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  1. Ability to move guides and objects at same time

    Need to move grids of guides / objects to different area of page, cannot move all at once to keep aligned together..

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  2. Edit Styles/Access Style Options dialog from Properties panel

    It is easy to create a new style via the Properties panel, but cumbersome to edit styles.

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  3. Remove Adjust Content from InDesign (or disable it)

    When changing margins there is a new box that says "Adjust Content". This totally screws up your files if you don't uncheck it. I cannot find a way to disable the" adjust content" permanently. It should probably be either a preference or just removed from InDesign completely as it doesn't perform any useful function.

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  4. Dual numbering system for Indesign using page numbering

    @Adobe: Current up-to-date InDesign has only one sequential page-numbering function.

    By giving it more flexibility in creating Dual numbering system would be useful, rather then manually adding in numbers.

    It will be hectic and time consuming creating design flow like example: Creating a calendar document with dual numbering or more per page.

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  5. Changes to the Interactive>Tab Order dialog

    I do many interactive forms with hundreds of fields, and use InDesign for most of its creation, as it's easier for me to create customized filed names. It's just very difficult to rearrange tab order with the inability to see more of the interactive names and needing to scroll up/down in such a small area.

    I would like to see this dialog more like many of the regular windows (layers, paragraph styles, etc.). Perhaps also a way to link right to where the field is in the document (like the links window).

    Would make this task MUCH easier.

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  6. No scroll options in Font menu

    Please, add a scroll bar and/or scroll wheel/page down/page up options and maybe start typing font name desired to functionality in the font menu in InDesign CC PC versions! Painful at best without these options.

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  7. GDPR regulations demand that data collections turned of on the Publish Online feature for my client upload to their website.

    Even though Adobe claims to be up-to-date with GDPR regulations, I need to know how to turn all data collections off in InDesigns "Publish Online" feature, for my client to actually use the asset that was created for them. With the new GDPR regulations, they can not publish anything online that collects any kind of data.

    Please explain how I do this?

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  8. Add ruler options

    Add ruler options - specifically architectural ruler settings (ie, 1" = 1', etc) Allow subdivides to show 1'-6", etc.

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  9. Table cell stroke missing (once save to IDML)

    2019 indesign bug: When I save as an IDML version for our client, the table cell has a missing 'stroke/baseline for all the pages.

    Please see comparison of 2019 and IDML version.

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  10. type measurement units

    I choose inches for my units. It used to be, that even when I did this, type units were always in points... specifically space before and space after paragraphs. Now, they display in inches. I know I can type in "p8" and it will convert... but I need to SEE it in points, rather than having to change my units every time I need to see this. I thought that previous versions also had, in preferences, units specifically for Type. I would like this feature back.

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  11. I wish to replace Minion Pro (which I never have used and never will use) with Arial

    You've made Minion Pro your default font. I want to use Arial as my default font.
    You've made 1 point your default line width. I want to use 0 point as my default line width.

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  12. Shared graphics within an object box

    Please make it possible to share a graphic in an object style. This feature was available 30 years ago in Quicksilver (Interleaf).

    For example, we create multiple manuals that are scripts for administrators. When there is a speaking part, clients want a graphic of some sort to indicate that the administrator read the text. Or there are graphics that repeat throughout the document, but at the last minute, something may change. The object style can control so much , why not the content within the object box?

    PLEASE!!!!!

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  13. DIV STYLE Panel FOR EPUB/HTML

    Using hundreds of anchored text boxes (with Object styles) within threads is time-consuming but necessary to provide <div> classes for css.
    It would be MUCH quicker if there was an InDesign Div Styles panel where I could apply a class for css to a section that needs different styling between PDF and ePub/html versions. These sections often contain 5 different Paragraph Styles so I need to add some kind of wrapper.

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  14. "Go back to a specific page"

    "Go back to a specific page" - meaning if I have text links in the file and move from page 10 to page 110, give me an easy way to return to where I came from. In this case, page 10. Like a back button navigating through webpages. This is for PUBLISH ONLINE

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  15. "Go back to a specific page"

    "Go back to a specific page" - meaning if I have text links in the file and move from page 10 to page 110, give me an easy way to return to where I came from. In this case, page 10. Like a back button navigating through webpages.

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  16. Option to not include InCopy Assignments when Packaging an InDesign file.

    When using the Package feature, we need an option to choose whether or not to include InCopy .icml assignment links. I need to send a packaged InDesgin document with links, fonts, etc. to 3rd party designers. They won't need the InCopy assignments, and I don't want missing link error messages when they open the file.

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  17. Import GIF Animations

    It could be great to animate a document for presentations.

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  18. Revert back so files can be moved or renamed while the file is open

    If you have a file open and make changes, then move the icon to another folder, or change the document name. This corrupts the file until the icon has been put back in the original place or renamed back to the original title. This causes lots of problems if you have multiple indesign files open and you are moving them around the computer as you work on different projects throughout the day. It is very easy to loose all of your work if you can’t remember the exact location of the original file or the exact name of the document…

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  19. Color/swatches Library

    In PS and AI, there're a lot of built-in color/gradient libraries, and when you want to select a color, you ca just append them or open a color library, but in indesign, there're no ways you can do so, a lot of the color selecting work is done by guessing unless you know which color you want to choose

    I hope there will be a built-in color library (if the interactive buttons can have a built-in library and why don't we add a sample color library?

    I know the "Official" way to do this is using Adove Color Theme Panel,…

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  20. Integrate InDesign ME with InDesign

    I currently require occasional use of right-to-left text and therefore require InDesign ME. A major problem with the ME version, however, is that the help page defaults to Arabic. Since I’ve chosen English يدعم العربية as my language choice, one would think an English option would also be available, but no such luck. It really isn't clear to me why the ME version needs to be a separate product rather than simply integrating the right-left features directly into the regular version

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