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  1. Ogistian A

    https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2641246?sr=inbox&ru=396988

    As per above conversation, This is very helpful to control this, If shadow option available in characters styles.

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  2. Serait-il possible de faire des filets seulement sur un ou plusieurs cotés d'un bloc texte (comme sur une cellule de tableau) ?

    J'ai pouvoir appliquer à un bloc texte un filet de contour seulement sur un ou plusieurs cotés du bloc — un peu comme cela est déjà possible pour sur une cellule de tableau. Merci

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  3. Opening items such as swatches in the columns when hovering the mouse over them

    Currently I do not know of a way to enable it so that anything you hover the mouse over automatically opens without you having to click on it, i.e the swatches/ colour tabs when in a column. Please let me know if there is otherwise this would be a nice feature.

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  4. Add the ability to Find/Replace linked images across multiple documents

    The ability to Find/Replace links would be helpful, especially across multiple documents.

    For example, if I have 20 instances of a.jpg on 10 documents, I would like the ability to be able to find all instances and replace with b.jpg without have to manually go into each document and do it one by one.
    Thanks.

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  5. Flag Adobe fonts in document as "Mandatory: Use TypeKit"

    We have multiple versions of fonts available in our environment (Type1, TT, and access to TypeKit) so having the ability to indicate specific fonts as "Mandatory use from Adobe Fonts/Typekit" would be helpful. In essence, the user wouldn't have to manually activate/deactivate to achieve the correct combination of fonts.
    For example, the user may have Proxima Nova family Type 1 active, but the document correctly shows the TypeKit fonts as missing. They then activate their TT family, which also fails. They tend to not think of Typekit as it's not searchable in our font management tool.
    Using the Document Fonts…

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  6. Make Ink Manager panel resizable

    Title says it all. Sometimes we have a lot of spotcolors. I would be nice to see them all at once.

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  7. When updating the cross-references in a book, InDesign crashes if it finds an unresolved cross reference

    It would be helpful if, instead of crashing, InDesign would just let me know that there's a problem instead of crashing for no apparent reason!!!

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  8. call the dialog box of each tools with return/enter key

    In Illustrator, i can call the dialog box (tool option) of each tools with return key or enter key when I select each tool with short cut keys ,but in Indesign, I need to double click the short cut key every time to call them.
    please Please consider to add the same function in Indesign.
    thanks,

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  9. Easier moving pages from one document to another

    When moving pages to another document InDesign tends to make a new Alternative Layout for these, without asking.
    My documents have the same page size, so please just add the pages,
    or at least give the choice to append the pages or to create an Aternate Layout.
    This new feature breaks old functionality.

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  10. customize number/bullet lists without multiple style sheets

    There should be some way to customize bullet and numbering lists without making multiple style sheets and then reapplying those styles to exisiting areas where styles are already applied. This is a crazy amount of work to do something that has to be done fairly regularly.

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  11. Move objects to a different layer through F/C dialog

    Would be nice if F/C dialog allowed moving text (and so forth text frames) to a specific layer. Actually this is only feasible per script. User could deport specific text frames to a specific layer in a easy way.

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  12. Colour Themes for in-RIP separation

    Not sure whether to post this as colours, printing or CC Libraries.... Perhaps all of them...

    I print with in-RIP separations to match named colours in InDesign with the printer RIP to always receive accurate colours for comparing to customer colouring scales or calibrating new custom colours with a photo spectrometer. When creating a custom colour theme for a customer, I cannot do this because I cannot give each colour an individual name and as such I need to manually add every colour and rename them as needed.

    I want to be able to rename a theme called X with…

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  13. Options d'enchaînement dans un style de paragraphe débutant en page suivante

    Ma requête concerne les styles de paragraphes ayant l'option d'enchaînement débutant en page suivante : si l'en-tête de page comporte plusieurs paragraphes identiques successifs, je souhaiterais que l'option de saut de page ne soit active que sur le premier paragraphe.

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  14. Convert placed ai to outlines

    We get a lot of files with placed .ai art/logos with various color modes/values. It would be great if there was an option (similar to converting text to outlines but for vector art) that would make them editable (as if they'd been copy/pasting from ai, no longer linked) right within indd.

    If there is a way/script to do this already, I'd appreciate any info/links for it.

    Thanks!

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  15. In the 'EPUB export warning(s)' dialog box, make the problem description copyable

    Sometimes when exporting a book to EPUB, the 'EPUB export warning(s)' dialog pops up.

    The most obvious action for the user is to examine his documents to figure out what went wrong.

    But that dialog box is modal. The user must close it before proceeding.

    Sure, it would be nice to make that dialog box non-modal, so that the user could look at their documents while having the problem descriptions available.

    Lacking that feature, though, you could make it easy to copy the problem text to another app (such as Windows Notepad). You allow the first step: Letting the user…

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  16. "Edit all export tags" panel: Checkbox to exclude classes in html

    When editing an individual paragraph, character or object style, there is a very useful option to turn off the "include classes".

    However, in the "Edit all export tags" panel, the option to turn off the "include classes" is absent. The "Edit all export tags" panel is already quite nice, this would be a very useful addition and save time otherwise spent opening and editing styles individually.

    I am trying to move away from sending our journal articles to a vendor for conversion and towards exporting html directly from our journal articles with minimal cleanup. This would help me generate cleaner…

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  17. Ability to assign or turn off "id" values for Object styles tags

    Currently, when "include classes" is checked, the HTML export creates "id" values for Object styles tags.

    This would be more useful if there was a way to define the "id" value, but there seems to be no way to do that. I assume the "Object Export Options" under the EPUB/html tab would be the natural spot, or also in the Object Style as a global control.

    Also, an option to turn off the "id" and still export the class would be ideal.

    Attached is a screenshot of the the id values in a sample export.

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  18. Pages panel view toggles/select applied Masters

    Would be great to have the ability to select and show only specific pages with specific masters. For example, I have a doc with 50 pages, in that doc I have a few master styles applied to different pages, and would be great to view in the panel schematic just pages that have A-Master applied, or both A- and B-Master, or maybe just view all pages that have C-Master applied. Would really help speed up workflow.

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  19. Make it possible to adjust page count in the adjust layout dialog

    When using the adjust layout feature to change the size of your document and content you cannot change the page count. You have to take the extra step to go back to the Document Setup to change the page count. Really, both of the tools should just be merged together and a check box is all that is needed to turn on and off the adjust layout option.

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  20. Zwischenfarbe aus einem Verlauf Löschen/Entfernen

    Zur zeit muss man die Zwischenfarbe an den Bedienfeldrand ziehen was meiner Meinung nach null Intuitiv ist. Besser wäre es wenn die Ausgewählte Farbe mit der Entf-Taste gelöscht werden kann oder per Rechtsklick dropdown gelöscht wird.

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