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  1. Cross reference anchors are not sorted alphabetically

    When adding a cross reference into the text pointing to a certain text anchor, the list of anchors is not sorted alphabetically. The anchors starting with accented letters are wrongly placed at the end of the list. The alphabet order should respect the language setting of UI.

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  2. Underline and Strikethrough Don't Work in Character Style When Used in Numbered List

    Underline/strikethrough applied to a character style works, but NOT when that character style is applied to numbers in a numbered list via a Paragraph Style's Bullets and Numbering pane.

    InDesign 15.0.1

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  3. For text frames with inset spacing and shaped corners, the text frame can auto-size to be much wider than the actual text

    InDesign: 15.0.1 x64
    Creative Cloud: 5.1.0.407

    This behavior varies depending on the combination of:
    - typeface
    - font size
    - corner size
    - inset spacing
    - actual text contents in text frame


    1. Put a few words in a text frame, and keep the text frame selected. I can trigger this easily with Minion Pro, Roboto, and Inconsolata.



    2. In Object -> Text Frame Options:


      • In the General section, set Inset Spacing to some nonzero value.

      • In the Auto-Size section, set Auto-Sizing to Height and Width, and enable No Line Breaks.



    3. Select the text frame with the Selection Tool. Set the corners…

    1 vote
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  4. Text frame options: Individual inset spacing when rounded corners are enabled

    Currently the text frame options do not allow different inset spacing on each side if a rounded corner is applied to the text frame.

    We are trying to create a template that has a text box with a gradient background and a rounded corner that bleeds off the page. We need to set the inset to push the inset spacing on one side further than the rest to fit within the page margins, but with the rounded corner this is not possible.

    2 votes
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  5. Impossible to modify the text

    When reopening an iD file, it is impossible to select and modify the text inside the text boxes.

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  6. Adobe Fonts Not Activating

    Seems like InDesign is having a hard time connecting to the Adobe Font Library, when I try to activate fonts it is never successful and shows an error, same happens when I go onto the web page to activate.

    InDesign 15.0.3
    Font: Eurostile
    macOS Mojave 10.14.6

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  7. [ CC-2019 and 2020 ] The Convert-Endnotes-To-Footnotes Disaster SCOPE: SELECTION with CONTEXT MENU

    Hi together,
    I'm using the context menu available for text selection to convert endnotes to footnotes by selecting text in the endnote text frame.

    The result is not as expected. However it is better than using the dialog in menu Type for converting endnotes to footnotes with scope selection.

    What is the issue?
    One endnote was converted but not removed.
    Two footnote text are missing the first character.
    One footnote text has a special character that should not be there.
    Style overrides were not transferred.
    Footnote references get style overrides of the character they are attached to.

    All the important…

    2 votes
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  8. Bugs with Whitespaces in Justification’s Composer when work with Thai language and other issues

    As my report on bug with text wrapping in 2020 version (https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/38998636-bug-with-world-ready-composer-when-use-space-like). Many of issues were fixed, but some still remain.
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    Before going to the issue in the title of the post, I want to specify some issue that doesn’t fix form my last report. If you see on the attachment img 02, you will see the issue about text encoding (it just only my suspicion) that happen when you just copy and paste text (specifically in Thai) form 2020 version to 2019 or to another text editor. After I had pasted text into TextEdit (you can…

    2 votes
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  9. Selecting all and then deselecting some text in one go

    I have been using InDesign since forever. Since the very first versions. But something has changed in the update to version 15.0.3.

    When I select text, I often want to select an entire paragraph, except for the hidden character "paragraph return". I do that by holding Shift+Command+Arrow Down. That selects the entire paragraph including the hidden character. Then I would normally just let go of the command button and still hold Shift and then push the Arrow left button. That way I had selected the entire paragraph without the hidden character.
    But in the latest update, 15.0.3 I now suddenly…

    1 vote
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  10. Checkbox option to remove widows

    Add a checkbox feature like Paragraph>Hyphenate but one that removes widows (one word on their own line).

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  11. Impossibility to download polices in Adobe InDesign 2020

    I've try many times but I can't activate a police that's presented in a example document. I liked a lot the example but it's impossible to use it.
    (Police : Raleway, model : following image)

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  12. Bug with world ready composer when use space like thin en or em space in Thai language. And bug in text wrapping in 2020 version.

    After updated to 2020 version that added support to Asian languages (include Thai), it look like Indesign force user (in my case Thai) to set language in Advanced Character Formats to Thai. After set the language Indesign also require me to use World-Ready Composer to set all tone marks in place.
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    Before the latest version, I always avoid to use World-Ready Composer because it combines a word to single object, not just locks tone mark and float vowel to character in the right position. By which it impossible to navigate with text tool to the position of text that…

    6 votes
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  13. Black swatch in cell diagonal line is not overprint

    In Table and Cells, stroke color default swatch is [Black]. In this case, overprinting is set even if the overprint check box is off.
    However, the diagonal line does not set the overprint even if [Black] swatch is applied.
    This is not set unless the check box is checked, so it must be the same as stroke because it behaves differently from stroke.

    5 votes
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  14. Adobe Fonts not activating

    When I need to activate a font from Adobe Fonts directly from Find Font context menu inside InDesign, it keeps loading indefinitely but never actually activates.

    The only solution is going to Adobe Fonts web page and activate it there.

    Screenshot attached.

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  15. Linked text block loses link if replaced.

    InDesign Version 15.0.2
    Steps to reproduce issue:
    a.) drag a formatted dummy text block to page from CC Library
    b.) select dummy text block, CMD + D, select copy file to place.
    c.) select same dummy text block, CMD + D, select any copy file and place again.
    Expected result: Copy file link should be shown in links panel.
    Actual result: Copy file link dissappears during step "C".
    *This issue doesn't happen when dummy text block is pulled from a local library.

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  16. Alternate filling function of table rows doesn't work on imported Word table

    Please see the attached video to fully understand what is the issue about: the alternate filling function doesn't work on an imported Word table. Also I attach the InDesign file to help you solve this bug.

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  17. Alternate filling function of table rows doesn't work on imported Word table

    Please see the attached video to fully understand what is the issue about: the alternate filling function doesn't work on an imported Word table. Also I attach the InDesign file to help you solve this bug.

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  18. La vérification orthographique ne fonctionne plus. Les mots mal orthographiés ne sont plus surlignés !

    La vérification orthographique en français n'opère plus sous InDesign (y compris dans la correction d'anciens documents lors d'une nouvelle intervention) ! Merci de résoudre ce bug

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  19. shortcuts: shift + end / shift + pos1 does not work any more

    It was handy to activate all Text with shift + end or shift + pos1. This does not work any more and should be fixed.

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  20. copy and paste removing spaces

    I have ahad a problem recently when copying text from word documents to indesign where it randomly removes and adds spaces to the text body. This is extremly time consuming to resolve. i believe it is an internal bug in the new update.

    Indesign CC 15.0.2 (Windows 10 x64)

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