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  1. Collaborative Work + Multiple Users Opening the Same File Simultaneously

    We need a collaborative environment inside InDesign. We use InD for Proposals and document repositories. We have manually created a library of graphics and text that we use as standard content across multiple documents. We have a team that is constantly asking for access to the file. The lack of version history reverting and tracking makes this a nightmare on top of the fact that only one person can have the file open at a time. Then, you open it, and on PC it says its a read-only file so you have to save-as a new file name. Document integrity…

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  2. Toggle "Preview" ON by default

    I'd like to see the effect of what I'm doing e.g. in the Paragraph panel by default. Can't find this in the application or on Google. This could easily be an option in the Preferences.

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  3. Links Panel: Show Exact Matches only

    When re-linking files, add an option to show "Exact matches only". Adobe Premiere has this. So when you're looking for the file you're re-linking, all files are greyed out except for the one that matches your file name.

    Find the Premiere equivalent in German attached!

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  4. ajouter ue outil de sélection de tous les blocs de texte

    ajouter un outil de sélection de tous les blocs de texte par page ou par document. permet de dupliquer les blocs dans des calques de langue différentes sans avoir a sélectionner manuellement bloc par bloc pour les associer.
    ou outil de selection par type ex: selection de toutes les images.

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  5. Align Stroke to Outside option by default

    For me the default Stroke Alignment setting should be Outside. I am always using boxes and frequently need to change the stroke widths. Since the default setting is Center alignment, this resizes the box, which I can't imagine anyone ever wanting. There doesn't seem to be any way to change the default stroke alignment to Outside, so I am constantly having to change this in the Stroke window. Which means we must have the Stroke window open simply because we cannot set the Outside as default. InDesign 19.2, Mac Ventura.

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  6. Hide all text and picture box borders when hiding Guides.

    I wish InDesign would hide all faint text and box borders when hiding the document Guides. I am forced to go to Overprint Preview to hide those, which slows down the design process, because Overprint Preview mode is very slow and not at all smooth to scroll through multiple book pages to preview designs without the distractions of seeing any faint text boxes. I don't see this ability in any of the Settings menus. Indesign 19.2, Mac Ventura 13.6.4

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  7. Create a shortcut after a program update

    When InDesign (or any other Adobe app is updated), I have to find the old shortcuts, delete them, hunt for the new program version and manually create a new shortcut and pin it to the taskbar. Is there a way to automate this or make it easier? Can it be done in CC?

    2 votes

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  8. artificial intelligence for text

    Wouldn't it be a nice idea to have InDesign apply some artificial intelligence for looking at the text? Like what ChatGPT can do, but then integrated into InDesign. Checking the complexity, readability, Colorcontrast, tone-of-voice etc of your text. Would love to see that. Or suggestions on how to solve readability-issues for accessible PDF! Yeah!

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  9. intelligent swatches for type

    When changing selection from object to text frame swatches should change to the text itself intead of the text box.
    I always accidentially fill the text box with colour first instead of the text. I think, users want to change the text colour a lot more often than the colour of the text box.

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  10. The best online games that you can win and play with friends

    The best online games that you can win and play with friends

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  11. Zoom when clicking on errors in the Preflight window

    One thing has been bothering me for a long time in Indesign. I am working on a document and activate my print control in the Preflight window, if I then find errors, e.g. under "Text", I simply click on the underlined number of the page on the right and am then taken to where the error is. Unfortunately, it is always set to my 1:1 zoom, so if I want to investigate the error more closely, I have to zoom in manually or with my zoom-shortcut. If I click on the page again at the next error, I end up…

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  12. Keep text box attributes when creating outlines.

    When creating outlines for text, InDesign should separate out the text box and turn that into an object with the same parameters that were initially set. So, if I have white text in a black box with a yellow stroke, the black box with yellow stroke should remain in the layout when selecting "Create Outlines". Right now the box disappears.

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  13. Control When to Update Graphic Links

    This is sort of already here, but my suggestion is more specific: Currently, graphic links are updated when a document opens. When a link is changed, it automatically updates with a document – but only the first time. After that, we need to click update in the links panel, which is a little onerous when I'm updating links often. It would save a lot of clicks if we could specify in the preferences to ALWAYS update links without asking (or not). So, it would be great to have two settings:
    • update links automatically, always, without asking
    • update links…

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  14. Add Eyedropper function to swatch options

    Add eyedropper functionality to Swatch Options so that I can quickly sample a colour from anywhere on my screen to change an existing colour (similar to photoshop colour picker).

    I am in the process of updating a calendar which has numerous elements coloured by month name on each page - the client has given me an image of 12 swatches to change each month colour and an eyedropper would make this much easier...

    2 votes

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  15. Add hyperlink to each table cell in document that contains text using a specific paragraph style

    Hello, I would like, in Indesign, to have a script to apply a hyperlink to each table cell that contains text using a specific paragraph style.

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  16. Add "Repeat last action" feature, as is done in Word by pressing the F4 key

    Let's say I perform some action with some object. For example, I change the cell fill, or paragraph keep options, or page size, or anything else. I want to be able to go to another place in the document (or in another document), select another object and press the shortcut to repeat the same action with it.
    MS Word and Powerpoint can do so and it's very convenient.

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  17. 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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  18. Adjust pagenumbers if sheets are hidden

    It's a great feature to be able to hide sheets. But, if we do so, the automatic pagenumbers should adjust to the shown pages, not counting the hidden pages as well.

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  19. Free music downloads

    What specific opportunities for sharing music preferences and interacting with other users do certain sites provide you with, and how has this affected your experience of discovering new music?

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  20. Make the Japanese crop marks a option when outputting a .pdf from indesign

    Make the Japanese crop marks a option when outputting a .pdf from indesign. makes cutting eaiser

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