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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. "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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  8. 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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  9. Import GIF Animations

    It could be great to animate a document for presentations.

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Diagnostic tool for Pre-flighting files/fonts

    Diagnostic tool for Pre-flighting files/fonts

    Indesign says it can't copy necessary files? But what files are those? why is there a problem? The information provided is weak, and needs to be stronger and support a better workflow. I think designs want better informational tools and pre-flighting.

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  14. Cache remote/server images on local drive for high quality display preview

    Yesterday I was working on a document from another office so the server wasn't in the building. I was working on graphics that required hi-res display so I could use them as a guide, but because they were all on the server the performance was abysmal. I realised after a while what the problem was, copied them to my local hard drive and re-linked so everything was much faster.

    InDesign should be able to do this automatically: when a large image is not on the local drive, a copy of it could live in a cache somewhere to be used…

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  15. Allow the cursor to change from black to red, or any colour in spectrum (colour blind)

    Create a colour cursor option to change colour from black to red/green/blue/etc. I find extremely difficult to follow the black cursor in InDesign as it competes with the various Application Frames./dropdown menus.

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  16. how can I import a twitter feed or even embed a tweet? I'm NOT a programmer and don't know html or any coding but I pay alot for adobe.

    how can I import a twitter feed or even embed a tweet? I'm NOT a programmer and don't know html or any coding but I pay alot for adobe.

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  17. delete to the beginning of the line and similar support for macOS

    We already see the powerful shortcut being used in indesign to fast select to the beginning/end of the line (sht-home/end), won't it be nice if InDesign add a short cut to delete to the beginning/end of the line? like sht-cmd-del or fn-sht-cmd-del?

    I been using macOS's own delete to the beginning of the line (cmd-del) for so long, and I really love this feature, it allows you to quickly cleara a line and beginning new one, and in macOS you can use opt-del to delete a word (fn-opt-del to delete forward), I just love the fact that these mac shortcut…

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  18. Hyperlinks Problems

    There used to be options to remove hyperlinks and to have the option to open hyperlinks in a new tab. After the most recent update it seems these options are now not available. Whats the deal?

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  20. Zoom to selection is not using enough screen real estate

    when using shortcut shift-cmd-= to perform a zoom to selection, the object is being centred, which is good, but the zoom view is too small given that there're just too many spaces being left around the object.

    Ideally, when zoom to selection this will snugly fit the object just into the window, which I found an interesting coincidence. Say for example, theres an object thats being set to zoom to selection, and the zoom level of it is 30.7% (and just feel how small the object would look on screen at this level), then you multiply this number by 2,…

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