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  1. make guides from an object

    The ability to make guides from an object, just like in illustrator

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  2. all Adobe apps become the most crashing

    year by year all Adobe apps become the most crashing in this digital world. now even photoshop is the best crasher which overtook all time great crasher InDesign. i don't want to share any ideas about this permanent error which already infected almost all other adobe apps.

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  3. Content Aware Bleed

    Many files I receive have images placed cropped to the border of pages and when the box is expanded there is no more image there. I would like a function that knows the bleed area, enlarges the image box, and fills in the appropriate image bleed data. This would be similar to the Crop tool in Photoshop with content aware checked on. Perhaps this could be done on an additional layer on top of the current image.

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  5. Paragraph border and splitted columns

    When working with the paragraph border option, its impossible to split the columns and make it look decent, without a huge workaround.

    It would be great if the "split column" options could habe a checkbox like "do not split paragraph border" or so.

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  6. Multiple footnotes using different numbering schemes

    Sometimes an author would like to only have footnotes, but use one set for explanations and comments, and another set for source references. This isn't possible, but would be very useful for indie authors wishing to create complex books.

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  7. Being able to move the footnotes into any block on the page

    This would enable you to have a sidebar of footnotes, rather than classically at the bottom

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  8. Export Package needed this badly

    When i package my files, i only get to package fonts that were installed in my com however, if i were to use any adobe font, zero trail in package document font folder. This will cost people time telling the printer or marketing side, hey its adobe font that's why its not in the package file. Or worst whoever take over the project on a new com, have to wait till they open up the file, and indesign or illustrator says hey your font missing. Blah blah blah.

    Solution: What if you guys create a file that have adobe font…

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  9. Paste in all masters or multipage & create fonts outline

    Paste in place on all masters or multipage

    & Auto create all fonts outline when export PDF

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  10. Adding Ordinal Format Options to Text Variables

    I'm using Text Variables to show when the last time a document was modified. Currently, it outputs as "December 30, 2020", however, I would like it to be formatted with an ordinal option so it would display as "December 30th, 2020". Note the "TH" after the 30. So Xst, Xnd, Xrd and Xth would be displayed on the appropriate number.

    Thanks in advance for the consideration and all the best!

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  11. Paragraph Style Option Dialogue Box - Bullets and Numbering

    We had to change the font we're using for a checkbox in one of our paragraph styles. We have it set up under Paragraph Style Options / Bullets and Numbering. To add a character you want to use for a bullet character, you click add. There is no way to sort glyphs (by math symbols, greek, etc.) in the next window, and there are no scroll buttons. You have to grab the handle on the screen and scroll, and it jumps so fast, you can't navigate from one screen to the next. It just took me 20 minutes to find…

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  12. empty state

    why did you remove the option to add empty state in the object state palette (Indesign 2021)? This feature was available in Indesign 2020 and very useful as it saved a lot of time. Can you bring it back please? Thank you.

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  13. Container Flow

    Each year I revise a 500+ page catalog in InDesign. Each product includes text (on 2 different layers) and an image per product. Each product is separated by a horizontal rule. I'd like a way to group all of these components together per product (possibly in a container of some sort) and have them automatically flow from column to column and page to page.

    I will remove products throughout the year which results in blank spaces/gaps. If when I remove a product it would automatically reflow, it would shorten my process significantly. I also add products in throughout the year…

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  14. Converting Microsoft Publisher docs to InDesign

    Marksware used to have a great conversion program (PUB2IND) , but they no longer make it, and my version only works with CS3, which came on my used mac that I purchased. Now I am having trouble with that computer and have to transfer it to another, which is an entirely different problem. Working with old systems/programs is problematic to sat the least. I would very much like to see something built into InDesign that would convert these files.

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  15. Enable importing of comments from PDF Review in Document Cloud

    Importing of comments from a review being shared via Document Cloud makes perfect sense, this would make a seamless process. The new share for review feature looks great but is too buggy to use at the moment with clients (I have tried)

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  17. multiple editors

    Multiple Users on one document. Please

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  18. Automatic back-linking to endnote source in text

    At the moment, endnotes in exported pdfs are hyperlinked to the endnote page, but there is no "round-trip" backlink from the endnote entry number back to the point of origin in text - as there is in exported epub documents.
    This would be a very useful feature!

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  20. Contact Yahoo Mail Customer Service UK

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