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  1. opens two documents

    When i open a document a random second document opens, usually something i had been working on earlier. Double click file A and it opens, and then File Z opens as well without the command to do so

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  2. When converting files to a new version, some converted files have "copy" added to the name.

    Opening a book from a previous version, with automatic doc conversion selected, causes some files to be overwritten when saved with "copy" added to the name. This nuance has caused a cascading calamity for our file management. If this function is intended, then it's execution is downright dumb. Nowhere was this pitfall mentioned when opening the files and saving them. Automatic Document conversion should be just that, automatic. Not 'automatically' mess up my naming conventions and filing system.

    Shame on you Adobe.

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  3. Y axis value changes when resizing document

    Recently, we updated Indesign CC 2015 to CC 2018. Unfortunately we discovered a little flaw. When resizing a document (for instance A4 -> A3), objects like text boxes keep their X axis value, but the Y axis value changes! Since CC 2015 is obsolete and we couldn't reinstall it, we hoped CC 2017 would work correct, but this version has this bug as well.

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  4. pagebreak

    pagebreak is not under control, in new files also. Please see example (at the end of page 2) in annex.

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  5. indesign created white pages when I imported a Word text. There's 1311 endnotes....

    I already start and stylize them... I remarked after the summary a page named endnote text. I never asked this. If if drop off this page, all the link will don't work. My question is how to delete this page without delete the link of the endnote text?
    Thank a lot

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  6. Moving a page in the Pages tab moves half the contents on the page

    When you move a page (in the 'Pages' tab) half of the contents will move 3mm off like it's connected to the bleed on the background image, but half won't. My work around at the moment is to: create a new page > copy & paste in place.

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  7. Fußnoten

    Neueste Version
    Fußnotentext verschwindet. Meist die auf der ersten Seiten, leider aber zwischendurch. Nummerierung bleibt erhalten.
    Text erscheint wieder, wenn ich die Fußnoten ausschneide und wieder einkopiere.

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  8. Master Pages text frame

    Version 14.0.3 in Windows 7.


    1. Created a documents with facing pages and primary text frames

    2. Master A with text frame rule so can visible.

    3. Created Master B which is based on Master A

    4. Resized text frame of Master A

    5. Impact on master B.. Text frame shifted out of page area.

    This strange behavior is while resizing using mouse drag. If resize through control panel it's perfect. But if move both mouse and through x,y control panel same strange behavior.
    Pl checked attached files for reference.

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  9. insert Previous or Next page number does not work

    insert Previous or Next page number does not work. I want to have folios of "Pages 1 and 2" where I need to have the next page#. Inserting a marker (previous page or Next page results in the current page number.

    Mac version 14.03

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  10. Diaporama - Speech note under pages

    I propose that tool because it can be really useful when you prepare visual of your diaporama the possibility to write your speech under your pages in same time.

    At the ending, you will be able to print a summary of your speech with markers that indicates the page number.

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  11. Problem with InDesign search and subsequent type tool use

    Do you know of a fix for an annoying glitch with InDesign's search tool?

    When I search for a word and the search spans into the next section/story of a document, I'm unable to type in the text frame.

    Alt+tabbing into a different program and then back into InDesign is the only way I've found of solving the problem.

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  12. more than one file opens

    When I open a file from the thumbnail preview image screen, another file always opens with it. This is very confusing if I work on multiple files that look similar in layout. If I open a file the old way from the File pull down menu, this issue never occurs. Having the thumbnail image preview screen of files is handy, but counter-productive if this bug continues to exist. And it has existed for several months.

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  13. Document title field doesn't handle pasted content that includes paragraph characters.

    In the File Information window: If you paste a document title into the Document title field (that includes a return character) it messes with the title field. Maybe you could add scroll bars to solve this…

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  14. layer order

    InDesign is not honoring the layer stack. When I Select All and Create Outlines, some layers are moved to the top where they should not be. I have tried various configurations of the "... Remember Layers" options in the Layers panel, and this has no effect. This appears to be a bug.

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  15. when I place an A3 illustrator file into in-design A4 it scales down the content. The content should stay the same size

    when I place an A3 illustrator file into in-design A4 it scales down the content. The content should stay the same size as it does if I place it into an A3 in-design document. Is this a bug or can I stop the scaling down?

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  16. Inside, Outside, Upside Down

    InDesign 14.0.2 (and earlier)

    In File > New, the Bottom Margin is in the upper right and the Inside Margin is in the lower left.

    In File > Document Setup, these two controls are reversed. The Bottom Margin is in the lower left and the Inside Margin is now in the upper right.

    File > Edit Document Presets matches File Document Setup.

    Please make the positions of these four controls consistent every place they appear.

    ~ Jane Edwards

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  17. Switch primary text frame's Text Frame Options for multiple pages

    Switch primary text frame's Text Frame Options for multiple pages. See this item on forum: https://forums.adobe.com/message/11180092#11180092. Using 14.0.2 x64. You can't use applying a new Master Page to switch Balance Columns off and on on a Primary Text Frame, though you can use it to change number of columns. Thank you for your attention to this likely bug.

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  18. DataMerge facing pages odd disposition

    Indesign 2019 14.0.2 x64 on Windows 10
    I have created a data merge document that uses a facing pages master. My document before DataMerge only has one page. When the document is created only right pages are created, but the spread come back to facing pages if I add a second layout or if I toggle "allow selected spreads to shuffle" off and on again.
    If my model has two pages, the document after DataMerge creates a list single right and left pages alternated untill you change the layout or toggle shuffle.
    I think that it should be a spread…

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  19. split layout view is changing so both views are the same page when I copy paste

    Split layout view is changing so both views are the same page when I copy/paste. So the left is Page A, and the right is Page B. If I copy something from page A, then click on the right view to paste into Page B, the left view also becomes Page B. Rather than staying Page A. It didn't do this before, but it started a few months ago.

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  20. Shortcut CMD + S increasing the file size.

    Files created within InDesign are increasing in size dramatically with every CMD + S.

    It is not the files linked in the document which are 100 % to the ration they are seen and resetting the cache ~/Library>Caches> Adobe Indesign does not have any effect.

    macOS Mojave
    Version 10.14.5

    InDesign CC 2019
    14.0.2

    To test this we have created a quick document with an Adobe Support Technician Saptam (see image-01). This document is 1.5 MB and when the design elements have been deleted and the file saved CMD +S you can see the file size doesn't go down (see image-02).

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