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  1. Adding a Table tab to the Find/Change dialogue box

    It will be very useful adding to the Find/Change dialog box a new tab for controlling the table and cell by the all options and settings available.

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  2. disable launch image

    Disable Launch Image
    I do not think the launch images in photoshop, indesign and illustrator are culturally sensitive. They should not include any people especially not raunchy females. They should be totally neutral - landscapes, nature, no people please!!

    12 votes

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  3. "Search tool " as we have in ArcGIS software...

    Looking for some specific tool is daunting especially for newbie....So if you could add "search tool" somewhere it would be easy for look up for specific tool and see the difference.
    I have used in ArcGIS software the same feature.
    Thank you very much.

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  4. Keep InDesign in background while creating PDF (or any task), unless input needed for alert or error.

    Mac OS, ID 18 (2023). While outputting a PDF or some other process that can take some time, I often switch to a different task -- but InDesign will make itself pop to the front multiple times partway through the process, usually without any input needed from me. Is necessary to switch back to the other program I am using again and again. The disruption wastes time and sometimes causes problems because I was in the middle of typing or moving the cursor when the window unexpectedly switches.

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  5. Interactive document

    To be able to produce interactive document which works similar as website (for example - for presentation purposes or others..). To be able to read/present this interactive document for example in Acrobat.

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  6. keyboard shorcuts for pdf comments

    would be great if we could use the standard way of copying text - double click then ctrl c - for copying text from the pdf comment field, instead of having to swipe over the text and wait for the popup and then click on the popup. Also would be great if we could delete comments with a shortcut, (delete key maybe?) instead of having to use the little drop down menu. This would make working with comments much more efficient.

    2 votes

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  7. Open PDF in INDD

    It is utterly nonsensical that PDFs can be opened and edited in numerous apps, in particular Affinity Publisher, while InDesign cannot. Even Illustrator can do it (with various limitations).

    If Affinity and Markzware and so so many others can manage it - and reliably and accurately manage it - it's farcical that InDesign can't.

    4 votes

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  8. Search QR Codes when Finding/Replacing

    I'm not sure if this is categorized correctly, but it would be nice if we are searching to fix text in a document that it also search and replace text that is used in QR codes so they don't get missed and are more easily fixed.

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  9. Is Cyber Security Hard To Learn? Let us Find Out

    At the point when you hear the word ‘Cyber Security Course’, you may come up a few different mental pictures. You could envision a hero (Cyber Security master, not set in stone to save the virtual framework from the assault by the foe (programmer/digital crook). While such a speculative symbolism can appear to be really invigorating for some; for others it could place the image of an overwhelming field. Normally, you may be pondering, is Cyber Security hard? Furthermore, in the event that it is, how hard is Cyber Security?

    What is Cyber Security?

    Cyber Security is the discipline which…

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  10. Drop shadow effect, hold on rotate

    Text or image box with drop shadow effect, the angle of the shadow should be maintained when you rotate the object.

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  11. GPU performance on Mac Pro 5.1 Monterey

    Indesign GPU performance is not enable such as Photoshop or Illustrator. I got last update in this three apps.

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  12. command+s issue

    Command+s does the same thing as command+shift+s when saving files that were created in an older version of indd. It creates a dialogue box and a "are you sure you want to overwrite"

    This is a useless (expected, i have been told by support) behavior that only slows things down when revising large amounts of files.

    Its because it updates the file to run smoothly, but who would then not want to save it into the updated version? command+s should just overwrite/create the new version file automatically. If need be there could be a warning dialogue the first time with…

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  13. Save-able drop shadow settings

    You should be able to SAVE Drop Shadow settings so as to be able to add them to a future object with a single click. Those of us who do publication-length work often want to add drop shadows to multiple objects over many pages. Your needs rarely match the defaults, nor each other (drop shadow settings are very context sensitive and depend on size of the object, background contrast, etc.). Please make it so that I can save customized Drop Shadow settings in an object, and then apply to another object with a single click.

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  14. reference point

    Set object reference point by shortcut, for example "alt+shift+1-9"

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  15. Option for Unit & Increment preferences to be application wide not document specific

    I realize the value in units being document specific but I would like the option to make it application wide. I work with another department and while they need the document to be in picas I need it to be in inches. It would be nice if I didn't have to manually change the preferences every time I received a document back from them.

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  16. Zoom possible in presentation mode

    When I set the page to be too long, enabling the presentation mode will show the full content, which makes the page too narrow in the screen to see the details, I want to add the zoom function in the presentation mode.

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  17. Microsoft Publisher to InDesign

    We often are provided with Microsoft Publisher files to work with from our customers and need to work on these within InDesign. As we are running on MAC we can't open them. Would be great if InDesign had a built in method of reading .pub files.

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  18. preflight preferences panel flag images missing alt text

    in the preflight preferences panel add an option to flag images that are missing alt text

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  19. Hebrew Help files still uses the term Master instead of Parent

    Under "Work with parent pages" in Hebrew Help for InDesign, while there is a note explaining the change in the term Master page to Parent page, not only it wasn't fixed in the text, the word Master is written in Hebrew letters. This is absurd.
    The correct term in Hebrew is
    דף-אב
    which in fact means Parent-Page to begin with. It was always non-inclusive language. In the attached screenshot the words Master in Hebrew are marked.

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  20. Find/Change saved queries: dividing line should be visible

    Currently, when Interface preference is set to dark, one can barely see the dividing line in the Find/Change saved queries dropdown. The line should adapt to the interface setting, providing full contrast!

    But better yet, the whole thing needs a structural revamp, allowing an easy-to-use user-customized FOLDER STRUCTURE and easy export/import/backup.

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