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  1. Importing swatches: The colors are not in the correct order

    (Adobe InDesign 2021 16.1)

    When I import color swatches from another InDesign doc, the order of the swatches are reversed within the folders in the swatch pallette.

    When I import color swatches from an ase-file, the tint colors are missing.

    Even though this is a minor issue, I really hope it can be fixed.

    Thank you.

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  2. Colour Profile Reset Issue / Sync Adobe Indesign 16.1

    It is becoming a bit of a issue when after updating to 16.1. The colour Profile resets to this setting. Then again going to bridge to set up the original profile again. After a few hours, closing the program, it resets again.

    6 votes

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  3. Colour Profile Reset Issue / Sync Adobe Indesign 16.1

    It is becoming a bit of a issue when after updating to 16.1. The colour Profile resets to this setting. Then again going to bridge to set up the original profile again. After a few hours, closing the program, it resets again.

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  4. Colour Profile Reset Issue / Sync Adobe Indesign 16.1

    It is becoming a bit of a issue when after updating to 16.1. The colour Profile resets to this setting. Then again going to bridge to set up the original profile again. After a few hours, closing the program, it resets again.

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  5. Tint slider disappears/doesn't work in 16.1

    The tint slider in the swatches window in the newest update for the Mac version of InDesign (16.1) on Big Sur appears for a fraction of a second and then disappears. You can type in the tint % box, but the slider is inoperable.

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  6. Applying a different swatch not always working (bug?)

    It happens every now and then that changing the color of text by selecting the text with the text tool and clicking on the desired swatch does not change anyting. You can select the desired color, but the text color stays the same. It does not seem to be document related and is not always happening. If you use the color picker to select a random color from the document, the problem disappears. You can find more comments and examples on this issue in the Support Community: https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign/can-t-change-colors-from-the-swatch-panel/m-p/11859690
    At this moment I am running ID CC 16.1 on a fully…

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  7. Linking a CMYK Illustrator .AI file in an CMYK InDesign imports colors as RGB

    When importing a CMYK Illustrator file in a CMYK InDesign document it converts the colors to RGB.

    This happens in InDesign 2020, 15.1.3. Not certain how long this has been an issue. We recently had to change our links in many files from .AI to EPS / PDF files.

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  8. HSB Swatch Displays incorrectly with Color Settings OFF

    On Mac, when using the setting "Emulate Adobe InDesign 2.0 CMS OFF" in Color Settings, HSB color swatches display incorrectly on the page. For example, a light pastel would display as royal blue. When using "North American Prepress 2" or "North American General Purpose 2" settings, the color is displayed correctly.

    Also, the automatic names InDesign provides when using "Add Unnamed Colors" in the Swatches panel show incorrect values. See attached.

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  9. Rendering intent not being respected switching color spaces inside Swatch-Panel

    Hi there,

    so apparently the rendering intent set in the document OR the application isn't being respected when the color space of a swatch is being changed e.g. from RGB to CMYK.

    Tested in InDesign 15.1.3 and 16.0.1

    Steps to reproduce:
    1 create a new document, with working spaces sRGB and "PSO coated v3" (profile available on eci.org)
    2 create a swatch, e.g. RGB 0 / 98 / 227
    3 change to CMYK, results in the correct 90,64 / 63,6 / 0 / 0

    Now
    - go back to step 2
    - change the "Solid Color" rendering intent of the…

    2 votes

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  10. Editing a Gradient Swatch affects orientation

    When a Gradient Swatch is edited, the orientation / position of that gradient on existing objects is reset. Changing colors / knots should not affect the position of applied gradients.

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  11. Adobe color theme - my theme

    unable to load or add themes, keeps asking to log in when im already logged in.

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  12. Changing text color with properties panel.

    This is about changing the text color of a selected text field through the properties panel.

    Current behaviour:
    When a text field is selected the properties panel shows just the color of the box not the text. To change the text color a number of clicks through two submenus are necessary.

    Suggested behaviour:
    Text and box color are displayed directly in the properties panel.

    Thanks!

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  13. eye dropper tool missing

    Return the eyedropper to the tool panel. I rely on this tool daily and suddenly, it is gone. Why would Adobe take this away? I'm really annoyed. It looks like other people posted this same question a year ago, but mine was here on Friday and today it's not.

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  14. When choosing "stroke" and other tools in "window" the tool "glyphs" comes up..... the same happens when choosing "swatches"

    When choosing "stroke" and other tools in "window" the tool "glyphs" comes up..... the same happens when choosing "swatches"

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  15. Swatch shortcuts missing

    Hi,

    I've just notice that shortcut menu to delete, group etc has gone missing from my swatch panel. I can't find any way of getting this back.

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  16. Gradient scaling breaks/does not work when copying from Illustrator

    OS: Mac OSX Catalina 10.15.5 (19F101)
    InDesign: 15.1.1
    Illustrator: 24.2.1

    I think InDesign has a bug. Steps to reproduce:
    1. Create a shape in Illustrator (RGB OR CMYK) and insert a color gradient.
    2. Copy it and paste in in InDesign Document
    3. Scale it (bigger) in InDesign and it breaks the vector apart (the part with the gradient)
    4. See Video attached

    4 votes

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  17. Exclude color fields in book synchronization synchronized nevertheless

    I have book files and do not want to synchronize the colors. I disable this in the synchronization options.
    The colors will still be transferred/synced to all synchronized documents.
    ID CC 2018/2019/2020

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    The fix for this issue is available in the InDesign PreRelease build(v19.5.0.058) and above.
    Please check if the issue now stands resolved.

    Download/Update the latest InDesign PreRelease build in Creative Cloud under the “Prerelease” category(Refer to “Prerelease_CreativeCloud.png” for reference)
    Please apply to the InDesign PreRelease in case you don’t have access to InDesign PreRelease build – https://www.adobeprerelease.com/beta/C6DFA254-C40C-4EEB-8F6D-F4AEDA2E6171

    If you still encounter any issues, please drop a mail to sharewithID@adobe.com.


    Adobe InDesign team

  18. overprint function works wrong! > Illustrator & Indesign

    As Indesign & Illustrator unfortunately is doing right now:
    If the overprinted area contains a smaller amount of the same base colour (c/m/y/k) than the overprinted area, the overprint function mutates into a kind of cut-out function:
    in which case Adobe replaces the area of the cutoff area with the lower color value of the area to be overprinted.

    Example 1
    Area below to be overprinted (cmyk): 20/0/100/0
    Area at the top that is to overprint (cmyk): 40/0/0/0
    A.) Current result cut surface: 40/0/100/0 (okay)
    B.) Correct result cut surface: 40/0/100/0
    or C.) alternative result* cut surface: 60/0/100/0
    (*where the…

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  19. paper swatch tint

    There is strange bug at the paper swatch.
    The tint of the paper swatch should not be customizable, but it can happen.

    Try this in the latest Indesign:
    - Make a shape.
    - Give it a swatch, a cmyk one which you can delete.
    - Set the tint on 25%
    - Than delete the swatch from the list - and let the paper swatch replace it when you delete it.
    - The paper swatch takes over the 25% (though it isn't changeable after it)

    When you change this CMYK-swatch to the paper swatch instead of delete it, the tint jumps…

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  20. swatches

    Im using Indesign 15.0.2

    I the swatches palette I am missing the place where I see and change if a certain colour should be in fill or stroke ...

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