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  1. Add ability to define text sections

    There could be a panel much like the conditional text panel, which allows you to define and name text ranges/sections, which should be stackable.

    Thinking of HTML/XML/EPUB export of content, you are then able to feed the sections into div containers (<div class="sec1"><h1>Blabla</h1><p>blablablablabl</p>...</div>).
    Nowadays such containers, which you must have according to the DTD/Schema or Website the content will be published after print publishing, have to be added by hand or with tricky XSLT programming.

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  2. Merge mulitple pages together to create one page. Clients design each panel as the same size rather than having a short fold in panel

    Would like to be able to combine pages into one page. Clients are sending files (such as a 3 fold brochure) where each panel is the same size, not taking into account that the fold-in panel should be shorter. Seems difficult to make a shorter page as the page seems to be off and its not an easy fix.

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  3. DTI available for CC

    We have not way a bring ads in automatically

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  4. F&C queries stored on server

    In stead of storing the xml files in the user folder, making it possible to store them on a server too and be able to refer to that folder with a shortcut. As for the scripts you could have the "user queries" and the app queries. This is handy when you have to control more then one computer in your department.

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  5. Align to top/bottom of page in Paragraph Styles

    For text at 90 degrees, allowing the use of one paragraph style instead of using both a left aligned and a right aligned style.

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  6. Überdrucken für Text auf Pfad

    Überdrucken auch für Volltonfarbigen Text auf Pfad. ;)

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  7. Is there a way to double the amount of line make. From a maximum of 40 to a maximum of 80.

    Is there a way to double the amount of line make. From a maximum of 40 to a maximum of 80.

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    Need More Info  ·  Anonymous responded

    Hi Daniel,

    Thanks for sharing this feature suggestion.

    I didn’t understand this request, will it be possible for you to share some more details on this. What does “double the amount of line make” mean here. If you have any example where you can show this that would really help.

    Thanks
    Javed

  8. Hi. I have my panels on the right and would like them to expand to the left and collapse to the right.

    I keep my panels on the right and would like them to expand to the left and collapse to the right. This option is definitely available in Adobe Illustrator. Seems like a logical feature and probably easy to implement.

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    Need More Info  ·  Anonymous responded

    Hi Dan,

    Thanks for making this suggestion. I tried this out on my machine. What you have in the expectation is exactly how its working, or am I missing something here. Do you have multiple monitors where you are using this, a screenshot of the issue would really help.

    Thanks
    Javed

  9. Search window

    Back in the day you could click on "Help" and search for everything and this feature would help you right away. I can't find it now and hope you will bring it back. It's the fastest way to help yourself. Please bring it back. The feature is also to be found in Photoshop.

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  10. Excluding settings in (paragraph) styles

    When editing a stylesheet i.e. for a paragraph I want to exclude the character colors. When checking -without color- there is also a override+ marking, which is not needed.
    Can we have a checkbox to exclude some style settings or another solution?

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  11. File handling/sizing when relinking preference shouldn't be a doc preference

    This should be a setting you can choose when relinking each image. One image might need one option and another image might need the other - not just a blanket pref setting per document.

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  13. Paragraph Rules in Find/Change and a new Panel?

    Please add Paragraph Rules to the Find Change dialog box. I often need to change rule thickness or color to paragraph rules that are not in a paragraph or character style. Manually changing each selection takes quite a bit of time and should be automated.

    A floating/dockable paragraph rules panel would be helpful when having to change a file with multiple paragraph rules applied manually and not in a style. As it is now I have to select each instance and open the dialog box and change the rule settings.

    Also, please show both rule above and below at the…

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  14. How do I get Adobe Flash on a Mac?

    How to install Flash Player on your Mac

    Here’s how to install Flash Player on your Mac:

    1. Click the Missing Plug-In button.
    2. Click on Download Flash.
    3. This will take you to https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ which is a legitimate site – if you ever get taken to a site that is clearly not Adobe be very cautious, it is likely you are being taken to a malicious site.
    4. Click on Download Now. The download is ~20 MB.
    5. Wait while the download is initialising.
    6. You will then see the installer appear in your Downloads folder.
    7. Double click on the installer.
    8. Click on Install Adobe…
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  16. Add comments from InDesign to reviewer using Share for Review

    It seems like owners of documents can only reply to existing comments made in the Share for Review document but can't create comments in InDesign that appear in the Share for Review document. Often, we have a question about text or images that the reviewer needs to answer, but we have to first Share for Review and then create the comment there. It would be great if we could convert InDesign Notes to comments for the reviewer that they can see in the Share for Review side panel.

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  17. More motion paths and editable options

    I am increasingly finding myself trying to find animation workarounds to achieve what should be simple animation results.

    Making the motion path more editable with increased functions and options would help.

    As an example I seem to always have a need for a graphic to need a pivoting point motion. So if you had an object that need to rotate around a fixed point, we can use the rotate animation option, but it can't go in reverse or go back and forth.

    Imagine a hand waving, it would rotate one way but not loop back in the other direction. And…

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  18. Force / open in full screen view when user views the online document

    As can be achieved with standard PDFs, I think it would be useful to have a 'force full screen' option with a pop up warning that says page is requesting full screen - allow or not.

    Many documents with heavy content almost 'need' to be fullscreen for the best viewing experience.

    This option would remind the user that full-screen is best, but with the pop-up box that allows them to continue in the current window size.

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  19. Increase the number of files available under the "Open recent" menu

    Please increase the current maximum of 30 in Preferences > File Handling > Number of Recent Items to Display. Some of us open dozens of files every day so 60 or 100 would be more convenient.

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  20. arrange/hide tools

    The ability to arrange and hide tools like in Photoshop and Illustrator would be a massive productivity improvement for creators.

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