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  1. spelling e.g


    1. InDesign 15.0.1 x64 (for Windows 10)

    2. Check spelling in document. When InDesign comes to the term "e.g." it highlights "e.g" as misspelled. The dictionary includes "e.g." as one of the suggested corrections. If I select that option and use "change," InDesign will correct the term to "e.g.." and then will immediately rehighlight "e.g" as a misspelling.

    3. Since it already includes e.g. as an option within the dictionary, it should not flag that as a misspelling.

    4. InDesign does not include the final period as part of the term, and so it consistently flags that term as misspelled.

    5. I have attached an…
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  2. Cursor should return to starting location after find/change


    1. InDesign 15.0.1 x64 (Windows 10)

    2. I have a document with about 20 pages full of text. As I am reading through the text, I notice an error that I need to fix (such as a misspelled name, for example). I activate the the find/change dialog box and run a search and replace to change all of the misspelled names to the correct spelling. When I am finished, I click done in the Find/Change window.

    3. I may be misremembering, but it seems to me that in past versions of InDesign, when I clicked "Done" my cursor would jump back to the…
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  3. Grep search "\t(\l)" finds as expected "tab lowercase letter" but also "tab capital I(eye)"

    ID 2020

    Grep search "\t(\l)" finds as expected "tab lowercase letter" but also "tab capital I(eye)"

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  4. Ghost text

    When I select all the text, the text that appears on the screen is not the one that really exists on that page. I place the cursor in a random place, press a letter and the vision of the true text appears. Then I delete the letter that I have previously put.

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  5. BUG REPORT - WINDOWS - STORY EDITOR

    The decimal point on the number keypad does not register while in Story Editor.

    This bug has been present since 2017 and STILL has not been addressed. I reported it then but I don't see my report here in this forum. I was using Windows 7 at that time.

    InDesign CC ver 15.01 x64
    Want to enter 139.99 while in Story Editor
    Result is 13999

    Windows 10 x64

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  6. Dynamic Spelling not working with Case Sensitive words

    InDesign version 2020 15.0.1

    We researched how to use Dynamic Spelling to pick up words that should have Title Case, but are lowercase in the document, followed their steps and the result doesn't work.
    The words we added in the dictionary with Capital letters, don't get highlighted with dynamic spelling.
    Also when we add our own dictionary, InDesign defaults back to User Dictionary.

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  7. Automatic insertion of columns upon text alteration, always in the same spot on the page; this occurs irrespective of style (paragraph, char

    Posted that this was happening last update: this column "Layout" occurs no matter what style (paragraph or character) is selected, and the column layout affects all text placed over the area where the automatic "columns" occurs, in other words, anything adjusted or placed over the area (positioned always two columns at approx 4" down the page).
    What seems to trigger the insertion of this four-line column layout is any text alteration - it gets inserted on random pages!
    I have checked all "unseen" screens, object styles, text box controls, preferences. I am completely flummoxed (user of Adobe InDesign over 25…

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  8. Message about pasting text with endnotes shows up one paste later

    Pasting text with endnote(s) does not show a message. You instead get that message the next time you paste an object, even if that object is not a text box containing endnote(s).

    There is also a grammar error in the message, where the word "and" should be ", which" — and there is no period at the end of the sentence.

    This has been in the last few versions of InDesign. I am using 15.0.1 now.

    Reproduce:
    - Copy text with endnote(s) to the clipboard
    - Paste text into a new thread
    - Text pastes properly; a new page is…

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  9. spelling issue

    I'm trying to spellcheck but it is defaulting to Dutch 2005 reform even though its set to English UK in preferences. How do I fix this as it used to be fine?

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  10. Dictionary language list is grayed out everywhere in InDesign ME 2019, 2020 macOS Mojave


    1. Version of Adobe InDesign, InCopy or InDesign Server
      Adobe InDesign Middle Eastern Version 2020 15.0.1.209


    2. Steps to reproduce the issues
      Install InDesign Middle Eastern Version, open the language List, all languages are greyed out.


    3. Expected result
      Not to be greyed out


    4. Actual result
      Language list is greyed out


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      Screenshot attached


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  11. Cross-references in a table breaks when moving table-cell.

    When moving a table-cell that contains a cross-reference, it breaks and becomes a ”red flag”. What happens is that a text-anchor gets a "1" added to its name. A paragraph anchor just breaks.

    CC2020 15.0.1

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  12. spelling

    I am using InDesign 15.0.1 with the English (UK) dictionary. The spell check doesn't work at all - the dynamic spelling feature underlines every single word. I finally upgraded to CC from CS6 because InDesign v8.0 had started doing the same thing, but it still has the same issue.

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  13. Text Box Cutting off Copy with Auto Height On

    I am using version 15.0.1 but this also happens in previous versions. We use multiple paragraph styles to format our text. We have noticed in some cases, not all when we copy the text frame the text box cuts off the last line when copied. Also when you click in a text box and begin to edit the last line disappears. We use many layers and many versions so we copy the text very often, this is causing problems with missing text.

    To get our text formatted we use paragraph styles, we hit enter to go to the next style,…

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  14. Table Headers Disappear after copy/paste

    Yes, I know this is an old topic that has supposedly been fixed... but...not fixed after yesterday's update, 15.0.1 x64.

    I can add a space in the header to force it into overset and the header comes back, just have to live with dozens of overset errors.

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  15. Exported text missing Endnotes

    Exported text missing Endnotes
    We work with Footnotes and Endnotes a lot. And when everything is OK, but after going in print, the text is exported so that the autor can edit it for a next release (Law text and commented law so it changes often). I was very happy when InDesign did begin to work with Endnotes but ... it does not export them. Not even in Version 15.0.1. Footnotes are exported, Endnotes are missing. This is a big bug or an even bigger oversight.

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  16. invalid index reference

    Can´t create Index!
    Error message is (Translations): Can´t create index. At Least one reference contains faulty markers. Delete faulty markers from index references.

    HOW DO I FIND THESE? Can´t find anything wrong in the Index list or the document.

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  17. 15.0.1 - can't copy any aspect of a table and paste into another row/column/etc

    You can no longer copy a cell or row or column and paste into another table. Allows you to copy but when you highlight the new row/cell/column to paste into it, both the quick key and also Edit > Paste do not work.

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  18. triple click paragraph takes next paragraph style instead of selected

    Triple click paragraph and paste new text takes paragraph style from next paragraph instead of the selected paragraph meaning you have to manually select the paragraph if you have a header or different paragraph style immediately after the text you wish to replace.

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  19. Find/Change Search field always switches to "Story" after I choose to "Change All"

    When using the Find/Change box on a text selection, the "Search:" field gets changed from "Selection" to "Story" after I press the "Change All" button.
    This is incredibly annoying when I'm trying to change multiple things in the same selection, since I have to switch the option back between every change I make.
    I'm not sure if this is a bug, or how it's intended to work, but I hope it can be revised so that InDesign remembers my choice between changes.
    I am using the most current version of InDesign at this moment, 15.0.1

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  20. ralewey

    Hi,
    I've a problem with Ralewey Google Font on inDesign. It seems that it does't work when I choose the italic version of the font with Cyrillic. but Boogle provide the italic version of the font.
    Could you please help me?
    ciao
    luca

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