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  1. Not all fonts are collected in a package.

    This is for InDesign 14.0.2 x64

    To reproduce the issue, package any file and be sure the include fonts option is ON.

    Expected result is, as it ever was, that all fonts used in the document will be included in the "Fonts" folder of the resulting packaged file.

    Actual result is that some or all of the fonts are omitted.

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  2. Typo in ID print settings. Adobe ID -> Print -> Setup -> Paper Size, in the dropdown it should say ‘SRA3’ but it now says ‘<‘

    Typo in ID print settings.

    Adobe ID -> Print -> Setup -> Paper Size, in the dropdown it should say ‘SRA3’ but it now says ‘<‘

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  3. ID - CMYK separation preview vs. RGB illustrations

    Hey there,


    1. every InDesign Version (my Version Adobe InDesign CC 2018 13.1)


    2. a) open new print CMYK document
      b) place a Ai object like .eps or .ai with RGB modus (with a black element – in RGB 0/0/0 – but in CMYK 88/79/65/93)
      c) now copy the object and convert the same object into CMYK modus and place them too
      d) start the CMYK separation preview in InDesign and disable the black color
      e) at the end only the CMYK object is separated and the RGB object is totally away


    3. I wish the RGB object would separated like the rectangle –…

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  4. Indesign doesn´t load printer configuration

    When I try to print and go to printer preferences, InDesign does not load the preferences saved in the driver for printing modes, paper sizes, etc. It is an Epson SC-P800.

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  5. 15.1 and 15.1.1 Locking up and freezing when opening packaged files

    Same bug that we had with CS6.

    Basically if a Document Fonts folder exists, then opening the INDD file takes forever and/or freezes up constantly while working. But if we rename the subfolder or delete it altogether, then ID performs normally.

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  6. InDesign CC 2020 - Error trying to package editorial projects

    the last few days Ive been trying to package documents and I keep getting the same error (for whatever editorial project I have) that says "Indesign cannot package the document... Cannot copy necessary linked file(s)" (see printscreen) but all files are properly linked, in CMYK and 300dpi's (as I need them to be - never encounter this issue in over a decade of using Indesign) so Im kinda despairing here since Im on a schedule...
    Does anyone know how to help please??
    Thanks in advance.

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  7. Printing in version 15

    every time I try to print any file to our HP printer InDesign crashes.

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  8. spotcolor name in x-4 exported pdf not a valid utf-8 string

    When creating a PDF using german umlauts using InDesign for OS X and export the file as PDF/X-4, the Umlauts are displayed correctly in Acrobat for OS X, but wrong in Acrobat for Windows (and vice versa).

    Acrobat Preflight flags the spot colors as " not a valid UTF-8 string"

    It looks like the spot colors is generated with the coding of the respective OS, which is not valid by the PDF/X-4 specification

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  9. Creep leaves a white gap

    Print to Booklet does have a creep setting, to compensate for paper thickness in a saddle stitched booklet. But there is a problem is on the coverpages, since the added creep leaves a white gap on the 'back' where the staples are placed, even when the document has enough bleed to fill this space.

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  10. Cannot package file, missing plugin error

    InDesign CC 2019, MacOS 10.14 Mojave,
    Trying to package a file and this error shows up that plugins needs to be installed - See attached.

    How can I delete or install them?

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  11. Unable to package some InDesign files, error message appears

    Adobe InDesign CC 2017.1 release, 12.1.0.56 x64 build for Windows
    Open an .indd file, press File menu and select package menu item.
    Expected result: the file (catalog) is packaged.
    Actual result: the file (catalog) is NOT packaged. An error occurs about missing plugins: STEP-N-DESIGN.LOGIC.WIN.CC10.PLN EXTENSISFONTMANAGEMENTIDCC2014X64.APLN. (see attachment).
    Additional information: this problem occurs only by some files, not by all of them.

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  12. cannot package files 10.13.6

    InDesign CC 2018/ 10.13.6

    Cannot package files. Ongoing issue.

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  13. Get error message when exporting document to PDF

    InDesign CC2018 (13.1) -- will get an error message when exporting a document to PDF, especially if it is saving over and replacing a previous PDF version. Then both versions disappear from the finder, and then I can sometimes successfully export the document. Usually takes a couple of attempts before it can export a viable PDF. This just started happening.

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  14. 2 votes
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  15. Issues printing with Xerox C75. Duplex printing, save and print features don't work. Doesn't save print settings.

    Issues printing with Xerox C75. Duplex printing, save and print features don't work. Doesn't save print settings. Prints fine with a pdf.

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  16. When stepping an repeating

    Not really a bug, but would make more sense to put the dimensions before the number to step or have it default to a blank palette every time. If the values exceed the page then it automatically converts it back to the previous numbers. While it's an easy fix, it is still frustrating. Still, indd by far one of my faves of all time. Very artist friendly!

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  17. Where has Package gone?

    Shift Option Command P was not working, so I went to File: Package, and it's gone. I have restarted InDesign, restarted my computer, as well as tossed my preferences. I am using InDesign 15.1.1 on OS 10.14.6. Any ideas or help is greatly appreciated! Thanks!

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  18. package file name period

    When packaging an InDesign file, if the filename contains a period, all characters after the period do not become written in the new package folder.

    For example, if I package a file that is named "Project 06.16.20", the new package folder will be named "Project 06."

    It should be named "Project 06.16.20" but for some reason, the name after the initial period gets ignored. User must type in the rest manually.

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