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  1. Detect metric system and offer A4, millimeters

    It's pretty simple to detect the user country via the OS, so it would be very handy to start indesign with A4 and millimeter units, instead of letter and inches.

    Currently, having a fresh install of inDesign, the default page size is letter. To start a new document with A4 is cumbersome. Not good at all, considering that the biggest part of the world uses the metric system and A-sized pages.

    Forcing imperial units has no benefits at all, it only annoys the users outside US and Canada.

    4 votes
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  2. English Arabic version sets all fonts and paragraphs to Arabic fonts and styles

    It would be great to have the defaults set to English fonts etc

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  3. Allow special characters to be added in front of note number when importing footnotes (e.g., tabs).

    The "prefix" option for "document footnote options" should allow that, but only permits the few options in the pulldown menu. We should be able to insert any character before or after the footnote text.

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  4. B2B Inspection

    B2B Inspection is the leading destination for customer ratings and reviews of businesses. Consumers find ratings and read reviews to ensure they buy from the best companies. Consumers can also get answers to questions from other customers and the business itself. After a purchase, consumers can leave their own feedback and get help resolving any issues that might arise.

    https://www.b2binspection.com/

    1 vote
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  5. Las fuentes estan intaladas, pero no las reconoce Indeisng.

    Tengo que abrir dos veces el archivo para que InDesing reconozca las fuentes instaladas.

    1 vote
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  6. Please make a plug-in to open Pagemaker files .pmd

    Pagemaker filer converter or a plug-in to open them and the save them with the appropriate extension

    6 votes
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  7. InDesign PublishOnline logo-button sh.be hidden also at <iframe> copy

    InDesign PublishOnline logo-button is visible at iframe copy, logo sh be hidden! There was no solution for this, could you pls. help?

    Same problem is here:
    https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign/remove-the-id-publish-online-button/td-p/10110102?page=1

    2 votes
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  8. Quicklook

    I would love InDesign to natively support Quicklook on the Mac - the way of previewing documents by hitting the spacebar. There are third party plugins, but they have broken with the release of Catalina/InDesign 2020, and it would be great if ID could natively support this.

    8 votes
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  9. Please recognize ".tab" file-extension as tab delimited text file (data-merge)

    Please recognize ".tab" file-extension as tab delimited text file (data-merge)
    Now i have to rename the fileextension to .txt everytime.
    Not very handy when you update the datafile quite often.

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  10. Ability to create interactive PDF forms in InDesign

    Ability to create interactive PDF forms in InDesign with all fields available as Acrobat Pro and be able to live test the form and make changes within InDesign rather than having to export the PDF each time to test the form.

    I make forms for clients and it gets very annoying when I set up hundreds of fields in InDesign and finalise a form and a client sees a typo so I have to go back in InDesign and make the fix and then re-export the file and add other fields again to it.

    Would also like a feature with…

    9 votes
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  11. The dreaded Data Merge "There is at least one data placeholder that cannot be found" error

    when using Data Merge, so many of us have gotten the "There is at least one data placeholder that cannot be found in the data source. Make sure all the placeholders correspond to the fields in the data source." error and have spent way too much time trying to find the issue.

    Can Adobe add a way to highlight what InDesign is objecting to when this message happens?

    This morning, I gave up and inserted the text manually. There were only 4 elements on each of my 5 Master pages and I could not find the offending object.

    8 votes
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  12. Place a video from a URL with https

    The window for "Place a video from a URL" will not accept a safe HTTPS link (only http). Thus when I publish it, the browser throws a warning asking if I trust the content. Extremely silly bug in this age of security issues.

    43 votes
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  13. Fix 'manual bookmark' position

    I'd love the ability to fix the position of a manually created bookmark in relation to all the TOC bookmarks which are all in the same panel, so that they don't shift around every single time you update the TOC. It is frustrating to have to move them around in a 80+ page document.

    Alternatively, would love to be able to easily stop a specific bookmark from appearing in the automated TOC but allowing it to appear in the interactive PDF.

    Finally, I'd love the bookmark palette or interface to be bigger, it's a little painstaking to try to drag…

    1 vote
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  14. PDF comments: Import, respect, and filter against comment colors in InDesign

    Please make all of this available in InDesign:

    – Show the comment colored in InDesign as it is in Acrobat.

    – Let us filter against comment color in InDesign as it is possible in Acrobat.

    By default Acrobat comments use different colors. Furthermore the Acrobat user can choose any color for a specific comment or redefine the color for a comment type as he likes to.
    In Acrobat I can even filter all comments by comment color.
    This is quite useful, as it gives the user a good way to distinguish e.g. between typo corrections, grammatical corrections, and other types.…

    2 votes
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  15. Hidden delete option in "PDF comments"

    In the newest update the trash icon disappeared from the "PDF comments" window. Could you please bring it back? Now it's located under three dots, which means I have to click more times to delete the comment. I don't want to use "accept" option because it's better for me to clear the list so I use "delete" instead of "accept". It's important when time matters and I have to make for example 60 changes from PDf comments.

    Thank you

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  16. Microsoft Office Setup on Mac and Windows

    The process to install the downloaded Office setup is not the same in Mac and Windows PCs. You will have to install the setup in a different way on both the devices. Here are the installation steps for both Windows and Mac:

    Office setup installation for Windows
    Visit the folder where you downloaded the Office setup.
    Usually, the downloaded files are found in the 'Downloads' folder.
    Once you see the setup file through anyway, double-click on it.
    Select the Yes option available on the next screen.
    Your Office setup will be successfully installed in a while.
    Hit the Finish button…

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  17. comment obtenir un certificat de non gage

    Le certificat de base sans engagement confirme qu'aucune promesse ou restriction n'anticipe la vente du véhicule. Le certificat de circonstance faisant autorité est tel qu'il a été délivré par les spécialistes préfectoraux lorsque l'inscription de promesse siv Interieur gouv fr ou la restriction refuse la revente du véhicule.
    https://certificat-denongage.fr/

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  18. Promote youtube video online

    You can highlight your brand name and product/service to make bumper ads more effective and result-oriented.
    These are a few categories of video advertising on youtube. You can choose one of them or choose all three categories to promote your brand on the worlds’ second-largest online platform.


    https://vrocket.co

    1 vote
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  19. Text selection does not work properly with inline images

    Actual result: If you place an inline image in the paragraph and the height of the image is higher than one line of text, the text selection does not work properly: the height of the highlighted area is equal to the height of the inline image (in the attached sample three lines).
    Expected result: the highlighted area should only appear around the selected expression, not two lines below it.
    Adobe InDesign 15.1 Mac

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  20. Send PDF comment status from InDesign back to originating PDF

    I love and successfully use the Import PDF Comments function in InDesign. I work through them in ID and Accept and Mark Resolved them in the PDF Comments panel. But…

    Feature request: please give us the option to send the comment status from the ID PDF Comments panel back to the originating PDF. Our workflow continues to use that original PDF for comparison with the new PDF to cross-check that the alterations were made. We don't necessarily want to turn our editors loose in our InDesign files thereby introducing the chance for unintended and unnoticed changes. Thank you. ~Signed, the…

    4 votes
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