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  1. Tracking uppercase bug

    Using some fonts (ie. MacOs system font PT SANS), when I change from lowercase to uppercase using the "Tt" function in the character panel, words appears with a wider tracking. When I change it with the menu "change to uppercase" it appears OK. I tried this also in Illustrator and it works well, so I think this is not about the font.

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  2. Honor Word Break Boundaries for Overflowing Text / Line Breaking for Non-ZWSP Text

    Lao (SEA Asian) text that doesn't already have ZWSPs included, doesn't automatically line-break, even though double-select word selection shows that the ICU/HarfBuzz engine is finding them. It would be nice to be able to set for paragraphs the ability to use non-ZWSP text and have ID automatically line-break based on the ICU/HarfBuzz word boundaries.

    Not all people will want this, should it should be made easy to enabled/disable, because some people use ZWSPs to manually control layout features, and don't prefer automatic word-boundary analysis.

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  3. Disable Southeast Asian Hypenation

    When importing ZWSP or non-ZWSP text, hyphenation can not be disabled. It would be nice if hyphenation can be disabled in the paragraph properties and the text then be removed of hyphens.

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  4. CC2020 story doesn't show hyperlink symbols

    Hello,

    With CC 2019 I could switch into story mode and see the starting and ending tags for a hyperlink. This ability was beneficial because I found the text editor struggled to reveal/understand the boundaries of the hyperlink's text-it couldn't tell where the hyperlink ended. If you look in the first figure, if I type at the end of the hyperlink, even with first keying a space symbol, the hyperlink extends into any further sentences I type.

    In 2019 I would use the story editor to move the cursor outside the hyperlink termination symbol and get around the problem. With…

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    Open the Hyperlinks panel and see whether the Hyperlinks are actually there. It could be that the Hyperlinks were initially created (hence the Blue color Underline beneath them) but were removed later on. That’s why the Story Editor does not show them.

    From the Hyperlinks panel flyout menu, choose ‘Convert URLs to Hyperlinks…’ and see if the Hyperlink Start and Termination Symbols are shown in the Story Editor.


    Adobe InDesign team

  5. Link text box with an existing box don't work anymore

    When I try to link a text box with an other existing text box, it doesn't work anymore. It's creating me a new box. In other version of indesign it was not a problem.
    I can't find anything about new features in indesign 2018, can you help me?

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  6. mac os extended italian keyboard - entering numbers keys obtain error on text showed

    Digiting numbers on my extended keyboard using numbers section on the right of the keyboard the result is a changement in the phrase font and numbers don't appear in the phrase. Now I can use only numbers on top of the keyboard.
    InDesign 15.0.1
    OS 10.15.1

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  7. bullets

    When I convert text to outlines, bullets disappear.
    Adobe Indesign 15.0

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  8. Eyedropper bug — attribute pick-up is glitched by hidden layers above

    If there are objects overlapping and above the source for the eyedropper tool, — even if those objects are on a hidden layer — the tool picks up a color of no fill and no stroke.

    If the hidden layer is dropped below the target layer, the problem goes away.

    These observations are based on original input by Bill Silbert in this User Forum discussion:
    https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign/indesign-cc-2020-eyedropper-problem-turning-text-to-no-color/m-p/10765424#M165918

    InDesign versions v14 through v15

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  9. Since 2020 update, InDesign won't correctly import and replace typekit fonts.

    When opening a file that uses a typekit font, Indesign attempts to "install" it (fonts that SHOULD already be there anyway, or were installed previously). The wheel spins indefinitely, and it never installs. My only workaround I've found is to attempt to find a download elsewhere on the web. Then it works fine. It seems to only be an issue with Indesign, and only since the 2020 update. Something similar happens with some non-adobe fonts, too. Says it's not installed, but it is.

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  10. Importante! Marcadores e Numeração... Bug ao inserir um caractere especial, tipo FontAwesome...

    Cria uma lista e caracteres infinita, além da borda das telas (uso duas sobrepostas) e não permite selecionar a fonte correta!

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  11. 14.03 still will not activate Adobe fonts!

    PLEASE actually fix this issue. NOTHING happens when you click on the cloud to activate. The update did not fix it.

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  12. Paragraph shading not aligned in justified text when optical alignment is on

    If optical margin alignment (story) is ON the paragraph shading doesn't align on the right margin of justified text. hyphens seem to push the edge of the shading out. This is in build 13.1.1 but is also reported in 15.0.0.155. I cannot update to the newest version without buying a new computer—so I won't be anytime soon or maybe ever. So I hope that the bug would get fixed retroactively. My original post is here: https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign/paragraph-shading-text-width-not-justifying/m-p/10750103#M164426

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  13. Hyphenation in Swedish adds letters

    The Swedish word "mässing" is given a third "s" when hyphenated (mäss-sing). InDesign 15.0, MacOSX 10.14.6 (18G95).

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  14. Unable to add fonts to Favorites if "in-menu font previews" is turned off.

    Adobe InDesign 2020 15.0, on macOS Catalina 10.15

    After having updated to the latest version of Adobe InDesign 2020 I'm unable to add fonts to the Favorite Fonts filter. The fonts I've added to the filter from previous versions of InDesign are still there, but I'm not able to add any new fonts I have installed since.

    The star icon that previously let you add fonts to the filter is now completely gone. I can't remove previously added fonts from the filter either.

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  15. contour freaking out

    Contours on Text are freaking out in CC 2019 (14.0.2)

    See attached PDF (.INDD is not allowed to be attached....)

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  16. Highlighting text in a table does not highlight the corresponding text in the story editor

    CC2020

    When I highlight text in a table, I would expect the same text to appear highlighted in the story editor. Instead, the story editor jumps to the beginning of the document.

    Kind regards
    Mike Howell

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  17. BUG Keypress doesn´t respond

    With updating to 13.1 March 2018 Update: When you type to a text frame you have to do it twice before the character appears in the frame. I have this problem on two Windows 10 machines...

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    Hello All,

    Thank you for your support all this while. The issue is now fixed in the latest update of InDesign.
    Please upgrade to the new InDesign 14.0 from your Creative Cloud Application.

    If you are unable to see the update yet, click on the menu (three dots) on the top right corner of Creative cloud app and click on “Check for App Updates”.

    Let us know your feedback in the comment section.

    Thanks,
    Abhinav Kaushik
    InDesign Team

  18. Glyph substitution not working with certain Oriya and Bengali glyphs

    The following words in cannot be reproduced in InDesign. It seems the glyph substitution is not working in about 1% of cases.

    র‍্যানিবিজুমাব — Bengali
    ମହତ୍ଵପୂର୍ଣ୍ଣ — Oriya
    ସ୍ଵେଚ୍ଛାକୃତ — Oriya
    କିମ୍ଵା — Oriya

    It looks fine above, in any text editor, or in any Microsoft app, but does NOT look right in any Adobe app I tested, such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop CC 2019 and 2020 of each.
    I am applying the World-Ready Composers.
    I have tried copy+pasting the text from Word and also tried the Place command in InDesign.
    I've tested in both the English North America and…

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  19. QR Code don't work with Cyrillic symbols

    When you try to write any Cyrillic symbols to QR Code you see everything correctly at edit page. But if you try to scan that QR code you get something like this –ö–æ–ª–∏–±. Could you please fix that error?

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  20. Sencoten

    InDesign CC 14.0.3

    I work in the health sector of the Pacific North West. We are incorporating Indigenous languages in our communications both in print and online in an effort to be inclusive and represent our diversity.

    Recently, I have been unable to use any Indigenous keyboard symbols with InDesign (and I assume other CC products) - though I can use it in this forum and in other software. Examples are Ȼ and Ŧ. I've attached a screen grab showing the language keyboards installed on my MacBook Pro and a result. As a reference, this site provides Indigenous language keyboards…

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