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  1. Hex colors please!

    Really would like to be able to use HEX numbers for colors. I know InDesign is primarily for print, but some of us want to move our digital teams completely over to CC, and being able to use InDesign for digital work would be great...

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  2. Dictionary defined layer overrule paragraph style dictionary for multi language documents

    Let the Layer defined as French overrule the used paragraph style. So you don't need the create a copy of the style for another language. The layer carries the dictionary, so UK layer = UK dictionary, FR layer = Fr dictionary. Easy and very smart.

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  3. Catalogue Indesign

    Hi,

    I am dealing with a job where I have to create a catalogue in InDesign, and then convert to a website where the user can browse the catalogue images - and select their favourite images (like a wishlist.)

    What is the easiest way to do this? Surely there is a platform which serves as a master image library which will automatically sync with my Indesign file and Dreamweaver?

    Suggestions welcome :)

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  4. Fax Number included in QR Code Generator Business Card Template

    When using the QR Generator and Business Card Template you have no option for "Fax Number" Yes people still use these mystical relics and want them as part of their QR so it can populate a V-Card when scanned...

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  5. 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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  6. Index / Table of Contents

    When creating an Index, you are limited to populate ONLY one Index style format. MS Word, it is greatly inferior program, and yet you can create a General Index, a Index of Cases and Index of Figures. Indesign is the leading industry program for designers and writers, NOT MS word.

    What happens if have lots of illustrations, data tables graphs and flowcharts all numbered accordingly. For example, an illustration (Figure 20 or Table 7), maybe on page 40, but there are 40 mentions throughout the document. Thus, in Indesign, you can not create a proper index list every page number…

    10 votes
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  7. Add area property to Indesign DOM

    Please add readonly area property to all shapes (Rectangle, polygon, ...) which contains the total surface coverage. This property should be accessible using scripting... This is already present in Illustrator ...

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  8. 2 votes
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  9. Make mini-icons easier to see

    I am running InDesign 2017.1 on a 1920x1080 monitor. The toolbar icons are quite small, but still usable, except for the ones dealing with color and stroke (lower left corner of UI). The mini-icons are trouble for old eyes and hands. I have tried changing the Windows text size setting to 125%, which improves the mini-icon situation but bloats the whole UI, reducing the work area. All I really want to do is make the color/stroke jumble easier to navigate and use. Everything else is fine as is.

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  10. Placing incorrect image type in environment should have warning (adjustable in Prefs)

    When placing an RGB image into a CYMK/print document, or a CMYK image into an RGB/web document, it would be great to have a warning. The warnings could be based on type RGB/JP/GIF/PNG into CMYK/print, CMYK/Pantone/Spot into RGB/web and resolution (300 dpi into 72 ppi, or vice versa), and this feature could be turned on/off/customized in Preferences.

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  11. Tool to check for if Adobe Creative Cloud Network Endpoints are being blocked by firewall

    For those of us deployed in large organisations with indifferent IT departments.
    It would be useful in Adobe provided a tool to check which of the (100+?) required Adobe Creative Cloud Network Endpoints were blocked by our firewall.
    It is not always clear which endpoint is being blocked.
    If Adobe provided a Creative Cloud App or web tool that checked your network and then provided a nice report we could present to the stubborn IT bods (who insist they have whitelisted all 100+ adobe links)

    (let not get started on why there have to be so many! Or why therer…

    2 votes
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  12. Allow user-generated swatches to support no color, i.e. solid transparency

    Currently we can change the color of a swatch by dragging another swatch onto it. This does not work with the default [None] swatch. It would be so helpful if you included this functionality. To reiterate, I am requesting the ability to change the color of a user-created swatch to [None] by dragging the default [None] swatch onto it.

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  13. Add "transform" to images

    Would speed up my work if i could transform images (free, perspective warp, ...) in InDesign and not only in Photoshop.

    6 votes
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  14. Tables with footers across pages don't adjust when deleting rows

    Tables with footers across pages don't adjust when row is deleted. The row below the one deleted should move up and replace the space, but the whole table shortens with the footer and the next row stays on the next page. Just spent 2 hours setting this up and now have to go back and manually lay everything out.. Tables also disappear on subsequent pages. Bugs in both 2017 and 2018.

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  15. Add length property to Indesign DOM

    Please add a readonly length property to all shapes, paths and lines which contains the total length. This property should be accessible using scripting... This is already present in Illustrator ... https://forums.adobe.com/message/10130793#10130793

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  16. 1 vote
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  17. Multiplier le nobre des pages d'une planche

    Je dois créer une brochure en acordeon qui contient 16 page. Or la limite d'une planche est de 10 pages. Est-il possible de rectifier cela?

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  19. Show All on Layer as well as Show All on Spread

    There have been occasions where it would be useful to do this. Being able to hide certain elements on one layer and then elements on another layer but then be able to bring them back layer by layer without having to make new layers to put just these bits on then hiding the new layer.

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  20. make type palette responsive and precise - it slips and lags.

    scrolling through fonts in the type palette is not smooth and responsive. It slips and lags, as if there is something blocking the mouse or trackpad sensor. Frustrating bug that does not occur in Illustrator. Please fix.

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