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  1. 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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  2. 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.

    2 votes

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  3. 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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  4. Cannot place this file. Invalid PNG file

    In 15.0.3, my publication was print ready

    I updated to 15.1 as I normally would.

    In 15.1, particular .png files were missing. I tried to place the missing images as usual but got the error - Cannot place this file. Invalid PNG file'.

    I rolled back to 15.0.3 and am now able to place the self same files.

    Update bug?

    2 votes

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  5. 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

    2 votes

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  6. 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

    2 votes

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  7. 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

    2 votes

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  8. Alt text not appearing for images across spreads

    in ID 2020, image across double-page spreads will generate an alt-text error when exported to accessible PDF. This problem goes away when saved as IDML and opened in ID 2019.

    2 votes

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  9. CC Libraries content icon with spinning wheel

    I have a 3GB CC Library full of adverts for a magazine. Whenever I drag a new advert over to the CC Libraries panel, it will add the new artwork, but then its icon will show a blank square with four spinning squares inside. This has occurred ever since ID v15. I'm currently using v15.0.2.

    2 votes

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  11. Links are not displayed

    Although all my images and graphics are linked correctly and there are no errors, when opening a file, they are appearing as grey boxes. Some images are working but most of them are not. Also PDF export is therefore not working (error message attached). It doesn't matter which file type my links are as it's happening to all kinds of them (mostly TIFF and AI). Perhaps worth mentioning that this problem didn't occur in ID2019.

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  12. Indesign 2020 issue importing illustrator files, ignoring visible layers

    when importing .ai files, InDesign 2020 seems to ignore layers that are not visible on the illustrator file, it imports it all, unless you check import options as well, so they need to be done individually, rather than a bulk update if the .ai file is updated

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  13. Textwrap 2020

    Textwrap from old saved document takes spacing from paragraph indent...Thus you can see the very wide right margin for image.

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  14. Placed rotated PDF - incorrect view in InDesign 2020

    Has anyone noticed the following erroneous representation (high-resolution rendering) of placed PDF when rotated (e.g., 90º)?

    Concerns x4 as well as x1a.

    Regards,
    Joerg

    InDesign 2020 v15.0.0.155
    macOS Mojave 14.6

    2 votes

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  15. Imported CMYK JPEG files appear inverted or as negative

    Reproduced in Adobe InDesign CC 2018 and 2019 on Mac and PC

    1) Converted a PDF file to a CMYK JPEG and a RGB JPEG
    2) Import both images into InDD
    3) RGB image previews/prints correctly
    4) CMYK image previews/prints as inverted/negative

    The CMYK file opens correctly in other apps: Photoshop, Illustrator, Preview, Web Browsers, etc.

    2 votes

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  16. impossible to have high quality display with bitmaps

    With cs6 no problem. The same bitmaps files (TIFF) with CC, the display is very bad, even in high performance. Impossible to find a solution with technical assistance. Graphic designers with whom i works have the same problem. Apparently on the forums it would be a known bug. I work with windows 10.
    Two screenshot to see the difference between CS6 and CC

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  17. Find/Change | Object | Selection | Won't change colour if in a group

    Hi. I think I might have found a bug.

    Find/Change | Object | Selection | Won't change colour if in a group.
    (It works if 'Search' is set to Document.)

    1.png
    Shows a test. I want to change the Yellow to Red.

    2.png
    Shows the top group colour not changing if 'Search | Section' is chosen

    3.png
    Shows both colours changing to Red if 'Search | Document' is chosen

    Can this be fixed please, or an option to Change Items in a group f it was a 'Feature'.

    Thanks

    2 votes

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  18. disappearing images

    Images randomly disappear when I try and nudge them with the cursor keys. Very frustrating

    2 votes

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  19. Can't import RAW fiels anymore

    Usually I drag and drop from Lr to Id and it works well. From jpeg, dng, tiff, psd, raw files (CR2 Canon). But today it is not working.

    Actual result below:

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  20. updating links

    When updating links in InDesign CC 14.0 (an InDesign file linked to 4 instances) the update comes in too large for the frame. So you have to Fit Content Proportionally. This happens with PSD and AI files as well.

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