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  1. JPG 300dpi export with horizontal lines

    When I export photo albums as JPG with the latest version, some images have horizontal lines. I've had the problem since macOS 10.14. (now catalina) and with older Indesign versions. If I change the size or position of the image, the stripes may disappear. If I use the DPI e.g. set to 301, the lines will also disappear.

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  2. Export jpg

    Hi!
    When I create banners in Indesign 14.0.1 I use hires images as TIF and exporting it to JPG. The final files in JPG end up with corrupt pixels. I have to place a lowres JPG in Indesign to be able to export it as a correct JPG.

    11 votes

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  3. Exporting to PNG file on network drive doesn't work

    There appears to be a bug when exporting PNG files to network mapped drives in Mac OS X 10.13.4 (Darwin) Adobe InDesign 2018 (latest version).

    This is in a domain environment using domain credentials. You export the file as PNG and it doesn't appear in the folder as expected. If I export to desktop it works fine, if I copy it from desktop to the share it copies fine. Just cannot export directly.

    9 votes

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    10 comments  ·  PNG/JPEG/EPS Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello,
    Can you confirm the InDesign version you are using? Is it 2018.1 or 2018?
    I assume the path to which you are trying to export the PNG is /Volumes/Shares/011 Changed Information/002 Changed Information/00617 Changed Information/Changed/ ?

    Is this drive mounted via SMB?
    Is it a NAS server?

  4. Placed PNG in InDesign, than export as PNG ... unfortunately the placed PNG displays as grey box.

    Placed PNG in InDesign, than exported as PNG ... unfortunately the placed PNG displays as grey box. I tested the same file and exported it as a PDF and as a JPG the placed PNG is visible. Hardware and software is up-to-date.

    5 votes

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  5. JPG PNG export zero byte files

    I can't export JPGs oder PNGs anymore.

    Indesign version 16.0.1
    MacOS Catalina 10.15.7 (19H114)

    I always get 0 byte files when I try to export on a shared network drive. Exporting to the local hard disk works fine.

    2 votes

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  6. On Export - "Save As" name field not consistently highlighted by default


    1. 15.1.3 version

    2. Open InDesign, open file, click on a page, CMD E to export.

    3. Expect "SAVE AS" field highlighted to be able to change export name, as with previous versions.

    4. Sometimes nothing appears to be highlighted, taking hitting TAB several times to get to the "SAVE AS" field.
      However, sometimes it is highlighted - so this is not a consistant problem - as sometimes it does come up highlighted. It does seem that when I first open a file / export - that it is not highlighted, but after that, it does come up correctly highlighted.

    This is not a…

    2 votes

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  7. Unwanted dark lines generated around PNG files on export

    Adobe Indesign 2021
    When I export designs using an imported PNG graphic, the finished PDF shows an unwanted dark line around the crop area of the PDF.
    This doesn't seem to happen with jpegs or ai files.

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  8. Layered Illustrator File Import

    By activating the layers during import, they are not always displayed in Indesign. This makes it impossible to work with all the files already prepared.
    In the previous version of Indesign everything worked perfectly.

    2 votes

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  9. Glitchy PNG Export

    Trying to export a PNG at 72dpi (600 x 175px) but it continues to save the ends of the png in a glitch that resembles a TV screen that's broken (cant attach file btw, i keep getting a Paperclip::Errors::NotIdentifiedByImageMagickError)

    my mac and all apps are up to date btw.

    thank you in advance for any help!

    2 votes

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  10. Glitchy PNG Export

    Trying to export a PNG at 72dpi (600 x 175px) but it continues to save this way...

    my mac and all apps are up to date.

    thank you in advance for any help!

    2 votes

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  12. When creating a EPUB with jpeg images there is always a .PNG file

    When creating a EPUB with jpg images there is always a large .png file in the EPUB (it this is not an image). Publish Drive is refusing my EPUB because of this .PNG file.
    Please help

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  13. JPG/PNG export zero byte files

    I can't export JPGs oder PNGs anymore.

    Indesign version 16.0.1
    MacOS Catalina 10.15.7 (19H114)

    I always get 0 byte files when I try to export on a shared network drive. Exporting to the local hard disk works fine.

    1 vote

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  14. JPG/PNG export zero byte files

    I can't export JPGs oder PNGs anymore. I always get 0 byte files when I try to export on a shared network drive. Exporting to the local hard disk works fine.

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  15. JPG/PNG export zero byte files

    I can't export JPGs oder PNGs anymore. I always get 0 byte files when I try to export on a shared network drive. Exporting to the local hard disk works fine.

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  16. Export

    When exporting (CC2021, Big Sur) JPG from page to OSX Serve (OSX10.10.5), file size is 0 KB, but when export to desktop file is ok. No matter what JPG settings are. No error message. Other exports (pdf, epub) goes well.

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  17. png keylines export

    When I export designs using an imported PNG graphic, the finished PDF shows an unwanted dark line around the crop area of the PDF.
    This doesn't seem to happen with jpegs or ai files.

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  18. Tasks 2nd plan

    Hello, i have tasks in the 2nd plan for a long time (1 week), is activating some fonts. And now I wanted to export to pdf the file but the tasking is on the waiting list to do after the fonts. I want to cancel the fonts activation but I´m not sure how to do it. Can you please support? thank you

    I have inDesing version 16

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  19. Not naming first jpg when exporting all pages?

    Why indd is not adding number 1, when exporting sequence of jpg files?

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  20. Jpeg exported by Indesign have wrong dimensions when combined into PDF in Acrobat

    A company needs to export Indesign documents in jpeg format. The jpeg files produced must be combined into a single PDF file. The problem is that the produced PDF does not maintain the original dimensions of the Indesign file.
    The same files opened and saved again by Photoshop, instead, produce PDFs with correct dimensions when processed by Acrobat.
    Instead of 480.00 x 330.00 mm, the file appears to have the dimensions of 1,999.99x1,374.8 mm.
    It should be noted that by exporting the files in PNG format, the problem does not occur.
    They required to export in JPEG format because they…

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