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  1. Import XLS with coupled cells

    InDesign cannot import a XLS with "coupled" cells (Sorry - I don`t know what it is named in the english software).

    If e.g. "B2" and "B3" are coupled in the XLS, the content will appear in InDesign only in "B2", "B3" is emty and the cells are not coupled. The same is up in cells over lines.

    The Bug is not new. Is it really hard to repair?

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  2. Text engine buffer breaks if text contains diacritics

    I regularily edit pages with fairly long text in Icelandic, a language which uses diacritics quite a bit. If the text gets to be more than a few hundred words, the text engine buffer starts acting up, especially when using accents. It will enter two or more accents in addition to the intended accented letter, sometimes mangling the order of letters too, always being laggy too. This is NOT a new problem, but I feel it has become much more pronounced in CC 2018.

    In the attached screenshot the intended text "fréttastjóra að gefa því" has appeared as "´fr´´éttastj´ór´a að…

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  3. changing subset fonts in the Control Bar

    On occasion, when changing the subset font (or font variant) via the upper Control Bar, the change doesn't register on the document. The character palette also doesn't register the change (they should match).
    CC 2017 v12.0.0.81
    Font: Miller

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  5. Can't quickly index individual words

    Hi,

    After a discussion in the help forum we came to the conclusion that my problem could be an issue.

    Please read this forum post from whit the descrioption of the problem.

    https://forums.adobe.com/message/9831745#9831745

    Kind regards,
    Gaby

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  6. [InCopy] Sequence of stories is jumbled in Galley or Story View but not in Layout View

    We use InCopy for book production. When we send out an Indesign/InCopy Package to our editors, sometime the sequence of the stories seems to be random. It's all fine in Layout View. This makes reading and edition in Story or Galley View very hard.

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  7. Adobe InDesign CC Version 2017.1

    Typing letters "fl" in a word in swedish will leave two blanks! How to fix that?

    Running Win10 Creators...

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  8. text

    text contorn doesn't work, the box is empty. Any idea?

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  9. Incorrect kerning on justified text

    InDesign v. 12.2.0.56

    I'm working in a book file, and this problem seems to occur at random. The kerning in the first word of a line of justified type is incorrect visually, but when you check it with the cursor, it is the correct number. If you change it, it jumps and appears to be correct again, visually, but if you save, close, and reopen the file, it is incorrect again.

    It is problematic because when a PDF is exported, the incorrect kerning is what gets exported.

    The problem has occurred in two different books I have worked on with…

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  10. Character missing in Adobe Devanagari font

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    I am unable to locate or reproduce the character after the = using the Adobe Devanagari script. Need it urgently as I am working on a book.

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  11. Missing menu

    I'm trying to insert a text variable (last page number) in my document but the menu doesn't appear.

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  12. Apple M1 Mac mini. Big Sur, InDesign CC 2021, tables are SLOW

    I've created a 6 column, 355 row table. No fill, default black stroke. I've created this same table, from the same data 100 times on my 2015 imac, running InDesign 2017 thru 2020. High Sierra was the highest MacOS on previous computer
    When I copy a word or phrase (100 or fewer characters) and paste it into another cell, it is showing the thinking beachball for 15 seconds. I'm simply double clicking on 5 characters to copy, then clicking into another table cell to paste the word. Everything that I had previously completed using tables in previous versions was quick.…

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  13. 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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  14. Can't add extra space before a styled paragraph

    I need to add a few points of space before a styled paragraph to base align two columns. I add them in the paragraph box, but nothing happens and then the amount reverts to the original amount. How can I override? Never had this problem with previous versions of ID; I'm using the newest one.

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  15. Digits after spaces appear out of order


    1. InDesign CC 2017.1
      I had previously used Arabic support, and this may be contributing to the problem, even after changing Preferences back to "English (North America)" the problem persists.


    2. Create text box. Type any digit, then a space, then any digit.


    3. Digits should appear left to right.


    4. The digit after the space jumps to the left of the first digit and includes a space after. Cursoring with arrow keys through the type makes the cursor position jump around, so the misplaced digit is still reading as after sequentially, but is now to the left of the previous digits (really screwy!).

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  16. "Show Asian Text Options" setting not appearing in Perferences

    "Show Asian Text Options" setting not appearing in Preferences after I looked under "Type" and everywhere else - make it unable to type in Chinese with InDesign

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