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  1. F&C queries stored on server

    In stead of storing the xml files in the user folder, making it possible to store them on a server too and be able to refer to that folder with a shortcut. As for the scripts you could have the "user queries" and the app queries. This is handy when you have to control more then one computer in your department.

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  2. Open pages of a pdf file in a single InDesign file

    I always face this problem where I need to open a single page of a pdf. file to do amendment. It’s difficulty when my client doesn’t have the working file (indd). I hope adobe is allowing me to open all pages of a pdf. file in a single InDesign.

    2 votes

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  3. Note field with published files

    In our company we create several versions of our brochures made in InDesign, based on the type of client and job. The title for the various versions needs to be identical (Design Brief from XXX) so it's time consuming to identify the correct file for a specific client. If we were able to add notes for ourselves for each file that would be helpful. Ideally these notes would be visible for us on the Publish Online Dashboard, visible right there with each of the titles of the published files.

    3 votes

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  4. A pdf setting that allows me to Set the "opening view" properies of a pdf from indesign

    Allow setting of the PDF "opening view" properties on creation instead of after creation.
    When I send a proof, I want my customers to see the pages panel, and view the files at a specific size and layout - Doing this has saved thousands of cock-ups - unfortunately it has cost me hundreds of hours doing the same thing over and over.

    5 votes

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    Need More Info  ·  Anonymous responded

    This feature already exists in InDesign, or are there some enhancements over and above what already exists that you are requesting here.

    Thanks,
    Javed

  5. Restore the page overlay display in the print dialog.

    I previous version of InDesign and the initial releases of InDesign 2017, you could see quite clearly what would print on the selected sheet size. In the latest update as of Aug 2017, if I change a sheet from letter to legal that has been printed previously, letter is still selected in the dialog, but due to the preview sheet being legal and cannot see that there is a size mismatch without going through the individual dialogs. For reference, the portion of the document that would not be within the printable region showed as a different shade of grey, whereas…

    2 votes

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  6. Native AI support.

    Using links within AI to keep source files small is useless if INDD is a part of the workflow because INDD will not place AI files unless PDF compatibility is turned on. Turning on PDF compatibility in AI when saving embeds all links so linking files instead of embedding them makes no difference.

    Please make INDD able to place AI files that have not been saved with PDF compatibility turned on.

    2 votes

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  7. Condition Sets: Show overrides when the set has a +

    In every other panel, when there is a style override, resulting in a + symbol, if you hover over the symbol, it will tell you specifically what the overrides are. For example, a different type size, or font family or leading or something along those lines.

    But in the Condition Sets dropdown, all you get is that there are overrides. And you can either clear them or redefine the set. But if I choose to clear the overrides, I have no way of knowing what the result will be.

    2 votes

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  8. A cross paragraph word count

    A system by which one could simply and easily find out the total number of words in the document.

    6 votes

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  9. Excluding settings in (paragraph) styles

    When editing a stylesheet i.e. for a paragraph I want to exclude the character colors. When checking -without color- there is also a override+ marking, which is not needed.
    Can we have a checkbox to exclude some style settings or another solution?

    1 vote

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  10. Bleed on different size page documents

    Allow for documents with different size pages the ability to choose which page has bleed. For example, when creating a document that has a card and envelope in it, choose the card page to have bleed/crop marks and remove bleed/crop marks from the envelope.

    5 votes

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  11. When you highlight text - then select something else - it would be really cool if the same text was selected when you went back to it

    When you highlight a block of text - then select a different element - it would be really cool if the text was highlighted when you went back to the text box and selected it.

    2 votes

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  12. Option to turn off auto-collapse of layers when switching between documents.

    When switching between open indesign documents, the layers collapse automatically. Please give me an option to turn this feature off! If I have opened a layer, I want them to stay open until I have decided to have it otherwise.

    2 votes

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  13. Large List view in the swatches panel

    Large List view in the swatches panel

    3 votes

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  14. Verlaufsfelder lassen sich nicht gruppieren. (Gradients cannot be grouped)

    Make a folder for gradients like you can do for colors.

    5 votes

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  15. More options to compare fonts

    When creating a layout I often like to compare different fonts and see which one best matches the project. I would like feature where you can input text (eg. a title or line of text) and get an overview of that text in different fonts that you have installed. Currently you can only go through the list of fonts via the character panel, but this doesn't offer a lot of flexibility in comparing your options side by side.

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  16. Why can't the "cell style" control the height of the line in the table?

    Why can't the "cell style" control the height of the line in the table?
    If the "cell style" can control the height of the line, it will definitely save a lot of unnecessary operations. I wonder why it should be set manually?

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  17. How do I get Adobe Flash on a Mac?

    How to install Flash Player on your Mac

    Here’s how to install Flash Player on your Mac:

    1. Click the Missing Plug-In button.
    2. Click on Download Flash.
    3. This will take you to https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ which is a legitimate site – if you ever get taken to a site that is clearly not Adobe be very cautious, it is likely you are being taken to a malicious site.
    4. Click on Download Now. The download is ~20 MB.
    5. Wait while the download is initialising.
    6. You will then see the installer appear in your Downloads folder.
    7. Double click on the installer.
    8. Click on Install Adobe…
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  18. Add comments from InDesign to reviewer using Share for Review

    It seems like owners of documents can only reply to existing comments made in the Share for Review document but can't create comments in InDesign that appear in the Share for Review document. Often, we have a question about text or images that the reviewer needs to answer, but we have to first Share for Review and then create the comment there. It would be great if we could convert InDesign Notes to comments for the reviewer that they can see in the Share for Review side panel.

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  19. More motion paths and editable options

    I am increasingly finding myself trying to find animation workarounds to achieve what should be simple animation results.

    Making the motion path more editable with increased functions and options would help.

    As an example I seem to always have a need for a graphic to need a pivoting point motion. So if you had an object that need to rotate around a fixed point, we can use the rotate animation option, but it can't go in reverse or go back and forth.

    Imagine a hand waving, it would rotate one way but not loop back in the other direction. And…

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  20. Increase the number of files available under the "Open recent" menu

    Please increase the current maximum of 30 in Preferences > File Handling > Number of Recent Items to Display. Some of us open dozens of files every day so 60 or 100 would be more convenient.

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