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  1. Identical shapes on different layers end up different sizes when scaled together using the selection tool

    1) This bug occurred on InDesign cc2017 and CS6. 2) Follow these steps to replicate the bug: create a shape, let's say a circle, and then copy this circle and paste it in a separate layer directly over the top of the first. To better see the effects of the bug, make the fill of the top circle red, and the bottom blue. At this point, the bottom blue circle is completely hidden by the red circle above it. Now put a 4pt stroke with an outside alignment on the bottom blue circle. The blue circle is still hidden, and…

    8 votes

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    Under Review  ·  Abhinav Kaushik responded

    This thread has been marked Under Review.
    One of the major usecases is still yet to be addressed.

  2. Links from CC Library suddely missing and can't be relinked

    I sometimes have a problem with links from the CC Libraries, the links work fine when I save and close the file. But then sometimes when I open the INDD-file the day after it says that the links are missing, and when I try to relink it just say that "Either the file doesn't excist, you do not have read permissions to it or the file is used in another application".

    But none of the options in the dialog box are correct, the files in the library still works fine in other documents. I have no idea how to fix…

    6 votes

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  3. Object Layer Options not working using Photoshop files

    I've placed the same layered photoshop files into ID three times to show how an animation works. Going to 'Object Layer Options' and clicking 'Keep Visibility Layer Overrides' is meant to keep your selected layers visible, even if the Photoshop is resaved. This no longer works. Once the link updates, all three update to look the same and forget which layers i've told it to show. Why?

    6 votes

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  4. links panel problems

    So many problems with Links Panel after recent update:

    1) Right click on PSD asset, EDIT ORIGINAL now doesn't work - "No editor associated with this link"
    2) Right click on AI asset > Edit with Photoshop, opens in Illustrator

    Win10 / Ryzen 7 / 32BG RAM / NVMe + SSD Drives

    7 votes

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  5. Crop to settings not changing from Bounding Box

    While placing an image, after choosing Show Import Options, I try to select something other than Bounding Box in the Crop to settings and it won't let me change how it is inserted. I have tried this with both PDFs and AI files, and it is a problem for my coworkers as well who are using 2018. After restarting InDesign, I didn't have the problem anymore.

    4 votes

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  6. BUG Make "Fit Frame to Content" finally work with rotated/skewd content

    1. Version: CS4 and above
    2. Steps: Just rotate/skew a picture within its box and use "FitFrameToContent" and watch the content gets cropped!
    3. Expected Result: The picture frame gets fit…
    4. Actual result: The content gets cropped.
    3 votes

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    Under Review  ·  amaarora responded

    Hi,
    Thanks for reporting the issue.
    We have been able to reproduce it and will consider it for fixing.

    -Aman

  7. Relink is broken

    Hi, I have an existing linked file (PDF) already contained within a document, for example PDF_a.pdf in the links panel. The original link generates the graphic and displays on the page.

    I want to update that link to now link to PDFb.pdf. I choose the relink button from the links panel, the file name updates in the links panel to display PDFb.pdf, however the graphic displayed on the page remains that of PDF_a.pdf.

    If I save the file, close InDesign and reopen it, the link remains PDFb.pdf, while the graphic shows PDFa.pdf on the page.

    If…

    3 votes

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  8. Cannot turn auto-fit to default

    I am using Adobe InDesign CC 2018 13.0 for macOS (10.13.1). It seems that the auto-fit is default turned off right now. I changed the setting in Objet-Fitting-Framing Fitting Options and checked the box of Auto-fit with no documents open.

    However, I am still unable to set auto fit into default.

    Thank you.

    2 votes

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  9. 3 votes

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  10. Edit original not launching native application

    Edit original was easy to access using option + click linked image.
    Since the latest update InDesign v14.10 and Mac OS Mojave, this action opens the 'Import PDF' dialogue and if you click 'Ok' launches Photoshop. The linked image is an Illustrator .ai file. All used to work, why the change?

    1 vote

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  11. InDesign Enlarges New Assets larger than their Bounding Box

    Since the new update, every time I drag an image or logo, etc. into Indesign and drag out how large I want the asset to be displayed....
    - Indesign places it (after a short delay), but makes the bounding box smaller than the actual asset. So the logo gets partially covered by the bounding box.

    I'm not using the content aware sizing or anything. The bounding box should exactly match the asset as its being dragged in for the first time. Very frustrating.

    1 vote

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    Hi Patrick,
    We’re sorry to hear that the latest version of InDesign is not behaving as per your expectations.
    You said that you are not using Content Aware Sizing. However, could you check once again to see if you have enabled the setting ‘Make Content-Aware Fit the default frame fitting option’ in the Preferences dialog (under General section)?
    Also it would be helpful if you can show us a quick demo of the issue and/or share the file (along with the asset).

    Ravi Kiran
    Adobe InDesign team

  12. images are missing

    When opening v.2018 Indesign files or new v.2019 files, bitmap images are not displayed. Images are shown as gray boxes with an X across the box (see attached). Display settings changes do not remedy the problem.

    I have to work in v.2018 until this is fixed.

    ID version 14.0

    1 vote

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  13. fitting rotatet bitmaps

    I do not know if it's a bug or feature request:
    Rotated bitmaps should be fitted to fill its box completely. After fitting no box-backgraund or transparency inside the box should to bee seen.
    Was it not in former versions possible?

    1 vote

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  14. No longer scroll to select items with the arrow keys

    With import of several items you can no longer scroll to select items with the arrow keys?

    It work if i use place CMD+D but doesn't work with CC libraries.

    If i use more than 1 items in the CC libraries i need to place one of the items in the layout and after i can scroll to select items with the arrow keys on the keyboard

    1 vote

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  15. Placed illustrator .ai color dodge layers in Indesign don't display/print correctly

    Placing .ai stock files which have soft 'color dodge' layer highlights display and print as hard masks in Indesign. The solution I've found is re-saving the file as an EPS. Attached is a sample image (.ai on left, .eps on right).

    1 vote

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  16. text

    I am having text problems when regular text is near an image and the text which is within the boundary box of the image then text prints out bold. It does not appear bold on screen and the font is definetly regular but ive done some test and where the boudnary image box over hangs into text it then prints out bold mid word or wherever the image boudnary box is. This happens on psd images which have been deppetched and have no background.

    1 vote

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  17. Clippingpath inset

    I don't really know if its a bug or a feature:

    If I set an inset for a clippingpath (made in Photoshop) by for example 3mm, it sets the inset based on the scaling of the image. Means: if my image is scaled by 50% the inset will only be 1,5mm. As I have a document with multiple scale ratios it is not possible to maintain a coherent inset amount.

    I use the clipping-path frame to generate a cutting contours for stickers which all have to have a specific inset to avoid "blank streaks".

    1 vote

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  18. paste illustrator path

    Copy/pasting a stroked path from Illustrator works OK only if the stroke is centred on the path.

    If the stroke is set in Illustrator to align with inside or outside of path, inDesign pastes a closed shape. Means to get an accurate path you have to changed the stoke alignment in Illustrator, then copy/paste, then change the stroke alignment back in inDesign...

    Illustrator CC2018 v22.1
    inDesign CC2018 v13.1

    1 vote

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  19. paste illustrator path

    Copy/pasting a stroked path from Illustrator works OK only if the stroke is centred on the path.

    If the stroke is set in Illustrator to align with inside or outside of path, inDesign pastes a closed shape. Means to get an accurate path you have to changed the stoke alignment in Illustrator, then copy/paste, then change the stroke alignment back in inDesign...

    Illustrator CC2018 v22.1
    inDesign CC2018 v13.1

    1 vote

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  20. text wrap detect edges

    ID 13.1 x64, Win 7, AI 22.1 64 bit
    Text wrap w/detect edges may not detect text in AI file, may not detect shapes well. Have AI file with graphic and text placed in anchored frame in ID doc. If set to wrap around shape, detect edges, text in ID doc runs through text in AI graphic. Also (noted in in forums ) text may not wrap around white or nearly white shapes in AI graphic.

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