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  1. Export and Save As dialogs not showing up in MacOS Monterey

    1. 16.4
    2. Installed MacOS Monterey then InDesign Export or Save As dialogs stopped working.
    3. Export or Save As dialogs should be showing up
    4. Export or Save As dialogs not showing up with either keyboard shortcuts or when using the dropdown menu.
    5. The issue was validated by your support staff Lakshay (Adobe) through remote access 26.10.2021
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  2. 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.

    22 votes

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  3. Script editor doesn't open when JSX menu is activated

    The menu Edit Script (from JSX file, under script palette) doesn't open the file in the script editor. Instead, the CC App pops-up which is very annoying and time consuming (InDesign 17.4).

    2 votes

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  4. "Selection" and "Direct Selection" tool icons mixed up in toolbar

    The button images for "selection" and "direct selection" tools are mixed-up. The buttons are still in their correct place, but the "selection tool" button now displays the white arrow in the toolbar, the "direct selection" button the black arrow.

    The mouse arrows themselves remain correct, as do their functions.

    17 votes

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    We're happy to announce that we've reverted the icons of Selection Tool and Direct Selection Tool in the latest update of InDesign - version 17.2 that is available from Creative Cloud Desktop application.


    Please update to this latest version to see the change of these tool icons.

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    Adobe InDesign team

  5. InDesign window in fullscreen after escaping presentation mode

    When entering presentation mode (shift+w), and then escape,
    InDesign windows becomes fullscreen.
    It would be great to get back to same size and position.

    InDesign Version: 18.0

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  6. Won't let me scale gradient panel up/down

    Indesign won't allow me to scale the gradient panel up or down, it is stuck at a constant size which makes it hard/impossible to work with complicated gradients. The issue doesn't appear to be on any other panel that i'm using.

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  7. different color appearance of different files of same settings and colors when both windows are open and change by mouse over

    Two documents with the same settings. The same graphic in these documents appear differently in each document. But the appearance of the colors change by mouse over to look alike the colors in the other document. Both windows of the documents are opened at the same time. It must be a bug in the software.

    I'm using Indesign 18.0 of the Adobe creative cloud
    On a MacBook Pro (13-inch, M1, 2020)

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  8. Layer selection window size in import options

    When importing a .psd or .ai file, the layers selection window is ridiculously small (you can only view 4 layers at a time), making it a real pain to select layers on a big file. Please, at least make it resizeable.

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  10. Can't grab window

    When working on an InDesign file, when I need to grab the InDesign window (by clicking and dragging) and move it, I usually have to make three attempts before my mouse "catches" the window. InDesign 17.2, Mac Studio OS 12.3.1. It's very random when it works and not works, but mostly it doesn't work on the first attempt.

    6 votes

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  11. %-Sliders not working properly anymore when palette attached to the right edge

    InDesign 17.2 / 17.4: Ever since these two releases came out, I am not able to use my palettes when they are attached to the right edge of my workspace. Example: I want an item in 76 % magenta. I select the item, click ”effects" (Effekte for me, since my default language is German), then choose magenta. Finally I want to slide the percentage to 76. As soon as I touch the slider, the tool disappears. This happens to sliders as in Colors and Transparency, and only if the tools are arranged in a list view in the sidebar. Setting…

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  12. file name

    I'm in InDesign 17.1. File names under Recent Files are overlapping and become illegible. Restarting the device and application doesn't solve this issue.

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  13. 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.

    3 votes

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  14. Table border selector problem

    Table border selector lines are extremely thin at minimal UI scaling, hard to select and see. In previous Indesign versions versions it was much thicker. Screenshot attached.

    MacOS 12.5..1, iMac 27" 5K, InDesign 17.4.0.51

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  15. "Missing font" dialog design error

    In the "Missing Fonts" dialog box, the "Skip" button (B: Überspringen) is clearly highlighted. So you might think that you activate this button with "Enter". Instead, pressing "Enter" opens the "Replace Fonts" (A: Schriften ersetzen…) dialog, which has a slightly bold border.
    This is visually completely nonsensical and confusing.

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  16. Lack of full-screen mode support for MacOS

    Why don't you play nice with MacOS? They have had a full-screen mode for years, and you apparently couldn't care less about your Mac users' need for efficiency. Maximizing Adobe apps on separate desktops isn't at all the same as full-screen mode, so please don't pretend it is. Get off your ****, take the $52/month I and many others give you, and GET IT DONE!

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  17. Bug: Page selector not correct after opening next file

    Indesign v17.1, Windows 10
    Problem: when opening a second document while the first currently is on page 22, for example (see screenshot), and then tiling, the 2nd document is shown to be on page 22 as well, though it's not. With the 2nd document being on master page C-Rear EA, the page selector not only shows 22, it also has the checkmark put next to 22 when you open the dropdown.

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  18. effects panel blank

    InDesign 17.2
    Effects panel randomly went blank inside. Shows the panel itself, but no options or buttons inside of it. Tried closing and reopening panel and restarting indesign. Still blank. Been using InDesign for 20+yrs never seen this particular problem before.

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  19. An error icon for Background Tasks Circle progress element.

    Try to include one Caution or Exclamation Icon near to the circle progress bar to understand it is not progressing but stuck with error.

    Otherwise users get confused with that the process is going on, and wasting too much time. Presently it is shown only on the Background Task window.

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  20. Bug: Arrange mode "4-up vertical" scales one document differently

    System: Windows 10, Indesign 17.1
    Steps to reproduce:
    1. Open 4 identical documents in A4 size, preferably single spreads
    2. From the menu select to arrange them as "4-up vertical"
    3. Press Ctrl-0 on all to fit the documents into the window
    4. Compare the zoom value

    In my case, on a full HD monitor, one document ended up having a zoom of 51.75% while the other three had 51%.

    1 vote

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