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  1. Support for .oam files in interactive pdf‘s

    Wouldn’t it be great if you could publish an interactive Pdf and have the ability to see some basic animation to help tell your desired story? I’m not talking about an ePub here, or an outdated flash file. I’m suggesting that a widely accepted format across multiple platforms, the Pdf, should have the capability to play an lightweight animation / .oam / .gif rather than only be able to have a huge .mp4, with massive compression!

    Surely by now we could have some nice .svg animation. Is html5 able to be implemented into in design? There must be a relatively…

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  2. Tools handling

    Instead of corner nodes which are used to resize the box, provide the easy option to user where ever they want hold the box edges to resize, it could be better to work with ID..

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  4. Support for Microsoft SCUP

    We have invested very large in SCCM infrastructure to support Global distribution of client applications. To speed up distribution of Adobe product versions we have analyzed Adobe Update Server solution.
    Based on our global environment that would require an enormous investment create a Adobe Update Server at every site location.

    We would like Adobe to add support for Microsoft SCUM, that would speed up product distribution without very large investment.

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  5. Smart button interfacing

    I had an idea which could be applied to all of the applications. Essentially the idea is for a 'smart' button.
    Often when I'm diving in and out of the interface I miss clicking on a button, sometimes repeatedly. What if the button had a 'snap to' effect, this could be set with a variable through preferences. It could be set to 1 pixel or 100.
    This could be toggled on and off utilising a short cut. So you could activate it for different methodologies. It could also be disabled completely.

    It would allow for faster and smoother interfacing. However…

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  6. Feature Request (or bug report) in InDesign directly

    When working, I get many ideas who to improve InDesign or what's missing or getting wrong in InDesign. And then I'd like to have a fast feature request form directly out of InDesign. But instead of this I getting forwarded to this forum and that's really to much time to search and the do a new topic.

    I'd like to have a real Adobe support-team! To interchange in an easy way (please no more these horrible mails: "I need more infos to the feature request" After drafting my wishes in the way the support will have, half an hour is…

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  7. Bug: XML w/Images Export (filename)

    Just discovered during XML w/images export that ID is converting images w/spaces in filenames to underscores (causing mismatches, XML itself is correct) — is this a bug? Using ID 13.0.1

    Btw - I know this is a feature request post, but I can't find an easy way to submit bugs!

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  9. Could copy operations in InDesign use APFS Cloning to save space?

    Whenever there's an option that copies files in InDesign, would it be possible to it to use the APFS method for copying where the files are cloned? Like when using "Copy Link(s) To..." or possibly when packaging documents as well. This would help with hard drive space and clutter when working with files on an APFS formatted hard drive.

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  10. Make tutorials easier for newbies to understand

    Include pictures of where these tools or paths are located. Maybe a convertable word search that offers suggestions of the proper terminology to give the user more ideas on how to search for what s/he is looking for. Insert non-tech terms/definitions using common words and not only geek-speak.

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  11. Change billing from month to month to one time purchase, buy updates.

    I was able to purchase the whole suite in 2004. Now I only need InDesign, and your monthly popup is a pain. Just let me buy the program and sell me updates as they come out. Your popup is inaccurate, claiming I have not purchased the program and would I like to continue with a trial version. I don't want to be bugged by this every month. Just sell me the program.

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  12. Maintain Stable Versions

    Maintain a specific version until a client understands and accepts the update. Surprise changes wastes time and adds frustration. All of a sudden things like Shading pops up in my text and I do not know where it came from and there is nothing in the help system that points me to the very simple method to either change or turn it off. As an example Ctrl + Shift + U adds or removes underlines. In my case the text is highlighted with a random color.

    I've been with Adobe and other software providers who never organize and present the…

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  13. Create uservoice page for the "ExtendScript Toolkit" application

    Please create a uservoice page for the "ExtendScript Toolkit" application to allow users to add bugs/feature requests. By improving this application, users will be able to write better scripts for Adobe Indesign ...

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  14. Co-creation: Allow multiple designers to work on the same InDesign document

    Often we have stringent deadlines to meet. Thus multiple designers work in parallel. It will be helpful if multiple designers can work on same file. Currently only 1 designer can work on the file at a time. This makes the process inefficient.

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  15. Auto saving to HTML.

    Is it possible to simultaneously save to .idml at same time as saving to native Ind file format? Using tryout now and wanted to save any live work both ways so if I decide not to subscribe, I won't have to go back and save all docs to idml.

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  16. Form Button Functionality Post to Social Media

    Add a functionality option to form buttons that would allow for posting to social media (Facebook, Twitter etc.). This would allow the user to post an image of the form to social media (without the button showing) This would allow designers to create "form templates" that would allow the users even in Reader to post to social media.

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  17. Make conversion of older ID documents faster loading

    I had the occasion to open a couple of older inDesign documents that are stored on my NAS drive. At first, I thought it was the network speed that took so long until I saw the popup dialog box explaining that conversion was in process. I can't believe how long it took to open the document. Am I the only one experiencing this or is inDesign becoming unproductive?

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  18. Because I file share with others, it would be nice to have the option to auto embed all links with InDesing.

    Because I file share with others, it would be nice to have the option to auto embed all links with InDesing.

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  19. Prevent multiple sound files on a page from playing at the same time in an Interactive PDF

    Have 2 buttons on a page in indesign cc 2018, each starts a sound file playing, if reader clicks on one and then the second both files play at the same time. I want to click on one button and have it play a sound file and turn off the other sound files if they are playing. Think of it as a menu of sound files in a list but I want only one to be allowed to play at a time.

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  20. Search window improvement suggestion

    Hi there, would it be possible to have an option in the search window for colors, fonts(replacements), and styles, etc... to search on a specific number of pages instead of the whole document, article, or selected...? i could use this on a daily basis...

    Many thanks from Belgium!
    Tim

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