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  1. help

    Indesign help takes me to webpage that does not exist.
    http://community.adobe.com/chcservices/services/redirect?u=http://help.adobe.com&p=InDesign_12.0&l=en_US&id=AH_HOME

    Browser shows:
    Safari can’t open the page “‎community.adobe.com/chcservices/services/redirect?u=http://help.adobe.com&p=InDesign_12.0&l=en_US&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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  2. 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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  3. 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.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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.
    2. Created Master B which is based on Master A
    3. Resized text frame of Master A
    4. 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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  7. insert Previous or Next page number does not work

    insert Previous or Next page number does not work. I want to have folios of "Pages 1 and 2" where I need to have the next page#. Inserting a marker (previous page or Next page results in the current page number.

    Mac version 14.03

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Text reflow causing blank pages

    I'm working in a book file that was typeset 3 weeks ago, and now I'm making the corrections. In every document I open, I begin to make changes to some paragraphs or footnotes and the text reflow skips that text box and creates a new page at the end of the document. If I make another change in the same paragraph, it reflows into the blank text box. It happens randomly on different paragraphs, not all of them.

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  12. Text reflow causing blank pages

    I'm working in a book file that was typeset 3 weeks ago, and now I'm making the corrections. In every document I open, I begin to make changes to some paragraphs or footnotes and the text reflow skips that text box and creates a new page at the end of the document. If I make another change in the same paragraph, it reflows into the blank text box. It happens randomly on different paragraphs, not all of them.

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  13. Document title field doesn't handle pasted content that includes paragraph characters.

    In the File Information window: If you paste a document title into the Document title field (that includes a return character) it messes with the title field. Maybe you could add scroll bars to solve this…

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  14. layer order

    InDesign is not honoring the layer stack. When I Select All and Create Outlines, some layers are moved to the top where they should not be. I have tried various configurations of the "... Remember Layers" options in the Layers panel, and this has no effect. This appears to be a bug.

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  15. when I place an A3 illustrator file into in-design A4 it scales down the content. The content should stay the same size

    when I place an A3 illustrator file into in-design A4 it scales down the content. The content should stay the same size as it does if I place it into an A3 in-design document. Is this a bug or can I stop the scaling down?

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  16. Inside, Outside, Upside Down

    InDesign 14.0.2 (and earlier)

    In File > New, the Bottom Margin is in the upper right and the Inside Margin is in the lower left.

    In File > Document Setup, these two controls are reversed. The Bottom Margin is in the lower left and the Inside Margin is now in the upper right.

    File > Edit Document Presets matches File Document Setup.

    Please make the positions of these four controls consistent every place they appear.

    ~ Jane Edwards

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  17. 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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  18. DataMerge facing pages odd disposition

    Indesign 2019 14.0.2 x64 on Windows 10
    I have created a data merge document that uses a facing pages master. My document before DataMerge only has one page. When the document is created only right pages are created, but the spread come back to facing pages if I add a second layout or if I toggle "allow selected spreads to shuffle" off and on again.
    If my model has two pages, the document after DataMerge creates a list single right and left pages alternated untill you change the layout or toggle shuffle.
    I think that it should be a spread…

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  19. split layout view is changing so both views are the same page when I copy paste

    Split layout view is changing so both views are the same page when I copy/paste. So the left is Page A, and the right is Page B. If I copy something from page A, then click on the right view to paste into Page B, the left view also becomes Page B. Rather than staying Page A. It didn't do this before, but it started a few months ago.

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  20. pages missing

    Entire pages are missing under the Hyperlink destination tab running v. 14.0.2 on MacBook Pro. Steps to produce - Document with over 300 pages/spreads (non-facing pages), hyperlinking a text box to a page location in the document, pulling the menu to select page number and hundreds of pages are missing.

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