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  1. table content moving even if there is enough room

    This is getting ridiculous, there are so many bugs in this program it's barely usable anymore. I have a 2 column layout, some content spans to 1 column. Sometimes when there is a table that spans it moves the table to the next page even if there is enough room. The only way to fix this is to make another text box and link them together. This is a huge pain ********** and makes it difficult when there are footnotes. It's a span bug and has been around for a while. Instead of making new features can you fix the…

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  3. Impossible to type the dimensions of a document

    When you want to personalize your own dimension on a document, you cannot just click on the sizes and enter the number, you have to put the cursor, then errase and then write, it is not convenient at all !

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  4. when we display the pages panel on the left tool, no design/picture/element appears, in HD or Low definition

    when we display the pages panel on the left, no design/picture/element appears, in HD or Low definition

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  5. I can't open files created by Indesign cs5.5

    i created files with Indesign cs5.5 but i can't open them with Indesign cc14 15 or 16. What is the solution ?

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  6. Pages Palette Bug

    Hello,

    1. Create a new document with 5 pages.
    2. Draw out a text frame on each page and insert a number starting with "5" on page 1, "4" on page 2, "3" on page 3, "2" on page 4 and "1" "on page 5.
    3. Now try to sort the numbers into the correct order (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) by dragging the thumbnails to the correct place in the Pages palette. You will not succeed because the respective side always jumps one position too far. I reported this bug over a year ago and it still isn't fixed! (Indesign version 16.1)
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  7. ID 2021 16.1 - Text variable shows wrong content randomly

    When I use filename as text variable on the master template, the variable's output shows an incorrect value. On some pages (even Master) there are wrong letters in the filenames output, on other pages the filename ist correctly. It happens randomly in the same document. I've seen it in several documents.

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  8. URL link loses its link info

    When importing a Word file whose text includes over 150 URLs, the link info gets dropped for some of those links. This has happened with several competely different projects for me. I am including the Word file, and also a PDF -- exported from the INDD file. The bad links are circled in the PDF (as comments).
    Evidently this site does not allow me to upload the INDD file (even when it is Zipped) -- which seems odd, since you might need it to diagnose the problem.
    THIS IS A BUG REPORT, not an "idea". Prior versions of InDesign did…

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  9. no openned the last files.

    files not exist or removed

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  10. indesign loopt vast

    sinds 9-3-2021 loopt indesign regelmatig vast zodra ik een afbeelding wil importeren. Wanneer ik op ctrl + D druk loopt het programma vast.

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  11. NEW DOCUMENT DOES NOT APPEAR AFTER LEAVING DOCUMENT SETUP

    WHEN CREATING A NEW DOCUMENT VIA THE UPDATED DOCUMENT SETUP DIALOG, NO DOCUMENT APPEARS AFTER CONFIRMING CHOICES. PRESSING COMMAND-N TO CREATE A SECOND DOCUMENT MAKES THE FIRST DOCUMENT WINDOW APPEAR UNDER THE NEWLY OPENED DOCUMENT SETUP DIALOG.

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  12. tables jumping to next page

    Sometimes tables that fit on one page jumps to the next page causing reflow. It does this randomly and can't figure out why. This has to be caused by bug in indesign. I really wish Adobe would focus more on fixing the many bugs in its programs rather than adding new features.

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  13. Hidden characters not showing

    Hidden characters are not showing up in version 16.1, either from keyboard shortcut or from drop down menu. I ensure that overprint preview is not on and I'm in normal mode (not preview mode). If I quit and restart InDesign they come back for a bit but then disappear again.

    MacOS Catalina 10.15.7 (19H15)

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  14. Page/Spread Duplicate and Place doesn't work after last update update

    When duplicating pages (or spreads) using Option (on Mac) and dragging inside "Pages" window, it no longer allows you to drag this duplicate anywhere in the page order list, but all the way at the end. This is extremely inefficient now and a lot more work to re-organize pages again after the duplicate is made. This is frustrating since this was a feature before and now it's gone. Please, bring it back.

    Using InDesign 16.1

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  15. Can not open an IDML file

    I lost the .indd file and unable to open the file in .idml. He tells me that InDesign does not support this type of file or an extension is missing. ??? Yet everything works normally for other .idml files

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  16. Emptiing a text frame when making corrections

    Very often, when making corrections of the text, a text frame (not the one I am working on) is emptied and the text moves one page forward creating overflowed text. In most cases it happens on the next page, but sometimes it can be some other text frame -- forward or backward. I can't tell what is the reason of this behavior because it is different every time.

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  17. Un nouveaux grossissement d'affichage sur les objects sélectionnés

    Les équipes d'adobe doivent créer un nouveau focus ou zoom natif. Sur le logiciel, on devrais zoomer sur l'objet de travail en cour ou sélectionné. Bien sur les deux option de programmation manuel et automatiquement doivent apparaître. Les deux options disponibles laisserais un choix de création meilleur.

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  18. InDesign 16.1.20 error

    I'm getting this error on every ID project that was saved in this version of ID (16.1.20) after the latest update: <InDesign is having difficulty in reading some unsaved changes in "filename." It may damage the file. Would you like us to try and repair the file? Some unsaved changes may be lost.> After repairing each file and opening them again, if I make any small change even as simple as adding a spaceband and save, the error comes up again.

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  19. InDesign 2021 doesnt load 2020 inDesign files correctly - all the fonts and images are missing and uneditable

    Every time I try to open my 2020 files in 2021, the images and font are missing from the document. the fonts are installed but for some reason text and images just are missing from the converted file.
    The first attached file is a screenshot of what the document looks like in inDesign 2021. The second attachment is what the file is supposed to look like, and does in 2020

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  20. InDesign 2021 (16.0.2) file corrupted dialog

    InDesign 2021 states on save that the file is corrupted but its correctly on the network share (Acronis Files Connect). InDesign 2020 didn't had any problems with this.
    On a side note: Why is it not possible to download the Update 16.1 as release a few days ago?
    https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/fixed-issues.html

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