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  1. ID - Option to disable keyboard command "Select master page item from document page"

    Hey there,

    i want to disable the keyboard command "Select master page item from document page"

    Mac: Selection or Direct Selection Tool -> Command + Shift + Click

    To prevent any print resulting sources of error.

    Kind regards and big thanks!

    3 votes
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  2. Stop resetting my preferences with updates

    I have it just the way I like it and do not want to change it to whatever idea you've come up with each new time. Please just leave it as is, it is a massive waste of my time setting it back up how I need it in order to work.

    1 vote
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  3. Same functionality for artboard import that Object Layer Styles has.

    I use the Object Layer Styles feature (importing PSD and Ai files) very frequently, and it has saved so much time of not having to reimport a file over and over just to turn a different layer on.. However, if I want to show different artboards instead of different layers from a file, I have to reimport the file.

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  4. supprimer les problèmes de balisage xml dans un documents contenant des notes de fin

    supprimer les problèmes de balisage xml dans un documents contenant des notes de fin. les notes de bas de page ne peuvent être balisées, mais les notes de fin empêchent carrément le balisage…
    pouvoir convertir les notes de fin en notes de bas de page et inversement

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  5. Change "w" as a quick key between normal and preview mode!!!

    This letter changes between normal and preview mode hiding bleed and pasteboard. It also if you mistakenly are in a text box removes entire editorial sections causing thousand in reprint costs. Everyone I know has had this disaster happen to them and all complain about this. Please change the default to a combination of keys to prevent these problems. We will have to get used to it but everyone will thank you.

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  6. subscription

    I canceled my subscription to Indesign because I just used it 3 ou 4 times a year and 300 Euros by year it is quite expensive. I try to have acces to my files and I can not open it. I suggest that, in case as like me you spent more than 1000 euros to adobe, you can still have acces at Indesign file and use the version of Indesign you had when you stop your subscription. I really have the feeling to be stollen by adobe.

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  8. Notify us of bugs while they are being fixed.

    When you have a bug, it would be nice to get a notice. I just spent an hour trying to figure out what I was doing wrong with the dictionary. Finally got in a chat and realized I wasn't doing anything wrong.

    It's fine you have bugs. It's amazing what the software does. I don't mind not using a feature while the bug gets fixed. It would, though, save me time and frustration to know that you're working on it and I should relax and wait.

    Thank you!

    11 votes
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  9. Picture frame and actual picture selecting

    Sometimes, I just wanna click on the whole frame+picture and move it up/left/down but it selects the picture INSIDE and therefore moves out of the blue frame. Sometimes I need to move the picture inside of the frame and it selects the blue frame instead. And it keeps happening on random like no care for double click, one click or 1000000000milions click. Just add some idk, alt, shift, control, ctrl+alt+shift combination or whatever feature for it to be selecting either the frame or the picture. SEPARATELY! I am seriously tired of this because it does trigger at random and its…

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  10. Preflight options

    Most of us have a set of Preflight Options which we embed in the document. There are cases where the preflight error is intended and is not an error at all. LikeI highlight 'Non Proportional Scaling'.There are cases where I want un-proportional scaling of images. It would be nice that we could select these cases and mark them as non-errors. There are other cases like 'Bleed/Trim hazards which' are placed at the edge of a page on purpose.
    In this way, once the error is chosen and selected as 'non-error' we will not get them marked as errors.

    2 votes
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  11. Ability to open Quark Express 4.0 files

    Old versions could open Quark files .. new one does not seem to have that function.

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  12. Non-cloud versions needed as an option

    Improve InDesign by creating non-cloud versions again as an option. The cloud is not ideal from a security perspective, nor from a constantly moving, time wasting upgrade perspective —which cascades into more problems when coupled with OS upgrades, printer issues, etc. Very consumer unfriendly. Have spent a week trying to resolve an upgrade problem over multiple platforms, and now stuck in a problematic OS to conform to your upgrades so I can work with a client.

    3 votes
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  13. Consolidate identical suggestions

    Have someone go through the InDesign forum and consolidate identical suggestions into one listing and update its vote total.

    I believe some major issues are getting overlooked just because there being suggested at different times so the vote count is spread out.

    2 votes
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  14. Being able to Copy Past saved photos from Microsoft "Photo Gallery" and "Pictures" and "Photos"to 'Bridge'

    This would make Adobe software less of a pain in the .......brain
    Also if it can be done at present having a clear access Help Title like "Copy and Pastings from Microsoft To Bridge" would be helpFULL

    1 vote
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  15. indesign crashes when using Mathmagic pro Pulgin

    indesign crashes when using Mathmagic pro Pulgin when using keyboard but works better when using mouse for selection.

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  16. show last time saved in closing pop-up

    I forget sometimes when the last time I saved a document I have open, and when I go to close it, it asks, Save/Don't Save/Cancel. I wish it said a time stamp of the last time it was saved so I don't have to save it if I already saved it 5 mins ago and didn't really make any worthy changes. Yes I could just look at the file info in the finder, just seems like a simple thing to add to save some time.

    4 votes
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  17. Bug on Windows PC: Hot keys / shortcuts inactive til document is saved

    Every time I open InDesign for the first time, it won't let me use hot keys / shortcuts until I've saved the document at least once. This issue isn't present on Mac.

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  18. InDesign on wrong monitor

    I loaded LR, PS, and AI, then moved them from primary monitor (in upright format) to a secondary monitor (which is in landscape format), maximise them, close them. Next time I open them, they always remember to load to the same place as before, namely the second monitor.

    But InDesign keeps loading in the primary monitor, I have to keep shifting it over to the secondary monitor every time I start InDesign.

    Seeking the forum for answers, I noticed someone already asked that question, why do it keeps opening in primary window, and it was posted around 2015 or thereabouts.

    3 votes
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  19. Improve compatibility with input methods that use Apple's standard approach (InputMethodKit)

    There are four problems we have identified in InDesign that negatively affect its compatibility with input methods that follow Apple's standard approach using InputMethodKit. These compatibility problems are described in detail here: https://github.com/keymanapp/keyman/issues/782.

    This is of particular concern to SIL because we have developed Keyman, a very popular and widely used input method that supports custom keyboards in hundreds of languages, including many major languages whose complex scripts are best served by the powerful options in Keyman as well as minority languages whose only viable option for text input might be Keyman.

    We have prepared a small sample…

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  20. wrong document opens from the start page

    There is very useful start page with last opened document thumbnails, but after update it opens everytime diferent documents, than it shows. It works fine using menu "file/open last documents". I can point the mouse on the thunmbnail, it shows the right path to the document, but it opens diffrent one. I havent found any order.

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