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  1. ID 2021 share feature often stalls indesign spinning wheel slows down program

    ID 2021 share feature often stalls indesign spinning wheel slows down program
    OS X catalina 10.15.7 (19H1217)

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  2. Pages panel does not scroll when dragging page to a new position

    When draggin a page to a position not show in the panel, it should scroll along. but it doesn't.

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  3. indesign 16.2 workspace frame unresponsive stuck in place

    indesign frame workspace won't move, won't grab, red close button unresponsive & won't close ... so many bugs regarding the panels and frames!!!!!

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    indesign 16.2 for mac

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  4. Window size and position is forgotten

    Even though another entry entitled "InDesign in Windows ALWAYS forgets app size and position!" is marked as "Fixed/Solved" elsewhere in these pages, the issue is not fixed. In fact, it is more persistent in the latest 16.2.1 "update"... plus, ID crashes way more often now as well... I know this is another issue but for me when InDesign does not work as advertised, the whole thing –crashes, window size and position– is ONE issue: Adobe InDesign is buggy, more than ever, period.

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  5. PLEASE INCREASE THE USER INTERFACE FONT SIZE - My eyesight is suffering!

    I have tried to increase the zoom size to increase the overall font size when I am working on InDesign and it is still too small! My eyesight really hurts, even after the adjustments. Note: The adjustment works with Illustrator, so I am not sure why Indesign cannot do the same thing. I am so tired of the tiny font size.

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  6. InDesign UI frame changes colour

    I guess this is a bug but i actually think it could be a good idea. Attached are a couple of examples of what's happened on my screen from time to time. The UI takes on a florescent colour - and all palette names/numbers, etc change to this colour.
    Small appearing UI's seems to have been quite a big topic in recent years - especially as we all move toward 4K screens. So this 'bug', if that's what it is, seems to work really well for me and gives the whole workspace much more clarity. But i just have no…

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  7. InDesign UI frame changes colour

    I guess this is a bug but i actually think it could be a good idea. Attached are a couple of examples of what's happened on my screen from time to time. The UI takes on a florescent colour - and all palette names/numbers, etc change to this colour.
    Small appearing UI's seems to have been quite a big topic in recent years - especially as we all move toward 4K screens. So this 'bug', if that's what it is, seems to work really well for me and gives the whole workspace much more clarity. But i just have no…

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  9. Unable to Rename Items Within a Layer

    Using Adobe InDesign Version 16.2.1

    I used to be able to click on the name of an item within a layer to be able to rename it. I am no longer able to do this. If I click the layer, it flashes once to allow me to change them name but immediately goes back to being normal. It will not allow me to change the name anymore. I never had trouble with this before.

    I am able to change the name of the actual layer by double clicking it and renaming it in the "Layer Options" pop-up box but there…

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  10. Last row of pages panel in horizontal view is missing page numbers under them.

    Currently on Mac OS Big Sur using inDesign 16.1

    When viewing the pages panel in horizontal view and the page count exceeds what the panel can hold the scroll bars appear but then the last row of pages seem to have their page numbers hidden behind the UI and are not visible no matter how much you move the scroll bars down.

    I have seen this behavior since inDesign 15 on Mac OS Catalina.

    Edit: I should add that I have my page thumbnails set to small. I see similar behavior with pages view set to vertical but a little…

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  11. Last row of pages panel in horizontal view is missing page numbers under them.

    Currently on Mac OS Big Sur using inDesign 16.1

    When viewing the pages panel in horizontal view and the page count exceeds what the panel can hold the scroll bars appear but then the last row of pages seem to have their page numbers hidden behind the UI and are not visible no matter how much you move the scroll bars down.

    I have seen this behavior since inDesign 15 on Mac OS Catalina.

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  12. InDesign 16.1 menu unclickable. Always shows hour glass cursor on Windows

    Hi,

    Starting today morning I am facing issues in accessing menu items on my InDesign 2021 16.1 on Windows. The application cursor is the wait cursor mode and clicking on any menu item does not have any effect. Even keyboard can't be used to select any menu items. However, I can open a new document using "Create new" button as shown.

    I can't understand what's the issue and how to resolve. FYI, I have InDesign 2015 Release and Debug versions installed on this machine

    Please advice.

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  13. reset

    Adobe InDesign 16.2.1 x64
    After updating OS or indie, (this week there were both) My workspace resetted to Essentials and settings were gone. There is so much work creating a good starting/default settings. So I'm totally sad now.

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  14. InDesign 16.2.1 Mac unwanted automatically full screen

    InDesign automatically changes itself into full screen mode. Which I don't want. There is no setting to be found to correct this. Illustrator does the same thing but there you can change the UI navigation size and then it behaves like it should.

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  15. InDesign 16.2.1 + Mojave still missing Create New Folder (cmd+shift+N) and Show Original (cmd+R)

    Adobe please fix this issue. It very frustrating that you can not create folder inside open/save window dialog with a shortcut. Every other program allows that. Am I the only one that is using keyboard shortcuts? This bug is there now for about half a year. Is it really so hard to fix this? Pleeeeeease.

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  16. cursor stuck on pencil

    When I open a certain file, the cursor is stuck on the pencil tool. I can't select any objects in the file. The cursor still operates menu selections, but doesn't work inside the document.
    I'm using v. 16.2.1 x64 on Windows 10

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  17. Naming layers in the docked layers panel and naming things in paragraph styles details box

    As described in this thread :
    https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign/can-t-rename-layers-indesign-2021-16-0-also-happened-in-2020/td-p/11550199/page/2?page=1

    It's impossible to rename layers when the panel is docked
    I also have problems in naming things in some particular panels like the Paragraph styles details box when i want to create a nested style and type the exact word i want the style to stop
    (see screen capture) i manage to click it but it's like magic clic and clic and clic... sometimes work sometimes not... i'm getting crazy with it and loos a lot of time.

    Thank you for updating

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  18. Everything on artboard goes to bitmap intermittently

    Running iD (15.1.3) on Windows 7 - Don't laugh this isn't my machine but the one I have to work on. grrrr!
    Every now and again the entire artboard contents and surrounds (not the UI), changes to low resolution resulting in something resembling a scene from the game Minecraft, fonts images imported vector graphics etc. This is only on inDesign, no other program, so it's not a system or graphics card error. The attached image shows up as all bitmapped but tin reality it's just the artboard that goes pear shaped. Is there a fix for this or is it…

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  19. character style list flashes but won't open

    Sometimes, ID gets into a state where the Character Style drop-down list will not drop down. I can click either the list item itself or the little [v] button to its right, nothing happens. If I click it again, the screen will just flash open the list for just an instant, but it will not drop down the list and let me select from it. The only workaround is to use View › Character Styles, which slows me down quite a bit, because I usually leave the View › Paragraph Styles window open.

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  20. can't disable home screen

    I'm unable to disable the home screen. Option is grayed out. I have a paid subscription.

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