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  1. Dragging the zero point to a new location will not work in rotated spreads

    If you rotated a spread view and you want to move the zero point from the origin to a different location the landing point is never the one you dragged the cross-hairs of the rulers to.

    It needs a sophisticated script that will workaround this bug. Currently I'm writing one, that should overcome this issue.

    Nevertheless, that should be fixed.

    Watch the movie clip where I like to drag the zero point to a new loaction and always fail.

    Regards,
    Uwe

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  2. Errorcode 2 too now.. (in Addition to Errorcode 4).. Database // Writing Rights...

    After having troubles with errorcode 4 since CC17 and High Sierra, now Errorcode 2 enters the stage :(.

    First Symptoms: If you are working on a document and you have to re-save it under different names, e.g. you are working with a kind of template and have to import assets and save the INDD files... you always stay in the folder of the file after using "save as" ... but in this case the Indesign points to something like "documents" or another default folder after clicking "save as".

    After that i am not able to save the files or load…

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  3. Pages/spread overlapping after changing page size

    InDesign 2018 CC 13.0.1

    Pages and spreads are doing weird things when I resize my document. It creates some odd margin after resize of pages. I start out with 2 pages, document shuffling allowed, facing pages turned off.

    Pagespread01112617 - shows the page spread I was working with; each page is 10”x12.25”.
    Page
    spread02112617 - after I changed the size to 10.68”x11.239” for another ad spread, a weird margin showed up. The content boxes show how there is an odd overlap; each box is 10.68" wide.
    Pagespread03_112617 - If I move page 2…

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    We have released an update for InDesign CC2019 (v 14.0.1) which contains fixes for some key issues. If you are not already on 14.0.1 (build 209), then we recommend you to update to latest version.

    If you still face this issue even after updating, please send the following information to santalwa@adobe.com :

    Reproducible Steps –
    • Error snapshot or video recording of the issue.
    • Is the issue related to a specific document(s)/asset(s)? If yes, can you please share the document(s)/asset(s) with us? Please package the entire document(To package the document, Go to File → Package)
    • Does trashing InDesign Preferences and Cache help resolve the issue? Please take a backup of the same before trashing them.

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  5. help

    Indesign help takes me to webpage that does not exist.
    http://community.adobe.com/chcservices/services/redirect?u=http://help.adobe.com&p=InDesign12.0&l=enUS&id=AH_HOME

    Browser shows:
    Safari can’t open the page “‎community.adobe.com/chcservices/services/redirect?u=http://help.adobe.com&p=InDesign12.0&l=enUS&id=AH_HOME” because the server unexpectedly dropped the connection. This sometimes occurs when the server is busy. Wait for a few minutes, and then try again.

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  6. Pagina on Master page - deleted on one page

    Pagina is on Master page, and deleted on one page.
    In version 12.0.0.81 the pagina that is deleted still shows.
    In version 12.1.0.56 the pagina is not there.
    I do not know which version the designer used when creating the document, some version of 2017.
    The pagina block is from the edge to spine.

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  7. Page icons not displayed in vertical and horizontal configuration.

    There seems to be a bug with the pages palette, the icons do not display correctly in vertical and horizontal configurations with some dissapearing off the side or below.

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    We have released an update for InDesign CC2019 (v 14.0.1) which contains fixes for some key issues. If you are not already on 14.0.1 (build 209), then we recommend you to update to latest version.

    If you still face this issue even after updating, please send the following information to santalwa@adobe.com :

    Reproducible Steps –
    • Is the issue related to a specific document(s)/asset(s)? If yes, can you please share the document(s)/asset(s) with us? Please package the entire document(To package the document, Go to File → Package)
    • Does trashing InDesign Preferences and Cache help resolve the issue? Please take a backup of the same before trashing them.

    Adobe InDesign team

  8. Running Header Removes ZWNJ (Zero-width non-joiner) Character (U+200C)

    I want to use Running Header to have the section name at the top of the pages.
    The section title has Zwnj character (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zero-width_non-joiner) but running header removes this character (U+200C).
    for more information see the attached image

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    We have released an update for InDesign CC2019 (v 14.0.1) which contains fixes for some key issues. If you are not already on 14.0.1 (build 209), then we recommend you to update to latest version.

    If you still face this issue even after updating, please send the following information to santalwa@adobe.com :

    Reproducible Steps –
    • Try opening the document with other option (File→Open(Copy))
    • What were you doing when the issue was observed in InDesign?
    • Error snapshot or video recording of the issue.
    • Please share sample document(s)/asset(s) with us? Please package the entire document(To package the document, Go to File → Package)

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  9. Books documents styles - shared without syncing

    Manually syncing styles between documents is clunky and prone to error.

    Styles for a book should be centrally definable, and accessible by individual documents. There should be a single source for paragraph, character, table, cell styles as well as footnote/endnote options.

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  10. Background colour is being adding to table when I go to edit

    Since Indesign 2020 installation in July when I go to edit in a table that has colored borders, this colour then appears in the background and it is hard to make changes as you can't read the text.

    How can I stop this happening?

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  11. publish online doesn't load properly in Safari when video on page

    Please help, trying to create an online document to showcase the work of Learning Disabled Theatre Company who cannot perform during lockdown.
    Works ok in Firefox and other browser on PC but not when using Safari on a Mac.
    Using Adobe Indesign 2020 V15.1.1
    Problem is that any page with a video on appears top left without video, sometimes jumps and video appears, sometimes sits there, all other pages load correctly
    Videos are placed from computer, tried both drawing a box and placing and dropping video straight onto page. Videos all MP$, size and dimensions are different:-
    Page 2
    video…

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  12. automatic page numbering

    InDesign 2020 - I can no longer get automatic page numbers. When I insert special characters>marks>current page number on the master page, it inserts two 'ss' and won't insert an 'A' for the page number? I have copied an automatic page number from an old file and pasted it into this new one I'm working on, and it works OK. Has anyone else got any experience of this? What's your work around or solution?

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  13. Pages palette bug

    Hello,

    You will find a file in the attachment, please open it. Now open the page palette. Now try moving the pages in the correct order of the numbers by moving the thumbnails. You will not succeed!
    I reported this bug over a year ago and it still isn't fixed! (Indesign version 15.5.5)

    Edit: Unfortunately I cannot attach an Indesign file. Please provide me with an email address so that I can send you the file.

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  14. dicitionary

    Settings for Dictionary gets reset again all the time.
    I am using "Deutsch Rechtschreibereform 2006" and it gets reset to "Deutsch Rechtschreibeversion 1996". Also the ""-Setting below will be changed.

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  15. Master Items misssing when used based on page

    Using Windows 7 or Mac OS no matter even it's in preview Indesign CC.

    I found this and very annoying to fix it manually in master page items.

    Steps Created Master Page A for body text pages
    Created master Page B: As a chapter opener. It's based on Master A. Only removed top running header.

    Now applied in pages:
    Left side page : Master Page A.
    Right side page chapter opener and applied Master Page B

    Result: Part of Running Header is disappear in Left Side Page, right side page ok as is.

    Am I missing something. Getting this kind…

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  16. caesura

    Hello,

    I would like to suggest for the next version of Indesign to make possible the caesura between two consonants only.

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  17. Multiple spaces between words

    No idea just a simple bug report, but first your system places multiple adds in the process of getting to this point. Second I'm not interested in playing games with your process, I do not have time. NOW, here is the problem:

    While copying text from https://www.easa.europa.eu/sites/default/files/dfu/EasyAccessRulesforAirOperations-Oct2019.pdf on the while on the internet and pasting into InDesign I get one or two spaces between the words. I then have to remove the spaces manually. I'm working with a lot of information and do not need to take the time removing the spaces.

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  18. 인디자인2020 - 마스터 페이지 변수들 오류발생

    최근 인디자인2020 업데이트 후 문제가 발생했다.
    마스터페이지의 변수들이 모두 첨부파일과 같이 나타난다.
    (ex: 페이지번호 매기기...)

    사용된 서체: Noto Sans Bengali

    빠른 확인 및 수정 답변 기다리겠다.

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    Please provide more information to santalwa@adobe.com
    • Reproducible Steps – What were you doing when you encountered the issue in InDesign?
    • Error snapshot or video recording of the issue?
    • Is(Are) the issue related to a specific document(s)/asset(s)? If Yes, Can you please provide the document(s)/asset(s)?

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  20. refresh all stories not working correctly

    InDesign 2020 v15.0.3 running on Mac Catalina.
    When I type command-option-/ to refresh stories the refresh seems to go into a toggle mode swapping back and forward between correct and incorrect layouts. Very difficult to know if the correct version is working. Similar to the 2017 bug where table headers disappeared but even WORSE as the usual fix does not work consistently. Have to manually check EVERY page of document before sending to client as layout goes crazy.

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