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  1. 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.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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

    1 vote
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  8. PDF Exporting

    Ability to allow multiple page documents to be exported individually.

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  9. bordes de las tablas redondos

    seria muy util poder redondear los bordes de una tabla con la facilidad que se redondean los bordes de un rectangulo en AI

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  10. Change "w" as a quick key between normal and preview mode!!!

    This letter changes between normal and preview mode hiding bleed and pasteboard. It also if you mistakenly are in a text box removes entire editorial sections causing thousand in reprint costs. Everyone I know has had this disaster happen to them and all complain about this. Please change the default to a combination of keys to prevent these problems. We will have to get used to it but everyone will thank you.

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  11. Selection Overprint Preview

    I mean if you have more than 500 pages in Indesign and all have lots of photograph then very difficult to see original preview and It will be take time thats why please develop script for selection and page wise ("whatever want to select and overprint preview") no need to overprint preview whole pages.

    2 votes
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  12. subscription

    I canceled my subscription to Indesign because I just used it 3 ou 4 times a year and 300 Euros by year it is quite expensive. I try to have acces to my files and I can not open it. I suggest that, in case as like me you spent more than 1000 euros to adobe, you can still have acces at Indesign file and use the version of Indesign you had when you stop your subscription. I really have the feeling to be stollen by adobe.

    1 vote
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  13. Curvilinear text tool on several lines

    Instead of limitating the use of this tool to one line, you should be able to make a paragraph based on the shape you use the curvilinear tool on.

    For instance, if i want to write on the edge of a wheel divided in different parts, so that the text follows the shape of the circle. Let's say that the name of the wheel's part is a three lines title, when i press enter, indesign would create another circle on wich the text would follow the curve. see atached picture

    2 votes
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  15. new visual identifier for missing glyphs rather than using the same pink color that indicates 'missing font'

    Please create a new visual identifier for missing glyphs rather than using the same pink color that indicates 'missing font'. I have just answered for the 3rd time a client's question why "The text is all in pink boxes but the Find Font dialog says there's no missing font, how can this be?!" Typically this happens when Western-language documents are translated to an Asian or Cyrillic language by pasting in the supplied translation. If the designer is doing the pasting themselves, and if they're experienced enough, they can usually figure it out. But if the translation company does it and…

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  16. Rättelser

    När man ska göra rättelser med textverktyget är inte funktionen optimal.
    Först brukar man ju markera det som ska ändras och sedan skriva in ändringen. Det jag har problem med är att man måste trycka två gånger på första bokstaven som ska ändras vilket är mycket frustrerande och lätt innebär att det blir fel i texten.
    Varför fungerar inte verktyget så att man markerar och så skriver man in ändringen som man gör i andra program.

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  17. Allow key bindings, shorcuts and function changes for mice

    Similar yet from different worlds, AutoCAD is easy to navigate a layout by zooming in and out with the mouse wheel to where the curser is pointed, as well as to pan by clicking and holding the middle mouse button. Is there a way to do this already? However, it seems that InDesign only allows binding of Keyboard shortcuts. Mouse-bindings can further reduce stress and fatigue when working on documents for extended periods of (Coming from a Civil Drafter of 7yrs). It can also improve the speed of work completed by allowing the user to more fully tailor the InDesign…

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  18. Make the first keystroke count

    When I highlight text, I'd like my first keystroke to actually make a change rather than deleting the highlighted text. For instance, if I highlighted the word "CHANGE" (all caps) and started to type "change" (all lowercase), I am left with "ange." My first keystroke of "c" doesn't seem to come through. Thanks for looking into this!

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  19. When there is a color profile mismatch, allow me to save my color setting from the drop down menu.

    When there is a color profile mismatch on opening a document in InDesign, allow me to save the document to my color setting from the drop down menu that appears prior to opening the page(s). I can only do it now by opening with the existing profile and then assigning it my color profile under - Edit - Assign Profile.

    2 votes
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  20. Multiple find an replace

    How if you make 10 or 15 replacements at once? With replacing options each, or global replacing options, as a suggestion, the dialog is two columns, the left column contains the find text boxes, and the right column contains the replace text boxes. This will be GREAT and SAVES much time. Thanks Adobe Brains!

    5 votes
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