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  1. 1 vote
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  2. Create index subentry structures with a drag-and-drop feature in the index window

    It would be very useful if InDesign could convert the mouse pointer into a hand pointer when hovering over the index entries displayed in the index window so that the user can manually grab and move selected index entries under other entries—and thus create faster subentry structures.

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  3. Stop auto pushing clients into Bridge

    Bridge to me feels like a piece of software I don't actually need.

    Would it be possible to either:


    1. Add the ability to block Bridge from auto installing

    2. Add the ability to remove and or change the short cute that initiates Bridge from downloading and opening, as its only one key away from outline text.

    3. Both

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  4. Diaognical help lines

    Can we get diaognical helplines for 45 degrees designing?

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  5. 2 votes
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  6. Windows File Explorer Preview

    A feature that shows a preview of an .indd document in the Windows File Explorer preview pane. Other file formats such as PDF, EPS, Excel, Word, AI, etc. will show the file in the preview pane.

    5 votes
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  7. InDesign CC 2019, eGPU enablement on Mac

    There is no eGPU enablement with Indesign!
    Illustrator will work with eGPU, Photoshop will, but Indesign will nor recognize an eGPU which will slow down every design process.

    Please add instant eGPU support.

    Mac Mini 2018
    Blackmagic eGPU
    OS X 10.14.6

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  8. 1 vote
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  9. Search like in Microsoft Word

    Microsoft Word's current search feature is much more powerful than InDesign's. You just type in a word and it searches for it. You don't have to pick forwards or backwards, you can see the matches in the search pane in context… lots of other ways it's better than InDesign's search. Not sure how much of that is covered by patents, but the more you can emulate MS Word's search ease of use, the better.

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  10. What are the steps for Avast Renewal process?

    Right after updating my windows with its latest version, my installed Avast antivirus is throwing some issues. Honestly, its problems force me to pull my hair out. I just wanted to complete Avast Renewal process so that I can access Avast properly. By doing so will also let the Avast perform better. So, please anyone help me to renew Avast program.

    Visit Us : https://www.avastsupporthelpnumber.com/blog/cancel-automatic-renewal-of-avast-antivirus/

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  11. 2 votes
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  12. HP Wireless Printer Setup

    Don’t you hate those times, when you need to print a document at once and your printer is packed away somewhere? You have to go there and then connect it with your computer system by using a pesky USB cable. Well, if you have picked the HP Wireless printer then you didn’t have to go through with these problems. Simply create HP Wireless Printer Setup and enjoy network printing. If you don’t have any knowledge about this, then you can put a call on helpline number and take assistance from third party associates. These experts are available all the time…

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  13. Indesign feature

    Please add in "outline stroke" (which is an illustrator function) to indesign. We need this for when a printer requests that all strokes are outlined.

    5 votes
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  14. Multiple footnote referencing

    I thought of a way to implement multiple references to the same footnote without breaking HTML links between footnotes.

    You could allow for the creation of multiple footnote links from the text into footnotes that point to the same footnote, with a sequence of different secondary designations. For example, footnote 1a, 1b, 1c... all could point to Footnote 1. Then, in the footnote, you could open with 1 a b c ..., with the different letters providing alternate linkbacks to the other places in the text.

    This is how Wikipedia handles multiple referencing to the same citation, so there's precedent.…

    3 votes
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  15. Enable utilization of graphics card

    Why doesn't InDesign utilize my expensive graphics card? ****** performance surrounding display quality, and other performance issues. This software is much too expensive to be without GPU acceleration. This impacts thousands of user's daily workflow, wasting time we could be spending on design and inspiration research.

    Before you release new, useless features that barely work, how about doing some real improvements to the software. Make InDesign (and the rest of the suite) properly utilize our expensive graphics cards.

    In the meantime, (or nevertime, as it seems to be) be very clear in the hardware requirements that a graphics card is…

    3 votes
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  16. Improve 'Hide New Layers When Updating or Relinking' tick-box

    Hide New Layers When Updating or Relinking (unticked) can be very annoying when I actually need the new layers to be shown when updating and relinking, but InDesign warns with a Confirmation Dialog box everytime for every page that is being relinked - it is so annoying, please can you change this tick-box in Preferences to Ask/Never/Always or something like that please, and have this option in the Dialog box so that the relinking and updating process is smoother/quicker/quieter.

    Thank you :)

    2 votes
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  17. Chromebook

    Hello to the Adobe InDesign Geniuses! I write this with a heavy heart, I have been a mac holdout/Windows Defender when it comes to Adobe products (Photoshop) since the Mid 1990's If I had to guess, 1995 or 1996. I LOVE Adobe Products and have a huge distaste for mac. I am reaching a breaking point with Windows, they are trying to make an OS SOOO much more and constantly causing problems, I just had to re install windows on 5 computers due to the latest update that I have yet to have one Windows tech support expert agree as…

    3 votes
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  18. Save As location

    Right now the Save As location seems to be the PREVIOUS folder location where I saved a file.
    However, in other programs like Photoshop, the default location goes to the same folder as opened file.
    Consulted help center and got no solution other than rerouting every time I save as a file. PLEASE also make the default Save As location in InDesign to the same location as opened file!! I'm working on like 3 or more projects at the same time and have to reroute the save location all the time! In fact I accidentally overwrote an important working file…

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  19. Save As location

    Right now the Save As location seems to be the PREVIOUS folder location where I saved a file.
    However, in other programs like Photoshop, the default location goes to the same folder as opened file.
    Consulted help center and got no solution other than rerouting every time I save as a file. PLEASE also make the default Save As location in InDesign to the same location as opened file!! I'm working on like 3 or more projects at the same time and have to reroute the save location all the time! In fact I accidentally overwrote an important working file…

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  20. Add conditions to Data Merge

    There should be conditions in data merge to include or exclude text based on the data in a record. For example, consider a set of business cards. Some users might have a Twitter handle or mobile number, some might not. Currently there is no way to omit empty fields and any text that might go with it, like an "M" and tab to prefix a mobile number and the line break after it. There should be a way to make that text conditional on whether the field is empty or what is in it.

    e.g. IF @mobile<>"",M^t@mobile^p,,)

    If the mobile…

    3 votes
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