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  1. InDesign CC 2018 ME text frame problem

    InDesign CC ME 2018

    I work with international magazine. Usually I work with English text but once i a while I have to do some Arabic content. I installed Indesign CC 2018 ME on my machine and it works perfectly well except. When I create a new document in InDesign CC ME which is normal meaning reads from left to right and try to place a doc document into it text frame appears to be right to left and this issue is totally inconvenient.

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  2. Cannot enter text size if document is on second display

    When using 2 displays, if the document is not on the same page as the menu bar, typing a new text size in the text-size field does not work. Moving the document to the same page as the application frame makes the bug go away.

    InDesign CC 2018 13.1
    Mac iMac 27 Late 2013, 32GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 4GB

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  3. Stops letting me type

    I'm using InDesign 2018 and I will have my cursor in a text box and be typing when the program will stop letting me enter new text. The only way to continue entering text is to tab out of the program and back in. I have no idea what step lead to this issue.

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  4. Paste/ paste in place doesn't paste properly

    when I try to copy, either one or several objects at one page in indesign. Either paste or paste in place, won't paste the whole text or image as their original format. When I paste it will paste and combine everything as one Image. which I couldn't edit anymore. also paste in place doesnt work.

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  5. Problem with Bookmarks that contain special characters

    I have a document with bookmarks that contain phrases with words containing special characters (specifically Italian accents, for example: L’ubiquità della collaborazione)

    Then I have buttons at the top of the document. Each button links to a specific bookmark. If the bookmarks contain this characters/accents, the button don't work.
    So the buttons only work when linking to bookmarks not contain special characters/accents.

    Solved the problem by changing the procedure I used to create bookmarks:

    This is what WON'T WORK:
    - highlighting all the text and then create a bookmark.
    Pro: The bookmarks are added automatically with all the sentence that…

    3 votes
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  6. Table header is missing after copy/paste

    When I copy/paste a table, the header line is missing. My workaround is to change the height of the next line, then the header line appears. Then I change the height back to the actual height.

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  7. character panel and control panel don't match

    I've noticed sometimes when changing the font in one panel, the other does not reflect the change—they should always be in sync. The change does not occur on the document either—until both panels are manually made to match. So it appears 'Character' settings in the Control Panel are behaving independent of the floating Character Panel. These are mac installed fonts. Not Typekit.

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  8. Hypernation

    Indesign 13.0.1.

    Bug: Hypernation in Slovenian language doesnt works

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  9. Hanging Indent plus Left Justify makes words float out of text frame

    I often use bulleted lists with the commmand/backslash (hanging indent) tool. If the text is aligned left, no problem. But when I use left justify, it sends some of the words off to the right — outside of the text frame! Please see examples below.

    The text samples here were using Adobe Paragraph Composer. But when I switched it to World-Ready it fixed it!

    I've been having this problem for a while. Before I updated to InDesign 2018 and after the update as well. I'm running El Capitan 10.11.6 on a Mid 2011 iMac.

    Solved in this thread: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2462045

    Here…

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  10. 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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  11. Table Footers Prevent Auto Row Creation

    Normally, if a table with fewer body rows than will be needed if content gets pasted, body rows get created automatically. However, if there is a footer row, then the additional rows get created in the footer.
    This behavior does not seem intentional since the automatically-created body rows seems more useful. A workaround can be to remove the footer row, then add it back after the contents have been pasted and the body rows created.

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  12. Font lost when pasting text to ID 2018 from updated Excel for Mac 2016

    InDesign CC 2018
    Mac OS High Sierra and Mac OS El Capitan
    Excel Mac 2016 updated

    Font family used in inDesign document is not found after pasting table text from Excel file (a process that has been used successfully for some years) . First happened in High Sierra, and thinking it was the OS update that caused it, I reinstalled El Capitan. Tested the copy/paste using a newly installed version of Office without updating it, and had no problem. Updated Excel and the problem returned.

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  13. ID 13.1 OS X 10.11.6 typographer quotes not functioning properly despite box being checked

    The "typographer quotes" box is checked, but does not produce the correct result. InDesign 13.1 OS X 10.11.6 mid-2011 27" iMac w i7 processor. When going back to panel the box is still checked!

    Also BIG slowdown in performance in this version - "spinning ball" for a loooong time!

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  14. The numbered portion of a heading in its own frame cannot be included in conditional text

    Windows 10 InDesign version 13.1 x64 (CC up-to-date)
    I created a sequentially numbered head using bullets and numbering in Style editor. Placed the head in its own frame at the top of a page (# mark at the end of the head). Selected the head (variously using click-drag and 4-click) Only the directly entered text highlighted - not the numbered portion, not the # symbol. I applied a text condition. When the condition was made invisible, the directly-entered text disappeared as expected, but the numbered portion of the text ("Section 9:") did not. Numerous attempts to select the numbered portion…

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  15. En Dashes turned into a Russian Cyrillic Small letter Yeru

    On Feb. 19, 2018, I worked on a document in InDesign CC 13.0 (Mac). I saved the document and all was good. Yesterday, March 28, 2018, I made some edits to the same document using CC 13.1 (Mac). But when a co-worker reviewed it, they noticed that the En Dashes (Unicode: 2013) I had used as a Bullet character had turned into a Russian glyph (Cyrillic Small letter Yeru, Unicode: 044B).

    The bulleted section of the document was not revised between Feb. 19th and yesterday. The edits I made were in other sections of the document. Nor did I change…

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  17. Font Weight Not Changing

    In the Character panel often it is not possible to change a font weight from Regular to Bold for example. I have to go in the font menu and select the font specifically.

    Also, in the character panel the menu to change weights does not change anymore when I select a different font. For example: Metropilis Black becomes Calibri Black (which does not exist).

    Clearing caches and trashing preferences does not help.

    Happens on different machines, Mac Pro at home and different iMacs at work / CC 2018 InDesign 13.01

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  18. arabic

    Cursor Direction when typing Arabic or other RTL languages. in Middle Eastern version ONLY.

    1. All Middle Eastern versions (English يدعم العربية)

    2. Type Arabic text. Place the cursor within text. Hold "Shift" key and click on right arrow key on the keyboard to select/highlight text. Cursor moves left and select next character on the left while clicking on right arrow.

    3. To select a character to the left of the cursor, we should hold (Shift+left arrow) To select a character to the right of the cursor, we should hold (Shift+right arrow)

    4. What actually is happening now and for…

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  19. 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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  20. 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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