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  1. Using non-breaking spaces and export interactive PDF creates small boxes in PDF

    Using non-breaking spaces and exporting PDF using interactive PDF setting creates small boxes in PDF. Using Adobe InDesign 15.1.2 and macOS Catalina. I have tried multiple fonts in case it was a font issue. This just started happening last week when I did an update.

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  2. Even though the book contains three chapters, bookmarks only appear for two chapters

    InDesign 2020 - I have create a multi-chapter book. When I use the function "Esporta libro su PDF…" the file PDF obtained has the summary correct (all the chapters are dysplayed) but bookmarks only appear for two chapthers.
    I've tried changing the order of the chapters to see if it's a file problem, but the result doesn't change. The last chapter does not appear in bookmarks list.

    I remain at disposal for any clarification

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  3. Pixelation of transparent .png's mostly using logos when exporting to PDF

    Used a high quality logo, even took the time to replace it a second time. Same result.
    Creates a pixelated black outline, even after replacing it a couple of times.

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  4. profil

    Bonjour, Le souci est que sur BR mes fichiers Indd et les exports pour impression en PDF ne contiennent aucune mention de "Profil Colorimétrique", alors que mes logiciels Adobe ont bien la même gestion de couleur à savoir : PREPRESSE EUROPE > COATED FOGRA39
    J'ai beau Attribuer ou Convertir en profil cela ne fonctionne pas !
    Sinon, pouvez-vous me donner la manipulation à faire ?
    Merci
    Cela est très ennuyeux pour les imprimeurs.

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  5. high quality pdf setting hangs up with no pdf result

    CC2020 I just updated to v15.01 and exporting to Adobe preset high quality pdf hangs up with no pdf result.

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  6. Indd-generated QR code disappears in Print-PDF

    When exporting a print pdf, a qr code that has been generated within inDesign does not appear in the pdf. There is not even an empty box. It seems the pdf export is somehow inaccurate when it comes to qr codes that have been generated in Indd.
    Indd 15.1.2. x64

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  7. Paragraph-Borders are not wrapped in appropriate container - InDesign 15.1.2 (macos)

    To reproduce add a border to a paragraph style (not the frame, the paragraph) apply this to an existing paragraph and export to PDF. In Acrobat use preflight to check for pdf/ua compliance. You will get an error message telling there is a content that is neither an artifact nor a tagged content.

    To fix this in Acrobat, you have to select the "path" elements in navigation pane and apply an apropriate parent container. Reason for this behavior is, that InDesign places the path that renders the border directly in the structure without a container element. And this does not…

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  8. export failure

    When i export to pdf all of the lines are still on the pdf. Also the export last like for ever.
    InDesign 2020

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  9. InDesign is not correctly role mapping all paragraph styles to tags, when creating an accessible tagged interactive PDF

    I am using InDesign 15.1.1 to create several accessible, tagged PDFs.
     
    I have tagged every paragraph style correctly under the export tags for PDF (Edit all export tags > show: PDF), and I have left any list items and table of contents items with the default ‘Automatic’ tag.
     
    I am exporting as an interactive PDF with ‘Create tagged PDF’ checked. 
     
    Then when viewing the PDF in Acrobat Pro DC, in the Tags pane I have selected ‘Apply role mapping to tags’. This should ensure that in the tags pane in Acrobat, all my original paragraph style names…

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  10. Accessibility-Tag Z order issue while using custom bullets

    When we use custom bullets for bullet list, the reading order tag is not properly exported to PDF. We are getting an unwanted space between the custom bullet and the text and that too reading order got reversed. We are not getting such issue while using InDesign default bullet list. Please refer the attached screenshot with reading order enabled.

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  11. Really, ACTUALLY fix the form field export problem. This is NOT fixed as of August 2020

    This bug should not be closed. The issue with exporting form fields and having them show up as tagged in Acrobat is not fixed. Was not in CC2018, isn't still now.

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  12. Exporting accessible PDF – wrong BoundingBox

    Background:
    An accessible PDF needs for all graphics and pictures a boundingbox.
    This is used by AT e.g. to set a focus to a visual impaired user.
    Using the PDF export a boundingbox is defined for all linked images.

    Problem:
    Often the boundingbox does not fit to the visible area.
    AT user get wrong information, in fact the file is not accessible.

    Reason:
    Only a part of the linked asset is visibily placed in InDesign, the rest is cropped.

    Result:
    The boundingbox is bigger then the visible area.

    Workaround:
    You can fix this in Acrobat theoretically, but this is nor…

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  13. InDesign 2020 pdfs not exporting correctly

    PDFs have an error when viewing in acrobat and can not be imported into another Indesign file as an image. This is for print ready pdf's, not interactive ones.

    The attached screenshot shows error message and the pdf has dropped an image and some copy.

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  14. 15.1.1

    PDFs are taking FOREVER to export in 15.1.1.

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  15. export pdf

    I get a corrupted PDF file after export to PDF print.
    Latest version, restarted, tried different settings, does not give error when exporting.

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  16. Wrap around problem

    With Mac OS Catalina… What you get on screen is not what you can print !
    Any Wrap Around item only comes out as a black box surround…

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  17. Exporting tagged PDF from InDesign 2020 but shows up as not tagged in Acrobat

    Using InDesign 15.1.1 and the newest Acrobat Pro DC

    I'm creating an accessible document using InDesign and when I export to PDF and open in Acrobat, it's telling me the document isn't tagged. I've made sure the check box is ticked for create Tagged PDF. Not sure what's going wrong?

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  18. PDF Export issues when INDD contains large EPS file

    Using InDesign CC 2020 ver 15.1.1

    Exporting an INDD file that contains a link to an EPS image that is 26.8MB. The image is used on multiple occasions through out the piece.

    Would expect a PDF on Smallest File Size preset to be smaller than a PDF created at Press Quality preset.

    No special steps reproduce this, simply export to PDF using the presets. Did not adjust the downsampling sizes. But when I did this didn't solve the issue.

    The reality was that exporting a PDF on Press Quality comes out at 37.6MB and on Smallest File Size is 56.3MB.

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  19. export to PDF

    Indesign version latest version (July 13, 2020) is not exporting to PDF, neigther interactive or print.
    It just stops at middle process and nothing is created.

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  20. PDF export preferences: document-based, not application-based

    So I'm working on 3 Indd documents. On one of them, I need a PDF of page 4 only. The preferences are reset for all 3 documents to output only page 4. Why should I have to remember to reset the output for ALL 3 to All Pages? Shouldn't this be a document-based preference, not an application-based one?

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