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  1. Change Jpeg export default to 300 dpi (Or whatever your preference)

    When InDesign restarts it defaults the export setting for jpgs to 72 dpi (ppi). I use a script that exports for me and needs to export at 300 dpi. With the default it will revert to 72 dpi every time I restart InDesign and I have to manually reset it to 300 dpi. There needs to be a preference or setting that makes it so I can keep my preferred setting of 300 dpi after a restart without having to manually reset it in the dialog box every time.

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    • Migrate, Export or Sync all Preferences and Settings

      I find it absolutely UNACCEPTABLE that Adobe has yet to create an easy, reliable and fast way to export/import ALL InDesign preferences and/or settings to another computer.

      Really can't believe that I have to follow a guide and do it manual. Still can't understand why you have this great products and a lack of intelligence to provide easy support, easy backup, easy sync, easy FAQs and all that. You're a mess, Adobe.

      2 votes
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      • Make Preflight more intelligent/efficient about refreshing itself

        It seems like whenever one single linked file is edited, preflight starts its entire 'checking' process over from scratch every time. This is extremely slow and inefficient.

        Say I have a document containing 200 linked psd files. I edit one of those in photoshop and then update the link in indesign. Preflight then proceeds to check/process all 200 links over again. Can it be made more intelligent so that it only re-checks what has actually changed?

        3 votes
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        • Document Time Tracker

          This would be a feature to see the dates / time spent on a document. It could be accessed in the documents info panel (attached). This feature would be useful for client invoicing and project managing especially in advertising where time is money.

          5 votes
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          • ID - Option to disable keyboard command "Select master page item from document page"

            Hey there,

            i want to disable the keyboard command "Select master page item from document page"

            Mac: Selection or Direct Selection Tool -> Command + Shift + Click

            To prevent any print resulting sources of error.

            Kind regards and big thanks!

            3 votes
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            • Remove Adobe Stock ads

              There is an ad for Adobe Stock at the bottom of the open/new document window. Since we have a paid subscription , I don't want to see any ads. If not, I'll move us to another product. The constant appearance makes it seem as though Adobe is only concerned about increasing revenue and not about helping users or aiding in their experience. This area could be used for InDesign tips and tricks.

              By the way, I was told this was a feature, but it's a paid feature that I don't want or need to see, since we'll never use this…

              2 votes
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              • Thank You.

                Here’s something you might not hear often. Thank you. This new uservoice setup for logging bugs and suggestions is awesome. So many great constructive ideas on here and you do a good job implementing the popular ones. Unlike other apps that seem totally oblivious to user feedback (looking at you, Acrobat!), indesign has been getting genuinely better with every recent update. It’s exciting to see new user-recommended features put in place. Please continue listening to popular feedback requests and avoid changing things just for the sake of change (looking at you again, Acrobat).

                PS Can you go over to whatever…

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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.

                  17 votes
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                  • Data merge should include a "Next Record" feature

                    Data merge should include a "Next Record" feature, like Word has. I want to merge data into InDesign, but I don't want to duplicate text boxes or pages. I just want to put the placeholders wherever they need to go (like in a table) and merge the data without having a text box for every record.

                    2 votes
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                    • Add more bar code formats

                      InDesign only creates QR codes. Please add other formats such as UPC, GS1, 2D, etc.

                      5 votes
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                      • Align to Guide like Adobe Illustrator

                        Add the feature...like we can align to guides in the illustrator, but same can't be achieved in Indesign

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                        • supprimer les problèmes de balisage xml dans un documents contenant des notes de fin

                          supprimer les problèmes de balisage xml dans un documents contenant des notes de fin. les notes de bas de page ne peuvent être balisées, mais les notes de fin empêchent carrément le balisage…
                          pouvoir convertir les notes de fin en notes de bas de page et inversement

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                          • Change "w" as a quick key between normal and preview mode!!!

                            This letter changes between normal and preview mode hiding bleed and pasteboard. It also if you mistakenly are in a text box removes entire editorial sections causing thousand in reprint costs. Everyone I know has had this disaster happen to them and all complain about this. Please change the default to a combination of keys to prevent these problems. We will have to get used to it but everyone will thank you.

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                            • subscription

                              I canceled my subscription to Indesign because I just used it 3 ou 4 times a year and 300 Euros by year it is quite expensive. I try to have acces to my files and I can not open it. I suggest that, in case as like me you spent more than 1000 euros to adobe, you can still have acces at Indesign file and use the version of Indesign you had when you stop your subscription. I really have the feeling to be stollen by adobe.

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                                • Isolation mode for InDesign

                                  Create an "Isolation mode" for a group InDesign, working like in Illustrator.

                                  Once in isolation mode, only the items in the group are editable. You can select easily multiple items in the Group without touching other items.

                                  4 votes
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                                  • Picture frame and actual picture selecting

                                    Sometimes, I just wanna click on the whole frame+picture and move it up/left/down but it selects the picture INSIDE and therefore moves out of the blue frame. Sometimes I need to move the picture inside of the frame and it selects the blue frame instead. And it keeps happening on random like no care for double click, one click or 1000000000milions click. Just add some idk, alt, shift, control, ctrl+alt+shift combination or whatever feature for it to be selecting either the frame or the picture. SEPARATELY! I am seriously tired of this because it does trigger at random and its…

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                                    • List of fonts. Option to reinitialize alphabetical order

                                      List of fonts. Please add option to reinitialize the list of fonts. Before beginning a new project, I do not want to have the ones that I used before ahead of the list. I would like to replace these in their alphabetical order.

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                                      • Need the ability to assign fonts to Interactive Text Boxes

                                        Please, please, PLEASE update the Interactive Buttons and Forms functionality to include the ability to assign fonts to the Interactive Text Boxes.

                                        Currently, I have to hope that the design I have made is 100% final approved before I can create the final Interactive PDF and spend additional time fine-tuning the fonts and paragraph alignment. If there are any changes after that, I have to go through the entire process again, losing valuable hours, depending on the length of the document. The ability to change only the font size is useless.

                                        But if the functionality was included in the InDesign…

                                        8 votes
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                                        • Ability to open Quark Express 4.0 files

                                          Old versions could open Quark files .. new one does not seem to have that function.

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