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  1. AIGPUSniffer crashing while launching InDesign 2020 on macOS Catalina

    I was wondering if anyone can help me when I startup Indesign 2020. The AIGPUSniffer quits unexpectedly. I am running Mac Catalina 10.15.3. You could see it because a system icon jumps at the dock, and if I try to reopen, it keeps quitting.

    I have a new Macpro 16inch with the GPU AMD Radeon Pro 5500M 8GB.

    This problem is only happening in Indesign, no in other adobe applications.

    I even tried to uninstall Indesign and reinstalled, but the problem persists.

    I also tried the Creative Cloud Cleaner Tool, where I have to uninstall everything.

    Also, try turning off…

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  2. Dropbox indesign

    Indesign won't 'reveal in Bridge' if the file is in a business shared Dropbox folder

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  3. rotating arrows for image not showing

    When selecting an image inside a frame using the A shortcut, or the white arrow, the rotating arrows (that should appear when hovering over the corners of that image) don't show up. It works fine when using the Content Grabber and the black arrow.

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  4. Proportion lock is ignored when scaling.

    I've placed a bitmap on my page. When scaling it with the scaling tool and the proportion lock engaged, proportions aren't maintained.

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    Scaling with the Scale Tool scales the objects without taking into consideration the Constraint Lock icon, it works independently of the state of this icon. Only when you use the W & H fields, the Constraint icon is used.
    So, it is not a bug. You can also see this work similarly in Adobe Illustrator too.


    Adobe InDesign team

  5. Bounding box is always on the outside of the stroke

    Ever since I updated to the latest InDesign (InDesign 15.0.1), the bounding box is always on the outside of the stroke so instead of objects snapping to the box they are snapping to the outside of the stroke.

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  6. Can't change bounding box size when stroke is applied

    InDesign 15.0.1

    When I create a rectangle with fancy corners, when I change the stroke to the outside it won't let me adjust the size of the box. If I grab the side and drag it to where I want it snaps into place smaller. If I go up to the tool bar at the top & try to change it that way regardless of whether I try to change it bigger or smaller it just makes it smaller & it doesn't just go 1px at a time it changes 6px+ & if I try to just do vertical it…

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  7. svg mask

    InDesign does not keep masks that are embedded in the SVG. It ungroups them, causing hidden parts of the SVG to display.

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  8. InDesign does not honor whitespace on CC library vector graphics

    Example: I have a vector logo placed on a specifically sized artboard within Illustrator that has designated safety space around. the artwork, however InDesign adjusts the frame to fit the content within that dartboard instead of the artboard itself.

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  9. thumbnails of links not available in Indesign 2020

    when i'm placing images (psd files) in indesign, there are no thumbnails of the links.

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    As per our discussion, the issue is not with the thumbnail on the links panel, but rather the one on the place dialog.

    This thumbnail is governed by the OS and Windows OS does not generate the psd thumbnail and just shows the psd file icon as the thumbnail.

    Thanks

  10. Textumfluss bei Version 5.0

    funktioniert nicht richtig. Man muss immer auf Rahmeneinpassung klicken, damit die Änderungen gemacht werden = sehr mühsam

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  11. Content Collector Linked Images Not Updating

    OS: Windows 10
    InDesign Version: 14.0.3
    Folder: Our folders are saved on Dropbox using desktop app
    Who has the problem: My whole team at work.

    My team runs static banner ads in automotive. The auto brands have event logos each month. We have several vehicles in running. Each file contains one vehicle and five different ad sizes. To update the logos faster we have them linked to a single InDesign file. That way we only have to relink the logo images in the one file. On original setup the links naturally are direct links, but since we archive each month…

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  12. Embedding links won’t work, if you do not inbed each links manually

    If you choose multiple pictures in your links-panel and click “embedding all instances”, it does show the “embedded in document”-icon, but this is a false information. It only works, if you embed every image individually after selecting one by one image.

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  13. Cannot use restrain option or opt/command/shift to make duplicates?

    Something I have been frustrated with since CS 2019 was introduced is starting to really annoy me now. I have not been able to find how to fix the problems but basically ....
    If I draw a rule using the Line tool using 'shift' to restrain the rule to horizontal or vertical does not work, it just floats about at any angle you can think of - I just want to draw a perfect horizontal rule without having to go and edit the position markers!
    Then there's the restrain option to enlarge or reduce shapes/images etc - it no longer…

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  14. Can't Place images after upgrading to Mac Catalina

    Just upgraded my MacBook Pro to Catalina and suddenly I'm unable to place images. When I select Place from the File menu, click on the file I want, the Open command is grayed out. The only way I can get images onto the page is by dragging them from Bridge. I'm running ID 14.0.3, the latest version.

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  15. updating a placed multipage pdf

    Hello,
    When a multipage pdf is placed in InDesign, and an update of the pdf is needed, it is possible to do 'update link' in the links panel. But when 'show import options' is ON (in the 'place' window), all of the placed pages of the pdf will be replaced by page 1 of the updated pdf.
    For my opinion, if you want to update the instances of a placed pdf, the responsive pages have to be updated. At least the option must be accessible when updating the link.

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  16. Choose image among several

    In CC2019 Indesign, when importing several pictures at once and trying to place them in prepared frames, the right arrow to select next image doesn't work properly (slow reaction and only shows next picture while placing cursor on next frame or displaying an image but loading an other one in the frame). Worked well in CC2018. Is this a bug and if yes, how to fix it?

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  17. Image catalog script - For creating Contact Sheets

    Under Scripts, my image catalog script does not complete the place command to create an image catalog for me. When bug is worked out, I would also like an option to number each image, instead of only placing file names.

    To recreate: Create new document, letter size. Open scripts, and run Imagecatalog.applescript. Set rows and columns( doesn't matter, also doesn't matter if labels is checked or unchecked) . Page will populate rectangle boxes, but not graphic frames nor insert images.
    Indesign CC.

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  18. cc libraries deletes my text

    Hello.

    When adding my own text to a file in InDesign/CC Libraries (See attached image) - it deletes part of the text so I have to rewrite it again.

    Example:
    'Saks' becomes 'ks'

    There's a glitch and the text disappears.
    It's a collaboration work account, but can't it get more stable?

    best regards.

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  19. Place; inconsequent text string in dialog

    When choosing File -> Place the dialog says "Open" on the selected item. In stead of "Place"
    In training on indesign i allways have to explain this. We can only Open indesign files, but we can Place other media. The dialog window should use the term Place.

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  20. dublicate layer with object group

    If you dublicate a layer with a object group on it, and then ungroup (the also dublicated) objects on the new layer, they are all moved to their original layer.

    This objects should stay on the new layer!

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