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  1. 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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  2. Just upgraded and the first file I open is duplicating lines and parts dissappear

    Scrolling is impossible - I get duplicated lines and parts of the document page disappears. In order to correct I have to do command "0" and the problem clears, but the second I try to scroll to the next set of pages it does the same thing

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  3. Can't open some Indesign files in finder

    Since the latest 2022 update certain Indesign files will not open via finder - either by double clicking the file icon or going command>O. The app doesn't even acknowledge your action, only workaround is by opening via the app which is an absolute pain. Absolutely ridiculous.

    2 votes

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  4. Weird things happening in layout

    different colors or shapes appear when zooming in or out. It does go away once you move a text box, etc.

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  5. Weird things happening in layout

    different colors or shapes appear when zooming in or out. It does go away once you move a text box, etc.

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  6. Dragging the mouse to select text randomly moves the entire sheet

    When dragging the mouse to select text in a text box it would sometimes move the entire page and pasteboard to the left or right when reaching the text box frame. This is a very old, extremely annoying behavior. It exists at least since CS4.
    The biggest question: why does it move at all?

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  7. Shortcuts for view at 200% 400% & 50% not working correctly

    Windows 10 - Indesign CC 16.4 (only just updated today 8/10)

    Issues - shortcuts
    Ctrl+5 (view @ 50%)
    Ctrl+2 (view @200%)
    Ctrl+4 (view @400%) not working properly.

    Ctrl+5 is now view @ 33.33%
    Ctrl+4 is now view @ 266.67%
    Ctrl+2 is now view @ 133.33%

    The issue doesn't seem to be a thing for Mac, they work fine.

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  8. InDesign v16.4 corrupts my files while I'm working in them. It will try to recover the information but the same thing happens. Using 16.3.2

    InDesign v 16.4 corrupts my files while I'm working on them. It will try to recover the information but the same thing happens over and over so I'm using v 16.3.2 for now.

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  9. Can't Duplicate multiple Page with Alt + Drag and place them in a specific place just moves to bottom

    This used to work but the past years updates have stopped this function, again another thing that worked removed! You used to be able to shift click on a few pages in the pages panel then alt drag them and place them ANYWHERE in the document, sometimes i liked them straight underneath current pages but now for some unknown reason its doesn't allow me to do this with more than one page? when you try to move the selected pages nothing happens and the pages are just duplicated at the end of the document not very helpful with a 100…

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  10. page number

    Dear Adobe Team,

    InDesign 16.3.2 seems to have an issue showing previous and next page numbers.

    I draw a textbox > special characters menu > mark > previous/next page number > page number is included. Except it only shows the current page number.

    It would be nice know if I made a mistake or if this is a bug.

    2 votes

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  12. copy and paste. Text disappears from google docs to InDesign

    Hello,
    When I copy and paste from google docs to Adobe InDesign the text pastes in but then the page goes white and all the text disappears. If I click the text frame the words reappear and the text frame re-sizes and snaps down.

    I am currently on the latest version of Mac Big Sur and have updated to the latest version of Adobe InDesign of 16.3.2. Here are screenshots of the issue.

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  13. 3 page master page spread (book cover). Unable to resize just the spine, the page tool selects ALL pages on the spread.

    3 page master page spread (book cover). Unable to resize just the spine, the page tool selects ALL pages on the spread. I have discovered that the page tool works as expected when using any of the 'canned' workspaces, but using my (or any) custom workspace 'breaks' the page tool's functionality of being able to select a single page of a spread. Liquid Layout on or off makes no difference.
    InDesign 16.3.2 on Mac OS Catalina.

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  14. missing text and images

    I have a multiple facing page doc that is missing text boxes and images. seems like a rendering issue but I cant fix the bug. any ideas? things I have tried are: preference reset, exporting the doc as an IDML file, moving pages to a new doc. nothing is fixing the bug.

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  15. InDesign Just Doesn't Work

    In a brand new file with 300 pages, tried placing a 100-page Word file numerous times, and it just wouldn't work. After a certain number of pages, the text would just stop. Sometimes, it would think that there was more text that I could place on the next page frame, and when I'd do those steps, it would just either create another blank frame, or pile multiple new frames of text on a single page. This is basic functionality that should be bulletproof, and it isn't. (For reference, I'm a long-time tech author who even taught PageMaker to clients in…

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  16. 1 vote

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  17. pages shuffle

    Indesign 16.2.1

    When trying to move spreads around in the pages panel when small thumbnails are used and "allow document pages to shuffle" turned on, I'm unable to move them in between spreads because there's not enough room for the cursor – I'm only able to attach them to either side of an existing spread.

    Turning the thumbnails to medium or larger alleviates this problem.

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  18. Red stripes in InDesign document

    Why do I get red stripes in the indesign document when I have more than two files open?

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    We're happy to announce that the fix for this issue is now available in the latest update of InDesign - version 17.2 that is available from Creative Cloud Desktop application.

    Please update to this latest InDesign version to get the fix.

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    Adobe InDesign team

  19. Random blocks of color, screen skipping

    InDesign v16.2.1 - Started getting large blocks of color in my InDesign docs - never in the same file, appears randomly but always when scrolling. And this morning, a weird "skipping" thing happened - see attached. I've updated my iOS, un- and reinstalled InDesign to no avail.

    6 votes

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  20. Document not opening properly - page is a small icon and whole screen is coloured

    My document was fine, but Indesign was glitchy, so I updated.
    Now I get this when I open the doc.
    Yesterday it did open properly after a wait. But today its the same.

    I've got a deadline follks - this isn't funny.
    Thanks.

    2 votes

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