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  1. Invite To Edit for InDesign

    Just wondering if we might one day see an Cloud Based Invite To Edit feature similar to the Illustrator and Photoshop feature for InDesign? I assume this might come when there is a iPad capable version for iPad? While it is not needed all the time I sometimes have to share a file to be edited by internal people in a company and it would be great if it could be shared and collaborated on so there is one master version of the file instead of sharing and then having an outdated file after they have done updates or changes.

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  2. Choosing the number separator yourself

    When you translate a pricing table the decimal comma might change to a decimal point. E.g. German to English. Even when i changed the language of the file to english, there was no way for me to change the decimal comma to a decimal point. I used a GREP search and replace for that. But as soon as the linked excel table updates, i have to remember to do the GREP search. I managed to change the decimal seperator in excel, but indesign seems to override it by using the systems language.

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  4. Frame handles that don't include stroke as in Illustrator

    It is possible to uncheck 'Dimensions include stroke weight' so that dimensions show the actual size of the element (box, circle etc.) regardless of the stroke weight and stroke alignment. But the frame-selection and -handles still align with the outside of the stroke, which I find a bit frustrating, when I for example want to resize objects to align with, and snap to the edge of other objects or guides. Please change this, so it is consistent with how it works in Illustrator, which I think is how most people would expect it to work.

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  5. Special-shaped Tables

    If there is any way possible to get InDesign to be able to create a table that's curved on an edge?

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  6. Option to List Fonts by Recently Activated

    I leave a lot of fonts open. Especially with CC fonts, I find I am activating fonts more and more to test them for a project, then I have to go to the font menu and look through it to find them. A great option would be to list the fonts in order of activation. That would save some time – and I know you have an "auto-activation" feature, but for some reason, I've never warmed to that. Thanks!

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  7. Page number ranges in TOC

    Table of contents don't have the ability to add page ranges.

    So the contents look like this:

    Section A . . . . . . . 1

    Section B . . . . . . . 5

    Section C . . . . . . . 9

    When they should look like this:

    Section A . . . . . . . 1-4

    Section B . . . . . . . 5-8

    Section C . . . . . . . 9

    All this needs to be implemented is to have the second number be one page less than…

    7 votes

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  8. 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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  9. Rename "Parent Pages" to something less offensive. A lot of children don't have parents and some people don't have the ability to be parents

    To reflect the core Adobe values of inclusivity you should replace non-inclusive language from InDesign 2022 onwards.

    I think Adobe should continue to change their products based on inclusivity at the cost of functionality and common sense. I'm looking forward to what new name you come up.

    If you don't change the name then I'm very confused because this new name 'Parent' is not inclusive at all.

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  10. PLEASE allow the removal of the background color on embeds

    It seems kind of silly to not have that kind of control when this is a design program. Also, I second the comment here to remove the Adobe watermark on the embed. It makes the embed look unprofessional, like someone didn't pay for their account. It reflects poorly on the designer / owner of the website, who is not at fault.

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  11. Please allow align stroke centers again

    It was once easy to align frames with a line. By dragging them on top of each other you could 'snap' the middle of the line together.

    Can this please be added back to InDesign? It would make life so much easier and more fun.

    Alignin a stroke to a box with a stroke still works, aligning boxes with strokes on the center of the stroke doesn't work anymore. Please fix it.

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  12. Page numbering for spreads

    Numbering for Spreads, not just single pages.

    A simple option as follows:

    Type > Insert Special Character > Markers > New Spread Numbering Options

    I.e This would make page 1-2 appear as spread number 1 automatically throughout the document
    A life saver and simply amazed this doesn't already exisit!

    Adobe, please please please implement. It will be a dramatic time saver over doing it manually.

    Thank you,

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  13. Option to group and\or collapse pages

    We should be able to group pages and collapse them, for a cleaner more organized flow.

    My use case - I'm working on a book (not using the "create book" option since it's exteremly flawed) that has an intro of 50 pages.
    I'm done designing those 50 pages, and now I want to "forget" about them and collapse them, so I can focus on other pages, and also get to them quicker without needing to scroll through all those pages.

    This could be done by grouping the intro and having the option to collapse it, or by adding the collapse…

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  14. Better workflow for designers and copy edits and document syncing

    Would love to be able to get editors to edit indesign files directly without uploading pdf. I spend so many hours making copy edits when I really want to focus on the design! I would love to be able to link an indesign file that anyone can open (without having an adobe account like pdf) but so our editors can edit these documents and I can hit a button in indesign to approve these comments without design being affected!

    Also a way to link two copies of indesign but be able to choose what you want to be linked and…

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  15. Provide an option for placing multipage PDFs where the number of pages imported into the InDesign document is variable.

    1. When I use the PlaceMultipagePDF.jsx script, the number of pages imported is static based on the number of pages in the PDF being imported at the time. However, if pages are added to the PDF being imported, then when I reopen the InDesign file, I only see the original number of pages and not the additional pages that were added to the imported PDF.

    2. The PlaceMultipagePDF script is a valuable automation tool for recurring reports with regular updates. However, I lose all this automation if the number of pages in the imported PDF changes. In those cases, I have to…

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  16. 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.

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  17. Allow users to change the favicon when Publishing Online

    When Publishing Online it should be possible to change or personalise the favicon that's attached to the link we are creating

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  18. Parent pages

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    I would like to be able to automatically select a replacement parent page as I am deleting an existing parent page. I imagine this could work just like it does when you delete a Paragraph style (see screen shot).

    Why is this Valuable:
    I frequently use the Alternate Layout function, and when InDesign creates the Alternate Layout it creates new parent pages for that alternate layout (Alternate Parent Pages-Automatic). However, there are a few consistent additional changes that need to be made within the new alternate layout document pages that cannot be done via the Liquid Layout feature. So,…

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  19. Hello! Can you please add «Exception» feature in «find and replace»?

    I use InDesign for book layout; there are so many times that i feel i need a feature to exclude some words when I search to replace. if there be a special feature like a list to exclude the characters or words for not to search them, it's gonna make it so much easier.
    Thank you.

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  20. Provide an option to see items in the pasteboard area while the document is set to the preview mode.

    I sometimes use the pasteboard to create simple items I want to place in my document later. It would be helpful to be able to access those items without having to switch view modes. Suggesting 3 options - normal, preview, and this one.

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