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  1. When I copy and paste from Illustrator CC into InDesign CC, instead of the vector art I get this text.

    <!-- Generator: Adobe Illustrator 22.1.0, SVG Export Plug-In -->
    <svg version=”1.1”

     xmlns=”<a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">http://www.w3.org/2000/svg</a>” xmlns:xlink=”<a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink">http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink</a>” xmlns:a=”<a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="http://ns.adobe.com/AdobeSVGViewerExtensions/3.0/">http://ns.adobe.com/AdobeSVGViewerExtensions/3.0/</a>”
    
    x=”0px” y=”0px” width=”5.9px” height=”5.9px” viewBox=”0 0 5.9 5.9” style=”enable-background:new 0 0 5.9 5.9;”
    xml:space=”preserve”&gt;

    <style type=”text/css”>

    .st0{clip-path:url(#SVGID_2_);fill:none;stroke:#231F20;stroke-width:0.421;stroke-miterlimit:3.864;}
    
    .st1{clip-path:url(#SVGID_4_);fill:none;stroke:#231F20;stroke-width:0.421;stroke-miterlimit:3.864;}

    </style>
    <defs>
    </defs>
    <g>

    &lt;defs&gt;
    
    &lt;rect id=”SVGID_1_” width=”5.9” height=”5.9”/&gt;
    &lt;/defs&gt;
    &lt;clipPath id=”SVGID_2_”&gt;
    &lt;use xlink:href=”#SVGID_1_” style=”overflow:visible;”/&gt;
    &lt;/clipPath&gt;
    &lt;circle class=”st0” cx=”3” cy=”3” r=”2.8”/&gt;

    </g>
    </svg>

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  2. Image tagged with sRGB, but InDesign assigns AdobeRGB (Workspace) and displays incorrect colors

    I´m using Indesign 13.0.1 x64

    To recreate please use the following steps (I have AdobeRGB as Working-space and preserve profiles):
    1. Create a new document
    2. Place the attached Image "Portrait_Edip-original.jpg"
    3. Look for the Profile in the links-panel

    The image has sRGB but displays as Workspace RGB but my workspace is AdobeRGB and also the colors are incorrect.
    Bridge and Photoshop both show the right profile.
    When i open the image in Photoshop and save it as jpeg it works in InDesign.

    I have this issue from time to time but now i´m sure it´s a bug.

    I work…

    4 votes
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  3. links panel problems

    So many problems with Links Panel after recent update:

    1) Right click on PSD asset, EDIT ORIGINAL now doesn't work - "No editor associated with this link"
    2) Right click on AI asset > Edit with Photoshop, opens in Illustrator

    Win10 / Ryzen 7 / 32BG RAM / NVMe + SSD Drives

    4 votes
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  4. Cannot place this file. No filter found for requested operation

    CC 2018
    Cannot place this file. No filter found for requested operation

    When trying to PLACE an EPS file get the above error. Reinstalled CC 2017 and using the exact same file works. Attached is the EPS file that we used.

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    Fix of the issue is now available in InDesign’s latest November’17 update.
    Please upgrade to the latest version InDesign CC 13.0.1 for the fix.

    If you are unable to see the update, go to Creative Cloud application and click on the context menu on the top right and click on Check for App Updates.

    Thanks,
    InDesign Team

  5. Links from CC Library suddely missing and can't be relinked

    I sometimes have a problem with links from the CC Libraries, the links work fine when I save and close the file. But then sometimes when I open the INDD-file the day after it says that the links are missing, and when I try to relink it just say that "Either the file doesn't excist, you do not have read permissions to it or the file is used in another application".

    But none of the options in the dialog box are correct, the files in the library still works fine in other documents. I have no idea how to fix…

    4 votes
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  6. Locked objects get selected

    Not sure why adobe changed the lock of an item. It used to work perfect to lock my background objects. Now, it I have background objects; they still get selected even if they are locked; it's such a huge inconvenience and waste of time to sort selected objects. Please fix or put back the lock object.

    4 votes
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  7. Can't Place Images with Applescript on MacOS 10.15 Catalina

    InDesign 15.0.1

    The Place command now fails in Applescript, following an upgrade to Catalina.
    The "Image Catalog" sample script also fails to place the images in the same manner. Image placement fails with an error 1708, <<the file string>> doesn't understand the "place" message.

    3 votes
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  8. [Copyright-Notice] Automatic Caption for images

    When creation an automatic caption for images it is possible to chose the option "Copyright" but this actually referts to the IPTC - Core "Source" (Quelle) and not the "Copyright - Notice" which is used by Adobe Stock.

    So it is not possible to automaticly use the Adobe Stock Copyright notice because InDesign seems to read the wrong MetaData field.

    3 votes
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  9. Links within linked Indesign files appear pixellated even if the links are updated.

    Linked images within linked Indesign files appear pixelated, even if the links are updated. It's temporarily fixed by relinking the file – but it goes back to appearing pixelated when the file is reopened. This has only happened recently and has never been a problem in the past.

    3 votes
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  10. XMP file info dialog box (for linked images) no longer shows up

    I clicked the flyout menu in the Links panel, and choose to display the XMP file info and the dialog box doesn't show up. It's like it is off screen somewhere, as all the menus are then grayed out. I can hit Escape a few times to get out of it. But sometimes InDesign totally locks up and I have to force quit.

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  11. Clicking on image doesn't show it in the Links panel

    Clicking on an image within a frame doesn't show it in the Links panel, so I have to scroll through the list of links to find the image - This sometimes works, sometimes does not.

    3 votes
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  12. '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.

    3 votes
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  13. Crop to settings not changing from Bounding Box

    While placing an image, after choosing Show Import Options, I try to select something other than Bounding Box in the Crop to settings and it won't let me change how it is inserted. I have tried this with both PDFs and AI files, and it is a problem for my coworkers as well who are using 2018. After restarting InDesign, I didn't have the problem anymore.

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  15. Google File Stream Images taking a long time to update in Indesign

    Since upgrading to Mac OSX Catalina and adobe 2020 I have issues with google file stream and indesign.

    When I open a document with images that are saved on google drive and then open in photoshop or illutrator to edit and then save and go back to indesign, the images are showing as needing updated by indesign (yellow triangle) however the rotating / update round arrows icon is greyed out and I can't update the image. I have to wait several minutes before the image updates on indesign.

    I have contacted Adobe support and apple support and neither is claiming…

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Activated Fonts Don't Load

    I created a graphic with Minion Pro Bold font but when I reopen the file to do more work a pop up window says I need to activate the Bold. Only when I shut down the software and reopen it after activating does the Bold font appear as originally designed. This happens over and over and seems like an unprofessional bug in the software.

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  20. 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.

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