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  1. 2024 Windows version option to hide home screen is gone

    ID 2024 Windows the option "Show Home Screen When No Documents Are Open" is gone. Still present in macOS version. Just gone in Windows. Please fix.

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  2. Problem Selecting Hebrew vowels and diacritics

    Windows 11
    Indesign 19 x64

    Problem Selecting Hebrew vowels and diacritics especially when there are Hebrew and English mixed in the paragraph, it seems like there is no visual distinction to determine what is being selected. This is so frustrating, and makes it impossible to use in the long run.

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  3. InDesign 2024 — Personal workspace won’t display automatically anymore

    Until now, the personal workspace used to display automatically when opening the files.

    Instead of the personal workspace, InDesign now displays the workspace Essentials.

    Yesterday, I have been told by the Technical Support that this feature has been removed.

    According to the information I have received, it is not possible anymore to choose the workspace that will be displayed.

    This is absolute nonsense since it means:
    1. a loss of time — particularly when working on multiple files;
    2. a huge loss in the customization possibilities.

    PLEASE RESTORE THIS FEATURE!

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  4. Left toolbar missing Screen Mode selector

    When I use InDesign some times the Screen Mode selector is missing from the left Toolbar. The only fix is to change the Workspace to another and then back to the original workspace. The first image is the missing Screen Mode selector and the second image is how it should look. This happens on macOS Monterey (12) and macOS Ventura (13) and in both InDesign 19.0 and the previous InDesign 18.5.

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  5. The magnification option is gone from the menu bar in InCopy 2024

    I'm not sure if this was a strange UI decision, a preference I can't find or a bug. It seems that the magnification dropdown in InCopy 2024 that was beside the "Help" button is gone.

    2 votes

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  6. Panel flyout menus do not open on external displays/expanded desktops — they open only on primary display

    I keep all of my tool palettes on a secondary monitor on Mac OS (now Sonoma) running the latest version of InDesign.

    None of the flyout menus will open when the tool palettes are on a secondary display. However, I find if I drag the tool palette over to my Primary display, the flyout menus work again (until I drag them back to the external display).

    5 votes

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  7. I want to see the page number !!

    Page view window
    The last line does not show the page number.
    it is been a long time but it until hasn't
    plz....

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  8. Dialogbox "Fileinformation" nor correctly displayed

    When opening the "Fileinformation" dialogbox , the box is displayed, but too big and can not be resized. When trying to moved it, it can suddenly disappear and Indesign can only be closed via Taskmanager.

    This seems to be a bug existing since many years (since 2016 !!!) affecting HighDPI monitors and also being present in other Adobe CC apps:

    https://helpx.adobe.com/de/illustrator/using/file-info-dialog.html

    In my case it happened with latest Indesign (18.5...?), latest Win11 on a Lenovo notebook with a 15" HighDPI screen.

    this makes it also imposible to read the "About Indesign

    Wondering why Adobe is not able to solve this…

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  9. Data merge panel blank

    Data Merge WAS failing to display data field placeholders in either existing documents or new ones. I'm getting a completely Data Merge blank panel when importing a new source file, and when opening an existing document with a linked file, I was only seeing a preview of one of the records.
    This persisted through a number of workspace configurations (most including a second monitor) until I broke the Data Merge panel off from the others, and cycled through the panel size presets (the up/down chevrons to the left of the panel title) - only once returned to 'standard' size did…

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  10. Accessing alternate characters in fonts for paragraph styles

    Environment
    MacOS: 13.5
    Adobe Indesign 18.5
    Version of font: Inter Medium 3.019;git-0a5106e0b

    Recently I have been trying to access the alternate closed ‘a’ character in the font Inter from Google fonts. For some reason I can not access this alternate character and set as a universal style to apply to other text boxes.
    I have approached GitHub to flag Inter with issues but have been informed that it might not be an issue with the font but rather how Indesign UI is accessing it. Please note that Adobe Illustrator seems to access this alternate closed ‘a’ character with the Open…

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  11. InDesign Tool Flyout Menu on Wrong Monitor

    I am working in InDesign 18.5.0.57 on a 2019 MacBook Pro running Ventura 13.3.1.
    I have three external monitor, two 24-in. DELL monitors, and one 25-in. ASUS monitor, configured as InDesign-Tool-Flyout-01.jpg shows.

    My problem is the InDesign tool flyout menus popup on my laptop screen rather than the center upper monitor as shown in InDesign-Tool-Flyout-02.jpg

    I know that the flyout menu can show up on the center upper monitor because it has in the past. This problem showed up after upgrading to OS 13 and InDesign 18. This has happened to before with InDesign 17, but was solved -- I…

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  12. find replace story & selection options often not appearing

    find replace story & selection options not appearing anymore. IND 2022

    it will often just show document, documents as options. no rhyme or reason that I can see

    monterey 12.6.7 intel iMac 5k 2020. system recently updated July 2023, could this bug be a resulting conflict?

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  13. Files on home screen after update to 18.4 have wrong modification date

    I updated InD to 18.4 yesterday and today noticed that all the files on the home screen display the same modification date (on the screenshot there is only one with different but this is because I opened it for test purposes). Some of the files on my home screen has been not opened for a few weeks--I was working only a few files recently. Some files are on the network drive, some are saved locally to Creative Cloud folder--there's not much in common.

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  14. Creative cloud libraries tool displaying smaller than frame 2023

    The CC libraries tool panel appears at a reduced % of the actual window frame size. Sometimes it's usable (in tiny format) but other times you can't actually click on anything.

    Have uninstalled and reinstalled the software and the problem remains.

    Also for what it's worth it only started happening when I installed on my new PC laptop (no issue in same software version but on old laptop)

    Version 18.4 x64

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  15. Information panel not usable

    I use Indesign 18.3 on MSI CreatorPro X17 W11 (last version) PC and the Information panel is not usable. The panel is far to big, and not movable !!!!
    The monitor setup is 3840x2160 with zoom factor of 225%.
    It seems the zoom factor is appied to the text but NOT to the Information panel size. The app and other panels are OK.
    I reset completely the caches and personal parameters, nothing helps.

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  16. Nothing changed, but InDesigns asks for saving changes

    When opening an object, doing nothing (or just print) and closing it, InDesign comes up with a dialog to save changes. That feels very uncomfortable - did I change something by accident?

    PS Pressing cmd-S for save brings up the Save As... dialog.

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  17. Gradient palette window is cutting off -- Show Options turned on

    Gradient palette not fully expanding after clicking "Show Options". Everything below the Reverse Gradient option is cut off and there's no way to expand the palette window to make edits to gradient bar. See attachment.

    Tried restarting computer and made sure InDesign is up to date (18.2.1)

    I should also note that this is an issue on multiple computers.

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  18. Window Resizing Bug

    InDesign 18.2.1 on MacOS 12.3.1 (have been having the same issue for the past few ID updates)

    When application frame is turned off so that document windows float, document windows cannot be resized as expected. When dragging one edge, other sides of the window resize themselves – example .mov attached.

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  19. Workspace not loading on open in 2023

    So, today's thing that's broken is when I boot up indesign for the first time of the day all my panels and toolbars are missing. Selecting my workspace doesn't bring them back, I have to select a different workspace, then select mine to bring them back. Does anyone at adobe actually care about Indesign any more? This app has been riddled with bugs now for around 4 years - stuff that's been flagged up years ago still not fixed, like the graphics streaking across the page causing objects to disappear for example

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  20. Pages panel thumbnail resolution

    When InDesign 2022 (17.0) came out, the resolution of the thumbnails in the Pages panel was lowered, even with Display Performance set to High Quality Display. It's not just the greeking of the text. I can see the pixels themselves.

    This forces me to still have to use InDesign 2021 so that I can see the contents of the pages in the thumbnails.

    Screenshots posted for comparison.

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