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  1. Choose page number when inserting a PDF

    When inserting a pdf into a frame box, it would be nice to be able to select which page number you'd like to insert (with a preview). Similar to when you open a PDF in illustrator.

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  2. Create an hyperlink to a "not specific" file or folder with a generic name like "AAA*.pdf"

    To make an hyperlink to a “not specific” file or folder.
    For example:
    In the reference folder I can have a file named “TIM 111.pdf” or “TIM 222.pdf”.
    I would like to make a hyperlink like “TIM*.pdf” that opens the file that I have in the reference folder without specified the complete file name.

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  3. free local installed viewer for mac amd win

    there should be a free locally installed mac and win viewer for indesign and photoshop files for sales people to view on inhouse secure servers.
    these files need to be on our server and not in a third party non DOD certified cloud server which are subject to cyberthreats.

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  4. Adding to Library

    Adding to Library, when you add a object instead of it been called it “untitled” and going to U in the list,. I would like it to be first and ready to be named.
    thanks

    4 votes
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  5. Can't open new File

    Keep Getting Error Code: 0 when tryign to open new file or Error Code: 4 when trying to open existing file---this happens almost daily now.... InDesign CC 13.1..a restart fixes it temporarily, but sooner than later it happens again...all updates are installed.

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  6. 2 votes
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  7. Auto save

    Please add auto save like your other products

    thank you

    2 votes
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  8. Hyperlink to open a file in server doesn't work

    Hi
    Here's my problem.
    I try to make a pdf with hyperlinks that lead to some files. (Jpg,doc,xlsx...)
    Those files are on a server shared by all my colleagues.
    But the link never work in the pdf.
    Acrobat or other pdf reader try to connect to internet instead of opening the files. whatever the option i choose in the hyperlink pannel, i see that indesign add url=http before my link.
    Anyone know how we could fix that bug ???

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  9. Fix the Error 0 issue (Can't Save Document)

    Please fix the Error 0 issue! I've just worked for 6 hours tonight to just be told that it can't save the document - 6 HOURS WASTED! I'm getting hacked off with this as it's not the first time it's happened.

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  10. Support for .oam files in interactive pdf‘s

    Wouldn’t it be great if you could publish an interactive Pdf and have the ability to see some basic animation to help tell your desired story? I’m not talking about an ePub here, or an outdated flash file. I’m suggesting that a widely accepted format across multiple platforms, the Pdf, should have the capability to play an lightweight animation / .oam / .gif rather than only be able to have a huge .mp4, with massive compression!

    Surely by now we could have some nice .svg animation. Is html5 able to be implemented into in design? There must be a relatively…

    1 vote
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  11. XML Enhancements

    InDesign is having huge XML limitations, even we cannot handle below mentioned basic options:

    (1) Find and Replace the XML Tags with / without Parent XML Tags
    (2) Find and Replace the XML Attributes based on the selected XML Tags
    (3) Converting the selected contents in InDesign into XML Comments
    (4) Copy and paste the contents directly in InDesign from any XML editors without losing XML Tags and XML Attributes
    (5) Show all selected XML Tags with relevant page numbers with link to locate the contents

    Much more…

    If Adobe is start thinking on improving / breaking these requirements, will…

    11 votes
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  12. Preferences/Units & Increments/Cursor Key Distance

    Please make this feature faster to change. It is the first preference in Illustrator and I love that. Can you make it the first preference in InDesign? I change this number a lot. Right now I have to hit command k, hit the down arrow five times, tab six times, change the number and hit enter. It wasn't always this hard. It doesn't have to be this hard now. Please fix to make it easier.

    5 votes
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  13. BUG? Random grey bars on screen in ID CC

    I'm trying out ID CC and opened an ID C6 file to test. There are grey bars that appear randomly on screen. Not in fit in window view but in any other view when zoomed. Please see attached screen shot of the grey bars.

    I'm using a 13" MacBook Pro (2017) with 16GB RAM. Under preferences, Display Performance is set to default and CPU Performance shows Compatible CPU and Monitor Detected.

    How to resolve this?

    2 votes
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  14. Simultaneous Sharing

    You should allow multiple people to work on a document simultaneously. Google docs & slides allows this with a share option, and it is free.

    4 votes
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  15. Endnotes placement needs to be adjusted

    The way books work is that the notes to a chapter fall immediately after the end of the text, not on a new page. Please change this feature so that we can force the notes to a new page if that's how we want them, but they normally fall after the end of the text. Other than that, the dynamic endnotes feature will be nice when someone decides to add or delete notes.

    4 votes
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  16. Skip story in spell-check

    Spell-checking a document with Lorem Ipsum (placeholder text) can be a nightmare or sometimes impossible. It would be amazing if you could either ignore placeholder text OR skip a story completely.

    8 votes
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  17. Tools handling

    Instead of corner nodes which are used to resize the box, provide the easy option to user where ever they want hold the box edges to resize, it could be better to work with ID..

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  18. Show Import Options when Dragging File from Finder

    When Placing a file, there is an option to show Import Options. This is helpful for inserting a select range of pages. It would be helpful if this same option was available when dragging a PDF file from my Desktop/Finder. Often times, I will have my finder window open which contains my projects home directory. Simply dragging the PDF into the InDesign document is much quicker than having to go through the process of locating in File->Place route.

    30 votes
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  19. Please, please, please increase the overall stability of InDesign.

    I’ve lost count of the number of times functionality has gone missing (ie: unable to proportionally scale using key commands and my mouse, sliding elements vertically or horizontally without changing either their “x” or “y” coordinate (respectively), etc.

    I would suggest (and I am absolutely serious about this) that Adobe take 3 months off from issuing any updates to the product and have all your techs, engineers and coders work out as many functionality issues a possible to improve the stability of the product. Don’t get me wrong, it is a fabulous product (and you have no real competition except…

    6 votes
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  20. Dictionnaire français réforme 2016 nouvelle orthographe

    dictionnaire avec les nouvelles règles d'orthographe française suite à la réforme 2016

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