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  1. 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

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  2. 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.

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  3. 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.

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  4. 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.

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  5. Allow movie objects to be placed behind other layers

    I am working on a huge airport project at an architecture firm, and we want to be able to respond to requests for information with animation files, however, we cannot maintain our standard format because the movie files, when placed in an indesign file and exported to an interactive PDF, shift to the front layer and obscure all the written information we wish to include along with the file. I am considering using AfterEffects to create an entire animation with text overlayed, but the ease of use of InDesign would be sorely missed.

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  6. Correct the Distiller code which prevents pdf generation of large InDesign documents

    When using InDesign and creating a page layout larger than 200 inches wide, InDesign is unable to distill a press-quality pdf. This issue has been around it seems since 2015. The software code in InDesign's Distiller code needs to be finally fixed. The usage of large banners is growing and the inability to generate pdf the same size as an InDesign document is a defect and bug that needs to be corrected.

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  7. when creating pdf output, please make the crops .5" when bleed isn't specified, right now it saves to a weird measurement

    when bleed size isn't specified and crop marks are checked, pdf when exported adds a weird measurement to contain the crop marks. please let it be a standardized .5" -- that way when a pdf shows crops and bleed you can know that the finished size is 1 inch smaller, not have to do math with .389 or whatever. this will also help with print production as trimming in bindery is now mostly digital. the guys can punch in .5" and not have to do math or be fractionally off.

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  8. Restrict PDF-export to predefined presets

    Allow administrators to setup Indesign, restricting/forcing users to only be able to use predefined PDF-export presets, without the option to deviate from these settings

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  9. Disable PDF export override

    Administrators should be able to disable PDF-export overrides. By doing this, during the export pdf process, users should only be able to select a PDF-export preset, but not be able to change the predefined settings.

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  11. Expand exporting options to include splitting an ID file

    I would like to be able to export multiple-page InDesign files as single-page pdfs and use the section markers as the pdf file names.

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  12. Interactive PDF Formulas

    In Acrobat it is possible to set up simple math formulas such that when a user fills in a box, it auto fills some other boxes. Why can't I just do that in InDesign?

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  14. Please add a feature in InDesign - "Turn Page" swf in transition location at "Page>Attribute"

    Please add a feature in InDesign - "Turn Page" swf in transition location at "Page>Attribute"

    This is very important for customer who want to make flip book. It is because we very disappointed that your Adobe Apps no support this feature in new version , Cannot make Flipbook. I hope your Adobe apps got this feature to make flip book in future. Thanks

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  15. Adicionar Botão ou Campo para Inserir imagem em PDF interativo no Indesign

    Olá amigos da Adobe,

    Gostaria de sugerir Adicionar Botão ou Campo para Inserir imagem em PDF interativo dentro do Indesign.

    Que no PDF Interativo (finalizado) obtenha um campo para a pessoa inserir imagem e ficar armazenada dentro do pdf
    PDF Interativo no Indesign

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  16. Enable black only trim and bleed marks for digital print export.

    Enabling black only trim and bleed marks will reduce the need for third party software. Digital presses print process marks in full color on black and white pages. These have to be removed so that the client does not pay color rates for black and white pages in a book.

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  17. Save PDFs in Black and White

    Currently to get my pdfs in black and white I either have to edit each photo individually or I have to export it from indisegn, pull into photoshop, turn black and white, then bring it into illustrator to save as a pdf. This is ludicrous. There should just be an option to save a pdf of the document in black and white. This has been on the community boards for over 4 years and still isn't done.

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  18. Export PDF named from CSV file

    Hi.

    When I use variable data to create individual PDF files, I like to add a different and particular numbers for each pdf from a CSV file, and not consecutive numbers (1, 2 , 3, 4...)

    Thanks!

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  19. Allow for an export with restrictions to have multiple changes allowed

    When you export a pdf from InDesign, and you select the option to restrict editing with a password, it would be super helpful to have more than one option available under the 'changes allowed' .... for instance, if I want the pdf to be filled out AND allow for deleting of pages, I cannot do that. It would be great it you could chose as many of those options as possible upon exporting with a password.

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  20. Pdf with images folder paths links

    Sometimes we work on big catalogues with lots of images. And sometimes those images are located in various folders accross our servers and we cannot move them until the work is done.
    Lots of times my post production coworkers, to speed up the work, ask me the folder path of some images, and i need every time to open the catalogue, search the image and check the links panel to tell him the right folder path.

    I'm asking to put an option, when we create pdf's, to automatically insert the folder path over every image inside the pdf.

    I made…

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