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  1. Copy Artboard Size across CC apps

    I do this a lot: I have a diecut in Illustrator and need to create the layout in InDesign. I have a little OCD (like most DTP/Artworkers :)) ) so I create the diecut in Illustrator and then fit the artboard size to the whole art. When I start creating the layout in InDesign, I create the document using the same page size as the Illustrator file. And I do this several times a day. :)

    It would be great to have an option/button in Artboard Tool (Illustrator) / Page Tool (InDesign) to copy the size and be able to…

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    • Apply Multiple Master Pages per Page (Akin to Layers)

      Ideally, InDesign would treat master pages like layers. In this manner, a variable number of master pages could be applied to any page, allowing for more efficient and quicker customization of page layout. For example, a user might set up the following master pages:

      A-Body (1 Col.)
      B-Body (2 Col.)
      C-Body (Fig. or Table)
      D-Header (Full)
      E-Header (Partial)
      F-Footer (Full)
      G-Footer (Partial)

      In this example, the many possible combinations, such as AD, AF, ADF, AE, AG, AEG, BD, etc. (based on layout needs) wouldn't need to be created. More importantly, as in styles based on parent styles, changes would effectively…

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      • Allow the dynamic note function to be turned off so notes can be copied and pasted into separate documents

        For all those of us who work on illustrated books with end matter, the fact that we cannot turn off the new dynamic note function is a serious problem. It means we can no longer copy notes out of a document and place them at the back of the book in a separate notes section without losing all of the note numbering.

        The ability to add and remove notes without having to renumber by hand is great, but please give us the option to turn that off. For exhibition catalogues and academic art books, for example, all the notes have…

        4 votes
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        • BUG: Option-Drag does not work between spreads

          It is possible to copy objects using Alt+Drag command. It works if you work on a single page or single spread.
          Unfortunately it is not possible to Alt+Drag objects from one spread to another spread. This bug was introduced many years ago and it is still present in Adobe InDesign CC.
          Please make the Option-Drag of object consistent and let users copy objects from one spread to another one.

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          • updates only on modified pages of publications indesign

            When I place one multi-page publication of an indentation in another (for example, I put pages of other publications in a catalog), it would be convenient if, on some pages, the pages where the changes were updated were updated, and not the entire document as it is now.

            Sorry for my english - google translator
            ))))

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            • Better Master Pages Concept

              if a page is based on a mater page it seems likely that users will want to selectively turn on or off the visibility on a page to page basis.

              currently in 13.1 x64 Indesign lets you choose none as an option on a page level of granularity

              it would be better if the master page elements had their own layer in the page layers panel and each sub element that is on the master page had an eyeball icon to selectively turn on and off the visibility at the page being viewed.

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              • When there is a color profile mismatch, allow me to save my color setting from the drop down menu.

                When there is a color profile mismatch on opening a document in InDesign, allow me to save the document to my color setting from the drop down menu that appears prior to opening the page(s). I can only do it now by opening with the existing profile and then assigning it my color profile under - Edit - Assign Profile.

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                • Spread Hide Option

                  Include spread hide option

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                  • 数字を使うショートカットキーについて

                    Illustrator同様、テンキーでの操作も可能にして欲しいです。

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                    • Paste in place on multiple pages

                      It would be good to be able to paste in place on multiple pages.

                      3 votes
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                      • one document multiple user

                        Allow different users to access the same document files simultaneously to edit. Like in CAD programms were you can lock layers or pages so you can have one project sharing file within your working group.

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                        • Please add the possibility to create the page height below 73px.

                          Especially for the design of web banners sometimes a smaller page height is important.
                          Despite frame distances of 0px and web setting an error message appears with a page height of 72px or lower.

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                          • Research on THE LINKS panel

                            Hi, I would like a possibility to research in The Links listing panel ! Thks

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                            • Multiple Document Measurements when Creating

                              @InDesign Can I please get an option to add more columns because I would like to see in picas, pixels, and inches - all at once https://t.co/4KPzedBqS4

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                              • 4 votes
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                                • An easy way to design a flowing

                                  An easy way to create a cover that wraps and flows around a magazine, without having to mess with page location or having to create the cover on a spread in a another document

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                                  • GREP Customizing Live preflight Profile

                                    Live Preflight is great tool of identifying and helping to prevent potential production problems, but it would be really handy if there was a possibility to create a custom GREP live preflight profile (like find/change Grep); es: check Title Case (all words are capitalized).

                                    Thanks

                                    3 votes
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                                    • It would be great to have a dashboard feature within InDesign so you view all open/tabbed documents all at once in one window,

                                      It would be great to have a dashboard feature within InDesign so you view all open/tabbed documents all at once in one window. Ideal when you are resizing a lot of web or print ads.
                                      You could activate by hitting F5 function key.

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                                      • The KEYBOARD INCREMENTS part of Units and Increments preferences should application level not document level.

                                        I have to go into this panel multiple times a day to change this from 2 to 1.
                                        It should be application level, because it all relates to how much I expect text to move when using keyboard shortcuts. Or at least let me toggle it or override.
                                        I think this is like if my custom keyboard shortcuts were document level and I had to set them back up every time I got a file made by someone else.

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                                        • Cross-reference window really too small

                                          I have to cross-reference dozens and dozens (not to say hundreds and hundreds) of items according to their item number. Of course, they all have a paragraph style and can be found, but not easily: the dialog box for the cross-reference is way too small, displaying only 6 items at the time and we need to scroll and scroll and scroll. On top of that, the items do not appear in alphabetical (or in this case by increasing number) but just randomly. Hair loss guaranted and nerve breaking after an hour of work on the menu too. Would it be…

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