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  1. Changing the cursor to text AND changes it self to cursor

    Always when i'm going change to text but it changes it self back to cursor. really annoying bug. everytime when i do this.

    My indesign is version 14.0.1

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  2. user preferences not holding

    Adobe InDesign CC 2017 - being used in a Virtual Machine (VM) - VMware Horizon Client.

    User preferences are not holding when I switch them to what I like. Yes I quite the application after setting them and then sometimes they will be the same but then sometimes when I open ID they revert back to the default settings.

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  3. control panel not showing up

    every time i open indesign cc 2019 my control panels are gone. i can get them back with shortcut (cmd t). this happens for every document (new and already existing). it happens also not only at indesign startup, but also when i open close documents during work. it work in two different offices and it happens in both indesigns. any clue?

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  4. InDesign CC display error thin white line

    InDesign CC 13.1 x64

    In every document I open, everytime there's a single line in the top area of the document/artboard. It appears when you activate the

    Overprint Preview with high quality. Then InDesign generates a thin white line 1px thick and 101px away from the top of the document. It

    also keeps this position when I zoom in or out. Only if I begin to drag the view via the hand tool then the line is broken (obviously it

    has some trouble to refresh complete).
    The line generates on all pages no matter if there're images or graphics or…

    3 votes
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  5. The search panel in the place dialog box does not show indesign files (Mac issue)

    This is similar to the previous bug reported here: https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/31917874-search-field-does-not-work-in-open-dialogue-box

    However, the issue affects the place dialog box instead.

    Read the original post here to determine the steps to replicate the fault: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2583379

    2 votes
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  6. info panel - illegible text

    1. InDesign 14.0.1, MacOS 10.14.3
    2. Show Info Panel and select text
    3. Properly formatted info panel
    4. Text overlapping and illegible
    5.

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  7. keyboard shortcut CTRL-ALT-SHIFT-Enter reverted on restart. Num . and Num enter not working.

    Indesign 14.0.1. x64, german, german keyboard layout

    I try to delete the shortcuts for
    - Windows > Interactive: EPUB-Interactive-Preview
    - Panels > EPUB-Interactive-Preview: Documentpreview
    - Panels > EPUB-Interactive-Preview: Spread preview

    and i try to reassigne these shortcuts "CTRL-SHIFT-ALT-Enter" and "ALT-SHIFT-ENTER" etc. to other functions. I save my custom keyboard shortcuts and it works for this session. But everytime i restart Indesign they are revcerted to the EPUB-functions.

    ALSO the _numpad_ keys "," and "enter" are no longer differentiated from the normal "," and "enter" keys and are thus not working. Back in Indesign CS6 the numpad keys were labeled "Num…

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  8. Indesign CC2019 14.0.1 - Some panels collapsed after restart

    Indesign 14.0.1 x64, german, Windows8

    I have "Character", "Paragraph|Stories|Attributes", "Layers", "Color"-Panels docked to the left side of Indesign on Screen 1. I also have several other panels stacked but freefloating on a second screen. No panel is ever minimized. No panel is ever collapsed in my setup. I always have them expanded and open. This is my standart workspace. After closing Indesign and starting it, _sometimes_ it collapes the left-docked panels. The freefloating panels on screen2 remain ok.

    In settings "auto-minimize panels" is OFF.
    "Auto show panels" is checked "ON".

    Please see screenshot attached.

    Expected behaviour is - of course…

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  9. menu

    Working with InDesign CC19 (14.0.1) on 2 monitor Mac OS 10.13.6 and I'm having issues where menu selections open wrong panels. It's very strange...the only way to avoid is restarting the program. Example: when I choose File>File info I get the Print Dialogue panel. The exact same thing happens when I select File>Package. On top of this transforms stop working intermittently (horizontal or vertical flip) whether using the control panel or through menu bar. Last week's maintenance upgrade didn't help.

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  10. Odd ruler behavior

    Ran into a new issue with IND 14.0.1. When setting the display to picas, i got a "6" measurement in between the primary numbers -- it's not incorrect since there's 12 points to a pica but it's something that never happened before. it's a bug because right-clicking on the margin and selecting custom, i changed the value to 6 points, and then changed it back to 12 points, and then changed it back to picas. the odd "6" was gone.

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  11. "View by Group"

    Every time I start InDesign the "View by Group" notification pops up in my CC Libraries, even after clicking Cancel or "View by Group." See image...

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  12. Cmd + F (Ctrl + F) should not close the Find/Change dialog

    Repro:
    1. Cmd + F to open a Find/Change dialog. Don't close the dialog (with Done, or Esc, for example).
    2. With the Find/Change dialog still open(which is fine; I plan to use it again shortly), resume typing into the document.
    3. Click Cmd + F again. What I expect is that the application focus becomes the Find/Change dialog. But what happens instead is that the Find/Change dialog closes. I can't tell you how many times I end up mistakenly typing content into my document that I _think_ is being entered into the Find/Change dialog instead.

    The simple solution here…

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  13. PDF Comments panel doesn't fill full height of panel

    The actual content inside the PDF Comments panel does not fill the full available height of the panel. Leaves an awkward wasted empty space at the bottom of it. Screenshot attached.

    2 votes
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  14. Page Panel Numbering in right-to-left spreads

    In a document with facing pages, when the document is changed to right-to-left, the numbers in page panel are displayed with a weird encoding or extra characters.

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  15. Interface is too big

    Hi, my user interface is too big and I can not change it in the UI scaling. I'm using InDesign CC2019 (14.0.1) on a Dell Precision laptop (4k) connected to docking station with 2 screens. I already contacted the Adobe customer care, but they could not help me. Told to post it here, and maybe you could improve it in a new update. Hope this will be solved soon.

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  16. new features popup cannot be disabled

    The New Features popup dialog boxes are ******* annoying as **** and cannot be turned off. They can in photoshop with the "enable rich ********" but cannot in InDesign. Can you fix this ******* pain **********? No one wants this ****.

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  17. Custom story editor text color to does not change picture box icon color rendering invisible on black background

    When changing the Story Editor Display text color to something other than black, the picture box icon color does not change to match. If the background is set to black (such as with the "Terminal" theme), picture boxes are no longer visible in the story editor. Only can be seen when highlighting the text.

    Would like the picture box color to match the text color when using story editor.

    InDesign CC 14.0.1 on Mac OS 10.13.6

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  18. New Document Thumbnails

    I don't see the added value of the 'Thumbnails' in the New Document panel.
    Those are rather confusing than functional, since all have the same aspect ratio.
    Won't it be nice when the default icon reflects the actual orientation and aspect ratio?

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  19. Adobe InDesign 14 always launches on a wrong monitor out of two.

    All good with Photoshop, Illustrator, etc, but Indesign keeps opening every time on a wrong monitor no matter what. Plus, even when you drag it to another display, all the dialog boxes keep appearing on a different monitor. Moreover, it resets your workspace to Essentials every time and it take you some time to set it up again after start. Annoying and counterproductive

    Thanks,
    Henry

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  20. Quadclick to edit text in grouped textframes doesn't work anymore

    (14.0.1 x64, Windows):

    Switching from CS6 to CC.
    The Task: you have a group of items. The groupd also contains a textframe with some text. You want to edit this text. There is a change in the way you can "click-into" the group and into the text edit mode.

    In CS6
    - you doubleclicked on the textframe in the group (that selected the textframe in the group), and you doubleclicked again onto the text to get to edit the text (textcursor). It was fast. Basicly a quad-click.

    In CC:
    - That quad-click doesn't work. You have to doubleclick-PAUSE-doubleclick. And that…

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