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  1. Edit all Export Tags for all INDDs of a book (INDB) in one place

    In order to export a book to EPUB, I need all export tags (classes) to be perfectly consistent even if the styles they are assigned to aren’t (and deliberately so, which is why they can’t be simply synced via book sync).

    Currently there seems to be no other way than to open “Edit all export tags” from the panel menu in every single INDD of the book (which of course is already a huge progress compared to opening every single paragraph and character style).

    Please let us edit the export tags on book level for all INDDs of a book.…

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  2. How about making pantone to cmyk again like pre cs6? Adobe's lab conversion has cost us a bundle...Quark's conversion however , still works

    Adobe's pantone to cmyk conversion of 2738 C-100 M-89.86 Y-9.09 K-2.43
    Quarkexpress's pantone 2738 conversion to cmyk c-99.2 m-87.8 y-0 k-8.6
    Panton's website Pantone 2738 conversion to cmyk c-100 m-92 y-0 k-1

    3 votes
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  3. Ideas to improve PublishOnline document navigation

    I often get reports back from clients and users that 'there is only one page in that online link you sent'. I figure if I get a report back like this, there must be a fair few more who experience this but don't report back...

    Viewing a PDF document online via a UI like this is not a common experience for many user types. To improve their experience I propose:

    – An option to always show the page thumbnail selector.
    – Larger, more prominent page left and right arrows.
    – Option to advance through pages on scroll down (or view…

    9 votes
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  4. Can't open new File

    Keep Getting Error Code: 0 when tryign to open new file or Error Code: 4 when trying to open existing file---this happens almost daily now.... InDesign CC 13.1..a restart fixes it temporarily, but sooner than later it happens again...all updates are installed.

    1 vote
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  5. option to disable power zoom

    like the titel says: option to disable power zoom. i never use this 'feature' and its very annoying that this power zoom activates when i try to move the workspace with the hand-tool.

    1 vote
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  6. Paragraph adjacent to the previous without indentation

    Such a paragraph model exists in some word processors. It's not always convenient to add the same nested styles to a dozen different paragraph styles.

    Also, this feature would solve some other problems (for example, you could create a list in one paragraph)

    1 vote
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  7. Customizing Numbering Style Format

    Sometimes there is a need to use non-standard (for InDesign) formatting of lists (there is a need to use the alphabet of the Cyrillic alphabet or the Greek alphabet or something else). It would be nice to be able to do this.

    1 vote
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  8. Snap Tabs to document grid / Distribute Tabs

    I think it would be great when setting Tabs, this would snap to the document grid. Saves a lot of time in contrast to setting each tab numerically.
    Another great addition would be the possibility to Distribute tabs. Comes in handy with imported text where sequential standard tabs were used.

    2 votes
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  9. Either copywriting or translation need to be watched

    This message is about idiomatic usages in the interfaces of Adobe products and their mistranslations into other languages.

    When those mistranslations don't cause inadequacy in the Adobe software's useability by professionals because they guess what it meant in the interface, professionals just make fun of them and pass them by.

    But when they can't guess what it meant in the interface, Adobe lose credit because some features of the Adobe software is not known by professionals.

    I will give you an example in the second situation. In the Adobe InDesign software, there is a mistake causes misunderstanding in the Turkish…

    1 vote
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  10. More stability with the CC account connection

    INDD is most of the time unable to convert recent documents to an old version. Everything is connected, CC is active, but conversion fails.

    Same with libraries. INDD is connected, but libraries are not available (disconnected of CC).

    The only solution is to reboot the system, I can't spend my working time to reboot computers.

    1 vote
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  11. Markierter Text

    Seit dem letzten Update reagiert die Tastatur seltsam.
    Markiert man in einem gewöhnlichen Texrahmen ein einzelnes Zeichen und schreibt ein neues ist alles wie gewohnt.
    Sobald man aber zwei oder mehr Zeichen markiert schreibt InDesign erst beim zweiten Zeichenanschlag. Das erste eingetippte Zeichen wird also immer unterschlagen, sehr nervig!

    1 vote
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  12. pasting to layer

    When pasting, it would be nice to be able to not have to stop to select layer when there is only one layer open and simultaneously have to stop to address error message saying prev layer used is locked or hidden etc. I frequently just want stuff pasted into doc and don't care at the time which layer it falls on and do not always wish to organize as I paste etc.

    the same principal applies to dragging from cc library too.

    1 vote
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  13. make selected text in document highlighted in font list so you can continue perusing list from that point and not from the top of list every

    Enable selected text in document also selected in font list so you can continue perusing list from that point on and not having to scroll down from beginning of list every time.

    1 vote
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  14. break in a text and the text suddenly don't fit anymore in the textbox

    Breaks in a text and then the text suddenly don't fit anymore in the textbox
    Bug?

    2 votes
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  15. Load automatically the maximun ink (TAC) from the CMYK working space profile in the separations preview palette

    Load automatically the maximun ink (TAC) from the CMYK working space profile in the separations preview palette.

    It would be a nice feature if InDesign could load automatically the maximun ink (TAC) from the CMYK working space profile in the separations preview palette. Sometimes it is quite difficult to find that value inside the profile and if you are working with different requirements, as some prepress workshops do, having that preloaded would avooid many troubles.

    Thanks :)

    3 votes
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  16. Have a modal window or panel where all alt text can be seen and edited at once

    Can we have a way to open some sort of modal window that then allows us to see all alt text for images/graphics etc so that we can quickly edit all alt tags within a document in one place? It's time consuming having to select each image throughout the document and edit individually.

    It would also be useful to have a preflight check for alt tags within InDesign.

    1 vote
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  17. Calendar

    I'm trying to design a calendar and it would be great if InDesign had a feature that automatically created the grid and correlated the days, months, etc... rather than doing each day/week/month by hand individually. Especially being that every year it changes.

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  18. Italian hyphenation

    In the Italian language activate the automatic hyphenation of the words composed with apostrophe: for example -- dell'acqua -- del-l'acqua

    4 votes
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  19. Publish Online should include a print option + spreads with Two-Up Continuous (Cover Page)

    Published Online files should include a print option that sizes a page to a printable option. Currently if I upload our publication (a coupon book) to Publish Online and we try to print the page shown on the screen it crops most of the page regardless of the browser used. You can shrink your window and sort of get the desired result, but we don't think most of our readers will know how to do this. Also it would be nice to be able to select a page range of what to print. I know you can include a pdf…

    3 votes
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  20. Smaller increments when zooming using Keyboard Shortcuts or Mouse Wheel

    If someone is using a Mac laptop, the zooms that can be achieved using the trackpad can be very precise, however the zooms with Mouse Wheel or Keyboard Shortcuts can be a bit too "jumpy" and frustrating.
    For example it jumps from 50% to 75% to 100%. What I often need given my screen size is 60%.
    Maybe if the zooms were smoother all the time it would allow more users to find the right zoom for their comfort, especially if working with several screens

    8 votes
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