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  1. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Missing links in packages

    Link paths are the original paths, not the ones redirecting to the package's folder, although 'update graphic links in package' is activated.

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  6. cannot print the document grid

    Even with the options for print visible guides at baseline grid and print nonprinting objects selected it will not print the document grid.

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  7. 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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  8. Missing Plugin's

    I currently have Adobe InDesign version 15.0.1 x64 and when I log in it tells me that I have missing plugin's (see below for a list). I am still able to do all other functions but then when I go to package my document it is unsuccessful. The research I have done says I need to add these plugin's but I can't find where to do that in the Help section. I have even uninstalled the app and reinstalled it and I'm still experiencing this issue.

    Missing Plugin's:
    Jobs Model.InDesignPlugin
    Imposition Model.InDesignPlugin
    Channels Model.InDesignPlugin

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  9. Printing in version 15

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

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  10. InDesign does not load printer settings initially

    When opening the print window, InDesign will not use the settings set in the printer driver. But if you switch to a different printer in the drop down list and then back to the first printer again, the correct settings will be loaded.
    Using latest version 14.0.3.
    Printing works fine in other Adobe-softwares and MS Office.

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  11. 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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  12. lexmark printer not printing all elements

    We use Lexmark Laser Printer model CS820
    Windows 10 OS

    We use our indesign file as a template to print custom certificates.
    We change the name on the certificate for each customer.
    The printer will not print all elements of a design: i.e. the images and text are missing.

    And

    Files will often not print immediately but will 'sit' in the printer memory for up to several minutes before printing.

    For a print business this is not acceptable. Please advise with working solutions.

    We have a Lexmark CS827 and this works fine.

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  13. indesign not packaging, updated to mojave 10.14.6 last week

    Just updated to Mojave 10.14.6, I cannot package my indesign files, it gets half way through and freezes. When I try to cancel, the spinning wheel comes up and the application does not respond, then I have to force quit. Help! I have catalogs to package up.

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  14. print booklet

    InDesign CS6, ver. 8.1 both skips and reorders booklet pages.
    In a sixteen-page booklet Print Booklet prints only eight pages and those out of order.
    Sheet A ought to print p. 16 and p. 1 on the obverse and p.2 and p. 15 on its reverse.
    Instead it prints p. 3 and p. 1 on the obverse and p. 4 and p. 3 on the reverse.
    Sheet B continues the confusion, printing p. 6 and p. 5 on the obverse and p. 8 and p. 7 on the reverse.
    .Same results whether I choose 2-up saddle stitch or 2-up perfect…

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  15. PRINTING ISSUE

    PRINTING ISSUE

    printing to my desktop epson, from indesign made my file enlarge by 1-2%, same my file as pdf from acrobat prints at precisely 100%.
    I want to print from indesign and have it be exactly the size I made it, not have to make a pdf and print from there. thanks.

    ID v 14.0.2

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  16. SRA3 format not found

    Hello everyone,
    I have the problem with printing SRA3 using InDesign.
    When you choose the format, SRA3 is not listed in there. The strange thing is, that we have multiple systems, that don't have this issue, but run on the same OS, using the same printer, driver, etc..
    In Photoshop for example, the SRA3 format is listed, but in InDesign, it is not.
    I'm not sure what could cause this problem.

    Used system:
    Operating system: Mac Mojave
    Printer: Xerox C60

    Thank you

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  17. 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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  18. InDesign 14.02 NOT PRINTING

    Adobe InDesign 14.02

    Only prints a solid line at the top of the page.
    No text, diagrams, etc being printed.
    When I try exporting to pdf, views OK on screen, but only blank pages will print.

    (Also, when I tried reverting to previous version, got message saying could not be done because file too complex or similar. Will try this option again, because I have GOT TO PRINT my files

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  19. Package command, distorted vector graphics in pdf

    Indesign 14.0.1. MacOS 10.14.4.

    Using Package command with Include Pdf option outputs linked .AI vector logo low resolution / distorted. No error messages.
    No problems with normal pdf export with same Pdf Preset.

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  20. Color printing in black and white

    Files are printing in black & white when printing directly from InDesign. They print properly in color when I save a PDF and print from Acro

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