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  1. paragraph lines don't fit rounded frame-line

    When using rounded corners on textframes, paragraph-lines don't fit to the right frame.
    We use it with 0,5-pt-framelines and there is a small distance between both lines.
    Depending on typesize (and perhaps on other parameters), the distance has different measures.
    InDesignCC (14.0.2) / OSX HighSierra (10.13.6)

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  2. Option to change the color of bitmap fonts

    We need a way to change the color for white/grayscale bitmap fonts.

    We often use Bitmap fonts for the better texture we can get from them; however, not having the option to change the color of the font, means we have to change the color within photoshop, then either export separate images or entire fonts for each color we use. This is rather inefficient and slows down our process. Having the ability change the color of a white or grayscale bitmap font would be very useful.

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  3. Tabs

    Adobe Indesign CC2019 (Latest). MacOS 10.14.5. Mac Pro 6,1.
    Tabs do not work. Applying tabs to text does not work. Adjusting tabs does not work. Resetting tabs the trying to set them again does not work.

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  4. InDesign writes wrong apostroph. Even PageMaker 20 years ago did it right! Bun in InDesign one nees to press Alt + 0146 to get the correct

    InDesign is not able to write a correct apostroph (looking like a 9 instead a 6). Even PageMaker some 20 years ago was able to create the right apostroph! In Windows you habe to put in Alt + 0146 everytime you wonna write an apostroph. This is not only a pity, this is a shame.

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  5. data merge

    DataMerge is failing to import UTF 8 text as unicode. This is a new problem.
    Adobe Indesign CC 14.02
    1. Create UTF 8 Text file for merging.
    2. Open previously functional Indesign document with keys already established.
    3. Select data source
    4. Choose text file (UTF8 no BOM) (if you have BOM, file isn't recognized)
    5. Tick show import options (never needed to do this before)
    6. Make sure its Unicode.
    7. Data still comes in in ASCII even though I chose Unicode.
    This has to be a merge problem because I can cut and paste the data into the…

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  6. "Use Typographer's Quotes" is off by default. Is this a cruel joke?

    And this setting seems to automatically reset to "off" arbitrarily. I cannot count how many times I have had to toggle it back on.

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  7. No longer shows hidden characters for one particular document.

    I just updated to InDesign 14.0.2 x64 on Windows 7.
    The option Type > Show Hidden Characters no longer works for this document.
    It does not show newlines, paragraph marks, etc.
    This document has one pages at 2.5" x 5" size, with only text.

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  9. text overlap

    I'm using the Calendar Wizard template to create a calendar and quite often I find when I type text into the date window the text appears to overlap and I can't see what I'm typing (see image). This happens quite often and it's very frustrating. I'm using InDesign 2018 and I'm on a Mac with Mac OS Sierra. I would like to know how to fix this.

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  10. When I flow text indesign inserts a bunch random pages and master page templates

    When I flow text indesign inserts a bunch random pages and master page templates

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  11. Ligatures

    I loaded the Adobe InDesign CC Ap from Creative cloud, version 14.0.2 x64. The file I had used before now has missing text! Specifically the "fl" in the Active Ingredients list "Isoxaflutole" which now appears as Isoxa utole" throughout the whole book with empty space for the "fl". Even the word "flowables" appears as " owables".

    The file seems to have "Ligatures" checked in the character palette which I did not check. I'm using Helvetica fonts.
    Any suggestion as to how to get my text back? See attached files.

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  12. -100% shows up as blank cell

    When you import a table into InDesign, if you have -100% in a cell it will show up as a blank cell.

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  13. InDesign files from CC to CS6 - hypenation won't work anymore

    In advance:
    - Our external writers send us InDesign CC files (idml and indd)
    - We open and save them in InDesign CS6
    - Our customers use InDesign CS6


    1. Version:
      InDesign CS6 8.0
      InDesign CC from 12.0 to 14.0.2 (others not tested)


    2. Steps:
      Since when: between 10 and 17. April 2019 (last time it worked on 10. April 2019)


    2.a Open InDesign CC (any version, i tested 12.0, 13.1, 14.0.1 and 14.0.2)
    2.b Save a file with activated hypenation (either indd or idml, both tested)
    2.c Open either one of 2.b. in CS6


    1. Expected result:
      Hypenation works as usual in…

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  14. Cross reference formats

    Indesign 13.1, Windows
    When editing a cross reference format there is a button to insert special characters such as "opening simple quotation mark" and "closing simple quotation mark" which should look like ,this'. Instead, the resulting opening character is an asterisk () and the closing character is a plus (+) -> this+

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  15. Endnotes in text flow - Not on a separate page

    Import endnotes as plain text in the text flow. NOT on a separate page! How hard is this to understand? I groom text in one document and then copy and paste the magazine article/book chapter into another Indesign file. I can't do this if you put the endnotes in a separate text flow. It's really terrible! Dynamic notes has just been a complete failure!

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  16. Fonts menu selection doesn't work well (it skips some fonts randomly)

    On a 2011 27" iMac 3,1 Ghz with SSD drive, with the last High Sierra and InDesign CC 2019 (14.0.2) versions, the fonts selection menu doesn't work well. Please see attached video. This is really annoying because it seems to happen randomly. Thanks for your help. Regards.

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  17. Pasted text acquires overprint attribute

    Copying a number of items from one document to another, all of the text that did not have an outline had its overprint attribute turned on, despite being off in the source file. It was particularly annoying to fix because most of the text was white (Paper swatch), for which the overprint setting is uneditable: I had to turn all the white text to a different colour, uncheck the overprint, then make it white again. (Using InDesign v14.0.2 on Mac OS v10.12.6.)

    IMO there should never be a reason to overprint items using the Paper swatch anyway, so this attribute…

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  18. ID 14.0.2: Fonts menu STILL collapses while browsing through the list of fonts.

    Despite upgrading to ID 14.0.2, the same bug happens as described there: https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/35736199-typekit-or-adobe-fonts-or-fonts-menu-collapses-w

    The bug happens with my personnal font collection. So far I haven't used TypeKit. I'm using FontXplorer 6.0.6. Last High Sierra version on a iMac 3,1 Ghz Late 2011.

    On top of that, the font selection tool skips some fonts while browsing the fontlist.

    This is an ABSOLUTE nightmare.

    Thanks for your help.

    Regards.

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  19. TEXT EDIT

    When I try to edit text I now always have to double click on text box twice as the first time doesn't work. This is incredibly frustrating and time consuming. I have tried all of the suggestions on the adobe forums including re-installing and turning off type contextual controls but nothing works. A separate issue that has come up is my InDesign keeps crashing when i try to add rows to a table.

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  20. hypen text

    In french, in compound words (like Pyrénées-Orientales) wraping mst be made only after the hypen. Wehn I use wrapping, InDesign wrap the word (for exemple Pyrénées-Orien-tales). Is it possible to have the choise, in the wrapping parameters, not to cut the compound words?
    I use InDesign 14;0;2 on Windows 7.

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