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  1. Tab order window is not resizable

    I design a lot of long forms inside of InDesign. Part of this process is getting the tab order correct. The Tab Order window only displays 9 rows and is not resizable. This makes at a glance review of the tab order impossible.

    Additionally, dragging and dropping rows above/below each other is broken. The blue line that signifies where I am about to drag something to does not always match up with where the drop actually happens. Sometimes it can be above another field.

    Similarly, if I move a block of rows at once, the view of the window will…

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  2. Highlight filename in save window

    Just upgraded to the M1 Mac version 17.0.1, and the file name is not highlighted by the default.

    Please fix. AND ONLY THE FILE NAME. NOT THE EXTENSION.

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  3. InDesign not displaying actual (print) size

    InDesign 2021 does not actually show you the printed size of the document.

    There are two potential (and faulty) options to achieve this currently:

    1. Set the zoom level to 100%: On various forums I've read that this should let you view the document at actual print size. A document that physically takes up 10x10cm on your screen, should print at 10x10cm.

    In effect, that doesn't happen and the 100% renders my document at a way larger size than what it's actual size. (I'm literally holding up a ruler against my screen, and a 10cm wide page is about 20cm wide…

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  4. Backgroundtask keep spinning while not active

    For several versions, the blue backgroundtask circle keeps spinning forever, even when no tasks are running.

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  5. User Interface got large

    The User interface got large and many commands in the control bar have been hidden even if I set it on Small in the preferences!
    I can't get the small interface that was in the previous version.

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  6. pages breaking and vertical lines on screen

    When i am working in any document since updating to Indesign 17 including the recent 17.0.1 the pages start to get vertical lines and horizontal lines, and the design elements start overlapping or having duplicates, tables will not display as aligned, trying to select text and my curser is really clicking 2 lines above. If i click "W" to toggle between Presentation view and back sometimes that will fix some of it and other times it will make it worse. I have attached a few screen shots to show how it will display different pages. When i go to export…

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  8. Sélection multiple

    La possibilité de faire des sélections multiples dans un même bloc de texte serait une bonne idée. Comme le fait si bien VSCode avec le bouton alt+click gauche. Une autre chose la prise en compte de shift et du pavet numérique pour aller en début ou en fin de ligne Shift + 1 = fin de ligne et Shift + 7 pour le début de ligne.

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  9. Can't do long math in some Opacity text fields

    This is a very minor bug I ran into. In certain text fields that set an object's Opacity value, the character limit is 5 characters, which is not enough to do certain mathematical operations, like 12.5/2. If the value is a decimal number with two places, no math can be performed at all.

    The 5 character limit applies to the control that appears in the Control panel when selecting an object, and the control that appears in the Effects panel when selecting an object.

    The only field that allows enough characters to perform that operation is the one found in…

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  10. Pages window isn't showing pages

    v 17.2
    With the new update, the Pages window/panel is not showing the pages in document. The panel is locked to the side in my workspace. When InDesign is opened the panel needs to be unlocked from side and click on Pages tab to have pages show below. Re-lock the panel and click on Pages tab to show document pages. Please fix. Thank you!

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  11. New Animate palette bug

    In InDesign 17.1.0.50 OSX, the Animate palette is smaller than its tools !
    In my screen capture, you can see 3 right points (transformation center points) that are so on the left that I cannot click on them.
    Even if I enlarge the palette, the 3 right points are still unusable, and it is the same when I I save the workspace and restart InDesign

    Thank you for reading

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  12. InDesign 2022 - Wrong Icons in Toolbar

    It looks like the icons for selection and direct selection are flip-flipped in the toolbar.

    Selection should be black, and direct select should be white.

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  13. Curseurs de sélection intervertis

    Les curseurs de "sélection directe" et "sélection" sont intervertis dans la fenêtre d'outils depuis InDesign 2022.

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  14. uneven / unlevel pages side by side in spread

    2 uneven pages left right 16, 17 in a document of 64 pages in spread of same double master page spread.

    only 2 in whole doc.

    mac os x mojave 10.14.6 indesign cc 16.01 (adobe rep told me this is the only version that works w/mojave and my late 2015 imac 5k)
    i finally resolved by adding 2 new blank pages ahead of those 2, (applied master), copy pasting the content to those 2 new pages (singe spread), then deleting the original wonky pages.

    I didn't want to take a chance the spread was transmitted wrong to the printer even…

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  15. Info Panel - Stroke and Fill info drawn in wrong place - covers up PPI/words info

    Windows 10 - ID 17.1

    Info Panel - Stroke and Fill info drawn in wrong place - covers up PPI info and also garbles coords when text selected.

    Not dissimilar to this issue from 2019.
    https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/37019515-info-panel-illegible-text

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  16. Acrolinx panel too narrow and can't be resized

    Since I upgraded to InDesign 17, the Acrolinx sidebar is displayed at half the width it is supposed to be and can not be resized (see screenshot). It is completely useless this way.
    With InDesign 16, everything is fine.
    Running Windows 10 Enterprise. DELL notebook, DELL P2419H second monitor. All display settings on "recommended". Screenshot is from the notebook's internal monitor.

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  17. InDesign 17.0.1 Background Tasks Icon in Dark Mode

    In the new InDesign 17.0.1, the background task swirl is black instead of white in dark mode. (please see attached). Thx!

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  18. ID 2021: New documents open in the background of home screen

    Windows 10, ID 2021 (16.4)
    Bug 1: new documents open in the background of the home screen. See video.
    Bug 2: if the home screen isn't shown and you create a new file, the home screen will appear and lay over the new document.
    Bug 3: if you change anything on the page, the home screen appears
    Bug 4: if you create multiple new documents and close them, it will sometimes ask to save them and sometimes it won't.

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  19. Menu not appearing when clicking toolbar hamburger button

    I got the problem that the menu that should appear when you click on an "hamburger" button in the top right corner of a toolbar doesn't appear.
    This happens on a second screen when you got more than one screen/monitor, and the main screen has higher resolution than the second one. It also only happens to toolbars that are positioned near the bottom edge of the second screen and where the menu height is larger than the distance between the "hamburger" button and the bottom edge of the screen.

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  20. publicrelations@westerncounties.ca

    My Adobe Indesign updated to 2022, but my User Interface font is very small and I can't increase the size. The choice to increase UI size is greyed out (see attached screen shot). Any ideas on the issue?

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