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  1. Add page border / outline when exporting to PDF

    Please add a checkbox in the export to PDF- or print options to automatically add a frame / border / outline to the pages.

    5 votes
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  2. Add a discription in the PDF filename with PDF presets

    Add a discription in the PDF filename with PDF presets.

    For example when you have a PDF-preset named HIGH RESOLUTION FOR PRINT you can add PRINT at the end of the filename (filename_PRINT.pdf)

    So in the future when you save a PDF file with that PDF preset, the word _PRINT will always be added to the filename. Off cours people can turn this off but it would be a nice feature :)

    7 votes
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  3. export pdf

    In my previous version of InDesign CS5.5. I could immediately type a number in and it would replace the page range. Now i have to tab to that section or manually select the range with my mouse. It doesn't sound like a lot but it greatly slows down my workflow...
    Should be an easy fix!

    4 votes
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  4. Determine which image(s) are causing a problem with a pdf export.

    It would be great if a future version of Indesign was able to determine which image file(s) could be causing a problem when trying to make a pdf, and error messages appear or it is not even possible to make the pdf. It takes a long time to find the image that is causing the problem when we have very large, multi-page documents. Thanks

    2 votes
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  5. Can there be an export option that exports all layers into there own pdf all at once and not have to export each layer one at a time?

    Can there be an export option that exports all layers into there own pdf all at once and not have to export each layer one at a time? Example: I have 20 layers in a document and need to export each on as a pdf. I would like to do that with one export option and each layer retain its name in the pdfs.

    1 vote
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  6. Bug when embedding pdf objects in Indesign Layout.

    A PDf with text is embedded in Indesign. When exporting the Indesign document, certain fonts that were correctly displayed in the PDF are torn. In the appendix an example with incorrect display.

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  7. Bug when embedding pdf objects in Indesign Layout.

    A PDf with text is embedded in Indesign. When exporting the Indesign document, certain fonts that were correctly displayed in the PDF are torn. In the appendix an example with incorrect display.

    1 vote
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  8. Export to PDF Failure

    I am running a Mac Pro 2013 on Mojave with the latest Creative Suite Download of InDesign (14 - see screenshot). Every time I try to export to PDF, or Package I get an error message saying PDF failure (see screenshot). The only work around I've found is to Export to JPEG and then open Acrobat and combine files into a PDF, which is not ideal for large reports.

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  9. Allow export to BOTH pages AND spreads in the SAME export window.

    Allow export to BOTH pages AND spreads in the SAME export window.

    6 votes
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  10. Packaged PDFs

    Please make the default for packaging PDFs include a .125 bleed, not 0 bleed. As a printer, or best workflow is pdf, but 99% of files received from clients contain no bleed when they are packaged. Also, I have not found a way myself to change the bleed amount for a packaged pdf. Please make this easier to edit as well.
    Thanks

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  11. In Indesign interactive PDF buttons set link destination options for opening the url

    In Indesign interactive PDF buttons set link destination options for opening the url

    like blank page, self etc...just like in html is possible.

    So when you view a interactive PDF online and you click on a link the destination opens in a new window or tab, just like you selected in Indesign. And not only in the window you are viewing.

    2 votes
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  12. measurements to page and or items

    we would like to have dynamic measurements that show in the Slug the sizes of the total page. and also that it shows the measurements from the fold line to fold line.

    This is good for all of us who make package designs in Indesign. or giving an exact position of items from each other.

    1 vote
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  13. Creating a PDF with its actual file name

    When creating a PDF can the name of the file be exactly as the document working on, not adopting an old file name you've create the file from?

    8 votes
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  14. Automatically create page hyperlinks from page. numbers entered to the page in the document

    Have an option so that when typing an index and I type in a page number on the index page the program automatically creates a hyperlink to that page - it would save me hours every year. Even if you had to create a column within a table or something to do this.....

    Of use the chapter heading at the top of the page to automatically create an index

    3 votes
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  15. PDF Exporting

    Ability to allow multiple page documents to be exported individually.

    1 vote
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  16. Allow the initial view of PDFs Created in InDesign to be set in InDesign

    Have settings within the PDF export window that allow to to set the initial view when opening the PDF, i.e two page continuous, or two up with cover page) without having to open the PDF in Acrobat and select this feature every time you create a new PDF.

    4 votes
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  17. Movies in interactive PDF

    MP4 files that work everywhere in interactive PDFs would be so big. You’d own the world, dude.

    This has to be on top of a list somewhere, it ain’t rocket science to understand how important this is. Buy someone or something, just get it done.

    3 votes
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  18. Ability to scroll pages even in the export pdf menu.

    In previous versions was possible to scroll in pages tab even when the PDF export dialog window was open, that was great to scroll in content and select all pages I needed to preview printed.

    Not sure, if it wasn't just bug before but I am missing it now.

    2 votes
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  19. Print Booklet - Export Issues

    Print Booklet - Export Issues.
    Before the update back in January roughly the Print Booklet export was quick and very responsive.

    For some reason now the booklet export does takes over 3-5 minutes for even a small file which is only 4mb. Previously this would have taken seconds now it is taking long periods of time and also blocking my whole system up which will not allow me to use other programs etc.... This has only happened since the update from 2017 to 2018 Indesign CC.

    Has anyone else had this issue and has anyone got a fix for it.

    3 votes
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  20. Name PDF with the template name !

    I can export PDF by template ... but not include the name of this template in my PDF's name !! Why not ?!

    This evolution = better productivity ^^

    2 votes
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