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  1. Box Overlay Not 100% Transparent When Printed (solved)

    Finding that grouping items and then applying an effect (like outerglow) to the group causes transparency issues when printed. I have a graphic created with multiple paths, grouped it, applied outer glow, and now when printing, the overlay "box" of the grouped item interacts incorrectly with the layers below it when printed.

    In the attached image:
    1. Design without grouped elements - the white burst in the background looks fine
    2. Design with the grouped elements with effect applied, notice how the "box" around the mask is sort of visible? Like there is an effect on the box causing it…

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  2. fx

    In Indesign, the fx effects on text is not available. It does not com up as an option, and when I find it under Window, it is not available to use.
    I have tried Essentials and Typography and other working space without better results.

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  3. If there is white text on a colored background InDesign thinks there's nothing at all

    If there's only white text on a page but this text has a colored "paragraph shading" ("Absatzschattierung" in German), InDesign does not recognize this color and thinks the page is still empty.

    I reported this in the old "wish form" about four years ago: https://rainerklute.de/bug-report/

    The dialogue shows a way to solve this but why is it not implemented?

    7 votes

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  4. Ai Transparency blends, placed into ID, exported to png w anti-alias on -> color mismatch

    Ai 2019 files, when opacity is set on parent group item and child items, and laid over a white background -- when placed into ID 2019 and exported to png w anti-alia on, there is a significant color mismatch. Strangely, when exported to png w anti-alias turned off, the correct color results. The ID export to png anti-alias code must have a bug in it. The same for jpg export. PDF export is fine.

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  5. Darstellungsfehler in der neuen Review-Funktion

    Problem: Platzierung einer (sehr einfachen) nativen Illustrator-Grafik mit einigen Deckkraftmasken funktioniert in InDesign prima, aber in der Review-Darstellung sind plötzlich Elemente halbtransparent zu sehen, die ganz bzw. gar nicht dort sein dürften. Offenbar ist diese Voransicht deutlich weniger präzise als ein erzeugtes PDF ... ?!?

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  6. opacity

    when I change the opacity of an object, it changes the opacity of everything on the same page when viewing them. It also export the whole page in PDF to a different opacity/color compare to other pages. Please fix this bug. Thank you

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  7. 2020 InDesign Mac OS Catalina Layers

    layers are not working in the correct order using Indesign 15.0 (2020) and Mac OS Catalina 10.15.3. ALso transparency and FX effects are not working correctly.

    Also, When opening a packaged file the Images are not displaying in the document, just gey blocks where images should display. All links are correct in the Links tool palette.

    I need help with ll these problems

    3 votes

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  10. Ai Transparency blends, placed into ID, exported to png w anti-alias on -> color mismatch

    Ai 2019 files, when opacity is set on parent group item and child items, and laid over a white background -- when placed into ID 2019 and exported to png w anti-alia on, there is a significant color mismatch. Strangely, when exported to png w anti-alias turned off, the correct color results. The ID export to png anti-alias code must have a bug in it. The same for jpg export. PDF export is fine.

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  11. Gradients and effects not displaying on placed indesign documents

    Gradients and effects not displaying on placed indesign documents when exported as a pdf.

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  12. Problem mit Schlagschatten unter 15.0 x64 (Windows)

    Wenn einem Objekt ein Schlagschatten zugewiesen wird, so verschiebt sich der Schatten, sobald man auf OK klickt. Das heißt, der Schlagschatten hat dem optischen Eindruck nach andere Werte, als die zugewiesenen.
    Beispiel: Ein einzelnes PSD mit mehreren freigestellten Objekten vor transparentem Hintergrund erhält folgende Werte:
    Deckkraft 100% / Abstand 3 mm / x-Versatz 0 / y-Versatz 3 mm / Winkel 90° / Größe 5 mm / Übergriff 50% / Rauschen 0
    Als Ergebnis zeigen einige Objekte einen 90" nach untern fallenden Schatten. Bei den restlichen Objekten ist der Schatten nach unten und links verschoben.
    Dieses Problem ist neu, es ist…

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  13. IDML save changes Object Styles/Transparency Settings

    When I export a package the resulting IDML and INDD files are different.

    In all cases, the IDML file appears to randomly assign different transparency settings to random objects across any number of pages. One Object Style was changed to 60% opacity when it should have remained at 100%. In another a drop shadow was applied at 75% and Opacity was set to 60% for the image inside a graphic box, when neither effect had been turned on for the content of the box object.

    It has taken me awhile to track down. My partner was opening idml versions of…

    6 votes

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  14. Anchored item with white overprints

    This is a 'white' bug.

    I regularly use anchoring to keep items aligned and for spacing.
    Text is black. Art or tables need white in them to knockout the shade beneath.

    When a table is placed inline or a piece of art is anchored in a text box that has a color or a border... the white is ignored in the anchored object.

    There is no reason to ignore a color just because it is inline or anchored.

    This bug forces me to layer the object on a different layer, causing extra work in keeping the item aligned after edits.

    1 vote

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  15. Master page effects don't render properly unless overridden.

    I have a drop shadow on a Current Page Number marker on my Master page.
    On the document pages, the marker renders the correct page number, but the drop shadow is always the character that's rendered on the Master page (In this case, a "B").
    Only if I detach the item from the master page will it render properly.

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  16. Bug: Schein Nach Aussen -> Größe lässt sich nicht verstellen

    Bug Report (in german):

    Windows 10 / 64-bit,
    Indesign Version: 14.0.2 x64

    Steps to reproduce (in german, because german indesign version):
    1. Erstellen Sie ein Objekt, z.B. eine Ellipse
    2. Auf "Effekte" klicken (Das "fx"-Symbol im Fenster "Steuerung")
    3. "Schein nach außen" auswählen
    4. In "Schein nach außen" lässt sich der Wert "Größe" nicht mit Pfeiltasten (arrow keys)
    verstellen.

    Expected result (german):
    Der Wert "Größe" in "Schein nach außen"-Effekt sollte sich mit Pfeiltasten verstellen lassen.

    Actual result (german):
    Der Wert "Größe" in "Schein nach außen"-Effekt lässt sich NICHT mit Pfeiltasten verstellen (und ist ausgegraut)

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  17. Shadow Effects Washing Out Image

    I am using InDesign 14.0.2 on a Mac with Mojave 10.14.3.

    When trying to add a drop shadow or inner shadow, the image gets washed out. I've provided screenshots that show the image with and without effects.

    My supervisor also noticed this on her computer. I believe she is on High Sierra and CC2019 but I don't know if it is up-to-date on her machine.

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  18. Effects not working correctly

    Some of the "effects" (inner glow, outer glow, basic feather, etc.) do not work as they are supposed to. For example, I cannot get the "outer glow" effect to apply only to text, it either applies itself to the whole object or it applies a very faint glow that can hardly be seen and that no amount of adjusting will fix (yes, I know that I have to choose "text" from the drop-down menu and unclick the effect for the "object"). And, just now (11/8/2018, 1:30 pm), I was trying to apply a gradient feather to just the "fill" of…

    4 votes

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  19. Transparency Bug

    BUG
    Periodically, transparency function stops working. Objects previously displayed as transparent no longer render that way. Usually restarting indesign fixes it.

    Indesign CC2018
    Mac iMac (27-inch, Late 2013)
    3.5 GHz Intel Core i7
    24 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M 2048 MB
    Plug in - suitcase fusion Version 19.1.0 (7201)

    8 votes

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  20. indesign cc transparencies have lines

    InDesign CC 13.1 renders transparencies with lines running through them. Appear to be just in screen display. Transparency does not print or export with lines. It's
    still very annoying. Is this a bug that is being worked on?

    6 votes

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