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  1. page tab

    Thumbnail page numbers does not show at the bottom of pages tab.

    It has a easy work around of extending the tab in documents that are not too long, or counting the page numbers, anyway it's an annoying UI problem.

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  2. page tab

    Thumbnail page numbers does not show at the bottom of pages tab.

    It has a easy work around of extending the tab in documents that are not too long, or counting the page numbers, anyway it's an annoying UI problem.

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  3. InDesign palettes/panels do not expand or open when Application frame is Off

    These small panels that you can attach to the large panels would not expand now after the update to 13.0.1
    I had problems with it already 2 updates back.

    19 votes
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    Hello All,

    Thank you for your support. The issue is now fixed in the latest update of InDesign.
    Please upgrade to the new InDesign 14.0 from your Creative Cloud Application.

    If you are unable to see the update yet, click on the menu (three dots) on the top right corner of Creative cloud app and click on “Check for App Updates”.

    Let us know your feedback in the comment section.

    Thanks,
    Abhinav Kaushik
    InDesign Team

  4. Properties Panel Missing in Indesign CC 2018 (v 14.0)

    Properties Panel is not available under Window>
    I'm on a Windows 10 Ent, Adobe Suite CC; Indesign 2018.

    I have restarted the PC; deleted opm.db; tried different documents. BTW this is the first time I was using Indesign. I am working with the Adobe Tutorials.

    1 vote
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  5. There isn't vertical justification in the control panel

    There isn't vertical justification in the control panel, and I've no idea how to fix that...

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  6. palettes stay closed/hidden when I open documents

    Version of InDesign: 14.0

    Steps to Reproduce:
    1. Close documents so that all documents are closed. (All palettes close.)
    2. Open a document.

    Expected Result: I expect the palettes I last had open to be there automatically.

    Actual Result: The document opens, but the palettes stay closed/hidden.

    Any Workarounds: Currently, my workaround is to hit Command-Shift-D to bring up the Links palette. When I do that, all the palettes appear. I could, of course, select any palette from the menu, but a keyboard shortcut is so much quicker than mousing around to a menu item. This behavior didn't happen in…

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  7. pages palette

    When viewing page icons in Extra Large or Jumbo sizes in the Pages palette, it is impossible to drag a page icon to the end of the list.

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  8. InDesign CC 2018—Page shifts when browsing with key commands

    Browsing pages using Command+Page Up/Down or Fn+Shift+Arrow Up/Down shifts page slightly left and down. Infuriating when trying to see if elements are properly aligned between pages. The rulers seem to shift as well.

    I'm using Indesign CC 2018 version 13.1

    My document size is 4k 3840 x 2160 px. When my doc is 1920 x 1080 px the page shifting does NOT happen.

    Any ideas why this is happening and how to fix it?

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  9. In all Windows 10 Adobe CS products, scroll goes in the opposite direction of Windows setting.

    In all Windows 10 Adobe CS products, scroll goes in the opposite direction of Windows setting.

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  10. Indesign CC 2018 (oct): display of frame borders offset by 1 pixel

    Indesign CC 14.0.1 x64, german

    put a pageitems' left border exactly on X=0, aligning the item to the left side of a right page on facing pages... see screenshot...

    Frame border is displayed offset by 1 pixel.

    This does not apply to right aligned items on left pages. Here the frame border is displayed fine.

    It's minor ... but ugly.

    1 vote
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  11. Wrong font preview for RTL languages

    There is a problem with the new fonts preview in version 14.0 of InDesign.
    The 'Selected Text' preview is shown backwards (LTR instead of RTL).
    This happens in spite of the fact that the text box is marked as a 'Hebrew' one.
    I'm using a Mac running OS X 10.13.6 High Sierra.

    2 votes
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  12. Unable to open menus in Control Panel

    We are unable to open the menu in the Control Panel in the current InDesign (different Windows 10 machines). InDesign 14.0.1.209, please see screenshot attached.

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  13. Cursor size in working area is huge InDesign CC 2018 Win

    The ID cursor (black) when over the workspace is huge. It is normal size when hovering over the tool bars (white), but when you move over the workspace it is supersized. This occurs when working on an external monitor, but is scaled appropriately on HD Laptop Screen.

    8 votes
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  14. screen redraw errors: content disappears while editing

    While editing content (most usually, editing type), all the type disappears from the screen, so you can't see what's being edited. Scrolling up or down until the affected area is off screen, then scrolling back down fixes the problem, but it's a huge time suck to have to deal with this and all the other bugs.

    2 votes
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  15. panels keep moving

    The tool panels keep changing position, flying out or closing in a seemingly random manner. Certainly their movement is counter productive to any given use.

    I've just updated to ID 2019 and my panel positions are all lost. This is after several month of wrestling with the demented behaviour Adobe has given them.

    In the 'old' days, one set up the panels how preferred and pretty much left them alone.

    Could Adobe please return to this functional panel behaviour and stop them flying out, moving about, or getting lost on each update?

    Having to click things open and close don…

    1 vote
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  16. Mac OS Mojave 'Dark Mode' and CC Apps

    Load/Save dialogues and title bar don't honour 'dark mode' in the latest Mac OS

    • Open/Save dialogues (Illustrator/Photoshop/Indesign/AcobatDC)
    • Title bar (Illustrator/Indesign/AcobatDC)

    Haven't tried any other apps yet...

    3 votes
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  17. Background Tasks Palette too wide

    The Background Tasks Palette is too wide compared to other palettes in the UI (MacOS).
    I dock several palettes together to save real estate on my monitor. When I focus on most palettes, the width is 240 pixels, but the Background Tasks palette can't be made narrower than 400 pixels – a 66% increase! If there was a reason to have this palette be so wide I'd understand the limitation, but most of the relevant information in that palette would easily fit within the 240 width.

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  18. InDesign: Workspace too small on 4K screen (compared to Photoshop and Illustrator)

    The InDesign workspace on my 4K laptop screen is half the size of Photoshop/Illustrator, the text type is comparable to 7 pt. type. Everything is impossible to read if further than 5 inches from the monitor.

    I contacted Adobe Support and the gentleman could NOT answer or solve the issue, along with saying NO ONE ELSE has this issue. All over the the boards and Internet, this is a recurring issue.

    This is a bug that needs to be fixed. I'm frustrated Adobe even has this issue, especially since there was a recent update.

    Fix it ASAP. It's very important.

    1 vote
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  19. [CC2019] [Bug] Sort by name not automatically applied

    After a designer applied "Sort By name" in the paragraph style panel, and adds another style or renames a style, the style list is not automatically sorted again. The panel doesn't keep the list of styles automatically sorted by name.

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  20. Add the Ability to turn off hover scrolling

    Hover Scrolling lets you interact with the dropdown menus without ever having to click on them. Sounds cool, right?

    Normally, this is not a problem, because you can easily see what has been changed because you've got an object selected. But when working with conditional text, the conditional text indicator visibility is a GLOBAL setting, and thus, hover scrolling over it can change your document, even with nothing selected. And if you're not on a page with conditional text. you'd never even know that your document got changed, until you send it to print!

    This has been plaguing me for…

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