5) Option to adjust minor style elements

    Please let me know, if you need any clarifications on the above given details.

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  7. Stronger analytics on Publish Online docs

    Hi there Adobe, it'd be great if you could beef up the analytics for Publish Online, such that I can understand where my readers are clicking (jumping between pages), how long they're spending on each page and if they are clicking links out to other sites/documents that are linked in the doc. I'd like to understand which parts of the (quite large) docs I publish are most valuable to my readers. Thanks!

    6 votes
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  8. A Home Page for Publish Online Documents

    Allow us to assign uploaded documents to a home page that would display several at once. And allow us to give it a human-readable address. That'd make linking to these documents easier.

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  10. 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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  11. Scroll able content or text

    there should be a feature scroll-able content or text within the page in indesign cc 2018 for e-publishing

    3 votes
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  12. Sharable Publish Online Dashboard

    I would like multiple users to be able to update on a single dashboard. We like the idea of being able to update an existing link instead of replacing it which can be a lot more work. Currently, if we link a published file to our website and only one person can update it that's a problem, for obvious reasons. The single file might be linked in multiple places and turn into a tedious workload.

    I'm wishing for an upgrade for InDesign to do this and make this tool even more powerful, it will be awesome!!

    Art

    7 votes
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  13. Publish online Magazine

    Publish online needs to be able to tell the difference between spreads and single pages. I publish a magazine using publish online and with the page numbers at the bottom, it looks like it is half as thick as it is. or have an option to take the page numbers off since they are in the magazine and I don't need them on the web page.

    It would also be cool if when animating the magazine in InDesign there was a page flip, though I do like the way I do it now because it's different, it would be cool…

    3 votes
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  14. 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.

    7 votes
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  15. publish online accessibility

    Since the web has accessibility standards and guidelines, the documents created and hosted online using Publish Online should follow those guidelines, at least the most basic parts.

    For example, a screen reader cannot read out any text on the pages because all the text is embedded into images. This makes the documents unusable for anybody with vision difficulties.

    Please consider adding an option to create these files with the actual text saved as HTML paragraphs, headers, lists, anchors, etc. This would make it suitable for the web and much more appealing.

    16 votes
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  16. Team memberships: Have a central place for all publications to be published online accessible for all to edit/get stats.

    Team memberships: Have a central place for all publications to be published online accessible for all members to edit/get stats. When members leave an organisation and you delete their membership, you can't go back and access the publications they published online.

    12 votes
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  17. Show description text when choosing existing document to update.

    The Publish Online feature has been really useful for my company--we create brochures for specific clients or potential clients, and provide them access to the electronic version of the brochure.

    Most of our brochures are based on a single template, but are altered slightly to meet the needs of the specific client. We always enter a fairly generic document title in the Document Settings fields of the Publish Your Document Online window, because that title is shown at the bottom of the page when the document is accessed by the end user.

    We then use the "Description" window to capture…

    3 votes
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  18. Make the document in online publishing searchable.

    Make the document in online publishing searchable by using Control F

    4 votes
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  19. 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.

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