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  1. Traduction problems with french version

    There is a problem of traduction here (french version)
    Objet>Masque>Option
    The title of the popup is in English

    There is an other problem in the menu "Fenêtre"
    A cap is missing in the line "commentaires"

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  2. can't enter text in find/change field

    Mac 10.13.6 InDesign 15.1.2
    Can't enter text in find/change fields
    Open document
    Select text tool
    Select find/change from pull down menu
    Attempt to enter text in find field.

    Won't accept text in find field

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  3. can't enter text in find/change field

    Mac 10.13.6 InDesign 15.1.2
    Can't enter text in find/change fields
    Open document
    Select text tool
    Select find/change from pull down menu
    Attempt to enter text in find field.

    Won't accept text in find field

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  4. Benutzeroberfläche

    Wenn ich in InDesign CC 15.1.2 die Benutzeroberfläche auf »****« stelle, kann ich keinen Cursor in den Texteingaben der Bedienfeld-Menüs sehen … er scheint leider auch »weiß« zu sein. Wo liegt der Fehler?

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  5. The Stroke Panel Table Cell Stroke picker box is adjusting other Workspace panels in its shared column

    My saved workspace has the Stroke Panel at the top of a column of panels and when I create a table and click into it to change its stroke, the Table Cell Stroke picker in the Stroke Panel expands. When I click outside of the table and the Table Cell Stroke picker goes away, the panels that expanded collapse, but other panels below stay in place. If this is done repeatedly, the other panels' locations/sizes would be altered permanently needing the Workspace to be reset.

    The video below shows what happens when the above described action is performed multiple times.…

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  6. Arrow Functions

    Why did you reverse the arrow colors? These were so primary to the use of the program its just a mind bend. I'm not finding the new functions to be very useful. The second arrow doesn't seem to have any valid use. Its harder to move the boxes with the first arrow because it jumps to the underlaying image and moves it instead. Trying to build a polygon and move the points to add highlight to irregular shapes and cannot move the points without it shifting other points that were set in place where they were needed. Not helpful.

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  7. Wrong translation of “Publish online” UI in Czech language

    Please correct wrong translation of "Single" and "Spread". In the latest version of InDesign the translation means "One FIle" and "Extension", crazy, isn't it? Please follow the long established terminology developed in old days when you did ask humans to translate UI items and you did consult it with local experts: the names are correct in InDesign PDF export dialog, so why don't you reuse the correct terminology?
    The correct form is "Stránky" and "Dvojstránky".

    !!! PLEASE stop using robots or Google Translate for new features in InDesign !!!

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  8. None of my windows float in when I open Indesign version 15.1.1

    The app is running, but none of my windows float in when I open my file.
    I can't access any of my tools, pages, or layers... This is the only thing I'm able to see which is only my document. But I can't work without the tools! How can I fix this issue? I already tried restarting my computer, uninstalling and re-installing Indesign 15.1.1 and nothing has worked.

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  9. Exporting Indd document to PDF > window only partly visible (4K monitor)

    When exporting a document via File > Adobe PDF Presets > Export to PDF on a 4K monitor, the window is only partly visible. I cannot change the settings because I only see the bottom part of the window. See Screen shot.
    Indesign version 15.1.1 x 64
    OS Win 10 Pro Build 18363
    Monitor BenQ PD2700U at 3840 x 2160 resolution (= 150 %, recommended)

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  10. [bug] UI won’t show up although app seems to have launched successfully

    macOS Catalina 10.15.5
    MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019)

    Nothing appears when I create a new document or open one. The app seems to be working though because it keeps adding a numeric increment every time I create a new file. InDesign is updated to latest build. Please advise.

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  11. BUG - 15.1.1 - Mac/PC - text threads don't display

    On both Mac and PC, the 15.1.1 version doesn't display text frame threads.

    When I create a new doc, threaded text frames DO show the threads. But when I open pre-existing documents, threads don't show at all. I've confirmed this behavior with a few other people, on both OS platforms. I'm running on Win10/64, [Version 10.0.18363.836]. The Mac users were on very recent OS's.

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  12. Jumping to wrong tabs

    Hi, when I try to click on the File menu, it keeps jumping to Window instead. That goes for any menu item I try to open. I'm using the 2018 version of InDesign on Windows.

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  13. Click, click-drag combinations no longer work as they did previously.

    Upon upgrading to 15.1.1, on Mac OS 10.14.16 Mojave

    -Triple-clicking won't select a whole line, and, yes, I selected "triple-click to select whole line" in preferences.

    Double-clicking does won't switch from the object tool to the text tool.

    Double-click and drag won't extend the selection.

    I didn't find anything in the Mac OS, Wacom, or InDesign prefs that referenced click or click-drag options. Adjusting double-click speed doesn't change this bug.

    If these features were disabled to take advantage of the swipe features of Apple mouse and tablet gestures, please add a preference option to use a standard mouse.

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  14. InDesign Comment Area for Edits and Notes

    Is there a note feature in InDesign to add notes for edits? I have always added a text box from a copied email but wonder if their is a sidebar utility so I don't loose the notes as I page scroll. Normally I have 2 screens but I think this feature would be cool as I continue my career in InDesign.

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  15. Bring keyboard shortcut doesn't work

    No funciona el atajo de teclado para traer al frente un objeto. Por contra, enviarlo atrás si funciona.

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  16. open a file window

    Hi. I'm running on InDesign 15.0.3 on macOS Catalina 10.15.5

    I was editing a file when suddenly InDesign crashed. A crash report was submitted and no harm was done. I proceeded to open InDesign and everything seemed fine with one exception. When I go File > Open, the Open a File window color theme does not match the interface color theme I've chosen (which is set to Dark). I tried changing to all the other color themes and it remained the same. Then I went into my OS system preferences and made sure my appearance has Dark chosen for all…

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  17. Blue Tool Tip and New Feature Boxes

    Holy **** these things are annoying, considering i've been using Adobe products for 20 years i dont need basic ******* things shoved in my face after a fresh install.... AND NO WAY TO TURN THE ******* THINGS OFF.

    Who's ******* idea was that! Add a way to turn them off, just the obnoxious blue tips, not the old tooltips. *******.

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  18. macOS Spaces

    InDesign does not seem to properly use macOS Spaces. Some windows or popups prevent InDesign from showing up properly if the application is selected, either in the Dock or in the Command-Tab switcher.

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  19. User Interface - Middle & Light Gray - Selections in Layers - Not Visible

    The middle light gray Interface, third selection from left does not show the selections in the layers panel. it may change to a very close color. The lightest gray interface shows selections poorly., Not easily seen.

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  20. When in text tool, command-a does not select all the Text in the Box, but all boxes on the page instead

    When I am in text tool (and not just switched there but have been there for a longer time) and klick into a text box, and it CLEARLY has been selected and the curser is there, pressing command-a to select all the text in this box selects ALL the boxes on this page, even though the arrow has not been selected and the curser was already visible.

    This happens so often that I am nearing madness with this bug. Is there a way to get this back to being normal again?

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