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  1. Snapping with groups

    Allow snapping within groups. Once you click into a group, snapping to other items in the group does not work. Oddly enough, snapping still works to items outside of group. Most of the time, when I'm moving items within a group I want snapping to items in that group not outside it.

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  2. wrap the first line of text around an anchored object

    Please please give me the option to wrap the first line of text around an anchored object. It could even just be a checkbox in the Anchored Object options window. I run into this problem all the time and the band-aid fixes of manually adjusting the indent or trying to put the image at the bottom of the previous line of text take so much unnecessary time.

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  3. Gradients saved in Library

    Is there a way that gradients can be added to the Adobe Library, like how we can add gradients to colors/swatches? I spend a lot of time making gradients in InDesign that are part of branding for the clients I work with. Being able to save the custom gradients to the Library through InDesign to be used in other Adobe programs would be a huge help.

    2 votes

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  4. Better use linked excel files

    There should be a way to link to an excel doc, remove unnecessary columns or rows, change the formatting and/or ad paragraph/character styles, so that if the excel doc is updated (with new pricing or different demographics or something) just the information that remains is updated. As of now, if the excel doc is updated, all the work in InDesign (aside from table style) is completely removed and you're forced to either start from scratch, or continue with out of date information.

    3 votes

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  5. The hope of developing a new vertical effect of CJk text

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    (This document is designated to be delivered to Adobe Japan)

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    Dear Adobe Japan:

    Thank for your attention and helping. On behalf of my region, I would like to make a request boldly to your company about the new effect of vertical typesetting.

    The existing versions of indesign equipped with CJK typesetter and applicable to East Asia have only one text arrangement direction for vertical text arrangement - the first column inherited is on the right, from right to left from ancient…

    16 votes

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  6. Add more (EU) Blank Document Presets like A6, Square

    I don't understand why we're still limited to A4, A5 and A3, but other common sizes like A6 and A0 are missing. Same goes for social media sizes. Making our own presets would be a solution if we were able to arrange the preset order. Please add more options and/or make it easier for us to arrange our new document screen.

    5 votes

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  7. InDesign Cannot Artifact Leader Dots (Accessibility)

    InDesign has no way of artifacting leader dots. This can only be done in PDF. Leader dots are commonly used in tables of contents to guide the reader's eye from the end of the entry to the page number. Leader dots are voiced by access technologies such as screen readers and force users with disabilities to hear, "DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT DOT ..." If they are not artifacted. This is a painstaking process that requires InDesign users to learn PDF Remediation,…

    2 votes

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  8. Export files from InDesign to PSD format that includes layers

    Export files from InDesign to PSD format that includes layers

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  10. A search box in the link box to actively filter or search for a specific name, similar to the Excel spreadsheet header filter

    Please add a cross-field search or an active filter function similar to Excel's table header filter to the link area, thank you.

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  11. Page Layout Management in Bridge for InDesign Files

    It would be extremely beneficial to have a feature in Bridge that can interact with InDesign files, allowing for the visualization of individual pages directly within the Bridge interface. Furthermore, the ability to compose an overall layout for a magazine or book from separate pages in Bridge, or another similar software, would significantly improve the workflow for many users.

    This feature could save us countless hours, improve collaboration between teams, and potentially revolutionize the way we create composite pieces.

    I look forward to hearing from you on this suggestion.

    3 votes

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  12. Replacement of ending Type 1 fonts

    I would like to ask if it would be possible to create a setting / tool for automatic replacement of ending fonts when opening a file.

    "Font 1" will automatically change to the user-preset "Font 2" when opening the file.

    eg: Frutiger CE 65 Bold (ending font) => Frutiger CE Bold (user set)

    It would certainly make the job easier for users, for example we have over 1000 .indd files with ending fonts, which are gradually updated regularly and everything is replaced manually. One file has over 12 missing fonts.

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    4 votes

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  13. Select starting or ending color for alternating fills on table

    Because of the simple way our tables are designed, if the last row in the table is white (instead of the alternating gray), it can be confusing and looks like this row is not part of the table. The content of our tables change a lot during development, so I swap alternating fills a lot. Is it possible to add a feature that says "start with a gray row" or "end with a gray row" when using alternating fill?

    1 vote

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  14. Improve performace

    It would be great to be able to utilize multiple processor cores and GPU for PDF export. InDesign versions have been stagnant in terms of export speed for a few releases. I think it's time to improve this and move towards a more modern architecture.

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  15. Template Automation from CSV File

    Dear InDesign Support Team,

    I hope this message finds you well.

    I am writing to inquire about a feature that I believe would greatly enhance the efficiency of template usage within InDesign.

    Currently, I often work with templates that contain a simple layout consisting of a picture (a person's image) and text (the person's name) underneath it.
    These templates serve as the basis for creating multiple pages, each with unique content.

    What I would like to request is the capability to automate the population of these templates using data from a CSV (Comma-Separated Values) file.
    Specifically, I envision a feature…

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  16. Add Date function to the Interactive Forms Creator in IND

    Add ability to put date formatting into the IND form creator (ie MM/DD/YYYY) - its a PAIN to add this in Adobe Acrobat AFTER I create a form in IND (especially when I have to make a change to the form within InDesign, I have to go back and re-add all of the places where I used Adobe Acrobat for date fields.)

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  17. Ability to include anchored objects in paragraph styles

    It would be useful to integrate images into paragraph styles and immediately attach an object style to it. The result would be that by selecting a paragraph style, an image (icon etc.) would be added at the desired location (as set in the object style). This would offer many opportunities to make formatting faster and more efficient.

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  18. Problème de Tableau InDesign

    La hauteur maximale du tableau est limitée à 211,667 mm. Pouvez-vous enlevez la limite maximale svp ?

    MErci

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  19. LINKS

    When documents lose the link, finding the image or file is a real drag because I can neither copy the text from the link panel nor does it stay open when I open the finder to search for what I can recall from the link window. It would be great if I could right click and it opens a search field with that name in it OR stay open when I open the finder so that I can type the name in accurately.

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  20. Base font

    It would be fantastic if I could select a base font to always come up if I'm substituting fonts (happens to me several times everyday) I would like to be able to change Minion to Helvetia Neue Pro as an auto rather than searching it out each time.

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