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  1. Diaognical help lines

    Can we get diaognical helplines for 45 degrees designing?

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  2. Larger Windows for Find & Replace

    Support for larger windows in "Find & Replace." The ability to paste big blocks of copy would be a great option. I had a project where I was making multiple identical pages with variable names and years. Then we had edits that were needed on all of the pages. If I could easily navigate within larger "Find & Replace" windows, I could've made those changes in half the time. Instead, I went just before and after each needed change and fixed each edit individually.

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  3. Responsive palette sizing

    It would be nice if palettes would resize more intelligently.

    Having the Swatches palette shrink down to 2 swatches high while having 3 pages of empty space in the Pages palette or having to click through all of the states of Align to access Distribute because I had to collapse it enough scroll down 5 spreads is annoying.

    Having some form of dynamic sizing with priority given to cursor:hover (perhaps weighted by which tool or object is selected.... priority to relevant palettes) seems like it might help.

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  4. Make smart guides active within grouped objects.

    When triple clicking on grouped objects, adjusting an object doesn't snap to the smart edges of other objects in the group.

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  5. Create Alternate Layout - Orientation Issue

    I'm not sure if this is a bug or a feature request. When creating an alternate layout from the original portrait letter size, shouldn't the Create Alternate Layout also display the same settings and orientation. It currently landscape the letter size.

    I guess this works well for people who need to create a portrait and landscape version. This is not the case for me. I find myself creating either the same size and orientation or larger (poster).

    This would be one less click in my process.

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  7. Hyphenation and Justification style

    Please add ability of keeping hyphenation and justification options as a stand-alone style to use it in paragraph styles.

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  8. Flush Zone

    Flush Zone: Specify the area before the right indentation within which the last word in the last line of a justified paragraph must fall in order to justify that line.

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  9. a better way to make texts on circle or other form path (spline) for pictogrammes

    when you have to do it but make a way to have it the most editable way because you have to make it to a lot of different languages. Maybe be a more efficient way with rules on path to automatically inverse it and center it on the center of the path and maybe an option to what part of the text is on one side and what part is on another actually if i do it correctly you often need two path one for top one for bottom part of circular text and when you whant to change one…

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  10. export vectorized multi layered pdf option from indesign and other CC app

    Actually you can export vectorized pdf in pdf 4 version using transparent infos to help the automatic vectorization but, you cant have it with separate layers.

    Some pro printers dont want editable texts on pdf we send to them, but there is no simple way to do it.

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  11. Underline options > color should be TEXT COLOR by default!!

    I have to import Word files in InDesign many times and the text looks black but it's not. I try to select the whole paragraph and change it to black but the underlines remain RGB! So I have to select each one to change it to TEXT COLOR. Why can't it be text color by default...or be selected with the whole paragraph and be changed together with the text??

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  12. What are the steps for Avast Renewal process?

    Right after updating my windows with its latest version, my installed Avast antivirus is throwing some issues. Honestly, its problems force me to pull my hair out. I just wanted to complete Avast Renewal process so that I can access Avast properly. By doing so will also let the Avast perform better. So, please anyone help me to renew Avast program.

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  13. Allow us to minimize the application in a window, like any other reasonable, modern day application. I mean, seriously, wtf?

    Allow us to minimize the application in a window, like any other reasonable, modern-day application. I mean, seriously, wtf?

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  15. Rubber Tool (like in Paint)

    Hi,

    I would it really useful to have a rubber tool like the one in paint, to erase imperfection from pictures, graphs and shapes.

    Thanks, Best wishes

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  16. Editable hyperlinks in imported .icml files

    Please let us edit hyperlinks in an imported .icml. We can edit paragraph/character styles as we wish since they are not counted as content. But the same applies for hyperlinks, or at least anchor text/pages hyperlinks.

    As of now whenever you import an .icml with an anchor text hyperlink the destination disappears.
    Incopy is useful also for people that update multiple documents where only small parts of text differ while the rest is the same, but must be update anyway so you end up only editing one of the very long files instead of 15 and you're sure that you…

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  17. Remove unnecessary banner in CC Libraries panel

    Every time, after any new start of InDesign (14.0.3 and in previous versions too, on mac), an useless info banner is showing when opening CC Libraries panel. Only once at session, but every day again and again. Please, REMOVE THIS...

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  18. Pressure Sensitive Brush Pen (Vector brush to use with pressure sensitive pens)

    Many professional artists use some sort of pressure sensitive pen like Wacom (Cintiq) or the much cheaper and equally good HUION tablets).

    InDesign has a vector pen tool, with which professionals can write, scribble, design and create personalised unique graphic images, with a freedom that no other text/font ever can proviude. But this vector pen tool does NOT support pressure sensitivity.

    Enabling pressure sensitivity (think of it as a simplified Brush Pen tool of illustrator) will allos professionals to directly in our most beloved favorite design program!

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  19. Expand CMYK swatches window

    PLEASE! Enable the user to expand the color swatches window!!

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  20. Defining areas and automating rotation of those areas.

    I publish a paper that has content down the middle and 16- 2x3 ads in frames on the sides.(8 ads on left and 8 on right). Same goes for the opposite side of the paper. I rotate the ads each week so my clients get exposure all over the paper. I publish in several areas so I am manually rotating these ads each week and it takes a lot of time. It would be a HUGE time saver if I could automate this function based on my preset parameters. At the click of a button the ads all move to…

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