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  1. I want to be able to use INDD CC 14 on my Windows 8 Computer

    I'm a Creative Cloud subscriber and I'm using INDD for some of my clients as a translator. Now I need to use CC 14 but I cannot update to that version because I'm using a computer with Windows 8. Actually I do not need Windows 10. I want to use the latest INDD version on my computer. I hope you allow subscribers like me to use the latest versions soon.
    Kind regards

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    • Reset Bounding Box Menu Item

      In my workflow, I need to export JPGs from Indesign by selection quite often. If the bounding box is rotated, it creates excess space around the graphic when exported. It would be very useful and time-saving if there was a menu item to "Reset Bounding Box" similar to Illustrator.

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      • Removal of direct selection function in images

        Hi,
        it would be possible to disable the moving of an image when I select the central point (it automatically activates the direct selection) and this is very annoying.

        sorry for the english, but I used the google translator.

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        • Removal of direct selection function in images

          Hi,
          it would be possible to disable the moving of an image when I select the central point (it automatically activates the direct selection) and this is very annoying.

          sorry for the english, but I used the google translator.

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          • I want to delete/remove/manage Recent files from the Start panel.

            I archive completed projects, but still have to wade through the empty icons in the Recent files list. It would be nice to right-click > Remove the icons. It must be a simple JDI thing! :)

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            • you had content fitting into frame options available in the tools ribbon. Not anymore. WHY?

              you had content fitting into frame options available in the tools ribbon. It's been removed, and now it's a nuisance. :( Bad user experience.

              The same with content placed HORIZONTALLY inside the text frame (Top, middle, bottom placement).

              Now to access both features I have to go to the menu instead of clicking a button on the tools ribbon. Do not remove working solutions. It's not intuitive and is totally frustrating :(
              *rant over

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              • Bring master page "to front"

                I wanted to know if there's a way to use the auto page number feature on top of images. I'm creating a children's book that has images on all the pages. I want to number the pages, but since it sits on the master page, it's always behind the images. Is there a way to bring master page items to the front without breaking the link to their auto-ness?

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                • Bigger preview in Import pdf panel

                  It is hard to see the PDF preview in the Import PDF panel.
                  It would be great if you could choose the size of the thumbnail or adjust the size of the entire panel.

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                  • Bigger preview in Import pdf panel

                    It is hard to see the PDF preview in the Import PDF panel.
                    It would be great if you could choose the size of the thumbnail or adjust the size of the entire panel.

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                    • option boxes with sizes need different default behavior

                      for all boxes where you can edit a size, please make the default behavior that when you click in the box to edit the size it selects everything. that way you can just click on the box and put in the new number. If for example a text size is 10px, please when I select the box, select everything so that I can just type in 14 to make the size bigger. If I type in 14, you should just keep it in pixels. Or if I type in 14pts, change it to points. Editing sizes right now is annoying…

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                      • FULL SCREEN WORK MODE

                        Much needed is a full screen work mode, which will be the same as "Normal" mode, but will hide the window borders and menus.
                        Same thing as what happens in Photoshop when you hit F or in Lightroom when you hit ****+F

                        Thanks.

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                        • Allow users to pin their own favourites to the opening page.

                          Allow users to pin favourites to the opening page, so they can easily access a palette of their most used documents when they open the program.

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                          • Would like to see a fonction that would allow to export/import Articles information. i.e., able to load info.

                            Would like to see a fonction that would allow to export/import Articles information. i.e., able to load info.

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                            • Underlining that skips characters with descenders

                              While it is a last resort in typography, when I do underline I prefer it to be just below the baseline. But this default underline overlaps descenders. Rather than having to lower underlines to avoid these clashes, could the Underline Options panel or another feature detect when an underline will overlap a descender and skip that character? - Thanks!

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                              • Allow UI Scaling for 4K Resolutions on Windows PCs

                                I have a 4K 15.6" screen Windows laptop (3840 x 2160) and the menus in InDesign are always ridiculously small. The Windows recommended setting is 250%, but InDesign only supports up to 200%, which is too small for 4K screens, making menus, panels, and tools too small. Please change this support to AT LEAST up to the Windows standard of 250%, if not more.

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                                • Update the QR Code dialog box

                                  The current QR Code dialog box has options for very basic QR codes, but does not take into account recent improvements and developments for the QR Code syntax. It would be great if the dialog could also include options for calendar events, map coordinates, etc (syntax can be found at https://github.com/zxing/zxing/wiki/Barcode-Contents)

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                                  • mobile application

                                    I have been looking at switching to a mobile first workflow for a while now and technology is starting to catch up, which I am super excited about! One thing that seems to be missing is a replacement for InDesign so that I don't have to rely on my Macbook for creating the kinds of documents that you can create in InDesign. It would need to be modernized and have an improved workflow that would be enhanced by the nature of mobile computing devices. I would love to see Adobe get something like this out there soon!

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                                    • Bring back IMPO

                                      the basic Imposition indesign had many years ago was helpful. Especially variable data files

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                                      • PDF - importing Enhancement in Draging

                                        Please try to include Import Options dialogue while dragging a PDF file to Document rather than Menu option and Place. Since we using multi-screens and Mac OS, it will be a very useful option.

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                                        • EXPORT JPG NAMED BY PAGE SIZE

                                          Dear Adobe,
                                          it would be very usefull if we could export jpgs from indd. file (contains different page sizes, 1200x628, 760x600, etc..) named by different page sizes like you did with export PDF files.
                                          Thank you

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