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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  7. Can't change page size when printing to PostScript

    Missing PPD file. Tried downloading it and placing it in the Presets folder in Applications. No difference.

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  9. Print custom page to Xerox 550 using a Creo RIP no longer works

    Recent upgrade from CS4 to CC. When using custom page size although I can print the document it doesn't print correctly. CS4 works perfectly.
    If I print to an SRA3 then the problem doesn't occur.
    I take it an issue/problem is now an idea....really

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  10. Stalling

    Hi My Id is stalling both in opening, archiving and packing mode, after updating to Id CC 2019 14.0.1, working on Mac OS Mojave 10.14.2. The spinning ball continues.....

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  11. indesign not printing

    I recently upgraded to Mojave. I have the Adobe Creative Suite Premium and a Canon ip3500. Printing from the internet and PDF work fine. Illustrator CC 2019 and InDesign CC 2019 won't print directly from the app. I find it silly and inefficient to save a document as a PDF for printing.What happened and how do I fix it?

    When I send the file to print, the printer goes through the motion but all I get is a super faint outline of the art. The image is a solid fill of 100% black. The printout is a 20% outline of…

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  12. Packaging files problem with CS6 and High Sierra 10.13.6

    I am using CS6 and since upgrading to High Sierra 10.13.6 I can't package files. Error message 'Cannot copy necessary linked file(s). There are 250 linked images I need to package. Please can you tell me what I need to do to fix it?
    Many thanks. Tony

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  13. grey background printed by Mac OS X Preview with PDF exported by Indesign

    PDF files with rotated objects with shadow, printed by Preview, have a grey background (not if printed with Acrobat)

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  14. span footnote

    "span footnotes over columns" works well (Indesign 2018) but when I print with HP Laserjet pro M252 I get only the first column of notes printed (the other blank) also if the text is ok and the PDF export and printing is ok.
    Please, help.

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  15. printer

    InDesign fails to print on networked printer.

    Installed HP OfficeJet 6958 using HP "Wizard" to download drivers and install.
    Printer is installed over wireless network (connected through router).

    Same error occurred when installing Canon iP110 using downloaded installer (it installed as Canon iP110 Series WS) (But CAN print to Canon iP110 installed through "add printer")

    All other applications print fine, including PhotoShop and Acrobat.
    InDesign goes through print process (window pops up to show pages being processed), but does not print. File does not appear in printer queue.
    This occurs with all documents - graphics, non-graphics, etc.

    I have:
    -…

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  16. Printing scale issues when printing with different color output options for composites

    Hello everyone,
    spotted nasty printing bug.
    When printing using "scale to fit", OUTPUT->Color: Composite and OUTPUT->Color: InRip or just Separations then the prints do not match (crop marks, image etc.) between "Composite" and "Separations".
    Paper size and printer model doesn't matter.
    Versions tested: InDesign CS6, CC17, CC18 all on OS X 10.10, 10.13
    Test file attached.

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  17. ePub

    I create very simple ePubs in Indesign CC 2018. When I export them as ePub version 3 they print perfectly from Adobe Digital Editions on a Mac but print as blank pages or spool to postscript indefinitely from Adobe Digital Editions, on a PC, in Windows. When exported in the older version ePub 2.01 they work and print fine on both Mac and Windows. So my question is: why is ePub version 3 an option from Indesign when it isn't fully supported in Adobe Digital Editions on the Windows platform most popular with the user base? Is there a solution/workaround…

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  18. InDesign 13.1 and osX 10.13.5 - missing print package menu

    With this version of InDesign and osX there's no Print package menu item in the Files menu?

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  19. layer

    A non-visible layer makes background printing from an imported illustrator file disappear on 2nd page. Was printing using the 'print' indd file.
    Also, hidden layers can also show the text as rasterized boxes if not updated.

    I lost money and a print task because of it.

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  20. Files with special characters

    When linking files with special characters in their name (German umlauts, to be precise) on an Apple Macintosh system, exporting the project and transferring the whole stuff to a windows system, everything looks perfect, but
    - links in the indd file to assets with umlauts are recorded as missing
    - relinking on a per-folder-basis does not find them, either

    Workaround: re-link each file on a per-file basis.

    Guess there is something wrong in the way indesign handles the file names internally (i.e. some encoding issue).

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