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  1. Linked Images Disappearing/ InDesign Files Opening as Read-Only

    Good morning!

    After my computer updated to Monterey 12.3.1, the linked images in InDesign files (indd) turn black or static or with colored stripes like bad reception on an old TV. The link panel did not show a broken link but I had to manually relink all the files. I've tried reinstalling InDesign and going back to an earlier version of InDesign. All to no avail.

    A second problem that occurred is that InDesign files would only open as read only. When I tried to resave it said that someone had them checked out or I didn't have permissions to…

    4 votes

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  2. InDesign doesn't import files

    Hi !
    So my issue is that InDesign doesn't allow me to import files, whether they are .jpg, .png or .eps, or else. I need to use a logo that I have in .png, but InDesign doesn't allow me to select my file to import.

    1 vote

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  3. linked file corruption apron opening .ind file

    IND document with successful linked images will result in corrupt files.
    Please see attachment.

    also exporting packages failed with error message that the linked files are missing.

    Indesign version: 17.2.1.

    2 votes

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  4. Relinking incorrect files

    Today's thing that is usefully broken on this terrible app is I can select a link from the links pallet, right click to relink it and Indesign will handily decide to relink a different linked file on the page forcing me to repeat the process. This is happening every now and again and not every time I relink files.

    2 votes

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  5. InDesign 2022 - Arrows are not showing up when selected in the Stroke dialogue box. Also can't change stroke type.

    InDesign 2022 - Arrows are not showing up when selected in the Stroke dialogue box. Also can't change stroke type.

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  6. Turning a shape into a frame

    It's easy enough to create a frame inside InDesign and drop in an image. I would however like to be able to bring in my own shape already made, turn it into a frame and drop in an image. I reached out to support. They told me I needed to put my png shape into Illustrator for it to work. We tried it together and it still didn't work. We came to the conclusion that this should be a new feature.

    1 vote

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  7. image trace

    I am unable to access image trace. All tutorials say it is through object or through window. Its not even an object for me.

    1 vote

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  8. Make GIFs great again

    • Allow a preview of a live GIF while designing - currently when it is placed into a deck it is static and only reviewable by publishing online.

    • Allow a choice of the GIF thumbnail that becomes the still image when an offline version is downloaded. Currently I'm at the mercy of whatever the very first frame is in the entire GIF sequence.

    • Better yet, make Adobe Reader able to play gifs so the 'offline' version doesn't have to be a compromise of the original intention.

    1 vote

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  9. Placed PDFs and Images Not Rendering

    I'm on InDesign 2022 (17.2) and have started recently having issues with placed images and PDFs after an update. I have a 2021 silicon Mac Mini for Travel and an Intel 2019 iMac for home use. Both on Monterey 12.3.1

    The rendering issue began after certain documents originally worked on in the silicon version had issues when opening in the Intel version.

    This happened with both images (TIFs, JPGs) and PDF files. After placing the files in InDesign (in the mac mini) they rendered fine. Upon opening the files though in InDesign on my iMac. The renderings did not appear.…

    3 votes

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  10. InDesign not updating placed AI files

    Placed AI file does not update correctly. InDesign 17.3 and Illustrator 26.3.1 - An AI file is placed into InDesign initially with all layers set to "print" - then the file is updated in Illustrator by changing one or some layers to "not print" and saved. As expected, in Indesign the placed AI shows an alert icon over the graphic. When I select update, the AI still displays with ALL LAYERS still visible. To test what the issue may be, I placed the identical file next to the existing one. THAT file came in correctly - they are the exact…

    1 vote

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  11. Nach Update fehlt die Möglichkeit ein Bild im Text zu verankern

    Seit dem Update auf InDesign 17.3. fehlt all meinen Bildrahmen das kleine grüne Kästchen das man zur Verankerung von Grafiken in Texten verwenden konnte. Auch das Einfügen eines verankerten Bilder per rechten Mausklick funktioniert nicht mehr. Vor zwei Tagen war die Funktion noch wie gewohnt vorhanden. Gibt es evtl. einen ShortCut, um diese Funktion wieder zu aktivieren oder die Möglichkeit die Software darauf hin zurück zusetzen, dass die gewohnte Funktion wieder vorhanden ist?

    Leider kann ich außerdem in diesem Webformular mit dem unten stehenden Button weder PNG-Dateien noch JPG-Dateien uploaden, um ihnen ein Bild von meinem Problem zu zeigen :-(…

    1 vote

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  12. importing multiple illustrator artboards into empty frames no longer works

    With the 2021 version of indesign I could 'load' my cursor with an illustrator file and select 'all' artboards, then i could 'drop' each artboard into an empty indesign frame - this no longer works in the 2022 version (17.2). Instead it just drops the first image in and the loaded cursor 'cancels'.

    2 votes

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  13. multiple files not placing correctly when multi-page pdf is present

    when placing multiple PDF files, after placing a multi-page PDF, the next file in sequence is skipped.

    InDesign v 17.0.1

    to reproduce:
    - open place dialogue and select multiple files from same folder (with options)
    - apply options for 'all' pages
    - place the sequence

    We would expect all pages of all files to place.

    Instead, some files are not placed but remain in the links window without a selectable link on the page.

    In the screenshot you can see that after each multi-page PDF the following file is not loaded into the placegun.

    4 votes

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  14. InDesign library with images linked to server disappears on placement

    An InDesign library with entries that contain images LINKED TO A SERVER will not drag-and-drop to the InDesign page. The library entry disappears upon releasing the mouse button and a Mac system alert sounds. Repeatable in CC2020, CC2021, and CC2022 in Big Sur and Monterey. This doesn't happen in OS Catalina.

    Using SMB protocol to connect to image server.

    Repro Steps:
    1) Put images on a server. Use different image formats (.ai, .eps, .jpg, etc.)
    2) Link those images from the server to image boxes in InDesign.
    3) Add those images boxes to an InDesign library.
    4) Drag/drop those entries…

    1 vote

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  15. freeze when resizing svg

    v 17.2.1 x64, Windows 10
    When I manually resize a linked SVG (in a "X" frame), the interface freezes for a couple minutes, then unfreezes.

    1 vote

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  16. Roboto fonts not working in indesign

    I have tried everything to add Roboto fonts to creative cloud to be used in InDesign but nothing works. First, I click on the "f" in the upper right hand corner, and it just spins and spins saying loading. The next thing I tried was going to Adobe Fonts website and 'Activiating all Robot Fonts." Even though it shows as activated, Whenever I try to export my design it says following fonts (Roboto family) aren't currently available.

    2 votes

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  17. Linked EPS appears with jagged/rough edges even on High Quality Display

    I've never seen this before, but linked vector EPS files aren't previewing properly in InDesign. The edges are super jagged when they should be smooth lines.

    3 votes

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  18. Missing or Damaged Links in 17.0.1

    Just opened file created two years ago in InDesign. Links panel shows links ok, but pages show gray rectangles. Replacing the link seems to help, except if the link is a PDF. Those are not working at all. They show up on screen as pixelated, even at high screen resolution setting; but print as gray rectangles.

    1 vote

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  19. Fixing images and text wrap

    Since a longer time there is a bug, that makes it impossible to let the text flow around beside an image, while this image is fixed with a anchor mark. The line, where the anchor mark is set doesn’t flow around. That makes an unhappy compronise necessary: Either you don’t set the anchor mark and the image doesn’t flow with the text or you set an manual word wrap.

    This should be fixed because in other programs it also works.

    2 votes

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  20. [INDD 2020 and 2021] Missing font in placed SVG is not detected by Preflight or Type > Find Fonts…

    [ 2020 ][ 2021 ] A missing font in a placed SVG does not show

    If you open a document with a placed SVG where a font is not embedded the missing font does not show with:
    [1] Type > Find Fonts…
    [2] Preflight

    If you export that InDesign document to IDML and open the IDML file with InDesign the missing font is showing as missing in Preflight and Type > Find Fonts… .
    As soon as you save the IDML as InDesign document, close and open it again, the missing font is not detected again. Neither with Preflight nore…

    4 votes

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