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  1. Auto resize table when adding/removing column

    Toggle an option so that when adding or removing a column in a table the column widths are restored to the total width. Now when adding or removing a column i have to manualy resize the columns until i can use 'Distribute Columns Evenly' and fill up the entire textbox again.

    It also would be useful to just click 'auto resize' to equaly fill up the textbox by resizing the table.

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  2. Lock Cells in Tables

    It would be nice to be able to lock a cell and prevent content from being added or edited.

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  3. Table numbering and easier cross-reference/text anchor setup in tables

    It would be nice to be able to automatically number a specific row by just pressing a button, instead of using the "End Nested Style Here" command and copying/pasting in the following rows. It would also be nice if the corresponding column would read the number and be able to set up a text anchor for a paragraph number cross-reference.

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  4. Specify subheader in addition to header, body (with alternating fills) and footer

    I would like the ability to have a sub-header style applied to a table style. I design tables with a title (or header), an area for the column topics (or sub-header), and then a body with alternating fills, and a footer without a fill. It would be great to be able to apply one table style that will incorporate all of those styles. See the included table as an example of what I am trying to do.

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  5. Table borders proxy: add "all"/"none" quick-select control; increase contrast of lines

    To speed up formatting table borders, add a control in or near the proxy control (where you click on lines to select or deselect corresponding borders of the selected table region) to enable quickly selecting all of the borders or none of the borders.

    Also, increase the contrast between the blue and gray colors used for the proxy lines as it is sometimes hard to tell the difference between them. Currently their values are almost identical (appx 60% black). Suggest lightening up the gray "unselected" color to 25-30% black.

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  6. Hyphenation

    I'm working on a huge table and as far as I can see, there's no way to select every cell and just turn off hyphenation. For some reason half the options with editing text formatting just aren't available for text in tables. You can turn off hyphenation if you go one cell at a time, but this isn't really feasible all the time.

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  7. Table appearances preview

    When changing the appearance of a table you have to highlight the table which is in Black. So when you want to preview the changes you cannot see what changes you have made.

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  8. Allow Lock on Table Rows

    Allow locking rows in tables so that we can keep the top row in place on all pages, while being able to add/remove rows without the top row moving up/down the page.

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  9. Strokes > Content

    I have to make sell sheets for work in InDesign semi-regularly, with one column being designated for product images. Having a way for strokes to be rendered over images would be great. Only way I’ve found of circumventing it has been to set the images to the Multiply style so the stroke can show through.

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  10. Alternating table headers

    Allow an an every other page option when you only need a header on the even side (left) of a table in a spread.

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  11. Allow linked excel table to thread inside text thread

    Its possible to insert linked excel table in text. But in this case table doesnt thread to the next page when it is long. From the othe side it`s possible to insert linked excel table as new story (as separate frame).In this case table threading is OK.But in this case you have to look for continuity of your document because there is no possibility to glue frames of text and tables to each other to provide continuity.

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  12. Rotated Text in tables

    I would like the ability to have rotated text in tables, like we can already do in Word.

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  13. set width of a real gap between columns in a table

    Setting a column/cell stroke to "paper" does not make a real gap between columns, when the table is on a colored background.

    Please add a "gap width between columns" to your table/cell formatting.

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  14. horizontal table flow in text boxes

    Right now, if you have a table that has more rows than the text box can handle vertically, the table will auto-flow into a new/threaded text box, or another column within the text box. It would be really helpful if tables could the same thing horizontally.

    For example, let's say you set up a table with 3 rows, first with images, a second with item numbers, and a third with descriptions. Each column for this set up is an inch wide, and you have 30 items that each need their own column, but you want it to fill an 8.5x11…

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  15. Problème de Tableau InDesign

    La hauteur maximale du tableau est limitée à 211,667 mm. Pouvez-vous enlevez la limite maximale svp ?

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  16. Merge Across

    In Excell, you can highlight several columns and there is an option to "Merge Across" where it will merge each row individually for the entire column. I'm working with a list of items that includes some html tags that InDesign treated as tabs, so it turned them into extra columns. In order to get them back to what they should be, I'm forced to merge each row individually, whereas this feature would allow me to highlight the original and extra columns and merge them all at once, keeping them in each of their rows.

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  17. Make table cells clickable instead of just the content.

    Make the table cells clickable for Interactive PDF. Currently only the content inside of a table cell is clickable so it doesn't work as a button.

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  18. paragraph alignment

    Paragraph alignment is not displaying correctly when it is used on tables created in previous files, even though you are in a new or an old document. The only way to do it is by using cell insets on the properties tab. So it makes it useless unless you create new tables with new formats. It would be great to fix this bug so the alignments are displayed in the paragraph alignment tab, and make cell insets a new tab so I can see specifically this option on the main windows.

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  19. Choosing the number separator yourself

    When you translate a pricing table the decimal comma might change to a decimal point. E.g. German to English. Even when i changed the language of the file to english, there was no way for me to change the decimal comma to a decimal point. I used a GREP search and replace for that. But as soon as the linked excel table updates, i have to remember to do the GREP search. I managed to change the decimal seperator in excel, but indesign seems to override it by using the systems language.

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  20. Cell values can be pasted without formatting

    When pasting the cells of a table into a cell field in a different format, only the values should be pasted without formatting. Just like pasting copied text without formatting.

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