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  1. Being able to Copy Past saved photos from Microsoft "Photo Gallery" and "Pictures" and "Photos"to 'Bridge'

    This would make Adobe software less of a pain in the .......brain
    Also if it can be done at present having a clear access Help Title like "Copy and Pastings from Microsoft To Bridge" would be helpFULL

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  2. indesign crashes when using Mathmagic pro Pulgin

    indesign crashes when using Mathmagic pro Pulgin when using keyboard but works better when using mouse for selection.

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  3. Research on THE LINKS panel

    Hi, I would like a possibility to research in The Links listing panel ! Thks

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  4. Make index 'New Page Reference' box resizable

    When creating an index, in order to provide any sort of categorisation, you have to use the 'New Page Reference' box, where you can add multiple categories, See [also], etc.

    Currently this box is a fixed size, which makes reusing existing entries (for consistency) very painful, as it involves a lot of scrolling and opening of previous categories (as the categories are collapsed by default every time it's used.

    My suggestion would be to make this box both resizable and that it remembers which categories have been expanded previously - for bonus points, it would be great if is remembered…

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  5. Ability to bring whole excel like worksheet in indesign

    As a graphic design working on a annual report, we require financial figures to correctly align numbers and to dashes to be represented like in excel. Kindly built a feature to bring excel like tables into indesign.

    Also, please improve strokes and fills setting in indesign tables. As the tables styles dont work properly.

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  6. show last time saved in closing pop-up

    I forget sometimes when the last time I saved a document I have open, and when I go to close it, it asks, Save/Don't Save/Cancel. I wish it said a time stamp of the last time it was saved so I don't have to save it if I already saved it 5 mins ago and didn't really make any worthy changes. Yes I could just look at the file info in the finder, just seems like a simple thing to add to save some time.

    4 votes
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  7. Include Blue Guides When Moving Text/Objects

    This feature is seen in Illustrator when you move text or objects around. It either creates a shadow or outline of what you are moving. It really helps me when I am manually aligning objects, especially text. Bounding boxes around text is usually never helpful when used with the alignment tool. This is due to aligning with x-height, and not with descenders/ascenders, which is what the bounding box is around.

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  8. Bug on Windows PC: Hot keys / shortcuts inactive til document is saved

    Every time I open InDesign for the first time, it won't let me use hot keys / shortcuts until I've saved the document at least once. This issue isn't present on Mac.

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  9. Add Ligature Manager Palette

    In order to enable the user of ID to enable or disable one or more discretionary or standard ligature(s) in a document, because unicode and opentype technologies provided font designers with the excellent tools to make very complex fonts. Also in Character palette, the ligatures enabling or disabling has no shorcut command, (I still use CS3), so would you add customization palette to all Adobe Products?

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  10. Stop making new folders when I save individual pages to PDFs.

    For my magazine, I export multiple files (over 15) to the same name+page number with the page number being the only difference. The new export feature keeps making a subset folder with the same name which screws up copying the files to the first folder. I have to rename the subset folder, copy the files to the original folder and delete the subset folder. I prefer it not to make a folder at all.

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  11. Make Single Line Composer the default selection, please

    Every time I receive a layout from my designers, I have to highlight and change every single block of text on it from Adobe Paragraph Composer (the work of the devil) to the controllable sanity of Single Line Composer. Who in their right mind wants the computer to be reflowing text that they have already edited?

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  12. Multiple Document Measurements when Creating

    @InDesign Can I please get an option to add more columns because I would like to see in picas, pixels, and inches - all at once https://t.co/4KPzedBqS4

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  13. InDesign on wrong monitor

    I loaded LR, PS, and AI, then moved them from primary monitor (in upright format) to a secondary monitor (which is in landscape format), maximise them, close them. Next time I open them, they always remember to load to the same place as before, namely the second monitor.

    But InDesign keeps loading in the primary monitor, I have to keep shifting it over to the secondary monitor every time I start InDesign.

    Seeking the forum for answers, I noticed someone already asked that question, why do it keeps opening in primary window, and it was posted around 2015 or thereabouts.

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  14. Notes in Pages Panel

    When working on a large document like a book (particularly if you are designing the book while you are producing it), you are constantly revising parts of the page, then going back to refine it as the design evolves. It would be great if you could mark up the Pages Panel with notes (like PDF markups) in the pasteboard like space around the spread icons. This would allow you to leave yourself or others on a team critical information about what is a placeholder and what should be reconsidered.

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  15. Improve compatibility with input methods that use Apple's standard approach (InputMethodKit)

    There are four problems we have identified in InDesign that negatively affect its compatibility with input methods that follow Apple's standard approach using InputMethodKit. These compatibility problems are described in detail here: https://github.com/keymanapp/keyman/issues/782.

    This is of particular concern to SIL because we have developed [Keyman](keyman.com), a very popular and widely used input method that supports custom keyboards in hundreds of languages, including many major languages whose complex scripts are best served by the powerful options in Keyman as well as minority languages whose only viable option for text input might be Keyman.

    We have prepared a small sample app…

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  16. Publish Online

    Option for making navigation button NOT ANIMATED, maybe even larger. I recently had a huge project rejected because client did not know how to navigate and assumed others would have the same problem. (URL to project was embedded in button in email campaign--works great!)

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  17. Update changes in CC Library Color Swatches in objects using theses colors

    At the moment I have to change every single objekt wich uses the changed color manually. There should be a Library-Function to do this automatically.

    That would be REALLY helpful.

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  18. note feature

    I am not sure what category this would fall into. It would be great to add a feature (that would appear as an align or paragraph tab) that would allow me to jot down notes or copy & paste without bringing on any outside formatting so that I can easily copy and paste into the fields and the onto multiple pages or files I am working on.

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  19. Change text orientation in paragraph style (not only table cells)

    It would be nice to change text orientation by paragraph style (not as in text direction or left-to-right vs. right-to-left languages), but as in orientation. For instance, I worked on a book that needed the answers to be under each question, but they needed to be upside-down. The way I worked out to do it was cut and paste each answer into a table cell and turn it upside down using the cell styles, but it'd be nice to set this in the paragraph style options so that one doesn't have to cut and paste into either cells or separate…

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  20. convert paths to GUIDE

    Ability to convert tracks to GUIDE as already happens in Illustrator. Function that is missing and in my opinion very useful to determine reference guides with traced shape, oblique etc ... evaluate this proposal.

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