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  1. Footnote rule styling lost when split

    I have set up formatting for the Rule On line above my footnotes, but when the notes auto-split across pages, the line that is automatically created for the following page has a totally different, default, non-editable format. How do I make auto-appearing lines consistent with the line format I have set in Footnote Options?

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  2. Alt-PgDn inserts glyph after moving to next spread

    InDesign 16.0 x64

    Normally (and on the MAC), the user can press Alt/Opt+PgDn to center the next spread on the screen.

    This is now broken on Windows. At least on the 2 PC's I use, both of which are up to date on Windows and Creative Cloud.

    What happens now is that when the Alt key is released, a glyph is inserted into the text. And this causes the display to jump back so the insertion point is visible on screen.

    Of course, if I'm not currently editing inside a text frame, the glyph doesn't appear, because there's no place for it…

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  3. InDesign: Nach Update auf 2021 ist komplettes Dokument zerschossen

    Hallo,
    nach dem wir von 2020 (15.1.2) auf 2021 (16.x.x) upgedatet hatten, hat es unsere kompletten Magazinseiten zerschossen. Headlines // Fließtexte etc wurden komplett durcheinander gerührt und nicht mehr an der richtigen Stelle stehend angezeigt.

    Unsere kompletten Stilvorlagen (Absatz- und Zeichenformate) wurden total zerschossen.

    InDesign erschwert uns von Update zu Update unsere tägliche professionelle Arbeit.

    Wir sind nun erstmal wieder auf die alte Version gegangen, das hat zum Glück funktioniert – aber der Frust in der täglichen Arbeit bleibt!

    Wir können nicht ständig unseren kompletten Workflow umstellen! Das geht einfach nicht.

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  4. InDesign 2021 is not displaying my documents correctly

    I just opened my CV created in InDesign 2020 and after the update to 2021 font styles have changed and text is partially not displayed at all. This leads to the document's layout being off and not usable.

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  6. Y coordinates incorrect when pasting objects on pages with different heights

    I have several pages with different heights. If I paste an object using "paste in place" from page to page, they do not paste in the correct Y location from the original. However, the X location is correct.

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  7. Spread keeps moving when searching.

    Lock the spread so it does not move when searching for text.

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  8. BUG with master text frames, master pages and "allow pages to shuffle"

    Hello,

    Latest Indesign CC on Windows 10 64bits.

    I have a document, with a master page template applied to all pages in the document. There are master text frames inside the master page template, perfectly aligned with the margins on each left, and right page. In my master page template, I have set up the following margins for left pages :

    top : 46pt
    bottom : 46pt
    outside : 56pt
    inside : 46pt

    And the right pages margins set up as follow :

    top : 46pt
    bottom : 46pt
    outside : 46pt
    inside : 46pt

    On the left pages, I…

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    To identify the cause of this issue, we had started our investigation with the aim to resolve it. You might have also received an email from us seeking more details to help in our investigation.

    We’ve concluded our investigation and came up with the finding: Either the issue is fixed in the latest release of InDesign or the issue was intermittent in nature at the time of its reporting and is not reproducible now.

    We recommend you to upgrade to the latest version of InDesign 2020 (if you’re not already on it). It contains a lot of stability fixes.

    If you still face this issue even after updating to the latest version of InDesign, please submit the crash report to us. (The guidelines to submit crash are available at (https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/submit-crash-reports.html)
    We seek your support in our continual effort to improve InDesign.


    Adobe InDesign Team

  9. Spacebar scrolling

    Hi,
    I am not able to scroll through my documents by holding the spacebar.
    Is this a bug?
    Thanks, Bas

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  10. ruler guide disappears when deselecting

    When dragging a new ruler guide, it disappears after deselecting it. This only occurs when you've placed it on a major gridline.

    v. 15.0.2

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  11. bug report normal view – preview

    1. InDesign 15.0.1 x64
    2. press »W« while document is opened
    3. text on page shoud be eaqual in preview and normal view
    4. text in preview and normal view are not eaqual. (Text and formats were not adjusted between the view changes.)
    5. see screenshots
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  12. Presentation

    When changing to the presentation mode the side visualization glitches. Same happen when I want to scroll through some pages. Even if the first page looks finde the second one isn't.
    With only one side the problem isn't there every time I use the presentation mode. But you can see the visualization glitch for a seconds before it goes back to normal.

    MacBook Pro 2019 16"
    2,3 GHz 8-Core Intel Core i9
    64 GB 2667 MHz DDR4
    Intel UHD Graphics 630 / AMD Radeon Pro 5500M
    macOS Catalina 10.15.2
    InDesign 2020 15.0.1

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  13. Fußnoten

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    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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. hyperlinks missing or corrupt when opening CC2017 documents into CC2019

    InDesign files opened from CC2017 (They were on our backup server from a job 3 years ago) using InDesign 14.0.2 x64 on Win10 64bit (CC2019) -
    They open fine without any issue except the hyperlinks - they are all broken/corrupt. When doubleclicking on one, it is effectively blank, as if I were making a new one.
    I tried saving as .idml and reloading, but it was still the same. How can I get these hyperlinks back to normal? Do I have to reinstall CC2017 again (is that even possible?).
    Any help greatly appreciated

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    CLOSED  ·  amaarora responded

    To identify the cause of this issue, we had started our investigation with the aim to resolve it. You might have also received email from us seeking more details to help in our investigation.

    We’ve concluded our investigation and came up with the finding : Either the issue is fixed in the latest release of InDesign or the issue was intermittent in nature at the time of its reporting and is not reproducible now.

    We recommend you to upgrade to the latest version of InDesign 2020 (if you’re not already on it) as it is more robust.

    If you still face this issue even after updating to the latest version of InDesign, start a new thread by adding all the relevant details.

    We seek your support in our continual effort to improve InDesign.


    Adobe InDesign Team

  17. Master page image appear in wrong page in page layout 32(page number) indesign CC 2017.0

    1 . Indesign Version CC 2017.0
    2. Master page image appear wrongly in page 32. If we go to CO master page and change the position of the image on the master page, the image on 32 will get disappear. But if open same file CC 2017.1 we don't have that image.
    3. In page 32 master page image was appear wrongly, Actually that image was not to come there.

    1. In page 32 only text has to be there.

    2. I attached indesign file and link and also the video showing the issue in the below link
      https://we.tl/t-OvxpJfK5RM

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  18. Keep settings not honoured

    The Keep option 'Keep with next n' is not always honoured. Please open the attached document for an example.

    The page contains three threaded text frames. A heading appears on top of the second frame. A float was placed (with wrap applied) that pushes the text out of the second frame into the third frame so that the heading stays in the second frame, on its own.

    The expectation is that the heading moves with the text to the third frame.

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  19. problem with command "cross column"

    when I apply the command "cross columns" to a title and in the next page there is no space to scroll the text, the title instead of remaining in the current page goes to the next page

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  20. reference point

    Reference Point moves on objects when one object on page is rotated. Indesign 2019 (14.0.1) If one (or more) objects on a page is rotated, then the reference point on other objects on the page changes as you select through the different objects. This applies to text, picture, and tint boxes. If you try and make the reference point the same on all objects on a page, say the upper left point, then select other objects, they have changed to a different reference point. This makes it very difficult to align objects from page to page.
    Mac OS 10.12.6

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