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  1. Stronger analytics on Publish Online docs

    Hi there Adobe, it'd be great if you could beef up the analytics for Publish Online, such that I can understand where my readers are clicking (jumping between pages), how long they're spending on each page and if they are clicking links out to other sites/documents that are linked in the doc. I'd like to understand which parts of the (quite large) docs I publish are most valuable to my readers. Thanks!

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    • Make links shortened or create your own

      The links are too long, difficult and don't look professional for wide sharing. It would be great to be able to customise your own link.

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      • Publish Online

        Option for making navigation button NOT ANIMATED, maybe even larger. I recently had a huge project rejected because client did not know how to navigate and assumed others would have the same problem. (URL to project was embedded in button in email campaign--works great!)

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        • Sharable Publish Online Dashboard

          I would like multiple users to be able to update on a single dashboard. We like the idea of being able to update an existing link instead of replacing it which can be a lot more work. Currently, if we link a published file to our website and only one person can update it that's a problem, for obvious reasons. The single file might be linked in multiple places and turn into a tedious workload.

          I'm wishing for an upgrade for InDesign to do this and make this tool even more powerful, it will be awesome!!

          Art

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          • A Home Page for Publish Online Documents

            Allow us to assign uploaded documents to a home page that would display several at once. And allow us to give it a human-readable address. That'd make linking to these documents easier.

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            • Transparency is too fragile in Publish Online

              I created some text overlays (saying "PROOF") as objects with no background fill, then set the objects to 30% transparency.

              On publishing online, InDesign fills them with white, and some of the time also fails to produce the text.

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              • Team memberships: Have a central place for all publications to be published online accessible for all to edit/get stats.

                Team memberships: Have a central place for all publications to be published online accessible for all members to edit/get stats. When members leave an organisation and you delete their membership, you can't go back and access the publications they published online.

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                  • Publish online Magazine

                    Publish online needs to be able to tell the difference between spreads and single pages. I publish a magazine using publish online and with the page numbers at the bottom, it looks like it is half as thick as it is. or have an option to take the page numbers off since they are in the magazine and I don't need them on the web page.

                    It would also be cool if when animating the magazine in InDesign there was a page flip, though I do like the way I do it now because it's different, it would be cool…

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                    • 9 votes
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                      • InDesign Publish Online Available Offline

                        Would it be possible to create a PublishOnline PDF that supported all the features and functionality of a PublishOnline document but without browser restrictions.

                        Currently we love the PublishOnline and use it for professional client work but it is limited due to cross browser compatibility issues and limitations.

                        https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2457785

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                        • Page animation need it like Issuu.com

                          Page animation need it like Issuu.com, will be better experience feel like reading magazine. And need better - detail analytics.

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                          • Show description text when choosing existing document to update.

                            The Publish Online feature has been really useful for my company--we create brochures for specific clients or potential clients, and provide them access to the electronic version of the brochure.

                            Most of our brochures are based on a single template, but are altered slightly to meet the needs of the specific client. We always enter a fairly generic document title in the Document Settings fields of the Publish Your Document Online window, because that title is shown at the bottom of the page when the document is accessed by the end user.

                            We then use the "Description" window to capture…

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                            • Make the document in online publishing searchable.

                              Make the document in online publishing searchable by using Control F

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                              • Ideas to improve PublishOnline document navigation

                                I often get reports back from clients and users that 'there is only one page in that online link you sent'. I figure if I get a report back like this, there must be a fair few more who experience this but don't report back...

                                Viewing a PDF document online via a UI like this is not a common experience for many user types. To improve their experience I propose:

                                – An option to always show the page thumbnail selector.
                                – Larger, more prominent page left and right arrows.
                                – Option to advance through pages on scroll down (or view…

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                                • Publish Online should include a print option + spreads with Two-Up Continuous (Cover Page)

                                  Published Online files should include a print option that sizes a page to a printable option. Currently if I upload our publication (a coupon book) to Publish Online and we try to print the page shown on the screen it crops most of the page regardless of the browser used. You can shrink your window and sort of get the desired result, but we don't think most of our readers will know how to do this. Also it would be nice to be able to select a page range of what to print. I know you can include a pdf…

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                                  • Publish online error 38

                                    I just can't publish online anymore. My login is ok, but InDesign keeps me reporting an error number 38.

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                                    • To Adobe First thank you for all the excellent programs. The latest feature that has excited me is "Publish Online" in In Design. Here, eve

                                      To Adobe

                                      First thank you for all the excellent programs. The latest feature that has excited me is "Publish Online" in In Design. Here, everyone - especially Apple's unreasonable blockages - is removed.
                                      Especially the blocking of iFrame that is the prerequisite for opening youtube.

                                      However, a very crucial feature is missing in InDesign / Publish Online. You can not use a membership function (as far as I know), such as Paid Memberships Pro in WordPress, and it is crucial that, for example, as a producer of educational materials, I can get a necessary earnings.
                                      Vh

                                      Claus Bangsholm

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                                      • Download interactive PDF from Publish Online

                                        I have posted an INTERACTIVE document on Publish Online, but when it is downloaded, all the interactivity is stripped out. What is the point of posting an interactive document if you can't download it as an interactive document! I have had to create a workaround to include a button IN the document that leads to an interactive PDF that I had to post separately on Google Drive to allow people to download the working PDF.

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                                        • Publish Online for INDB (book) file

                                          Please extend Publish Online to Books. I use recurring elements as chapters in presentations and would like to publish online instead of exporting and transmitting PDF files.

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