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  1. CC 2019 - Not all installed fonts show up in in search/font list

    When I select a word, want to change the font and type a font that I have installed, it doesnt show up in the search. It does show up in the list though.

    In the pictures, for example Alana and AnnabelleJF are in the List, but don't appear when searching for them. (Instead Andalus is showing, which didn't show in the list before...(???)

    If i click on the Adobe Fonts Tab ("find more"/"mehr suchen") of course it shows those, but its a big hassle searching for a font and always having to switch between tabs. All installed fonts should be…

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  2. Text cursor position not accurate

    Using Text on Path (Circle), every time. If I click in specific area to make a text correction the cursor shows in the correct area needing change but when typing it is actually 4 characters out of place affecting text not needing changes.

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  3. References

    Problem

    There does not seem to be a straight forward way to manage references in a scientific text.[1-3] While simple references[1] may be managed by bending the cross-reference tool[2] more advanced referencing situations[1,3] are not easily dealt with.

    Suggestion

    In the raw text, cite-keys can be inserted. The cite-keys are unique identifiers for the text entries (either in a table at the end of the document or in a separate bibtext file). Then a relatively simple functionality that basically does search-and-replace work could do the rest. Search for the first cite-key in the document, replace all its occurrences with 1.…

    1 vote
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  4. Anchored objects in text on path have inconsistent vertical & horizontal positioning

    Pasting the same graphic in text on a path appears at different vertical and horizontal locations relative to the baseline depending on where on the path it's pasted. CC 14.0.1, no character or paragraph styles applied.

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  6. Where can I get Zusatzmodul Intents and Tabs.InDesignPlugin for my Adobe Indesign CS6

    I installed macOS Mojave and the tabulator does not work anymore. Indesign CS6 asks for Zusatzmodul Intents and Tabs.InDesignPlugin. Where can I get it?

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  7. hunspell (english USA) and (english UK) not installed how to install it

    hunspell (english USA) and (English UK) not worked.

    msg shown when I open a file.

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  8. Converting footnotes to endnotes ignores some endnote-settings

    Indesign CC 2019 (oct)

    When converting footnotes to endnotes the endnotes-settings for creating them at the end of story or in a place gun are ignored. Endnotes from converted footnotes are always placed in a new frame at the end of document.

    Expected behaviour: Converted footnotes should appear in the place gun if the endnote-setting says so.

    (Sidenote/Opinion: letting indesign insert a single page seems like a workaround - as this might reflow a large document and also totally jumble up the page composition. I know that ID has become way more clever in dealing with odd/even switching of pages…

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  9. Copying data from Excel table into InDesign table. Data goes into one cell, rather than all.

    When pasting Excel table into InDesign table, all cells go into 1st cell as a complete table, rather than populating the table.

    2 votes
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  10. Going to the end of the line includes the whitespace(s) also

    Typing in illustrator has an issue when going to the end of the line - when pressing the End key moves the cursor to the end of the line, including the space; therefore typing again will prepend text to the word on the other line.
    To reproduce:
    - Type a text which is long enough to break on the next line. Let's say, the text will break between "word1 word2"
    - Go to the first line.
    - Hit End, then x on the keyboard.
    + Expected result: "word1x word2"
    + Actual result: "word1 xword2"
    All text editors prdouce the expected…

    1 vote
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  11. Converting text cell to graphic cell

    If you convert a graphic cell to a text cell the vertical justification gets locked, cell appears to be anchored and is unable to be converted back to a graphic cell.

    1) Create table
    2) Select cell > context menu > convert cell to graphic cell
    3) Select cell/object > convert to text cell
    4) Unable to convert back to graphic cell or adjust vertical justification within cell (options greyed out) and anchor symbol on top right of frame

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  12. Text disappears when task is changed

    Text disappears when task is changed (returned to ID, v14 x64 Win10). Scrolling helps if the text is outside the window.

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  13. Non-breaking spaces & non-joiner odd behavior

    The attached file has a bunch of samples. In summary, ID2018 on Mac considers a word and following spaces as one word; and a non-joiner is ignored. You'll need New Century Schoolbook LT Std to maintain proper spacing.

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  14. InDesign is unusable after the latest update (13.1) with spell checking and hyphenation is set to Hungarian / Winsoft.

    InDesign is unusable after the latest update (13.1) if spell checking and hyphenation is set to Hungarian / Winsoft. All words are underlined as incorrectly spelled, hyphenation dosen't work, InDesign hangs. If I open a documents saved before the update InDesign displays the document, than hangs.

    OS Sierra 10.26.6

    5 votes
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  15. Spelling Language - everything switched to English (UK) but keeps Arabic

    I have switched Preferences and all other options to English (UK) but the Check Spelling sticks to Arabic. I am not able to change this setting.

    4 votes
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    Dictionary options in Preferences dialog is just for defining the chosen Language properties i.e. when you go to Preferences > Dictionary and select any language (say ‘German: Old Rules’) in Language dropdown, it does not signify that ‘German: Old Rules’ is applied or set as a language. It only signifies the User Dictionary that is used for that language, giving you the option to add more custom dictionaries. Also any changes that you make in Hyphenation, Spelling, Double Quotes and Single Quotes section in Preferences > Dictionary would pertain to that Language only. To use those settings you have to manually apply the Language from Control panel/Character panel or from Paragraph/Character Style to the text.

    You can verify this by following steps:

    Go to Preferences > Dictionary and select ‘German: Old Rules’, etc. in Language dropdown.
    Change Spelling or Hyphenation setting and click OK.
    Now create a text frame. The…

  16. type tool stops working / document freezes

    My Type / Text Frame button randomly stops working and then the whole document freezes. I then exit out of the document, open it again and it either works for a few edits until it freezes again or I need to close/open numerous times until it works. I've done all the updates and this has been happening for a few weeks.

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  17. English:UK spelling currently not picking up US spellings 'ize', 'izing'

    InDesign is not currently detecting US spellings that use 'ize' in text that is set as 'English: UK'. (example 'organize'). We have checked to make sure there are no local overrides, such as paragraph or character styles set to 'English: USA' (there aren't), and that the undetected spelling has not been added to the custom dictionary (they haven't been). Failure to pick up 'ize' spellings is a departure from previous behaviour and is quite problematic for our workflow. Other US English spellings (such as 'behavior') are being detected.

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  18. InDesign performance issue: Text disappears while editing

    When editing a text box, the text disappears.
    I have to switch the display mode (Overview > Normal or Normal > Overview) to make the text appear again.

    This bug occurs frequently (10~20 times a day) but I did not identify what is the trigger.

    Version 2017.1
    Build 12.1.0.56 x64
    Windows 10 x64

    40 votes
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    Hello All,

    Thank you for reporting the issue. Our investigation revealed that the problem manifests in multiple use cases.
    We have fixed the issue in some of the use cases and are currently working on the remaining ones.
    Please update your InDesign to the latest version, id 14.0.3 to try out the fix.

    We shall update here once we have addressed all the remaining use case

    We appreciate your cooperation.

    -InDesign Team

  19. text wrap issues

    Having text wrap issues. I tell the box to ignore text wrap but it seems to still be affected by text wrapping from other objects. OS10.14.1. InDesign14.0

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