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  1. 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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  2. Share for Review (15.1, ie. June 2020) color shift due to corrupt blend mode overlays

    I feel like we've seen these kinds of issues before. But I noticed in the new "Share for Review" (InDesign 15.1) colors in a test document are shifting. A quick comparison shows that blend modes aren't been exported properly when sending a document up for "Share for Review."

    In the screen shot, you can see what I mean: Top is the Review version as viewed in browser, bottom is the correct version as seen in InDesign. Some of the modes seem ok (Multiply, Normal opacity adjustments). But most blending modes aren’t rendering correctly (Hard and Soft Light look identical; Difference…

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  3. 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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  4. Transparency on top of Pantone spot colors does not export correctly

    When I export a design that has an element with transparency on top of a Pantone solid, the element with transparency disappears in the output PDF.
    I tried different PDF settings but all have the same result. Changing the filetype of the element with transparency (PSD, PNG, PDF, …) does not change the result.
    I found that, when converting the Pantone solid to Lab or CMYK, the element with transparency appears again. But this workaround also means that I cannot use the Pantone library.
    Is this a bug, or am I doing something wrong?

    2 votes

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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. 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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  11. 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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  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. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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.

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  16. 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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  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. gradient feather disappears

    The gradient feather disappears when expanding the group with the gradient feather applied.
    グラデーションぼかしを適用したグループを拡大すると、グラデーションぼかしが消える。

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  19. Problem with drop shadow exposure when placing from Illustrator into Indesign

    I am using the latest version of Indesign (14.0.1) and Illustrator (23.0.1).
    When placing a .ai file with transparency in Indesign and then making a drop shadow (in Indesign), the transparant parts of the object has the drop shadow above it, instead of beneath... :0

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  20. tiff transparency

    Transparency of TIFF files does not work in InDesgin. The same files worked well in Windows, Photoshop. I have to get around by batch transform TIFFs into PNGs in order to save the transparency. Please fix it.

    The attachment is one of my TIFF files that doesn't work with InDesign only.

    2 votes

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