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  1. 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.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. InDesign does not remember window size and position

    When opening a document, InDesign should remember the window size and position when it was closed. Illustrator does this, Photoshop does, this BUT NOT INDESIGN!! Why? Please fix it.

    Mac, InDesign 16.1

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  6. Create new folder / Open containing folder BUG

    InDesign 16.1. + OS X Mojave
    Open/Save dialog box, does not allow Cmd + Shift + N (create new folder) and Cmd + R (open containing folder).

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  7. control palette disappears

    When the system comes out of screen saver or sleep mode, the Control palette has disappeared. The only way to make it visible again is to quit and restart the program. InDesign Version 16.1, macOS 10.14.6 Mojave, 2013 MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013). Two monitors: built-in retina display 15.4-inch (2880 x 1800) with NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2 GB graphics and 19.5-inch (1920 x 1080) DELL D2015H Display also using NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2 GB graphics. Problem seems to be related to the use of two monitors.

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  8. Incorrect Keyboard-Shortcut for "New Document"

    1. InDesign Mac 16.1 (German)

    2. Open InDesign. Type on keyboard: command N

    3. Should create and open a new empty document

    4. Nothing happens

    At the same time:
    2. Open InDesign. Type on keyboard: option command N
    3. Nothing whould happen
    4. Creates and opens a new empty document

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  9. UI gets blurry

    UI gets blurry if my 1440p monitor is the secondary screen.

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  10. What if I could double click the application title bar to minimize a window into the dock?

    Dear Adobe,
    Double-clicking a title bar to minimize a window is Mac behavior that goes back to the first release of OS10 in 2001. It is based on an even older behavior from OS9 where double clicking a title bar would "windowshade" the window like a roller blind rolling up into itself.

    Apple and Adobe train us all the time to adapt to new technologies and interfaces. Some behaviors we learn are easy to shake off and adapt to the new ones, especially if we haven't done them for very long. As a creative professional who has obviously done this…

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  11. UI does not scale - hard to use with people who have differing vision abilities

    Unable to scale UI in InDesign 2021. I have poor eyesight and am unable to see the menus and tools.

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  12. find/change text missing search: selection

    after making a selection, the Find/Change text dialog sometimes does not offer Selection in the Search dropdown. It will be present under GREP and Object, but not Text and Glyph. Closing/reopening Find/Change does not fix it. Restarting InDesign usually fixes it...until it goes missing again.

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  13. find/change text missing search: selection

    after making a selection, the Find/Change text dialog sometimes does not offer Selection in the Search dropdown. It will be present under GREP and Object, but not Text and Glyph. Closing/reopening Find/Change does not fix it. Restarting InDesign usually fixes it...until it goes missing again.

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  14. find/change text missing search: selection

    after making a selection, the Find/Change text dialog sometimes does not offer Selection in the Search dropdown. It will be present under GREP and Object, but not Text and Glyph. Closing/reopening Find/Change does not fix it. Restarting InDesign usually fixes it...until it goes missing again.

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  15. find/change text missing search: selection

    after making a selection, the Find/Change text dialog sometimes does not offer Selection in the Search dropdown. It will be present under GREP and Object, but not Text and Glyph. Closing/reopening Find/Change does not fix it. Restarting InDesign usually fixes it...until it goes missing again.

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  16. Popup menus appearing off screen, and move shortcut not working to move them back to where they are accessible.

    make popup menus either appear on one of my 3 screens, preferably the screen that indesign program is open on. And if that is too hard, let the alt-space-m shortcut to move menus work. One at the moment is the find replace fonts. it's off screen and no way to bring it back that i can find.

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  17. Problem with Keyboard Shortcuts

    On a Mac [10.14.6] I set the F8 key to bring up the Paragraph Style Option box [image attached]. With the most recent update the F8 key does not work unless I have the Paragraph Style Panel open [image attached]. This is an obscure bug but it just means I need one more panel open to access the F8 shortcut. This short cut has worked for a zillion years until now. I hope this is of assistance. Thanks.

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  18. Emailing a document video won't go away

    Opening a saved document and a 'helpful tip' video clip about emailing a document is stuck in the middle of the screen and won't close or go away, can't click on it and nothing works to get rid of it.

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  19. type tool behaves as selection tool

    Hello guys, I'm experimenting this issue in which the Type tool is behaving as the selection tool.

    Instead of selecting text, by double-clicking or click and drag, it just moves the text frame around. Double click is not highlighting the text either.

    I'm running Indesign 16.1.0.20 on Big Sur 11.2.1

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  20. %CCX_FNFT_DIALOG_NAME error indesign 16.1

    When i want to open a new document/artbort etc. in Photoshop, Illustrator or Indesign the following pop up appears.

    I am not able to create new documentes.

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