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  1. Pages panel for book wiev

    I want the pages panel to display the whole book. Sometimes it is very useful to see the transitions between chapters before exporting to PDF. Double click a page and it opens the file.

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  2. Fix Javascript errors on all Publish Online documents

    Every single Publish Online document throws a Javascript error. The error code seems to be the same for every document. The below was taken from 'Five Days from Nowhere', an Adobe example document used on the Publish Online documentation. The issue is that this Javascript error makes it impossible to add any custom Javascript as any subsequent code will not execute when the document is embedded in a different environment. This is a big issue for example for implementing Google Analytics Tracking codes into iframes.

    [Error] Error: [$rootScope:inprog] http://errors.angularjs.org/1.3.0/$rootScope/inprog?p0=%24digest
    https://indd.adobe.com/1_1003044/public/js/index_head.js:20:421
    l@https://indd.adobe.com/1_1003044/public/js/index_head.js:129:327
    $apply@https://indd.adobe.com/1_1003044/public/js/index_head.js:137:338
    https://indd.adobe.com/1_1003044/public/js/index_body.js:2:5511
    $digest@https://indd.adobe.com/1_1003044/public/js/index_head.js:134:463
    $apply@https://indd.adobe.com/1_1003044/public/js/index_head.js:137:413
    hideMoreOptions@…

    2 votes
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  3. Stroke start/end arrowheads - In between Triangle and TriangleWide

    Please add an arrowhead style that is an equilateral triangle.

    2 votes
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  4. 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…

    1 vote
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  5. Media Controller Preview

    Something that shows the user what the controllers they are selecting for a video looks like. I change the options and try the Interactivity preview but nothing changes. Reading a description on the help page of what the items in the list mean isn't helping either. A better naming system and a visual preview would be way better here.

    2 votes
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  6. Support format style merging

    When working on a document based on some template, it is often more convenient to alter paragraph styles (object and character styles, equally) in the current document, creating the need to check and evolve the template afterwards.
    Luckily InDesign has the function to load styles from another document. This dialogue has some flaws and should be improved:
    - Selection: apart from "select all" and "deselect all", there should also be the option to "select modified", that is, only those styles which differ
    - definition display:
    * these displays are very small and do dot scale with the rest of the…

    3 votes
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  7. I would like to be able to choose the default color used when opening a new document.

    I use a lot of one color for business needs. It would help me out a lot if InDesign would default to that color for text and tables when opening a new document.

    1 vote
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  8. Form Field Export Tags

    Form fields tags aren't exporting properly for tagged pdfs in the newest Indesign (13.0.1). The tags won't show up in the file therefore not allowing the pdfs to pass the accessibility checker. The only work around I'm finding is to re-install the 2017 CC, save the files out as an idml and reopen and export from there. There are no issues when exporting as tagged pdf from the 2017 CC.

    7 votes
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  9. OpenType-"O" on textframes: More a viewing-option than in preference

    As an element on my image/text-frames I would expect this OpenType feature to turn on/off in the "Viewing-options » Extras" like corner-effects or link status, tho its an advanced input.

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  10. Shutterstock watermark alert

    The Shutterstock plugin is a great tool for easy access to the image database. Drag and drop the desirable picture into the lay-out.
    It would help if watermark pictures would be detected while exporting to pdf.

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  11. ever since updating, pull-down menus in indesign stop working without a restart

    fix bug that disable ability to select from a pulldown menu please

    1 vote
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  12. Overhanging glyphs

    Gentlemen, this may be covered already, but it annoys me that when the letter “f” and maybe others appear in a justified paragraph they overhang the right margin. I believe the same may apply to the left margin with a few glyphs in italics.

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  13. Option to Save/Export Group Items as separate IND File.

    Can Adobe Indesign include an Option to Save/Export Group Items as separate IND File. It will be great as working adverts in magazine and/or newspaper something you start creating an Advert for client in the magazine file, and can later Save/Export the group as it's on separate IND file as a lnik.

    2 votes
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  14. Stop InDesign from adding an extra letter when hyphening.

    Stop InDesign from adding an extra letter when hyphening.

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  15. Online typesetting solution based on Web browser

    Respected Adobe Advisor

    Hello, I am tophere International Group in the Department of R & D personnel inChina. according to science and technology limited company, is responsible for research and development of intelligent editing system of our company. We hope to get your support and help by online editing and typesetting through Web browsers.
    We through the investigation of a large number of customers, found that InDesign is a desktop publishing software is very professional, and there are a lot of comments from our customers, in response to customer needs, we want the convenience of the customer application system of…

    1 vote
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  17. Scrollable text frame feature.

    Currently you have the option in the overlays panel, but it currently doesn't work. This is valuable for many design jobs where the client has to cull text to make the content fit into a specified page size. Particularly in PDF format, so if it's possible to make it work for all export formats, not just ePub and Publish online. Clients are still using PDFs so we need to make things work for them.

    3 votes
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  18. 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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  19. Cross-reference dialog: sortable picker / resizable window

    Every time I place a new cross-ref or edit a broken one, it opens that "Edit cross-ref" window, which is not resizable, where a lot of space is wasted and where the most import part, the list of headlines to pick from, is not the biggest part. Then I would select a paragraph style from that very small list on the left where some style names may even be wider than the list field. And when picking from the list on the right, it is not sorted aphabetically by default. Please put something we can click to sort. Imagine you…

    2 votes
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  20. Video opasity

    Please make the opacity controls work on videos in Publish files.
    It works in indesign but as soon as you publish your video its gone :(.

    Right now there is an opacity slider that is not affecting the video, seems like a error.

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