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  1. Option to replace a master page that is being deleted with a different master page

    When working on long documents, especially while using the book feature, it would be helpful to have the option to replace one master with another. So if I want to delete "Master A", a dialog box would say "Remove Master A and replace with: [list of other master pages to choose from]".

    Currently if I want to remove a master page and replace it, I have to go through all 900 of my pages and apply the replacement master.

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  2. Increase slug area limit

    We create presentation slides, export them as pdf.

    These pdf slides are connected to a notes booklet for attendees.

    We want to create a version for the presenter and include notes in the slug area. but the slug area can only be a maximum of 152mm wide. Can you please increase this limit.

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  3. Preflight warning of unlicensed stock / watermarked images from CC Libraries

    When publishing Preflight could warn of unlicensed stock / watermarked images from CC Libraries that are visible in the document.
    This would help prevent such mistakes from making it into the final published version.

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  4. Pasword protection for interactive publish online files.

    we want to publish interactive report with sensitive information, would be good to have this feature

    2 votes
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  5. Kurdish Language Spelling

    Hello!
    Adobe InDesign has many users writing in and experiencing the Central Kurdish language. People who use this language make up a significant portion of Iraq’s population, which is in the Kurdistan region. Unfortunately, the Kurdish language dictionary isn’t available in InDesign.
    I hope you can allow InDesign to add the Kurdish language dictionary as an option for users who are writing in this language.
    Or, if you could create a translation web page to add the Kurdish language phrase and sentence spellings in Adobe InDesign and other Adobe products, that would be most appreciated.
    Thank you.

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  6. Kurdish Language Spelling

    Hello!
    Adobe InDesign has many users writing and experiencing the Central Kurdish language which are living and a great part population of Iraq which is the Kurdistan Region, but unfortunately, the Kurdish language spelling dictionary isn't available in InDesign.
    I hope you can add an option for users writing with this language to let InDesign get their phrases and sentences to be added to the Kurdish language dictionary and be available for other users.
    Or if you create a translation web page to add the Kurdish language phrase and sentence spellings to be available in Adobe InDesign and other adobe…

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  7. Export Indesign Animations as HTML

    Currently InDesign animations are exported as SWF. Would it be possible to have the option to export animations as html.

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  8. Add "Reveal in Explorer" option in Windows version

    Why isn't this feature available on the Windows version of InDesign? It's always been there on the Mac version. When right-clicking on an open document's tab, there should be an option at the bottom that allows revealing the current document in Explorer.
    This feature is even available in Photoshop for both versions as well! It should have been added for feature parity long ago and it's a useful feature to have.

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  9. Convert paths in placed vector image to native paths

    It is now finally possible to place SVG files as well as PDF files. That is great news for the many, many people who create logos and such things in SVG.

    Everything you place, however, is still placed as completely uneditable images, which in many cases makes it somewhat useless. Especially with simple things like vector logos, it would be immensely useful to be able to convert the embedded vector paths in the placed file to native InDesign paths to adjust things like stroke colour, etc., in the actual InDesign document. Essentially, making it possible to use an SVG/PDF/EPS file…

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  10. allow passing/executing scripts to ID from the command line

    so double-clicking on a script in explorer/finder with load ID (if not open) and execute the script

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  11. Fix (shorten!) the display of keyboard shortcuts in paragraph, character, and object style panels

    In text style panels, there is a left column that shows keyboard shortcuts assigned to each style. See attached screenshot.

    This column is waaaay too wide. Keyboard shortcuts are written out as "Shift+Cmd+Num 0" when they should instead be written as "⇧⌘Num0"—using the STANDARD system notation for modifier keys.

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  12. Outline Mode, like Illustrator does!

    Hey team! How about an outline mode like illustrator? A simple command that show you everything outlined in your artwork, that would be great if you're working for pre-press. I always had the feeling that indesign should have this feature to make easier QA process!

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  15. Interactive PDF with validated (a.k.a. pre-formatted) fields

    In inDesign, the PDF dialog really needs to have all of the functionality when formatting interactive fields as Adobe Acrobat Pro does.

    I try to set up my interactive forms in inDesign for ease and efficiency of workflow, but when my manager asks me to "create them as validated fields" (i.e. the phone number is pre-formatted to be a 10 digit number input only, a SSN is also formatted to be a 9 digit number only, etc.) then I have to add another step in the process by re-doing the interactive fields in Acrobat, which is a major headache and…

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  16. Custom/favorite zoom

    Especially when working on a small laptop while traveling, I like to use a couple of zoom levels that are non-standard, and have to keep retyping the percentages in the bottom left of the screen.

    For example, I frequently want to zoom to the width of a page's text frame, not including the margins, which on my current laptop is 100%. That's easy because it corresponds with one of the present zoom levels.

    But I also frequently zoom to show a spread's text frames; I don't want to waste my precious laptop screen space on the margins away from the…

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  17. Feature gone missing, InDesign

    Shift/Command - or + NO LONGER WORKS! What happened????????? How can anyone design without this feature. 3.0hr on phone with Adobe, no solutions, sent to this screen to write out Help!

    This command did work, now it's GONE! Will need to cancel Adobe because it's useless without this command! The solution they gave me, made images squished and unusable. No designer will be able to use InDesign.

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  18. Add image name under "Place" Image thumbnail

    When working with numerous photos that are often very similar can we add a few more characters to identify the photo? This would be the first few characters of the actual image being placed. I know it states the number of the photos to insert but is there a way to capture those first few characters? This would be useful when selecting numerous photos that have specific image boxes that they need to go into.

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  19. Add the ability to add tint swatches to CC Libraries

    Please add the ability to add tint swatches to CC Libraries. This is valuable to maintain brand color consistency by multiple team members throughout various adobe applications.

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  20. arabic support

    Add support for toggling right-to-left text in all versions of InDesign.

    Do not hide/remove/restrict it for users who don't use an african/middle-eastern language version of the program. Having to install multiple InDesign-versions depending on what document you work with is stilly. Is there any reason for this at all?

    We have designers that occasionally have to set documents translated to Arabic. Right now this is near-impossible as we use an English version of InDesign.

    It appears the support is there "under the hood" and you have just hidden it in the UI, since I can get "right-to-left" paragraph settings in…

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