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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 15.1.1

    PDFs are taking FOREVER to export in 15.1.1.

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. PDF Export turns white pages black

    After exporting files (PDF/X-3) out of InDesign CC 15.1 the paper white pages appear black...
    What can I do?

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  17. When exporting PDF/X1-a:2003, Indesign creates a PDF 1.3 instead of PDF 1.4. Why?

    When exporting PDF/X1-a:2003, Indesign creates a PDF 1.3 instead of PDF 1.4. Why? The standard has lifted the Version to PDF 1.4 for the :2003 (over the PDF 1.3 in the :2001).
    How do I change that (if that is not a bug in Indesign)?

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  18. PDF export default setting [Smallest File Size] creates a HUGE file (700MB for a 4 page document)

    When I want to export a PDF, it is 200 times bigger than I expected. Regardles of if I manually change the compression to a minimum or select any of the preselects [Smallest File Size]. A four page pdf always exports as a +700MB file.

    The InDesign version is currently up to date with 15.0.2

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  19. Tstype not taken in account for fonts

    Hello,
    I've noticed the fsType value in the OS/2 table of OTF fonts is not honored by Indesign nor Illustrator.

    I've set the value of fsType to 0x0102 and this should prevent subsetting and embedding.
    However, Indesign exports to pdf, embedding and subsetting these fonts. Worst, it gives no warning the embedding/subsetting isn't allowed for the current font.

    I've also tried to package my document and I see the fonts were packaged, while they shouldn't :/
    for info, I had flushed any font cache to be sure the font files are the good ones.
    Mac Os. 10.14.6
    Indesign 15.0.2

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  20. Can't export as 2-up facing (non-continuous) PDF

    I was able to export the pdf as facing pages (non-continuous), but recently discovered I am now unable to even select those options for some reason. I recently downloaded a plugin called "in5" https://exchange.adobe.com/creativecloud.details.100761.html and uninstalled it when it turned out to be a trial with watermarks. I've attempted to change one of the export options from "page" to "spread" with no success.

    I reinstalled Indesign CC after uninstalling the plugin and am still getting this problem. I am wondering whether this is a software based issue, or CC account issue.

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