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  1. HKS Z 21 Field is missing

    Could you please add this colourfield or something simular?

    Because there seems like no alternative for this special colour.

    1 vote
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  2. Allow the dynamic note function to be turned off so notes can be copied and pasted into separate documents

    For all those of us who work on illustrated books with end matter, the fact that we cannot turn off the new dynamic note function is a serious problem. It means we can no longer copy notes out of a document and place them at the back of the book in a separate notes section without losing all of the note numbering.

    The ability to add and remove notes without having to renumber by hand is great, but please give us the option to turn that off. For exhibition catalogues and academic art books, for example, all the notes have…

    4 votes
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  3. Creating a PDF with its actual file name

    When creating a PDF can the name of the file be exactly as the document working on, not adopting an old file name you've create the file from?

    8 votes
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  4. Print the contents of the book window

    I'm working on a very long document -- a book with about 300 component files (2-4 pp each). They're all in the book window... but once you're past two or three dozen files, the organization of the book window becomes difficult to view and comprehend. I'd like to print out the contents of the book window (PDF, CSV, spreadsheet, text, whatever) so that I can review what's there and see how best to organize it. The book window allows me to print out the book in different ways, and I can print portions of the book... but not that overview…

    4 votes
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  5. Swapping Images Command

    Please develop Swapping Images Command in Indesign so very easy to swap pictures each other in the document for everywhere means in table or frame.
    Even Big to Small or small to big jus select to frame or table and press the command or shortcuts key of swapping images and It's very useful.

    3 votes
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  6. Ctrl + Backspace

    In almost any Windows program (including InDesign) hitting Backspace while pressing Ctrl deletes the word to the left of the cursor., while hitting DEL while pressing Ctrl deletes the word to the right.

    With InCopy on Windows, the word to the right is removed no matter if you use DEL or Backspace. This is very irritating and a bit pointless, since Backspace and DEL are just a few cm apart.

    Also, I find myself wanting to delete the word to the left of the cursor much more frequently than the word to the right. For me this is a deal…

    1 vote
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  7. Mark to Mark Kerning & Positioning

    Dear Adobe, you should really introduce mark to mark Kerning and Positioning in CC. These features are really crucial in resolving a lot of issues in Indic type design and it's dismal that none of the Adobe software support it. Apple's basic applications like PAGES supports it but not InDesign which is literally sad.

    1 vote
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  8. Spell check with glyphs

    I added words with glyphs to my custom dictionary. In the spell check and spelling context menu these glyphs are not visible. I see f.ex haha-yoga in stead of Hatha-yoga ( the t in this word has a dot underneath). So my request is to make spell check work with glyphs.

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  9. Add more bar code formats

    InDesign only creates QR codes. Please add other formats such as UPC, GS1, 2D, etc.

    5 votes
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  10. BUG: Option-Drag does not work between spreads

    It is possible to copy objects using Alt+Drag command. It works if you work on a single page or single spread.
    Unfortunately it is not possible to Alt+Drag objects from one spread to another spread. This bug was introduced many years ago and it is still present in Adobe InDesign CC.
    Please make the Option-Drag of object consistent and let users copy objects from one spread to another one.

    2 votes
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  11. Align to Guide like Adobe Illustrator

    Add the feature...like we can align to guides in the illustrator, but same can't be achieved in Indesign

    2 votes
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  12. Räötta text

    Varför måste man trycka två gånger för att göra en rättelse i en text när man markerat en bokstav.

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  13. Automatically create page hyperlinks from page. numbers entered to the page in the document

    Have an option so that when typing an index and I type in a page number on the index page the program automatically creates a hyperlink to that page - it would save me hours every year. Even if you had to create a column within a table or something to do this.....

    Of use the chapter heading at the top of the page to automatically create an index

    3 votes
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  14. Paragraph Overrides

    You used to be able to hover your mouse over a paragraph style in the paragraph style panel that had an override (plus sign). When you hovered over this style it would display a tool tip showing you what was overriding that style. This no longer works.

    InDesign magazine has even written an article about it... https://indesignsecrets.com/how-to-get-tooltips-working-again.php

    The only way to fix this problem is to resize the panel. Every time you need to see what is overriding a style you have to resize the panel meaning you may have to resize the panel dozens of times for a document.

    2 votes
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  15. Allow users to opt out of Typekit and CC Libraries

    Typekit and CC Libraries are annoying and should be optional.

    2 votes
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  16. Adding the ability to create a new textbox from selected text.

    By adding the option to make a text selection its own, new text box, it takes the hassle out of having to switch through tools and reformat copy. With this option, layouts would be a lot easier to fathom when you can break up the text simply by highlighting and creating the new box.

    4 votes
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  17. updates only on modified pages of publications indesign

    When I place one multi-page publication of an indentation in another (for example, I put pages of other publications in a catalog), it would be convenient if, on some pages, the pages where the changes were updated were updated, and not the entire document as it is now.

    Sorry for my english - google translator
    ))))

    2 votes
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  18. highlight filename by replacing link

    when i replace a link, it appears a finder/explorer window of current folder of the current link, but the file IS NOT HIGHLIGHTED! why? it's the most terrible bug! i can remember it worked well until cs5.5 or 4.0!

    when i need to replace the link, i need to find it in the folder at the first sight.

    thank you.

    3 votes
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  19. Better Master Pages Concept

    if a page is based on a mater page it seems likely that users will want to selectively turn on or off the visibility on a page to page basis.

    currently in 13.1 x64 Indesign lets you choose none as an option on a page level of granularity

    it would be better if the master page elements had their own layer in the page layers panel and each sub element that is on the master page had an eyeball icon to selectively turn on and off the visibility at the page being viewed.

    2 votes
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  20. 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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