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  1. constrain proportions (& other hold-shift-to-use features) intermittent

    I don't have the Webroot software described in the fix so it must be something else!

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  2. adobe stock pricing

    When licensing an Adobe Stock library image from within Indesign I am charged $9.99 but if I but the image on the adobestock.com site it is $2.99. This is recent and is highly annoying.

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  3. placed indesign shows all layers in file

    It will show all the layers in the placed InDesign file despite the fact on import the option to use document layers visibility is selected. You have to manually select which layers you want visible on import.

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  4. cannot place this file. No filter found for requested operation

    May 16, 1028

    I am using macOS High Sierra, version 10.13.4 which I updated a few days ago.

    I was/am using the InDesign CC 2018 version 13.1.

    I got/am still getting the same error, after uninstalling and reinstalling InDesign.

    1. New document in inDesign CC 2018.
    2. Letter size w/bleeding edges.
    3. Selected the document.
    4. Did a CMD+D and selected my .psd file, which was created on April 26, 2018.

    Result: Error
    Cannot place this file. No filter found for requested information.

    Thank you in advance.

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  5. InCopy assignment names don't change with file name

    Backstory:
    We have particularly formatted files that we use to create new versions for new products. The copy isn't created new, but modified from the old version that was already used in InCopy.

    The Issue:
    My InCopy guy FREAKS OUT when he sees the name of the assignment assets (attached screenshot) are that of a previous project not at all related to the file he's currently working on.

    The Long and Complicated Solutions:
    I know there's a way in InCopy to rename these, but it's long, complicated and outside of a standard workflow. A shorter and easier method would be…

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  6. graphics change when scrolling

    1. Adobe InDesign 2018
    2. whenever I scroll through the spread the color fill in the graphics becomes distorted
    3. nothing should change
    4. all the fill colors in the text and graphics becomes distorted 5
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  7. Issue with images not showing when searching in InDesign

    High Sierra InDesign 13.1 NAS File Server

    When trying to search my artwork folder (called Color Art) for items containign the word "steak" on my NAS to place an image in InDesign it comes up as if it was empty. If I then leave InDesign and do a search the "steak" images appear. Not having this search function has been crippling to my dept. eating up all sorts of time.

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  8. drag in picture size and Frame Fitting bug

    when I drag in a photo into indesign, I normally can resize the frame to adjust the size of it by dragging the frame box. But at the newest indesign 13.0.1 , this option wont 100% fit in the frame box. whatever frame I tried to make, the photo just won't fit 100%. High Sirra system

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  9. glitchy grey squares and triangles popping up under images when placed, they also sometimes pop up under the cursor.

    I keep getting grey squares and triangles pop under the cursor or under images when I place them on my document and Its very distracting. Im not sure if its anything to do with the new update?

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  10. Update images

    ⌘-u should invoke the "Update Links" command in this dialogue. ⌘-d should invoke "Don't update".

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  11. Text in placed Illustrator object extends out of frame in PDF

    I have a map done in Illustrator, saved as an .ai file. This has been placed into InDesign and slightly cropped so that one of the text labels is cut off. When I export this to PDF, the complete line of text shows on the page, extending out past the edge of the frame. The line and shape objects are cropped to the frame though.

    The attached PDF shows screenshots illustrating this.

    I have had the same thing happen in the same InDesign file (well, the same map template) with a placed InDesign document instead of a placed Illustrator file.

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  12. Relink is broken

    Hi, I have an existing linked file (PDF) already contained within a document, for example PDF_a.pdf in the links panel. The original link generates the graphic and displays on the page.

    I want to update that link to now link to PDFb.pdf. I choose the relink button from the links panel, the file name updates in the links panel to display PDFb.pdf, however the graphic displayed on the page remains that of PDF_a.pdf.

    If I save the file, close InDesign and reopen it, the link remains PDFb.pdf, while the graphic shows PDFa.pdf on the page.

    If…

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  13. Cannot turn auto-fit to default

    I am using Adobe InDesign CC 2018 13.0 for macOS (10.13.1). It seems that the auto-fit is default turned off right now. I changed the setting in Objet-Fitting-Framing Fitting Options and checked the box of Auto-fit with no documents open.

    However, I am still unable to set auto fit into default.

    Thank you.

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  14. 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.

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  15. 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.

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  16. cms not working correctly in InDesign 17.01

    Images with different RGB colorprofiles look completely different when mounted in Indesign 17 compared to how it works (correctly) in Indesign 16.4.
    if not Adobe RGB the conversion doesnt seem to work. See images below from ID 16 & 17 with apple RGB colorprofile (same problem with Colormatch profile)

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  17. place window preview

    When placing picture there is no preview for placed picture, in previous versions there were on the bottom of placing dialog window... very annoying

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  18. links empty

    Open Indd on my MacBook, no problems. Open the same file on my new IMac and the links panel shows nothing.

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  19. Placed/Imported Photos glitching, changing colors, white noise effect

    File> Placed Photos glitching, changing colors, white noise effect, or turn black. Tried dragging and dropping onto artboard but pictures keep importing distorted. Reset all presets and preferences. Uninstalled and reinstalled with no luck. Photos should import as is instead of glitching and most of all changing colors. This started happening after I updated InDesign beginning of this month (November 2021).

    Using Adobe InDesign 17.0.1 x64

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  20. Verknüpfungen werden nach jeder Aktivität neu aufgebaut // InDesign 17.0 x64 // running on Win 10 Pro

    Aktuell laden sich die verknüpften Bilder nach jedem Doing in InDesign (Also egal was ich mache, Textverschieben, von einem anderen Programm zurück zu InDesign wechsle oder was auch immer, 1 Sache mache ich und schon laden die ganzen Verknüpfungen neu. In den alten Versionen lief das ohne Probleme. Ich konnte ohne Störungen arbeiten. Dies scheint ein BUG zu sein, denn das macht das Arbeiten mit dem neuen InDesign unmöglich. Ich kann nicht jede Sekunde warten, bis sich der Screen neu aufgebaut hat und ich weiterarbeiten kann. Die Bilder komplett auszugrauen ist auch keine Option, da es für unsere Gestaltung wichtig…

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