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  1. Find Glyph uses character style set in the Text tab

    It's not possible to set a character style in the Glyph tab of the Find/Change window. But if you set a character style in the Text tab, the Glyph tab uses that style to limit the search scope.

    Steps to reproduce:

    1. Start a new document, add a character style. (Doesn't matter what formatting you add to the character style.)
    2. Place a text frame and enter 'xx'.
    3. Apply the character style you added in step 1 to the first x.
    4. Set the character style in the Find Format field of the Text tab of the Find/Change window. …

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  2. Primary Text Frame auto flow does strange things

    Auto text-flow suddenly produces this result while auto-adding new pages to fit the text-length.

    Maybe it wants me to produce more "experimental books"… who knows.

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  3. cannot place XLSX table

    I'm unable to place an Excel file/table. When I choose Place...select any Excel file (.xls or .xlsx) and check "Import Options":
    - Options dialog appears, but no fields are selectable, except decimal places.
    - Click OK, and I get nothing. No error message, and no content.

    If I place a file WITHOUT options, I get the content of the Excel NOT as a table, but as tab-delimited text. This is not acceptable, as the integrity of the table is lost when I "convert text to table." Where there are (supposed to be) empty cells, data from other cells appears where…

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  4. fonts appearing as distressed almost

    Some fonts appear as distressed. Almost like there's a pattern overlay on them. It changes as you move the text box around on the screen. Doesn't export into pdf like this, only in active document (see blue text, I've included what appears in indesign and how it looks normally)

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  5. Table with Alternating Row Stroke

    When using a table with alternating row strokes, the stroke between the first and second rows is always 1pt, not matter what the cell or table style is set to.

    In this example, every other row of the body should be stroked at .5pt. Everything works except the first row, which is 1pt.

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  6. Endnotes fail to import from .doc if no master page is applied in InDesign 2018

    If placing a word doc that contains endnotes in cc2018, the text will import but all endnotes will be missing is there is no master page applied within the InDesign file.

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  7. caps

    Everytime I type a capital "I" all letters following are all CAPS. It only does it when I type that letter. Then after I select the text to change it to lower case the only way to get the cursor back in my control is to do a DESELECT ALL COMMAND. Otherwise the sentence stays selected and stuck. Another thing it does if not all caps is it changes to first letter in the entire sentence will be Capitalized like a title character style. My text is a set character style that I have set to be regular format, not…

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  8. Note strip content in cross references panel varies

    1. Indesign CC 2018
    2. Open a document with cross refs.
    3. When hovering with the mouse over a cross ref in the cross ref panel a note strip appears, showing some information about the page it points to and also the page of the source.
    4. On some cross refs it does not. There it shows the cross ref text. This seems to be due to the cross ref format being slightly different, but all pointing to level 3 headlines.
    5. See attached images adobe_error_5.1.jpg (correct note strip) and adobe_error_5.2.jpg (false note strip)

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  9. Endnotes not accessible in InCopy

    I finally figured out where the endnotes disappeared to when I imported a document from Word, only to find out that they will not link to the story text boxes and are inaccessible from InCopy. This adds all sorts of problems to our workflow.

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  10. couldn't paste

    I could not paste a letter character AND a tab into a table cell. I could paste letter-tab-letter, but not tab-letter. It would paste just the letter without the tab. Weird I know, and I can't duplicate it right now, but just in case others have seen it.

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  11. Typekit - It conflicts with Fontexplorer

    delete Typekit - It conflicts with Fontexplorer

    Unchecking Typekit sync does not work.

    Please add an option to delete Typekit completley

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  12. OpenType All Small Caps disappear when switching dictionary to German

    I have a text that uses the OpenType feature “All Small Caps” in a lot of places. It is currently set to use the English USA dictionary. I am working on translating this text into German, and so I want to use the German dictionary for it. When I try this, all instances of All Small Caps turn to regular lower-case letters. I tried a couple of different dictionaries, some (e.g. other English and Dutch) will retain the SC and others (e.g. None) will make them disappear.

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  13. InDesign version 13.0.1 x64. Dynamic spelling does not show misspelled words with red underline as you type, prefs are set to that.

    InDesign version 13.0.1 x64. Dynamic spelling does not show misspelled words with red underline as you type, prefs are set to that. But if you do right mouse button, or spell check, it does know the word is misspelled, offering correction suggestions. We really need to see it "dynamically" as one types; this feature is not working.

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  14. foot note

    Version 13.0.1
    Introduce Foot Note
    Expected result: consecutive numbers for foot notes
    Actual result: non consecutive numbers for foot notes

    Attached files: until pag 34 everything works oks. Then when I add a new foot note reestarts numbering as Note 1

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  15. Label error Table 1 x 1 cell

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    InDesign CC for Teams 2018 (13.0.1) ExtendScript (Javascript)

    Steps

    ### scenario 1

    - create table (1 cell, 1 row)
    - select cell with [ESC]-key
    - change label via Javascript

    app.selection[0].cells[0].label = "abc";
    $.writeln(app.selection[0].cells[0].label);

    - actual result in ESTK --> "abc"
    - actual result in Indesign -> Scriptlabel--> empty window (expected result: "abc" expected)

    ### scenario 2

    - create Table (1 cell, 1 row)
    - select cell with [ESC]-key
    - change label manually via Indesign -> Scriptlabel-Window to "abc"

    app.selection[0].cells[0].label = "";
    $.writeln(app.selection[0].cells[0].label);

    - actual result in ESTK --> ""
    - actual result in Indesign -> Scriptlabel--> "abc" (expected result:…

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  16. InDesign CC2018 – loss of Options from text frames when copy a frame from an older version

    All the formattings of text frames, which I have entred in for example CC2017 or earlier, will not be transfered to CC2018.

    This is scarry, and as I do not have any idea, I'll change back my work zu CC2017.

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  17. The killing of hard returns in ToC

    This is a new feature with version 13 ... but (I think only on WIN machines) that can not be stored with the rest of the settings. After saving and creating a table of contents, the check mark is no longer set.
    regards Frank Muenschke (IDUG Rhein/Ruhr)

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  18. xml

    I have updated to the Indesign 2018 version and the text of the XML files is not imported

    Because it can be? So far I have imported it without any problema.

    Thanks

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  19. why doesn't works Suitcase Fushion 8 newest version improperly?

    Can you realise that the Suitcase Fushion 8 plugin works properly in InDesign 2018. Now it's nt working!

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  20. Double clicking the correct word in InDesign spell check

    Ever since InDesign 1.0, when you used the spell check, you could double click on the correct word in the 'Suggested Corrections' area and the wrongly spelt word would be replaced, and then the spell checker would move on.

    I am not sure at what stage this function stopped working, but it was definitely after CC was launched as it still works correctly in CS6. I think this is a bug.

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