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  1. Paragraph Return is changed into Paragraph Separator (U+2029)

    Version: Indesign CC 2018 and Incopy CC 2018

    The bug as described on https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2344905 still exists in the latest version.

    During the exporting INDD into IDML, the error below occurs.
    Certain Paragraph Return (\r) is changed into 'PARAGRAPH SEPARATOR'(U+2029) and the first sentence’s paragraph style is changed into the paragraph style of the second sentence which makes two sentences into one.
    Every time this bug occurs, we have to open the INDD file and change “U+2029” into another character such as “space” and export it again.
    Finally we found out that this error occurs when 8000th character is “Paragraph Return…

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      2 comments  ·  Idml Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Based-on Master Pages don't inherit Primary Text Frame

      When we create new documents with facing pages and Primary Text Frames on, new master pages are then created based on that original master page.

      I would expect them to inherit the same threading and Primary Text Frame designation as the original, but they don't. Only the text frame on the right hand master page is designated as part of the primary text flow, and the frames are no longer threaded. Designers have to check every based-on master, re-designate the primary text flow, and re-thread the frames.

      The steps to reproduce are:
      1. Create a new document with Facing Pages…

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        0 comments  ·  Document/Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • BUG Keypress doesn´t respond

        With updating to 13.1 March 2018 Update: When you type to a text frame you have to do it twice before the character appears in the frame. I have this problem on two Windows 10 machines...

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          77 comments  ·  Text/Story/Table  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Hello everyone,

          Apart form the workaround that was suggested earlier of changing the preference to fix the issue:
          1. Go to Edit→Preferences→Advanced Type and uncheck the “ Show Adornment on Text Selection/Text Frame …..” preference. Click Ok.

          we have also provided the fix via a KBDoc which list the steps:
          https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/first-character-skipped-typing.html

          This KBDoc provides a plugin update script which will update the affected plugin for ID 13.1 release and fix the issue without going through the workaround of changing the preference as mentioned above.

          Regards,
          -Pradeep.

        • 2 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Crash  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Export book to pdf doesn't work

            1. 14.0 x64 (Mainline CL #1021441)
            2. Select all documents in Book file, and then choose Export Book to PDF.
            3. All documents in book file should be exported to a single PDF file, based on the PDF Export profile that I choose.
            4. I am prompted to choose a name for my PDF, and then I hit the Save button. Normally I would then be taken to the PDF Export profile page so that I can select the profile I want to use, but instead nothing happens at all. I am just taken back to the regular InDesign workspace…

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              1 comment  ·  PDF Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Adobe Indesign Ruler - Corrupt Display

              Adobe Indesign Ruler - Corrupt Display.
              When opening a document and mousing thru the document the display of the ruler starts to add "marks" in the measurements.
              We have been able to reproduce this in versions 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018.
              We have gone and used the rename "enUS" method and it only works temporarily.
              The issue is sporadic and can happen on new documents or old.
              Also sporadic through out the versions as well - same document can happen on one version and not another version.
              All application updates have been applied as well as Mac OS updates for…

              2 votes
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                0 comments  ·  UI  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • InDesign CC Server 2018.1 crashes when applying masterSpread to a page

                InDesign CC Server 2018.1 crashes when applying masterSpread to a page.
                The code attached in file "Script.txt" crashes when executing "item.appliedMaster = masterSpread;".
                The file "File.indd" is on which I execute the script.
                I works properly in InDesign CS6 and InDesign CC 2018.1.
                I've been searching on Internet and I couldn't find any issue similar to mine.
                I think it is a bug but maybe I'm missing something prior to execute that sentence.
                Thanks.

                9 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Crash  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • ICML export doesn't include <HyperlinkPageDestination> elements

                  (Affects all versions of InDesign that support ICML export)

                  Export the story in the attached document to ICML. Delete the story in InDesign and then re-import the ICML. The Hyperlinks panel shows "The referenced paragraph or text anchor is missing".

                  This is only a problem for the ICML export of internal links. Hyperlinks to pages in external documents are exported correctly. The information is also correctly stored when saved to IDML.

                  5 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Idml Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Image color settings get lost when duplicating image or when data merging

                    If a placed image has an icc-profile different from the documents' profile, that profile assigment will get lost when the image is being duplicated. The same thing is going to happen if the document is being data merged for variable data printing. The image will have a wrong profile assignment in the additional records when creating the merged document. Only the first record will be properly printed, the duplicates won't. Test files attached.

                    3 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Print/Packaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • links labeled as "modified" when actually "OK"

                      ID= v13.1
                      MacOS= 10.13.4

                      Problem: Open any ID file and links that should be "OK" are labeled as "modified". I do not get any error window that pops up notifying me this. Without taking any action, I close the ID file and reopen it and links are now labeled as "OK". Open it up a third time and links are "OK". I QUIT out of ID and open that same file and see links as "OK" and now they are labeled as "modified". This process repeats. Attached video to show. All links in these ID files are not modified or…

                      9 votes
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                        7 comments  ·  Graphics/Images/Assets  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Can't Open JPEG file

                        Hi there

                        I am having trouble opening up .jpeg files from Indesign. It is installed as a part of my Creative Cloud subscription. Please see attached for the error that pops up. Your help will be appreciated.

                        Thanks
                        G

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                          2 comments  ·  Others  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          JPEG files cannot be opened directly in InDesign. They can only be placed.
                          Create a new document and from the File menu, select the Place option. Select a JPEG file and click Open.

                          Hope this helps.

                          Thanks,
                          Adobe InDesign team

                        • adobe stock pricing

                          When licensing an Adobe Stock library image from within Indesign I am charged $9.99 but if I but the image on the adobestock.com site it is $2.99. This is recent and is highly annoying.

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                            0 comments  ·  Graphics/Images/Assets  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • placed indesign shows all layers in file

                            It will show all the layers in the placed InDesign file despite the fact on import the option to use document layers visibility is selected. You have to manually select which layers you want visible on import.

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                              0 comments  ·  Graphics/Images/Assets  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 字符表字間過大

                              it is hard to see chars even enlarge (space too big)

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                                0 comments  ·  UI  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • very slow on my server documents

                                it's not an idea, but a problem. Indesign creates problems on the network and is very slow with server documents, as never before. The media told me to work locally, but I ask Adobe to solve the problem. Windows 10 64 bit - Intel processor 32 GB of ram.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Crash  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • audio

                                  when I publish on line the first page will not play audio unless you click off it and click on it again.

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                                    0 comments  ·  ePub/HTML/Publish Online  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Object does not stay in center of document after resizing document format

                                    Hello, I found some weird issues in Indesign CC 13.1 on Mac OS El Capitan.
                                    When I place an object centerd in the middle of a document (for example
                                    500 x 500 px) and I resize the document size to for example 700 x 700 px (something larger than 500 x 500), the Object won't stay in the middle, but moves to the right or left border - even I set the reference point within the transform-window to "middle" and also disable "double page".

                                    Why does the object not stay centered at the document format?
                                    I attached a PDF-File where…

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                                      1 comment  ·  Document/Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Elements in CC Libraries disappear

                                      We started working with CC Libraries in Indesign. It is a really big help, because everyone can access the same default elements we need. Unfortunately the CC Libraries window in Indesign "looses" elements. The elements still are in the library which I can check in my browser. But they simply not shown in Indesign. In the attached image you can see that 50 text elements are missing in Indesign, though grafic elements are there...
                                      The biggest bug: I cannot access the elements somehow anywhere?! It would be nice to drag & drop elements from the browser into my application as…

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                                        1 comment  ·  Performance/Usability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • open Adobe InDesign CC 2018 and Mac OS 10.13.6 crashes because Symantic End Point 14.1

                                        open Adobe InDesign CC 2018 and Mac OS 10.13.6 crashes because Symantic End Point 14.1. I uninstall SEP 14.1 and install SEP 12.1.7 and Indesign works.

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                                        • Licens in Id is for nornal use with two computer, why can I not use this purpuse

                                          Licens in Id is for nornal use with two computer, why can I not use this purpuse?

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