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  1. text variable "Year>Modification Date" prematurely outputting "2020" (in 2019)

    I just updated to InDesign 2020 on 12-27-2019 and today (12-30-19) was updating some ID documents that have a text variable in the master pages (defined as Year > Modification Date), which suddenly (a few days premature!) is now showing up as 2020, even though we're still in 2019! I thought that changing it to Year > Output Date (which changes the field to show the correct 2019) was a temporary solution, but then my new PDFs output with the date field changed to 2020! ANY document I generate a new PDF from now automatically changes the date field to…

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  2. InDesign Documentation

    I found out through Adobe support that page transitions in an interactive PDF created using InDesign only work in full screen mode. If this is true, your documentation should state this.

    I also found out that the SWF function has been removed for InDesign 2020. Please update your documentation to let users know that this is no longer available in 2020, but is still available in 2019.

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  3. não consigo caracter especial

    não consigo inserir número de paginas como caracter especial. Faço o procedimento correto mas no final ele não insere o caracter.
    só fica o prompt piscando dentro da caixa de texto.
    E não sei porque a minha master page está cinza quando eu seleciono ela em vez de estar azul!!!

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  4. Ceñir texto

    Hola,
    al actualizar documentos anteriores a la versión 15.01 de InDesign las imagenes con ceñir texto el sangrado es incorrecto, provocando cambios en la maquetación.
    Si ese mismo documento se abre en la versión 14.03 la función de ceñir texto funciona correctamente.
    Enviamos dos ejemplos.

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  5. Buggy open a file, save as doesn't work, ID 2020, Mac OS 10.15.1 (19B88)

    First open file always says the file is being used by other, although is not.
    Save as doesn't work, says corrupt file. Occurs only on Mac, no problems with office PC:s. Working on a local server.

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  6. 2020 Pages Window Broken

    Ever since updating to Indesign 2020 the pages window just doesn't work. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling a number of times but no matter what I do it just shows it as completely blank. This makes it extremely difficult to access anything, let alone my master pages.

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  8. You are able to open, already opened documents

    Indesign 2020
    At the office we work as a team on the same documents. It is important that only one person at a time can work on a document. With the new 2020-version, you are able to open the same document on two computers... with a big risk to save over/erase, the changes that the your college has done.

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  9. Strange Whitespace areas

    I am using CC2019 and the have the same issue in CC2020. I have mysterious areas of whitespace that I can't use appearing on my pages. Please see the attached file. The file is part of a book. Page 110 (relative to book's start, the third spread in the file) is where the trouble starts.

    I don't mean to be a nuisance but sorting this out is rather urgent. I am going to destroy the document and start again out of desperation.

    Kind regards
    Mike Howell

    I have tried reducing image sizes.
    I have tried analysing the story.
    I have…

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  10. screen blacks out momentarily (flickers, blinks, flashes, etc) in InDesign CC 14.0.2

    screen blacks out momentarily (flickers, blinks, flashes, etc) in InDesign CC 14.0.2
    How do I stop this, it i is very distracting

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  11. format de document

    Les fenêtres indiquant le format de document sont trop étroites et n'affichent pas les valeurs en entier.
    par exemple : 2500 mm, le 2 est tronqué
    ou comme sur la pièce jointe pour 370,2 mm et 262.2 mm, le chiffre des centaines n'apparaît pas à l'écran.
    W10 écran 32 pouces 2560 x 1440 pixels

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  12. When converting files to a new version, some converted files have "copy" added to the name.

    Opening a book from a previous version, with automatic doc conversion selected, causes some files to be overwritten when saved with "copy" added to the name. This nuance has caused a cascading calamity for our file management. If this function is intended, then it's execution is downright dumb. Nowhere was this pitfall mentioned when opening the files and saving them. Automatic Document conversion should be just that, automatic. Not 'automatically' mess up my naming conventions and filing system.

    Shame on you Adobe.

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  13. Y axis value changes when resizing document

    Recently, we updated Indesign CC 2015 to CC 2018. Unfortunately we discovered a little flaw. When resizing a document (for instance A4 -> A3), objects like text boxes keep their X axis value, but the Y axis value changes! Since CC 2015 is obsolete and we couldn't reinstall it, we hoped CC 2017 would work correct, but this version has this bug as well.

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  14. pagebreak

    pagebreak is not under control, in new files also. Please see example (at the end of page 2) in annex.

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  15. indesign created white pages when I imported a Word text. There's 1311 endnotes....

    I already start and stylize them... I remarked after the summary a page named endnote text. I never asked this. If if drop off this page, all the link will don't work. My question is how to delete this page without delete the link of the endnote text?
    Thank a lot

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  16. Fußnoten

    Neueste Version
    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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  17. Master Pages text frame

    Version 14.0.3 in Windows 7.


    1. Created a documents with facing pages and primary text frames

    2. Master A with text frame rule so can visible.

    3. Created Master B which is based on Master A

    4. Resized text frame of Master A

    5. Impact on master B.. Text frame shifted out of page area.

    This strange behavior is while resizing using mouse drag. If resize through control panel it's perfect. But if move both mouse and through x,y control panel same strange behavior.
    Pl checked attached files for reference.

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  18. Diaporama - Speech note under pages

    I propose that tool because it can be really useful when you prepare visual of your diaporama the possibility to write your speech under your pages in same time.

    At the ending, you will be able to print a summary of your speech with markers that indicates the page number.

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  19. Problem with InDesign search and subsequent type tool use

    Do you know of a fix for an annoying glitch with InDesign's search tool?

    When I search for a word and the search spans into the next section/story of a document, I'm unable to type in the text frame.

    Alt+tabbing into a different program and then back into InDesign is the only way I've found of solving the problem.

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  20. more than one file opens

    When I open a file from the thumbnail preview image screen, another file always opens with it. This is very confusing if I work on multiple files that look similar in layout. If I open a file the old way from the File pull down menu, this issue never occurs. Having the thumbnail image preview screen of files is handy, but counter-productive if this bug continues to exist. And it has existed for several months.

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