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  2. Search and replace fonts and colors on a part of your document or selected text

    Replacing fonts or colors on specific pages of or selected text would come in handy and save me lots of time.

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  3. Would like to be able to ignore specific flags in Preflight

    When preflighting a file, I would like to be able to choose to ignore specific flags that are brought up, that do not actually pose a threat to processing, while keeping in place the original settings that caused the flag to begin with (as in most cases it is an issue that needs to be fixed).

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  4. Indesign Crashing when 'Quick Apply' is used.

    Quick Apply crashes Indesign 2019, with every new release, we have had historically had similar issues, until a plugin to prevent such crash was copied over (via script, sent by you guys (Adobe)). Kindly address this now and in future releases.

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  5. Preview Data Merge Causes Crash

    InDesign crashes EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. I try to created a data merged document and try to preview the merged content. This needs to be fixed. Data merge is one of the most important uses for InDesign for me and my work. Please help!

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  6. Stop resetting my preferences with updates

    I have it just the way I like it and do not want to change it to whatever idea you've come up with each new time. Please just leave it as is, it is a massive waste of my time setting it back up how I need it in order to work.

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  7. Same functionality for artboard import that Object Layer Styles has.

    I use the Object Layer Styles feature (importing PSD and Ai files) very frequently, and it has saved so much time of not having to reimport a file over and over just to turn a different layer on.. However, if I want to show different artboards instead of different layers from a file, I have to reimport the file.

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  8. Control bar font menu extension

    re: the control bar font menu, v14
    This dropdown has been improved with more features, but also has lost something valuable: it now only lists about 10 fonts at a time--to see more you have to scroll. It used to drop down the length of the InDesign window, so that you could see dozens of fonts at a time. Please allow users the ability to extend the dropdown to any length they wish.

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Being able to Copy Past saved photos from Microsoft "Photo Gallery" and "Pictures" and "Photos"to 'Bridge'

    This would make Adobe software less of a pain in the .......brain
    Also if it can be done at present having a clear access Help Title like "Copy and Pastings from Microsoft To Bridge" would be helpFULL

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  17. indesign crashes when using Mathmagic pro Pulgin

    indesign crashes when using Mathmagic pro Pulgin when using keyboard but works better when using mouse for selection.

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  18. Rererence to Excel worksheet/'named' ranges appearing in links palette

    Is it possible to display source file information (Worksheet name + named range) for dynamically linked Excel files?
    I have hundreds of InDesign files linked to an Excel file and would like to see a quick reference list of links, rather than just the overall Excel filename as listed in the 'Links' palette?

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  19. Bug on Windows PC: Hot keys / shortcuts inactive til document is saved

    Every time I open InDesign for the first time, it won't let me use hot keys / shortcuts until I've saved the document at least once. This issue isn't present on Mac.

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  20. Improve compatibility with input methods that use Apple's standard approach (InputMethodKit)

    There are four problems we have identified in InDesign that negatively affect its compatibility with input methods that follow Apple's standard approach using InputMethodKit. These compatibility problems are described in detail here: https://github.com/keymanapp/keyman/issues/782.

    This is of particular concern to SIL because we have developed [Keyman](keyman.com), a very popular and widely used input method that supports custom keyboards in hundreds of languages, including many major languages whose complex scripts are best served by the powerful options in Keyman as well as minority languages whose only viable option for text input might be Keyman.

    We have prepared a small sample app…

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