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  1. InDesign not preserving local image placement, rotations, dimensions etc. when relinking after Photoshop edit thru links panel

    Yes, preference is set to "preserve image dimensions when relinking". Version 13.0.1 for Mac.

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  2. 'Move Pages' causes the position of content to shift to the right on right-side pages, master same for both files

    'Move Pages' causes the position of content to shift to the right on right-side pages, even though the master pages are the same for both files.

    I am trying to take several page sets and combine them in one file, but I have to manually fix them after moving the pages over. Very concerning as I'm not sure if anything else is breaking or getting lost in the move.

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  3. when I export to pdf or jpeg, ID says file already exists!

    when I try to export a file to pdf or jpeg, InDesign tells me file already exists. How can I fix this?? Also, I'm getting messages that I don't have permission to open or modify files. Using ID 2018

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  4. First page of a linked PDF file repeats itself throughout layout.

    I have a 20 page template where each page has two image boxes that links to a 40 page PDF for a printer spread setup. But on random occurrences, the first page of the PDF file repeats itself throughout the layout. Has anybody else experienced this?

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. links labeled as "modified" when actually "OK"

    ID= v13.1
    MacOS= 10.13.4

    Problem: Open any ID file and links that should be "OK" are labeled as "modified". I do not get any error window that pops up notifying me this. Without taking any action, I close the ID file and reopen it and links are now labeled as "OK". Open it up a third time and links are "OK". I QUIT out of ID and open that same file and see links as "OK" and now they are labeled as "modified". This process repeats. Attached video to show. All links in these ID files are not modified or…

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    Hello All,

    Thank you for your patience all this while, We have concluded our investigation into the issue and below is our finding.

    This issue is due to the use of a specific version of Extensis Universal Type client: version 6.1.6.
    The issue is reproducible only with Id 2018 as Extensis UTC 6.1.6 is not compatible with Id 2019.

    Please note:
    If you are using Extensis UTC 6.1.6 with InDesign 2018 please use any other version of Extensis UTC which is compatible with Id 2018 to avoid this issue.

    Or you can upgrade to Id 2019 and used compatible version of Extensis UTC.

    Thanks,
    InDesign Team

  8. proof colors grayscale

    Indesign 13.1, OSX

    Placed grayscale images are not displayed correctly when Proof colours is on. In fact, their appearance does not chang in any way when proofing is turned on. I'm using the WAN-IFRANewspaper profile.

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  9. thick thin rules with fill, the inner corner radius leaves a gap

    5 point thick thin rules with fill the inner corner radius needs to be smaller.
    currently it leaves a small gap. which looks bad when trapping for printing.

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  10. Inconsistent Text Wrap across two column layout

    Text wrap is applied inconsistently from column to column, i.e. text will offset by uneven amounts in adjacent columns. This happens for all types of Text Wrap except for the Jump Wrap, which does not misalign the top two lines of text!
    The only fix I could manage was to Force All Lines to the Baseline Grid, and redraw the bottom Text Wrap line unevenly for the two columns. The images attached show first the problem and second the fix.
    I believe this started happening with the introduction of CC versions, but I'm not 100% sure of that timing.

    7 votes
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  11. Embedded images in InDesign are not printing and only preview in Typical Display Mode.

    Need assisistance on MAC OS 10.13.4 running CC Version 13.1 InDesign will not print embedded images. It prints grey boxed with the X though it.
    Will only preview in Typical Display mode but not on High Quality Resolution.
    Please assist asap.
    John

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  12. 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
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  13. I am stuck on a single image. I can't click off of it

    I am stuck on a single image. I tried reopening InDesign. It helped with that image I was stuck on, but once I clicked on a new image the same thing is happening. I am stuck on it until I restart indesign. I can't do this through my entire project!!!!!

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  14. Placed objects with alt-clicking land beyond the pasteboard

    InDesign CC 2018 13.1
    MacOS High Sierra
    When placing multiple artboards or pages (from .ai or pdf files) and alt-clicking on a page, placed objects try to "jump" it seems on the previous spread (when it exists). Please see the attached file.

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  15. copy with drag and press alt makes two copies of the objekt. It used to copy once - now it produces two more objekts

    Indesign 13.1
    Mac 10.11.6 El Capitan
    copyfunction drag + press alt makes two copies of the objekt. It used to copy one - now it produces two objects

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  16. Placement cropping set to "Art" when relinking an Indd file to a pdf


    1. A bug in Indesign 13.0.1. Mac OSX


    2. Place an Indd document inside one.
      Relink all instances of said link to a pdf file created from the linked Indd file.
      The placement option changes to "Art" regardless of what has been the last option set when placing pdf:s.


    3. Expected to the pdf's retain cropping to media as is the case with Indd files OR retain cropping from last set option in the Place pdf dialog.


    4. Pdfs cropped to "Art".


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  17. Placing illustrator files is very very very slow after update

    After updating AI and INDD, placing AI files into INDD is taking a very long time. I made an update to an AI file that was placed into an existing INDD files that contains 13 placed AI files. I only updated a few of the linked AI files. Prior to the AI and INDD update, updating these placed links took a few seconds each max. Now, just to update the two links takes about 2 minutes.

    This MAY be an AI bug, but I don't know how make that determination as I updated bothat the same time.

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  18. link resize

    We had a booklet that the client wanted to swap the position of two ads. I copied the ad from one page pasted onto the desired page and vice versa with the other ad. At some point those ads resized inside their boxes to 114% which caused information to be cut off in the ad. The ad was given to us with a bleed and crop marks which is what we cropped out with the frame. The 114% that the ad enlarged to is the amount of space the bleed and crop marks would take up. We do have the…

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  19. 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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  20. hatched stroke styles

    Hatched stroke styles aren't distributed evenly around ellipses and circles. The last segment appears twice. Works fine with dotted line, though.

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