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  3. Can't select gradients from swatches

    Since installing the new InDesign 2021, I'm not able to apply my colour swatches to the gradient bar. When I click on a colour swatch, it changes the main fill rather than the gradient colour.

    This was working before the update.

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    To apply a swatch to one of the gradient stops, you have to hold down the Alt key and then click on a Swatch in the Swatches panel. Clicking directly on any of the swatches changes the fill color of the object to the Swatch color instead of changing the color of the gradient stop.
    Please confirm the above in the previous release as well as InDesign 2021.


    Adobe InDesign team

  4. issues with video content being supported from Indd output to viewabiity and interface as pdfs in acrobat

    make it so pdf's can have view-ability and functioning controler when exported from Indd. This used to work but has gone away. If you are phasing out flash please post a replacement. We dont all use digital videos linked from the internet and dont always have an internet connection.

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  5. InDesign _ images in viewport changes scale, even if loacked

    I have an seem to be running into this issue on multiple occasions. I lock the viewport, save file/close the InDesign file.
    When I go to open the file again, the scale of the image in the locked viewport is changed, and goes outside the viewport. I am forced to rescale the images again. Is this a bug? How can I prevent this from happening?

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  6. Color changes when overprint preview is switched on.

    Hi,

    With the latest version of InDesign v16.0.1 running on macOS Catalina, a strange phenomenon appeared. When "Overprint Preview" in switched on displayed colors change. Oranges become reddish. When the images/vector graphics are checked in Photoshop or Illustrator they look OK.

    When Overprint Preview is OFF, colors are displayed correctly. But when OP is turned on, they change. Most drastic change takes place in the orange-red region.

    Attached are two screen shots.

    Bet regards,

    Refik Telhan
    rtelhan@icloud.com

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  7. Color changes when overprint preview is switched on.

    Hi,

    With the latest version of InDesign v16.0.1 running on macOS Catalina, a strange phenomenon appeared. When "Overprint Preview" in switched on displayed colors change. Oranges become reddish. When the images/vector graphics are checked in Photoshop or Illustrator they look OK.

    When Overprint Preview is OFF, colors are displayed correctly. But when OP is turned on, they change. Most drastic change takes place in the orange-red region.

    Attached are two screen shots.

    Bet regards,

    Refik Telhan
    rtelhan@icloud.com

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  8. 'Background tasks' que updating fonts and so cannot PDF files

    I cannot PDF as in the 'Background tasks' que its updating fonts and I cannot stop it doing this and have to restart InDesign. Sort it out please. Also Adobe fonts are often not accessible and as a Studio we have been told to avoid using them.

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  9. Copy and paste from InDesign 15.1.3 to InDesign 16.0

    When copy pasting from 1 version to the other, Objects (including Text Frames) are getting pasted as an embedded EPS without showing as so in the Links Panel.

    See https://shared-assets.adobe.com/link/eea13e06-534d-4ceb-6101-48e05c1370fb

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  10. Cannot recognize/package .ai files from .indd files linked to another .indd file

    See this forum post:
    https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign/is-it-possible-to-package-an-indesign-document-that-has-linking-indesign-documents/m-p/11629673?page=1#M405575

    When linking to another .indd file, and then creating a package, the package will include .psd, .jpg and .png files from the linked .indd file. However, it appears that .ai files are not recognized in the main file's link panel and are not packaged. The other non-.ai links to the sub-file's assets are included in the main file's links panel as well.

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  11. When relinking images, skip button does not work.

    When relinking images, skip button does not work. In fact, it does nothing. InDesign 16.0.2 / macOS 10.15.7.

    To reproduce, select links (missing or present, no difference) in the links panel, click relink then click skip...

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  13. 'Reveal in CC Libraries' Doesn't Work

    Selecting a link and clicking 'Reveal in CC Libraries' opens the Libraries panel but doesn't actually find or reveal the asset, which is the functionality I would expect from such a button.

    InDesign version 15.1.2 on MacOS High Sierra

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  14. Danish translation in 'EPUB Export Options' is wrong

    In the EPUB Export Options window - Metadata - two fields are translated into Danish. But this is not done correctly.
    Re: field 3 "Created by" and 7 "Rights".

    This Text: > should be translated into this

      Oprettet af: > Forfatter:
    
      Højre: > Copyright:
    

    (because 'Forfatter' means 'Author' and this metadata information is requied in EPUBs.. and 'Højre' means the opposite of left ... so this is NOT the case here ;)

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  15. CMYK images displaying like RGB (despite CMYK display settings) when using GPU

    When using GPU - does not display images in CMYK, but always only in RGB (even if you select transparent filling space CMYK)

    It only works when switching to CPU usage

    It's a bit anoying. Working with CPU is much slower, especially with big CMYK pictures....

    My setting:

    I Mac 5K / late 2019 / Radeon Pro 580X
    Catalina Mac OS 10.15.7

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  16. Line not staying put

    Hi all,

    I updated InDesign this morning to the latest version. However, I can't get lines to stay put. I click on the line tool, drag the cursor across to where I want it. Then click on the selection tool and click somewhere else in the document and the line disappears. I can't get the line to stay in the document not can I add a second line - any ideas on what the issue is?

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  17. Unable to drag & drop images into Indesign 2021 Open File

    • Set-up a new document
    • Have added text and images as normal.
    • Command + D is successful when placing an image, however, drag & drop does nothing. No image shows in the thumbnail near the cursor either.

    This is an issue as it is much quicker to drag & drop than placing the images from different locations.

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  18. Random pdfs displaying weird text placement

    Since Adobe updated my InDesign to 2021, I have been having issues with fonts showing correctly in placed pdfs. Sometimes text will be completely removed. Other times text is displayed enlarged, upside down and reversed. It is not all pdfs. Sometimes it is just one page in a pdf that displays badly. Please fix this bug. It is very annoying when I'm trying to paginate and print files for clients.

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  19. Visibility of levels of embedded AI files are not kept

    When I use an AI file with multiple layers, InDesign 2020 (v. 15.1.3) doesn't keep the right visibility of layers when I update the AI file. The same is true when I re-open the InDesign file.

    Same for InDesign 2021 (v. 16.0)

    Not sure if this also happens with multilayered PSD files, I didn't checked yet.
    Tried to recreate the file from scratch, no way to solve the issue.

    The problem never occurred in previous version of InDesign.

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  20. Visibility of levels of embedded AI files are not kept

    When I use an AI file with multiple layers, InDesign 2020 (v. 15.1.3) doesn't keep the right visibility of layers when I update the AI file. The same is true when I re-open the InDesign file.

    Same for InDesign 2021 (v. 16.0)

    Not sure if this also happens with multilayered PSD files, I didn't checked yet.
    Tried to recreate the file from scratch, no way to solve the issue.

    The problem never occurred in previous version of InDesign.

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    Please send the following information to santalwa@adobe.com :
    • Reproducible Steps – What were you doing when InDesign the issue occurred?
    • Video recording of the issue?
    • Is(Are) the issue related to a specific document(s)/asset(s)? If yes, could you provide the document(s)/asset(s) to us? Please package the entire document (To package the document, choose File → Package…)


    Adobe InDesign Team

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