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  1. liza cap pro font

    For some reason, Liza Cap Pro is not loading - it is showing it is active, but not showing as a valid font. Please help.

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  2. IDML export ruins vertical Rulers on Masterpages

    Bug.

    Placed vertical Rulers on right handed Masterpage are jumping to the left handed Masterpage saved as idml.

    Need to be fixed.

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  3. 2022 gpu

    InDesign CC2022 - v 17.3 on Mac Mini with Intel UHD Graphics 630 BenQ dual displays attached.

    Multiple users reporting screen redraw issues with GPU Performance turned on.
    Resolves with a view change or toggling GPU off an on.

    4 votes

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  4. Can't get rid of grids

    Cannot get rid of grids in the Japanese version of Indesign, also can't create a new document without them!

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  5. addidtionl layer(s) are invisible in embedded INDD

    The objects on layers except the main layer are invisible if you place the indd document in another indd document. If you move the object to the main layer and refresh the link they are visible again. PDF export is not effected by this.

    Id 18.0, Mac OS 11.7.2

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  6. new documents open in full screen

    I am using ID 18.1 on Mac OS 12.5.1. Every time I open a new InDesign document the document takes up the whole screen. I have unchecked application frame under windows menu. I have unchecked "show home screen" in preferences. It is extremely annoying to have to grab the lower right corner of the window to size it down every time I open or create a new document. Where is the setting/preference to fix this?

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  7. Navigation bug on InDesign 18

    When I open a document with several pages (facing pages) and I use the option + up or down arrow shortcuts to scroll the pages, indesign skips 2 double pages instead of one. The bug is intermittent. Only on Indesign 18.0 and 18.1.
    I came back to version 17.4.1 and no more problems.

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  8. Moving to the next page lag and sometimes doesn't even happen

    When I scroll to the next page the display doesn't change, it stays as the page I was originally on. Sometimes I have to close the document and reopen to access the page I want.

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  9. 'Delete Empty Pages' in InDesign preferences does not recognize content on parent page

    When 'Delete Empty Pages' in InDesign is checked within preferences (found in the 'Type' tab) it does not recognize content on a parent page. Personally, I think if there is type on a parent and it is applied to a page(s), the page(s) should not be considered empty and automatically deleted.

    Thanks for listening.

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  10. Margins outside page bounds

    In the new New Document setup dialog it is possible to set margins larger than the page dimensions which results in Margins outside the page area. This does not happen with the legacy dialog.

    Please see https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign-discussions/bug-issue-with-margins-and-paper-size-document-with-margins-outside-document/m-p/13425416#M507464 for more details.

    Unable to attach sample .indd file...

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  11. Document.metadataPreferences and linkXMP entries only return first delimited value

    Steps to reproduce:
    1. Create new Indesign document
    2. Choose File menu > File Info
    3. In the Author field, enter "Jack; Jill" (excluding quotes)
    4. Click OK
    5. Run script "alert(app.activeDocument.metadataPreferences.author);"

    Result:
    "Jack"

    Expected result:
    Either "Jack; Jill" or ["Jack","Jill"]

    4 votes

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  12. links problems

    Problem on the new INDESIGN 17.4 update with links panel, all my links are OK and files are in the Link folder but cannot export to PDF due to not accessible URL !

    I've to manually update every files of every In design project !
    It doesn't work either with the update link folder option in the panel !

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  13. I can't see anything except drop down menu items when I create a new document

    That's just it. I create a new document. Put in the pages, margins, units etc.. then.. nothing. Nothing comes up. I can still see the menu items and am able to save the file - but I can't see it or work in it.
    I tried pressing spacebar. nah
    I tried opening from file.. nah
    I tried different views and different previews. Nothing.
    Illustrator works just fine.
    Also, what's the difference between open normal and open original?
    I can't believe I had to waste 30 minutes on this.

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  14. Moving pages between documents buggy in indesign 18.0

    When attempting to move pages from one .indd file to another, the application occasionaly tells me that the page format is different, which it isn't. What happens is the pages don't show up in the target document although being deleted from the source doc (delete pages box checked) … closing and reopening the application helps sometimes but not for good. Is there any way to resolve this issue?

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  15. InDesign Version 17.4 x64 Deleted 2 spreads and InDesign closes. When re-opening the file I get "my file may be damaged. Do you want to op

    InDesign Version 17.4 x64

    Deleted 2 spreads and InDesign closes.

    When re-opening the file I get "my file may be damaged. Do you want to open it anyway?
    I select OK and the files I selected to delete still remain

    Process is repeateable every time

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  16. Lagging and glitching mouse pointer

    The problem comes when I expand or move a text box: the mouse glitches, the entire page lags and becomes half black, so I can't do anything properly.

    I've just reinstalled InD and installed all the updates or drivers coming from the OS (I have a 6 month Lenovo PC with Windows 11). I'm not using InD with browsers or other programs open. Sometimes, InD seems working, but when I restart InD after turning off the PC, the lagging and glitching mouse is still here.

    I have no idea of how fix this... it's exhausting because I can't paginate anything…

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  17. Ver18.0でレイアウト編集、ルビ打ち、日本語用の級、歯の環境設定などがすべて出来ません。

    新規作成で日本語縦書き設定もできない状況でしたが、アンインストール後、再インストールした結果、問題はなくなりました。

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  18. Footnote references not fully displaying all digits

    InDesign 18.0

    After updating the file type for the new InDesign 2023, I noticed that my footnote reference markers were not displaying correctly in the footnotes themselves: the second digit is always missing. So for example, if the footnote number is 35, only the 3 is displayed. If the number is 128, only the 1 and 8 are displayed (with a blank in the middle). This is taking place even after converting to .idml.

    My colleague with 17.4 opened the same .idml and it is displaying correctly. The first screenshot is from him showing what it is supposed to look…

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  19. can't resize window on left or right edge

    Can not resize document window from left or right edge when document is maximized. Top, bottom and corner resizing works fine. If I resize from one of those first, all works well and left/right edges can be resized. If I then maximize the window again, left and right edge resize stops working.
    I've had this problem with CC 2021 and 2022.

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  20. Problem with going back and forth between Mac created files and PC created files

    Updated to InDesign 17.4 and now can not work between Mac files and PC files created in this version. I keep getting the beach ball spinning. And images are shown with bands of color and I have to relink all images.

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