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  1. table content moving even if there is enough room

    This is getting ridiculous, there are so many bugs in this program it's barely usable anymore. I have a 2 column layout, some content spans to 1 column. Sometimes when there is a table that spans it moves the table to the next page even if there is enough room. The only way to fix this is to make another text box and link them together. This is a huge pain ********** and makes it difficult when there are footnotes. It's a span bug and has been around for a while. Instead of making new features can you fix the…

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  2. NEW DOCUMENT DOES NOT APPEAR AFTER LEAVING DOCUMENT SETUP

    WHEN CREATING A NEW DOCUMENT VIA THE UPDATED DOCUMENT SETUP DIALOG, NO DOCUMENT APPEARS AFTER CONFIRMING CHOICES. PRESSING COMMAND-N TO CREATE A SECOND DOCUMENT MAKES THE FIRST DOCUMENT WINDOW APPEAR UNDER THE NEWLY OPENED DOCUMENT SETUP DIALOG.

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  4. tables jumping to next page

    Sometimes tables that fit on one page jumps to the next page causing reflow. It does this randomly and can't figure out why. This has to be caused by bug in indesign. I really wish Adobe would focus more on fixing the many bugs in its programs rather than adding new features.

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  5. Hidden characters not showing

    Hidden characters are not showing up in version 16.1, either from keyboard shortcut or from drop down menu. I ensure that overprint preview is not on and I'm in normal mode (not preview mode). If I quit and restart InDesign they come back for a bit but then disappear again.

    MacOS Catalina 10.15.7 (19H15)

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  6. Page/Spread Duplicate and Place doesn't work after last update update

    When duplicating pages (or spreads) using Option (on Mac) and dragging inside "Pages" window, it no longer allows you to drag this duplicate anywhere in the page order list, but all the way at the end. This is extremely inefficient now and a lot more work to re-organize pages again after the duplicate is made. This is frustrating since this was a feature before and now it's gone. Please, bring it back.

    Using InDesign 16.1

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  7. Impossible to type the dimensions of a document

    When you want to personalize your own dimension on a document, you cannot just click on the sizes and enter the number, you have to put the cursor, then errase and then write, it is not convenient at all !

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  8. when we display the pages panel on the left tool, no design/picture/element appears, in HD or Low definition

    when we display the pages panel on the left, no design/picture/element appears, in HD or Low definition

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  9. I can't open files created by Indesign cs5.5

    i created files with Indesign cs5.5 but i can't open them with Indesign cc14 15 or 16. What is the solution ?

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  10. Pages Palette Bug

    Hello,

    1. Create a new document with 5 pages.
    2. Draw out a text frame on each page and insert a number starting with "5" on page 1, "4" on page 2, "3" on page 3, "2" on page 4 and "1" "on page 5.
    3. Now try to sort the numbers into the correct order (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) by dragging the thumbnails to the correct place in the Pages palette. You will not succeed because the respective side always jumps one position too far. I reported this bug over a year ago and it still isn't fixed! (Indesign version 16.1)
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  11. ID 2021 16.1 - Text variable shows wrong content randomly

    When I use filename as text variable on the master template, the variable's output shows an incorrect value. On some pages (even Master) there are wrong letters in the filenames output, on other pages the filename ist correctly. It happens randomly in the same document. I've seen it in several documents.

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  12. Fails to save, needs to be recovered every time document opened.

    Only way to save is make a small change, repair and recover then do not close until finished.

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  13. URL link loses its link info

    When importing a Word file whose text includes over 150 URLs, the link info gets dropped for some of those links. This has happened with several competely different projects for me. I am including the Word file, and also a PDF -- exported from the INDD file. The bad links are circled in the PDF (as comments).
    Evidently this site does not allow me to upload the INDD file (even when it is Zipped) -- which seems odd, since you might need it to diagnose the problem.
    THIS IS A BUG REPORT, not an "idea". Prior versions of InDesign did…

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  14. no openned the last files.

    files not exist or removed

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  15. Remove blank lines not working in 2021

    Since upgrading to 2021, the "Remove blank lines" in the data merge section is no longer working. Please help

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  16. indesign loopt vast

    sinds 9-3-2021 loopt indesign regelmatig vast zodra ik een afbeelding wil importeren. Wanneer ik op ctrl + D druk loopt het programma vast.

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  17. Big Sur + Indesign

    Beim Exportieren bzw. PDF Schreiben ist das Fenster JEDES MAL "klein" und zusammengeschoben. Soll man jedes Mal das Fenster maximieren?

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  18. Catastrophic loss of index data

    Yesterday I laboriously created an index of a 60-page document. Today, half of the index entries are gone. And the IDML backup I made of the file shows all index entries as "PN," which, of course, is totally incorrect.

    It appears that the file lost all index entries after page 40, yet I know they were there yesterday, since I entered them laboriously for hours on end.

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  19. Can not open an IDML file

    I lost the .indd file and unable to open the file in .idml. He tells me that InDesign does not support this type of file or an extension is missing. ??? Yet everything works normally for other .idml files

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  20. Hidden characters not showing

    Indesign 15.1.2 OSX Catalina 10.15.4 MBP 2020 16"

    Hidden characters not showing, either from keyboard shortcut or from drop down menu, having tried various options, resolve seems to be shut down Indesign and restart Mac... not a quick fix!

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