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  1. Section specific controll of the "based on" featues in paragraph styles

    Add a checkbox to each menu under the paragraph style options, to let the user check if a set of options should be inherited or overwritten.

    A bit like the way we define specific live attributes when creating object styles.

    The goal is to give the user greater control and insight into what attributes are overwritten, and easily add/remove/change them.

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  2. Custom SECURITY when creating presets for exporting PDFs.

    Let us customize SECURITY when creating presents for exporting PDFs. My current workflow would be EIGHT less steps!

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  3. Double truck - object that spreads across gutter

    Ability to link object that spreads across double truck to both pages so that when document is viewed or exported as single pages, the object appears on both pages.

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  4. Viewing bleeds on two-page spread

    Would be nice if any objects that bleed off the binding edge would be cropped to the page edge when viewed as a two-page spread.

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  5. Add H1 or P option to Type> font selection filter

    In Typekit there is an option for filtering for (recommended) Header or Paragraph typeface, can we please have this option within (Id) Type- Font classification selecting filter?

    pRRRreeeeettttTTTy please

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  6. Option to paste in out of pasteboard also

    In Adobe Pagemaker, pasteboard is firm. but in Indesign, the pasteboard also moving with the page. If you want to stick the pasted item to see in all pages that helps. So please provide Option to paste in out of pasteboard also

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  7. Avoir la fonction comme dans illustrateur du 'glissé" de la couleur du cadre vers la couleur de fond. ou l'inverse.

    Avoir la fonction comme dans illustrateur du 'glissé" de la couleur du cadre vers la couleur de fond. ou l'inverse.

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  8. Remember last export format

    The recently released feature to remember export settings and have them stick with individual documents was a good concept, but it has not been fully implemented.

    As it stands, all it remembers is the 'type' of file that was exported – which in most cases is pretty pointless. I'm sure people know when they export their file whether it needs too be an EPS or a PDF.

    What I thought the feature was going to be was something that remembered the complete export settings – for example with a print PDF it could keep the info relating to compression settings,…

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  9. Appearance Panel in Properties window

    In the properties window, every-time I open the fill in the appearance panel I have to open any swatch folders, it would be good if it remembered which folders were open so I don't have to open each time. Also, would be handy to have the switch from Text to Frame as icons to the left of that panel, then it's just one selection rather than two.

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  10. Have Type Colour always available to select/change

    Please can we have the Type Colour always available to select and change, rather than being hidden secondary to the Fill Colour.

    e.g. why is the Type Colour not in the Character panel like Photoshop has.
    why is the Type Colour in the main horizontal Control Panel not NEXT to the Fill Colour? ... Why do you have to click Fill Colour then T then select the Type Colour??? ... the same for the Swatches Panel - why is the Type Colour secondary to the Fill Colour.

    The same problem also goes for Stroke colour ... why can't the Stroke…

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  11. make fonts go back to having bold and italic versions

    (rather than 'heavy' and 'regular italic' or 'oblique' etc) so that we can use shortcuts to apply them

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  12. command "delete hidden layers"

    a function/command "delete hidden layers" (all hidden layers with one click/command) should be timesaving …!

    Like in Photoshop CC "Ausgeblendete Ebenen löschen".

    Thank You.

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  13. Omit text boxes [None] check box in Preflight > Bleed/Trim Hazzard Warning

    Text boxes with [None] background like footers and page numbers are always showing up in the warning list. This would save a bunch of time checking each one or disregarding and having an error on press.

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  14. Make Color Books available under Window menu, like in Illustrator

    I can no longer view Window > Swatch Library > Color Books. This now missing function allowed me to view/choose Pantone and other color books PLUS opened a window with all the swatches at once, just like Illustrator does.
    Please reinstate this feature! of viewing the color book swatches arrayed in rows/columns in a scrolling window. See attached screenshot for how it used to look (matches how it works in Illustrator).

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  15. Select all the text box in all the file to change the idiom and can use the verify correction.

    To create a tool that is possible to select all of text box of all document to change the idiom. Now, I need to select word by word using 3-clicks in the individual text box in individual page to change the idiom.

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  17. Adjust layout won't adjust line weight/thickness

    Version: InDesign CC2019
    Steps to reproduce: using "Adjust layout"
    Expected result: a correct result!
    Actual result: adjust layout don't adjust line weight/thickness

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  18. Paste Charactes Styles like you Paste without Formatting

    What if I can paste a Character style to a selected text from another selected text. You can paste text on another styled text to inherit its style, why not the opposite too.
    In my attached example, I want "Martes" to look like "Domingo", to make it faster I think of copying Doming over "Martes", then retype Martes... too many steps.
    If I had "paste style" I would make "Martes" look like "Domingo" with a quick shortcode.
    I know, I know. There is such thing as Character Styles, but they are not always useful since sometimes I only need a…

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  19. When printing a postscript file - i.e. file - print - postscript file - filename becomes last saved - it should allow for preserve filename

    When printing a postscript file - i.e. file - print - postscript file - filename becomes last saved - it should allow for preserve filename or automatically use the document name

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  20. Need to duplicate Type's Name in the Buttons and Forms - we need to to duplicate large number of these with the same Type Name

    Often we need to to duplicate large number of Buttons and Forms and need Type Name duplicated. This is so when we generate interactive pdf file, these can be filled automatically with the same same. Please help.

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