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  1. big sur

    Graphics problem in Big Sur B7 and latest Indesign CC.

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  2. Unable to drag & drop images within text frame through custom plugin on Indesign CC2020

    We have a custom plugin, we are using this plugin since Indesign CS4. We have an option to drag & drop images from this plugin pallet into Indesign Layout. With the latest CC2020 SDK, we have upgraded our plugin from CC18 to CC2020 & it works fine on all other functionality except "Drag & drop" within text frame.

    We didn't made any update to the code, the same option works fine till CC2019. Is there any known issue with CC2020 sdk for drag & drop?

    Note: Drag & drop Images from custom plugin into Text Frame. Center Point is not…

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  3. Unable to drag & drop images within text frame through custom plugin on Indesign CC2020

    We have a custom plugin, we are using this plugin since Indesign CS4. We have an option to drag & drop images from this plugin pallet into Indesign Layout. With the latest CC2020 SDK, we have upgraded our plugin from CC18 to CC2020 & it works fine on all other functionality except "Drag & drop" within text frame.

    We didn't made any update to the code, the same option works fine till CC2019. Is there any known issue with CC2020 sdk for drag & drop?

    Note: Drag & drop allows us to place the image at left top corner of…

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  4. Indesign to Illustrator die line wrong dimensions

    Indesign 15.1.2
    At times, when exporting cut paths via PDF from Indesign to Illustrator, the cut paths will come in smaller than they should be. See attached screenshot. Both the red trapezoid and black rectangle say they are 36" x 24" in Indesign. When exported via PDF to Illustrator, the trapezoid is 35.875" x 24" but the rectangle stays true to 36 x 24.
    I can see why this is, Indesign isn't reading the true dimensions of the rounded corner object. It's reading them as if it still has "none" applied to the corners. This could cause issues with fit…

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  5. 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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  6. PDF with Identity-H encoded fonts not rendering in 2020

    PDFs with certain Identity-H encoded fonts do not display in InDesign 2020 (Windows, v 15.1.2), but work fine in InDesign 2019.

    The issue seems to be font encoding related – InDesign 2020 doesn’t like the Museo Sans 500 (and some other OpenType) fonts being embedded into the PDF using the Identity-H encoding. If the encoding is changed to ANSI encoding, then the PDFs render fine.

    Preflighting the PDF shows the problem fonts as Type 0.

    Conversion of the PDF using Acrobat to PDF/X appears to rebuild the PDF in such a way as InDesign is able to render it (although…

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  7. PSD reset to default look after updating layers into

    In inDesign (any version) :

    1- Import a PSD file with at least 3 layers and duplicate it,
    2- via the menu, for each duplicated image, hide and show different layers to make different visual / images with the same PSD file,
    3- via the menu in inDesign, modify 1 image to open it into Photoshop , then add 1 new layer into the PSD and hide it, then save

    Back in inDesign, every image will reset to the default look of the PSD.

    Why don't you warn with a message in this kind of cases, but keeping names of…

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  8. Objects won't snap in digital document (video provided)

    Whether I'm moving or resizing my document, the object boundaries refuse to snap. Video is provided showing the issue. In this video, I'm zoomed in as far as I can go:

    https://youtu.be/wPycRStK364

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  10. 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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  11. Indesign crashes when clicking "Find next", searching for inline images (image frames selected in "object")

    When I try to find inline images in a large string of text (because I want to alter the object style of the images), ID crashes when clicking "Find next", when there is also a text overflow and most of the images are hidden in this overflow (red +-sign).
    After creating enough new pages to fill the master text frames with the overflow-text, and then click "Find next", Indesign won't crash anymore.

    Indesign 15.1.1 macOS Catalina 10.15.6 24 GB RAM iMac

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  12. Typing a key to quickly find an image when importing doesn't work

    When importing an image and the Place dialog window appears, I type a letter to quickly get to the image I want to import, instead of scrolling down or moving the mouse and clicking.

    This works about 50% of the time. It's as though there's some kind of timeout whereby if you import too many images in a row (one by one, not multiples at once), it won't recognise a keystroke. So, many times it simply won't work and I have to click the filename with the mouse to highlight it. This also happens in Illustrator..

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  13. caption

    When using the ‘generate live caption’ -and i read more than one data-field- the caption is placed over several paragraphs.
    When this is used in combination with numbering paragraphs (to auto number the pictures) every line gets a new number e.g.

    So this is a pretty useless option right now, I have no idea how to fix this…

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  14. thumbnail size

    I'd like to be able to adjust the size of the graphic thumbnails in the CC Library panel, similarly to the ability to adjusting the thumbnail size in the Gallery view of Lightroom.

    I am drawing from about a hundred images to build out a deck. Many photos are shot in similar locations and are subtly nuanced. On my 13" Macbook, I can't really distinguish them. There's plenty of room for a single line of larger images, but currently no ability to change their size. This makes ID largely useless for building out this deck unless I'm on my 27"…

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  15. Images corrupted after 15.1

    After the update to 15.1, a majority of embedded images in tables got corrupted. The damage done to the images is unfixable.

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  16. 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?

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  17. can't delete all OR multiple missing links at once?

    break, remove, delete all OR multiple missing links at once? I thought it used to be able to do this -- I can't find it anywhere in 2019 or 2020.

    If not, why the heck not? It's obviously a useful feature. And I can't find anything anywhere using multiple search engines.

    and NO I do not want to watch a video that may or may not answer the problem -- I want to scan a page of text & images to see if it is relevant since no titles appear -- they're all about updating or repairing.

    I want to…

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  18. INDD 2020 distorted vector graphics when opening old files

    When we open old indd files, the incorporated vector graphics are distorted (even if the wire view is correct).
    Copy Paste make the deformation permanent.
    Importing original illustrator graphics in the doc works.

    This is a very important issue as we often rework/update packs for our customers, and massive production could be trashed if the default is not seen immediately.

    Trust in the tools is very important: we have no time/budget to recheck that everything is still perfect when changing a typo or ref somewhere else in the file.

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  19. 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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  20. Bibliothekselement aktualisieren erscheint nicht mehr im Dropdown-Menü

    "Bibliothekselement aktualisieren" erscheint nicht mehr im Dropdown-Menü

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