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  1. page disappearing

    Page has disappeared from behind objects. As if the artboard has disappeared, the page is gone but the objects remain. This has affected 20 pages or so of my document. It even exports in PDF as a blank page. I have attached images of what it looks like. This is a disaster and needs to be rectified.

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  2. Opening documents not working

    Every time i try to open a new document or an already existing one, it doesn't work, nothing happens.

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  3. how can i import multiple PDFs via smartstream plug in using Indesign 2020

    how can i import multiple PDFs via smartstream plug in using Indesign 2020, this feature was an option in the 2019 version, is there a fix please?

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  4. Script label changes not saved

    With this post I would like to report a bug again.

    When opening an existing document, selecting an object, adding a script label and saving it again, the changes are not saved! When also changing something else, all changes are saved.

    When only adding a script label and saving a document, the script label will not be added.

    This bug is more then 10 years old.

    Please fix this. Thank you.

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  5. 추가 기능 건의

    윤곽선 만들기 기능에서,

    현재는 하나 하나 선택을 해서 윤곽선을 만들어 주고 있습니다.

    바로 이 부분에서,

    윗첨자로 바꾸어준 부분들이 많이 있을 때,

    이러한 윗첨자들을 한꺼번에 선택을 해서,

    한꺼번에, 윤곽선 만들기가 진행이 되어서,

    한꺼번에 윤곽선으로 만들어지는 기능이 있으면 좋겠습니다.

    이 부분이 가능해지도록 추가 기능이 설치되면 좋겠습니다.

    또 마스터 페이지 기능에서

    현재는 마스터 페이지 기능을 해체해서,

    한 페이지씩 윤곽선 만들기를 해 주고 있는데,

    이 부분에서도

    한꺼번에 윤곽선 만들기가 기능해지면 좋겠습니다.

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  6. Return the use of "master pages" instead of "parent pages"

    In the latest version Adobe decided that their job was to educate us to speak proper language, which is why the word "master pages" was replaced with "parent pages".
    We do not find any problem with the phrase "master pages" and believe that it is not Adobe's role to dictate policy according to progressive agendas.
    We demand to return to the previous concept of "master pages".
    The term "parent pages" is confusing and misleading, with all the documentation of the software on the web for 2 decades referring to master pages.

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  7. Saved document presets don't reflect margin settings

    When creating a new document from a saved document preset, the margin is set at 0 all the way around.

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  8. On master page spread, items get applied to the wrong page

    Say I have a two-page master, with facing pages turned on.
    And say I have a rectangle spanning the top edge of my left page, and say the right page is empty.

    When I apply this master to a right sided page (thus using only the right side master), the left rectangle will be rendered onto the left page, even though it shouldn't (as the rectangle belongs to the left handed master, which isn't applied).

    This happens when the rectangle is touching the spine, and it's probably rendered by indesign as being part of the right master.
    This happens even…

    4 votes

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  9. Document grid hiding guides

    When unchecking "Grids in back" in preferences>grids, the document grid hides all guides that are places on it.

    That is, if for instance I place a ruler guide at the 2mm mark, and it happens to fall on the document grid (or its subdivisions), it will not show.

    That is even when the guides are in a different color.

    This is extremely problematic, especially in cases where I want to have an image/solid color as a background for my spread, and I want to make use of the document grid and also specially placed guides.

    Please fix this, or at…

    2 votes

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  10. Sporadic, haphazard emboldening of footer font on document pages

    Adobe InDesign v17.0.1
    2020 Mac Mini, Apple M1 chip, 16 GB memory
    macOS: Big Sur, V11.5.2

    I have a multipage document with a folio and page number in the footer. The footer text is a regular weight Helvetica Neue LT Std (OT) font, and the folios (page numbers) are bold; the bold is nested into the paragraph style for the footers with a GREP designation. The footer text boxes are NOT active on the pages but are linked to the parent pages. Expected result: all footers match the font weight of the footer in the parent page to which they’re…

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  11. Big Bug?With the same page size and margins, there is an offset after A is moved to B?

    A file and B file have the same page size and margins.
    I moved pages 1-8 of A to page 2 of B. As a result, starting from page 3, the horizontal position would shift.
    They should all be right in the version, but they don't.

    However, if you move all the pages (pages 1-17) of file A to the second page of B at one time.
    If it is correct.

    why is that?
    The reason for the coordinates? I didn't find the reason
    I tried: it has something to do with the chapter

    File is here
    http://www.fileconvoy.com/dfl.php?id=g3be56bc354f938dc1000398357f35f9b72b8e3d549

    You can…

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  12. BUG: Page numbers say Variable

    Random pages in my document are printing and displaying the Current Page Number symbol as the word "VARIABLE" instead of the actual page number.

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  13. Ajouter une fonctionnalité "État d'objet" pour les objets non imprimable en pdf intéractif

    Est-il possible d'ajouter une fonctionnalité sur indesign permettant de rendre un objet (exemple : lignes noirs sur un formulaire interactif) non imprimable lors de l'impression de ce document. Donc attribuer à cet objet un "état à l'impression" dans un sens comme dans l'autre.

    Une fonctionnalité qui permettrait à une entreprise de remplir son document interactif de type formulaire et si elle souhaite l'imprimer sur son copieur, que celui-ci sorte proprement sans les petits lignes. Ou à l'inverse que les lignes ne s'affichent pas en pdf intéractif mais à l'impression s'imprime pour permettre de compléter le document à la main.

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  14. Child masters don't update

    I have child masters that are based on a parent master. When I update margins etc on the parent, the child masters are not inheriting those settings as they do in InDesign 2021. The only resolution appears to be changing 'based on' to something else, and then going back and changing 'based on' to its original parent.

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  15. Pages palette not populating

    imac 10.11.6 (El Capitan) Using 2nd admin, InD files from 1st admin not populating Pages palette. Page icons appear but are blank.
    100pp magazine with many images prepped for offset printing.
    However 1st admin InD files with only text pages open fine in 2nd admin.

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  16. Intel iRIS XE graphic graphic bugs using dual monitors

    Sometime its glitch graphic appear, i had to zoom in and out to sort it out, and i didnt screenshot this time (it was big one) but sometime it does appear similar like this screenhot.

    Spec: Lenovo i7 1165G, 16GB ram, 512GB NVME, IRIS XE Graphic, one laptop screen and one 24" 1080P

    Does anyone experience with glitch graphic?

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  17. Thumbnails in Pages Panel are blank even though pages have content (Id 17.0, Mac Big Sur)

    The thumbnails displayed in the Pages Panel show up blank even though there is content in the pages themselves. See attached. This is most likely a bug.

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  18. smart text reflow

    With linked Text Frames on a Parent Page > importing a Word uses Smart Text Reflow when unnecessairy. Please fix.

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  19. Vector Objects changing size when page layout is duplicated

    While using InDesign v17 I've encountered a bug where some small rectangular vector objects will get larger when a page is duplicated using the "Create Alternate Layout" feature in the "Pages" tab. This has also occurred when a page or layout is dragged and dropped to the "Create New Page" icon to create a duplicate in the "Pages" tab. Design elements should not change when a layout is duplicated, and this did not happen in previous versions.

    This first appeared in an .idml file that was created in 2019, and carries over to new files based on that .idml. It…

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  20. InDesign ignores colore profile settings

    When I create a new document, InDesign no longer uses my default color profile settings. InDesign uses the default settings (sRGB/Fogra39). I can't switch it around either. I always have to manually assign my color profiles. All other apps are using fine my settings.

    InDesign 17, MacBook Pro, OS 12.0.1

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