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  1. command "delete hidden layers"

    a function/command "delete hidden layers" (all hidden layers with one click/command) should be timesaving …!

    Like in Photoshop CC "Ausgeblendete Ebenen löschen".

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  2. Omit text boxes [None] check box in Preflight > Bleed/Trim Hazzard Warning

    Text boxes with [None] background like footers and page numbers are always showing up in the warning list. This would save a bunch of time checking each one or disregarding and having an error on press.

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  3. Need to duplicate Type's Name in the Buttons and Forms - we need to to duplicate large number of these with the same Type Name

    Often we need to to duplicate large number of Buttons and Forms and need Type Name duplicated. This is so when we generate interactive pdf file, these can be filled automatically with the same same. Please help.

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  4. Want to check if Adobe has been 'hacked' because I've received an unusual email supposedly from an Adobe ID Product Manager

    After sitting in the phone cue for an hour because there are no appropriate option choices for 'contact Adobe about suspicious emails asking for detailed questions about my account'. I thought I'd post it here because the email claims to have links to the InDesign team. Email content raises a number of security flags which require IT in my company to check it out and as I am IT, I tried - but if you can't get through to anyone at Adobe and there's nowhere to deal with security issues in the 'contact' section of Adobe, then guess I will…

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  5. Rename Hyperlink

    Add the 'rename hyperlink' option to the 'edit hyperlink' window. I find it essential to identify hyperlinks by their names. But I often edit them. After I edit a link, and I want to rename it to better identify it, I have to open a new window just to rename it. This is quite inefficient.

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  6. Bigger Icons

    I really wish that this software was more user-friendly. The icons should be bigger and clearly labeled. Like the buttons at the self-checkout at the grocery store.

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  7. Find/change table stroke

    When using Find/Change and selecting the tab to search for object attributes it's possible to search for a specific stroke width, color etc. But it does not look for that in tables. So if you don't use table or cell formating you have to select and find those attributes by hand. Couldn't there be a tab for searching attributes in tables as well?

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  8. Search in CC Library

    Methods "All Libraries" and "Current Library" change to - checklist

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  9. Search in CC Library

    Methods "All Libraries" and "Current Library" change to - checklist

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  10. 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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  11. trial

    I have not been able to productively use the 7 day trial period due to my delayed preparations of the contents of a brochure design.
    I would like to request a brand new 7 days credit to give Indesign a shot to accomplish my task.
    Very truly yours,
    I. Tok
    Structural Engineer

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  12. Add Button Functionality for the Ability to Toggle Conditional Formating Layers

    It would be amazing to be able to toggle the layers under conditional formatting with Buttons. We have an Instructor Guide and a Participant Guide in the same document and the customer wants everything in the same document. Then the learner or teacher would be able to toggle the text with a button in an interactive PDF.

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  13. Changes to the Interactive>Tab Order dialog

    I do many interactive forms with hundreds of fields, and use InDesign for most of its creation, as it's easier for me to create customized filed names. It's just very difficult to rearrange tab order with the inability to see more of the interactive names and needing to scroll up/down in such a small area.

    I would like to see this dialog more like many of the regular windows (layers, paragraph styles, etc.). Perhaps also a way to link right to where the field is in the document (like the links window).

    Would make this task MUCH easier.

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  14. Integrate InDesign ME with InDesign

    I currently require occasional use of right-to-left text and therefore require InDesign ME. A major problem with the ME version, however, is that the help page defaults to Arabic. Since I’ve chosen English يدعم العربية as my language choice, one would think an English option would also be available, but no such luck. It really isn't clear to me why the ME version needs to be a separate product rather than simply integrating the right-left features directly into the regular version

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  15. Allow the cursor to change from black to red, or any colour in spectrum (colour blind)

    Create a colour cursor option to change colour from black to red/green/blue/etc. I find extremely difficult to follow the black cursor in InDesign as it competes with the various Application Frames./dropdown menus.

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  16. Hyperlinks Problems

    There used to be options to remove hyperlinks and to have the option to open hyperlinks in a new tab. After the most recent update it seems these options are now not available. Whats the deal?

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  18. flickering

    InDesign flickers white and all artwork/text disappears. I have to reposition my window to make it reappear. It keeps happening every few minutes. I have completely removed all Adobe CC products and reinstalled, as well as deleted my preferences and work spaces. Please help.

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  19. Automatic drilling-down in index preview when new entry is added

    When I use the key combination Ctrl-Alt-Shift-[ to add a new index entry, I can't immediately tell if it worked. I have to scroll to the right spot in the index preview and drill down through the alphabet and layers of headings and subheadings to find the new entry and see that it looks as expected.

    This really slows me down. I find myself doing this over and over again. And I have to do, it, because if for some reason the key combo didn't work (say, because one of the keys wasn't depressed enough) and I didn't notice, it…

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  20. Protect INDD and Unprotect INDD Extensions not Working

    Can no longer open my files that have this extension. Please fix ASAP!

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