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  1. 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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  2. UI scaling window problems

    There are numerous problems with the new UI Scaling Feature when it is set to any size other than the smallest. I've attached several screenshots and a screen recording.

    Screenshot 1: New document window. Toolbars slightly overlap the buttons and the ruler.
    Screenshot 2: On the right edge of the main window, there is a gap between it and the panels.
    Screenshot 3: Bottom of the main window has a white bar along the bottom.
    Screen recording: Panels that all collapsed down to an Icon or Icon/Name only don't pop up in the right position when you click on them.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. display

    Display problem in normal screen mode (with guides)
    The display has strange lines and a gray background.
    MacOS Monterey M1

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  8. 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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  9. Return the use of "master pages" instead of "parent pages"

    In the latest version Adobe decided that their job was to educate us to speak proper language, which is why the word "master pages" was replaced with "parent pages".
    We do not find any problem with the phrase "master pages" and believe that it is not Adobe's role to dictate policy according to progressive agendas.
    We demand to return to the previous concept of "master pages".
    The term "parent pages" is confusing and misleading, with all the documentation of the software on the web for 2 decades referring to master pages.

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  10. 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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  11. inputfield filename

    In previous versions of indesign (using 17.0.1 now) when saving a new file, the inputfield of the filename was already selected. But now it isn't anymore. I'm using OS Monterey (Mac) and this problems occurs on two different systems (home computer and work computer). How to fix this?

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  12. 100% scaling is anything but

    I have a MacBook Pro 16" (Intel) with an external Samsung 5k monitor.

    Starting recently, when I select View –> Actual size I get a tiny document not by any means represented @ 100%. See screenshot.

    Formerly, the command has rendered an almost 1:1 representation, which is what could be expected (not least since the command is called "actual size" and that the resulting window header says "100%").

    The issue is described here: https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign-discussions/recent-changes-to-gui-scaling/m-p/12578562.
    Version of InDesign: 17.0.1.

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  13. when GPU ENABLED cursor is delayed after click. takes second for cursor to appear making work choppy. cursor too thin small. need biggerplz

    if this could be fixed please.
    when you click the cursor should appear immediately so you can see where you are. also the cursor options need to be a big cursor so you can easily see where you are

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  14. Workspace disappears when reverting back from Presentation Mode

    When reverting back to Normal Screen Mode, after being in Presentation Mode, the workspace toolbars disappear.

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Adding file extension after first letter of file name when saving a new document

    When I save a new document, the default file name is "Untitled-1.indd" (or .psd or .ai). If I want to call the file "ProjectA.indd" when I start typing and press "P" all creative cloud apps add the file extension after the first letter then continue with what I am typing. So what should be "ProjectA" turns into "P.inddrojectA." If I only type "Pr" I get "P.inddr." If I start to delete and remove the r and the second d, it will add the file extension again so I end up with "P.ind.indd." If I delete back to the "P" and…

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Font names display inconsistently

    This is a strange one: we use this font https://fonts.adobe.com/fonts/lus (you have to put a 't' on the end of that url, Uservoice thinks it's rude, apparently) it's Regular and Display weights. On two computers this shows up as (syntax here is [Font Family] / [Font Style]) Lus(t) / Regular and Lus(t) Display / Regular, respectively. On three others they show up as Lus(t) / Regular and Lus(t) / Display and there seems to be no way to align them.

    I've attached a screenshot of how the taskbar shows font on the machines that separate them out.

    The first two…

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