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  1. Margins not honored when duplicating pages

    When duplicating a page in a document with different Inside/Outside margins, the content of consecutive pages moves out of the margins.

    Create/Insert New Page works as expected though.

    InDesign 19.2

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  2. Color tags for pages in the Pages palette do not shift when page order changes automatically

    Color tags for pages in the Pages palette do not shift when the page order is changed due to changes in the text flow. Changes in text flow can add or remove a page automatically. A certain headline, for instance, then can move from page 19 to page 20. I wanted to tag the page that holds this headline. When text flow adds a page, the headline is moved from page 19 to page 20, but the color tag is still shown for page 19. It is not “linked” to the page content.
    This behavior is different from adding or…

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  3. Footnotes won't number sequentially; cannot select multiple or all footnotes

    When I place a Word document with footnotes into InDesign, the footnote paragraphs become separated from each other. I cannot click and drag to highlight text from more than one footnote, and I cannot use Command>A to select all the footnotes. Command>A only highlights all the text from the single selected footnote. Furthermore, the numbered paragraph style applied to the footnote paragraphs won't recognize that there was a previous paragraph flowing to it, so each paragraph is numbered as number 1. Even though "continue from previous" is selected in the numbering options. Also, the numbering style from Word imports as…

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  4. Chapter number variable doesnt change

    I tried to make the chapter numbers automatic in each chapter, but it doesn't change; it just says "1" in all chapters.

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  5. Unable to Re-Order Master Pages

    When dragging Master Pages, you can no longer re-order them. In pervious versions, you used to be able to move Master pages to different spots in the order by dragging them between other pages. This feature no longer works. Please bring it back so we can have documents with some better structure and order.

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  6. No Way to Place Files Saved as "Cloud Documents" (.aic, .psdc, etc.)

    Why is there no apparent way to place files saved as "Cloud Documents"? Eg. I save an Illustrator file as a cloud document on my account (.aic, no local copy), but then there is no way for InDesign to locate that file and place it as a linked or embedded file.

    Illustrator has a button in the file picker window that allows selecting "cloud documents" instead of browsing local files, but there is no such button in the InDesign workflow (as far as I can tell). Photoshop also has a similar button (though only if you choose "Place Embedded", not…

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  7. Page tool will not select a single page on a parent spread when Properties panel is open

    1. Create a Document with Spread and go to parent pages.

    2. Open the Properties Panel, select the Page tool and try to select a single page.

    3. Result: All pages are selected.

    4. Override: Close the Properties panel to be able to select a single page

    A similar post was reported in User Voice in 2021 it was not investigated and never got fixed.
    https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/43850073-3-page-master-page-spread-book-cover-unable-to

    Discussion in Adobe Community:
    https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign-discussions/page-tool-is-unable-to-select-a-single-page-in-a-spread-when-using-a-custom-workspace/m-p/14285496#M553817

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  8. InDesign opens documents in read only after upgrading to InDesign 2023(18.0)

    Indesign CC 2023 version 18.0 Files open as “Read Only”
    As soon as updated, some files have started to open “Read Only” (RO)
    My OS: Windows 10 Pro 10.0.19044 or 21H2
    PC Desktop
    I am working remotely through a VPN to a server IP address
    I have Indesign 2023 18.0 , and Indesign CS6 installed. I have not opened the CS6 in years. Also noted: My machine does not automatically uninstall the former version when it updates. I manually uninstalled Indesign 2022 after I started using the 2023. At first I thought the RO problem was a conflict, so that…

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  9. Indesign Version 19 - Still can't reorder parent pages via drag and drop or otherwise

    Please fix this bug!! We used to be able to reorder the parent pages and for the last two versions it's impossible to do. This is necessary because parent pages can be used for elements that repeat throughout the document - like Appendixes. It would be nice to have them in order so that other designers will know what they're looking at! Thanks!

    FYI - I believe this is only an issue on Mac. A coworker using a PC has no problem.

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  10. Adobe must immediately prioritize the RENDER OF FILE THUMBNAIL PREVIEW of .indd file on Mac Desktop/finder

    How can a an application of visual asset creation not render a visual preview thumbnail on Mac OS Finder? This is patently absurd and frustrating beyond comprehension! Please prioritize the RENDERING OF A THUMBNAIL PREVIEW for all INDD Files on Mac OS!!

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  11. Application Window Bug

    Please fix this annoying bug, Adobe! Ever since I updated to the latest version 18.4 the application window has broken. I have uploaded a screen recording to demonstrate what is happening. I use Shift + W a LOT to view my work in presentation mode. everytime I exit this view the entire application shrinks!! And I have to keep manually resizing the application window. But it doesn't happen when I uncheck 'Application Window' from the window menu. Please fix this. I have never had this issue before.

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  12. Indesign file shows as modified upon opening a page with placed PNGs

    1. InDesign 19.0.1
    2. Steps to reproduce: open an InDesign file with a placed PNG.
    3. Expected result: file opens, no asterisk appearing next to file name.
    4. Actual result: file opens, PNG re-renders in high quality, asterisk suddenly appears next to file name.

    As of this morning, every time I open a file that has placed PNGs, InDesign flags the document as modified, with the asterisk and asks me if I want to save the document before closing, even I made zero edits. To give even more credence, it only happens when I navigate to a page that has a linked PNG file…

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  13. Scrolling issues

    Scrolling up and down in a document and in the pages widow etc stopped working after v 19.0.1 was installed. Same with alt + scroll to zoom in and out. (PC/Windows).

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  14. Master page Items on left page missing when overriden on right page's master page when both master pages are based on the same parent

    OK, this bug is INCREDIBLY specific, but unfortunately is completely breaking my project. Example PDF below and INDD file in Google Drive folder here:
    https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1teEtxzm5lT5PnwsZ6BKToDpSXgAx4D9d?usp=sharing

    I'm trying to make a multilingual instructions manual (A4, facing pages, 3mm bleed on all sides) with tabs on the page edges for each language. I have one master page "A-Gabarit" which has all the general layout elements and all the language tabs grayed out, and for each language, I have a master page based on A where I override the one tab for that language to color it black (so the EN master page…

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  16. Crop tool namings for german version are irritating

    A view months ago I was posting this issue to the community board already. :-) Thanks to Mr. Tyson for directing me to this page here:

    Dear InDesign team,

    please take a look on https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/using/placing-graphics.html
    The assistance describes the differences between the three boxes named "crop", "trim" and "bleed".

    Well, in English there is no mistake if I'm going to import a PDF into my InDesign document, e.g. I'd like to display the final cutted format, than I choose for "Trim" or if I need to prepare a page for professional print shops than choosing "Bleed".

    But in the german…

    3 votes

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  17. Missing feature: Embed INDDs placed in an INDD

    So far, you can embed sort of all linked file types in an INDD, but not other INDDs. This should be possible to save a 100% fixed snapshot of a document.

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  18. pages disappear

    When scrolling around a document through many pages, they suddenly disappear. I'm left with a grey background.

    Indesign v19

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  19. "Allow Selected Spread to Shuffle" behavior in Page Panel is opposite

    About Page Panel menu, "Allow Selected Spread to Shuffle".
    When you check here, you can’t shuffle pages. You need to be off the check to shuffle. It's contrary to content.
    I hope this will be fixed to "Not Allow Selected Spread to Shuffle".
    Thank you.

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