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  1. I need the lasted Pantone Solid coated v3 library please, efi Fiery has them.

    Need new Pantone libraries please. efi and Xerox RIPs have them.

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  2. Provide a less expensive license for small businesses/nonprofits.

    I am a small business owner and a loyal Adobe customer since the very first versions of Photoshop and Illustrator. I think it would help your customer base, if you do not plan to provide a perpetual license ever again, if there were to be a discounted license for small businesses and/or non-profits who do not have the yearly income to support a $600+ a year expense.

    Of course, one would have to provide proof, such as non-profit status or small-business tax return.

    Personally, I wish you'd return to perpetual licenses and make all the cloud-related features an additional fee…

    2 votes
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  3. in the "Printer Marks" tutorial, specify exactly how to print fold marks.

    The Printer's Marks tutorial (https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/using/printers-marks-bleeds.html) says: If you select the Crop Marks option, fold marks are printed as solid lines when spreads are printed. But there is no detail about how to create fold marks, and simply printing crop marks does not appear to automatically create fold marks or offer any option to do so. More clarity and specifics would be helpful.

    1 vote
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  4. Eindnoten.

    Eindnoten komen niet meer aan het einde van de tekst bij het importeren van een WORD document, maakt een nieuwe pagina aan.
    Bij de vorige versie en ouder was dit niet zo.

    1 vote
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  5. Incorporate Illustrator vector files into Indesign

    I understand that Indesign was born as a layout software where inside it will be connected PSD and AI external source files and the modification should be done in the dedicated software.

    Evaluate, in simple cases, the practicality of changes in Indesign.
    I'll explain.

    It would be good to be able to modify simple carriers such as brands and logos or small icons directly inside IDs. Example ... Layout of catalogs of a company with logo A.
    This Logo if paginated on a white background could go in the full color version ... If the logo goes on a dark…

    3 votes
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  6. 2 votes
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  7. Individual arrowheads like in Illustrator

    In Illustrator it is possible to create individual arrowheads (although a little bit more complicated as I'd like to but possible).
    In InDesign somehow I can't.
    I always have to use a certain kind of arrow which I'd love to be able to add to the "library or choice of arrowheads".

    Here’s a video I found regarding arrowheads in Illustrator:
    https://youtu.be/R3vTTmUJRF8

    5 votes
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  8. Allow to enter individual object size when multiple objects are selected

    When multiple objects are selected InDesign shows the total width and height of the whole selection. I'd want to be able to enter the width and height of each individual box.

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  9. Cross-reference window really too small

    I have to cross-reference dozens and dozens (not to say hundreds and hundreds) of items according to their item number. Of course, they all have a paragraph style and can be found, but not easily: the dialog box for the cross-reference is way too small, displaying only 6 items at the time and we need to scroll and scroll and scroll. On top of that, the items do not appear in alphabetical (or in this case by increasing number) but just randomly. Hair loss guaranted and nerve breaking after an hour of work on the menu too. Would it be…

    6 votes
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  10. 1 vote
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  11. Tighter integration of TypeKit

    It seems silly that when you open an InDesign document and it uses TypeKit fonts that aren't available, there is no direct link to take you to the website and fix this.

    Firstly, it should just automatically activate the fonts if they're in TypeKit and you haven't already hit your limit.

    Secondly, if for some reason this behaviour is undesirable, you should be able to activate them from within InDesign. The process for new/occasional users is actually quite hard: a vague mention of the Creative Cloud app is all you get. Many users don't know what that is. Then you…

    3 votes
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  12. Pressing enter in text frame does not automatically expand frame.

    Observed:
    Windows 10
    InDesign 13.1 x64

    Steps to reproduce:
    1. Click to drag a text frame (about 1 line high)
    2. Type a number (e.g. "8")
    3. Press Enter/Return
    4. Type another number.

    Result:
    The text frame does not expand automatically in this case and [+] appears. But if you type in a phrase first instead of a number, the frame automatically expands.

    2 votes
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  13. InDesign CC needs an easy plug in to export to MOBI file for Kindle readers like there was in past versions.

    Past versions of InDesign had option to a third party plugin (KindlePluginForAdobeInDesign) that doesn't work with CC. This plugin was very useful in creating MOBI files from book layouts done in InDesign. Going from EPUB to MOBI doesn't seem to work. Please include this plugin for InDesign CC and make book designer lives easier.

    1 vote
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  14. Major problem with image links

    When I click on an image, the link in the links-window does not show. Note: there's nothing embedded. I'm encountering this all the time and it's very very time-consuming. How can this major problem exist in a software where placing images is really what you do with it all day layouting?
    I really wonder what we pay the monthly fees for when even the most basic stuff is far from working properly.
    Why is Indesign CC detoriating compared to CS6, though we pay more money?
    What are the Updates and the cloud really for?

    Why this is valuable to us…

    1 vote
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  15. Ability to embed PDF files within an InDesign file (not place pages)

    It would be ideal to have the ability to embed PDF's within an offline InDesign File (as you can do with Microsoft Word).
    Example use: embedding updated documents in to a company newsletter

    2 votes
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  16. I am designing a book with message bubbles, wish you had a variety of them in paragraph shading. Perhaps paragraph custom "shapes."

    I am designing a book with message bubbles, I so wish you had a variety of them in paragraph shading. Perhaps you could add custom paragraph "shapes."

    2 votes
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  17. crash indesign IDML

    Hello,

    we have a problem on mac when exporting from the network to an IDML file

    The Mac is under macOS 10.12.6
    There is always a crash of Indesign V13.1 during the backup on the network (smb) in IDML format
    Versions 13.01 and 13.1 have been tried
    With version 13.01, an adobe patch intended to fix the problem has been applied (https://helpx.adobe.com/en/indesign/kb/crash-save-as-nas-server.html?origref=https%3A% 2F% 2Fwww.google.com% 2F) without giving results
    Version 13.1 officially fixes the crash problem during an IDML backup (https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/release-note/indesign-cc-march-2018-13-1-release-notes.html ? origref = https% 3A% 2F% 2F% 2Fwww.google.fr)

    Clear indesign preferences (user or…

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  18. Publish online Magazine

    Publish online needs to be able to tell the difference between spreads and single pages. I publish a magazine using publish online and with the page numbers at the bottom, it looks like it is half as thick as it is. or have an option to take the page numbers off since they are in the magazine and I don't need them on the web page.

    It would also be cool if when animating the magazine in InDesign there was a page flip, though I do like the way I do it now because it's different, it would be cool…

    3 votes
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  19. Correct the Distiller code which prevents pdf generation of large InDesign documents

    When using InDesign and creating a page layout larger than 200 inches wide, InDesign is unable to distill a press-quality pdf. This issue has been around it seems since 2015. The software code in InDesign's Distiller code needs to be finally fixed. The usage of large banners is growing and the inability to generate pdf the same size as an InDesign document is a defect and bug that needs to be corrected.

    2 votes
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  20. Latest InDesign version buggy

    Latest version update is crashing, files getting corrupted, and it is not recognizing typing when first letter is lowercase.

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