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  2. Indesign 13.1

    Replace quotes against googies that have worked previously.
    Error when installing word file with footnotes. Changed endnotes to footnotes in the word file.

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  3. grep query doesn't work to delete multiple page breaks

    Hi,
    I wanted to delete all page breaks (manual, odd, even) in an InDesign document with Grep:

    Find: [~P~L~E]+
    Replace: \r

    This query doesn't work, it finds nothing.
    If I use one by one it's prefect. What' wrong?

    (Attached test-file)

    Best regards,

    Egyed Serf

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  4. font

    Indesign 13.0.1 x64
    Windows 10 64

    Can't get a drop down of all my fonts in Find Font- Replaced with Font Family.
    I only see minion pro and can only select a font by clicking on minion pro and using the up and down arrows to navigate.

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  5. Germandbls in all caps with Adobe Composer

    This is to report that the "World-Ready Composers" and the regular "Composers" do not behave in sync concerning the Germandbls (upper case German sharp s) in all caps. More precise: The "World-Ready Composers" do it right, while the regular "Composers" do it wrong:
    Using the latter and applying all caps, the germandbls is generally substituted by SS, which shouldn't be. Modern fonts leave the decision to the typographer whether a Germandbls or SS is applied. In any case the first choice should be the Germandbls.

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  6. Font appearance issues in Id 2018

    I have recently purchase a new Mac. Running High Sierra 10.13.2 and Id 2018. Any time I open a file with Helvetica in it the font is garbled. Is this one of the issues that people have been experiencing with the upgrade to High Sierra? How can this be fixed?

    I can't downgrade my operating system as the computer is brand new and I need to use this computer for work. Any help would be much appreciated.

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  8. Texte disappear when replacing font by another using Find a font in the Texte menu

    Using the command "Search for a font" in the "Text Menu" to replace a font (Times New Roman for example) by another (Adobe Garamond Pro for example), the texte disappear, it is erased if I valid "Replace All".
    I have to verify it works for the first occurrences before to validate "Replace All" to be sure the bug will not occur.
    This is very insecure if we don't verify and trust the command "eyes closed" !

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  9. middle east defaults

    Controlling defaults for ME options - doesn't work for cut/paste?

    I'm using the ME edition of InDesign 2018. The majority of my work is exclusively left-to-right, so I've set all default options to those appropriate to English (UK) text. This works fine when I'm creating a text box with the text tool, but when I cut/paste text without having a cursor in a pre-existing text box, the automatically-created new text box always has "right-to-left text direction" selected in its Story options. Is there any way I can change this default?

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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