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  1. Layer visibility toggle should indicate mixed visibility status of sub layers

    InDesign V 16.4, Current Creative Cloud as of 2021-11-14.
    Currently - The top Layer visibility icon (within the layers palette) does not indicate a mixed visibility status of sub layers.
    I have a rather complex layer set in a document I'm working on where I have master pages with master pages based on other master pages and linked objects within the document.
    I just spent over an hour trying to locate a hidden object. I incorrectly assumed that, when looking at the layers palette, with all the layer stacks closed (layer list contracted where only the top level was shown)…

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  2. Can not open heic

    It would be really nice to be able to import heic-pictures to indesign.

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  3. [INDD 2020 and 2021] Document fonts folder does not work with fonts for placed SVGs

    Provide a font file with the Document fonts folder for a placed SVG graphic where the font is not embedded.
    RESULT: InDesign will not use the font for rendering text with the placed SVG graphic.

    ALSO: Even if the font is installed for ALL USERS in the system on Windows 10 InDesign will not package the font that is needed with the placed SVG graphic.

    One cannot be sure what fonts are needed with placed SVG graphics. When InDesign documents are saved, closed and re-opened, Preflight and Type > Find Fonts… will not show them.

    The only check you can…

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  4. InDesign 16.3.2 Poor Graphics Performance - MacOS BigSur

    When background assets have transparency applied, dragging and positioning foreground assets causes a corrupted display.

    MacOS BigSur 11.5 Late 2015 iMac Retina 5K Core i7 32GB AMD Radeon R9 M390

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  5. webp

    add native support for .webp images

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  6. New Bug Indesign 16.2.1 | Contours conversion error (inside/outside aligned)

    This bug seems to only affect older InDesign documents and graphic elements from them that were created before the update to 16.2.1. The bug can NOT be reproduced in completely new 16.2.1 documents with newly created elements!

    What happens:
    For example, if you create a circle with the dimensions 200X200mm and a 10mm thick outline, this results in a circle with the dimensions
    210X210mm

    But if you now change the contour orientation from center to inside, the dimensions change unproportionally in height:

    Instead of 200 x 200 mm the circle becomes quasi
    an "egg" 200 x 199.999 mm

    If you…

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  7. 2 votes

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  8. Handling error sizing with frame with contour (centered/outside).New bug!? Frames with contour: Are now shifted into each other after simult

    Scaling with undesirable erroneous result:
    Affects frames whose outline is either:
    A. centered or
    B. aligned to the outside of the frame
    (Frames where the contour is aligned on the inside of the frame are not affected by this error. There the scaling still works correctly as desired).

    Recently, such frames (with a contour A/B) shift into each other undesirably after simultaneous resizing (see screenshot) and lose their original arrangement to each other!

    I don't know with which version this new bug appeared,
    but it is annoying and makes work slower again.

    With Illustrator the error does not occur. There…

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  9. 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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  10. Color profiles not working on 16 bit images

    When mounting 16 bit images the program always assigns the dokument profile.
    When convering images to 8 bit it works properly and the image profile is assigned.

    Only InDesign 2021 (v16.0)

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  11. 2 votes

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  12. 2 votes

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  13. items are missing from artwork when i copy it from illustrator and paste it into indesign. So frustrating!!!!

    just make seamless copying/pasting between illustrator and InDesign.

    would be even better if you can open an Illustrator file with InDesign. or if you could make InDesign like a render queue so you can better compress and save your photoshop and illustrator files to pdfs and other file types

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  14. 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.


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  15. InDesign doesn't sort numbers at the beginning of filenames naturally when placing multiple files, instead opting for alphabetical

    InDesign CC 2020, 15.1.2 (Mac, but possibly Windows, I can't test)
    Place multiple image files where filenames start with increasing numbers (e.g. page numbers).
    Expected: files get placed in order 1, 2, 3, ..., 10, 11, ..., 100, 101, etc.
    Actual: files get placed in order 1, 10, 100, ..., 2, 20, 200, 201, 3, ..., etc

    It doesn't follow the OS implementation of natural order sorting, so placing a lot of images doesn't match the Finder. It instead uses alphabetical sorting, which is counterintuitive.

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  16. Image Zoom Feature for Publishing

    Would love the ability to create simple zoom options for exporting images. For example in Epub format for viewing in iBooks on the Mac. It is very difficult to see some of the smaller images after publishing and iBooks will not let you zoom.

    When utilizing multiple images, it would be great to be able set up a simple way to make images interactive so that they can be zoomed into or popped up in a larger format for viewing.

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  17. Round Picture Frame with Inner Stroke Leaks

    Using a circular Image Frame with an Inner Stroke, let some of the placed graphics (in this case an .ai) leak outside.

    This makes it useless, and causes the need to add extra elements to cover the artifacts.

    It is visible in both InDesign preview (High Quality) and the exported .pdf.

    2 votes

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  18. CC Library

    If my groping link broken, and I will be re connect with a file/logo from the cc library, is the new linked file from the library not in the object frame from the document!

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  19. Variable font doesn't...vary.

    I just installed the new Macklin variable fonts from Monotype. They work as expected in Illustrator, and the "regular" cut works as expected in InDesign. However, the Macklin Sans font dosen't work well in InDesign: the prebuilt weights are functional, but when one varies the axis sliders, they seem to have no effect. Bug in the font or in InDesign?

    InDesign 15.0.2, Mac OS 10.15.4

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  20. align stroke to inside result wrong on compound path

    Indesign 15.0.2

    Steps:
    • Create a compound shape from a larger Path and a smaller path located completely within the larger one with »Exclude Overlap«
    • apply a Stroke with »Align stroke to inside«

    Expected result: The stroke should cover the fill along both path-elements
    Actual result: The stroke on the larger object covers the fill, the stroke on the smaller one doesn't, but extends into the outside

    See: https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign/align-stroke-to-inside-for-excluded-overlap/m-p/11056870?page=1#M182733

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