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  1. EXPORT JPG NAMED BY PAGE SIZE

    Dear Adobe,
    it would be very usefull if we could export jpgs from indd. file (contains different page sizes, 1200x628, 760x600, etc..) named by different page sizes like you did with export PDF files.
    Thank you

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    • select similar

      It would be helpful to have a select similar feature for lines and other drawn objects like in illustrator because sometimes I need to change a bunch of things to a different line weight and currently must manually find and change them. I always miss it when I'm working in Indesign instead of Illustrator.

      27 votes
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      • Shared files in Dropbox should alert other file users if the file is open

        My team is trying to collaborate cross-country on a set of InDesign files using Dropbox.

        This is difficult because the InDesign files don't notify users when someone is in the same file when it's stored in Dropbox. This makes our team more likely to have divergent copies, and it makes it harder for us to collaborate.

        Word files in Dropbox do let you know when someone else is in the file. It would be a major improvement if the InDesign files would also alert users when someone else is in the file when its stored in Dropbox.

        Alternatively, if Adobe…

        9 votes
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        • Cpu usage

          When i work with a long document, every change i make take a very long time, because InDesign use only one!!! core, when i have 8! Can you improve it?

          4 votes
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          • Select objects with similar stroke and/or fill color

            Please add feature to select objects with similar stroke and/or fill color.

            This has already been in Illustrator for quite awhile (to my knowledge). This would be good feature to have in InDesign also.

            Thanks!

            4 votes
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            • Live link Microsoft word documents when placed in InDesign

              When working with lots of teams and writers in our organisation. the constant issue we run into is only a select group of people have InDesign and the experience to operate the files. If there was a way when placing word documents were linked into InDesign, this would allow for a much more fluid workflow when there are a lot of edits.

              I am sure there are many limitations to this, but finding some sort of solution could make a big difference to creating quality documents that will allow non indesign users access. InCopy is not a viable option in…

              4 votes
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              • Import .pages .docs like you can do with .word docs

                Import .pages .docs like you can do with .word docs

                3 votes
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                • Speed up for Windows 10

                  InDesign is very slow to start on a new Windows 10 machine with 16GB RAM and a 1TB hard drive. It takes over 2 minutes from the time I click the icon until it's usable.

                  5 votes
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                  • let users change app language dynamically, without re-installing the app.

                    Users can't but reinstall apps in order to change language(e.g. Korean -> English).
                    I want it to be more simple.
                    Mandatory reinstallation just for changing language is overkill.

                    5 votes
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                    • Updates to Import PDF Comments feature

                      1. Need to be able to (Command + C) text in comments to copy. The copy button is laggy as hell and a time suck.

                      2. Need to be able to change a comment from delete to replace or vice versa.

                      3. Need to be able to edit comments in order to fix user error. For example. misspelling or extra text (delete comma) etc.

                      4. Need to sort and filter resolved and accepted comments.

                      4 votes
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                      • I want to delete/remove/manage Recent files from the Start panel.

                        I archive completed projects, but still have to wade through the empty icons in the Recent files list. It would be nice to right-click > Remove the icons. It must be a simple JDI thing! :)

                        2 votes
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                        • 21 votes
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                          • I have problems copying illustrations from illustrator into documents InDesign.

                            I have problems copying illustrations from illustrator into documents InDesign.

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                            • PDF - importing Enhancement in Draging

                              Please try to include Import Options dialogue while dragging a PDF file to Document rather than Menu option and Place. Since we using multi-screens and Mac OS, it will be a very useful option.

                              2 votes
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                              • Add a built in HTML5 Page Curl Effect please

                                At the moment Indesign still only offers the SWF option to create a page curl effect and with Flash player soon to be no longer supported, and currently it only works intermittently now, it would be very useful to have a built in html5 version. At the moment the only option is to purchase an expensive plugin from In5 to do something I think Indesign should have?

                                2 votes
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                                • Control over sorting order of Library assets

                                  It would be very helpful to have control over arranging the order of assets in InDesign library. It would also be great to create folders within the library to group assets.

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                                  • Keep an object in place when aligning with another object

                                    In Illustrator if you have two objects selected, and then alt-click one, the object that was alt-clicked will stay in place when you align them together. Having this feature in InDesign would be helpful

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                                    • bleed check

                                      Missing bleed" check? Kind of like missing font or missing link, with the "Go To" function so we can easily find missing bleeds through hefty documents?

                                      2 votes
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                                      • change idml file icons

                                        In (I believe the 2017) iD update, the file icon used for idml versions of a document became very similar in color and form to the one used for indd files. It causes a lot of confusion during workflow (people editing or supplying idml files instead of indd files). Any chance we can go back to the more obviously bland file icon for idml -- or redesign the existing one so it is easier to spot the difference at a glance? - Thanks!

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                                        • file version-control

                                          At the moment I control versions of a project with different files:
                                          project-xy-01.indd
                                          project-xy-02.indd
                                          project-xy-03.indd
                                          project-xy-04.indd
                                          ....

                                          It would be helpful for my narrow disk-space to have the versions in one file! If I need to go back to a former version of the project it would be nice to have a panel where I have a visual overview of the former versions (I generated) which I can label and select.

                                          3 votes
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