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  1. Cursor continually freezes, Indesign auto shortens swatches pane

    Glitch happens at random intervals, but so frequently that it's becoming maddening. Right now it's happening every 30 seconds to a minute, seriously F'ng my workflow today.

    M1 MacBook Pro, occurs whether I'm using my Wacom tablet (often I blame this first). It seemed to have happened after the last updated, along with an accompanying issue where I have to continually reset my workspace if I disconnect/connect to an external monitor. If I don't reset my workspace, Indesign refuses to show any tool panels.

    See attached video.

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  2. Presentation mode InDesign resizes window bug (Mac OS Ventura)

    Hello, there is a annoying bug, that drives me crazy.
    If you setup the UI-size to position 1 in the preferences, InDesign can’t remembers the window size correctly (see. video).
    When I’m in the presentation mode (shift w) and after I left it, the app window of InDesign is resizing small (or another wrong size).
    If you change the UI-size back to position 2 (standard setting) this bug doesn’t happening. I checkt it again and again.

    And it only happens when the two 27" 4K displays are connected.
    I’m working on a MacBook Pro 16" M1 Pro in MacOS Ventura.

    2 votes

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  3. system prompts glitch out and bug the program

    So, sometimes when I get a prompt, that might be rare I got it once for now but still wanted to share it, so when I get a prompt sometimes, like a system prompt from Indesign like those ones that say some warning and have an ok button(basically a dialog box) so when I get a dialog box it glitches out, disappears but stays active and not clicked and thus you can't do anything in the program because the dialog is in focus so naturally until you click it all the options in the program are greyed out(almost all) including…

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  4. Inconsistent names of spaces in Czech UI

    There is a mess in the names of spaces in Czech UI. The names of spaces are not consistent:

    Em Space = "Em mezera" or "Dlouhá mezera"
    En Space = "En mezera" or "Krátká mezera"
    Nonbreaking Space = "Pevná mezera" or "Nedělitelná mezera"

    Depending on the situation, the user sees either one or the other name for an identical space.

    I suggest to:
    1. Use "En mezera" and "Em mezera" only. It is not the traditional Czech name, it is an Anglicism, but quite widespread and understandable
    2. Use "Čtverčíková mezera" and "Půlčtverčíková mezera", the traditional typographic terms, nevertheless some…

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  5. Palette management is a nightmare. What happened?

    M1 Macbook Pro connected to dual displays. Adobe user for 20+ years.

    There seems to be no hope for palettes and window positions on Mac OS. I run multiple resolutions at different times based on the displays that are in use. Adobe apps are simply unable to maintain any palette and window locations. The application window moves to half the screen. The documents become dislodged from overall application frame. Palettes "jump" when I move them.

    As a user I understand that I have a responsibility to manage my settings, but after repeatedly resetting workspaces and trying to re-arrange palettes. I…

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  6. Bottom toolbar/scroll bar dissapears when in fullscreen mode

    At first i thought it was my monitors, but it also does it when I have InDesign open on my laptop. I'm running the latest Microsoft update, and when I select Fullscreen on the InDesign window, the bottom bar disappears, so I'm unable to use the bottom scrollbar. It only re-appears when i minimize the window

    2 votes

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  7. Text on Homescreen of Indesign displays wrong

    Text on Homescreen of Indesign displays wrong, text layers are on top of each other

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  8. dialog boxes does not appear at all

    There are missing crucial dialog boxes in InDesign 2023 on Mac, like colour or align. Only restart helps.

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  9. 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

    4 votes

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  14. %-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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  15. 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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  16. 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).

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  17. "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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  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%.

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