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  3. Numpad bug with paragraph styles

    Loading an old Indesign file (version 2016 or older) in the new Version Indesign CC2020 causes a new bug.
    1.) I use Indesign CC 15.0.1 (2020)
    2) Open an old file of Indesign with many defined paragraph styles (from 2016 or older) --> try to edit some texts use text cursor klick in a textbox and type a 1, a 3 or a 4 on the numpad.
    3) I expect that the numbers 1, 3 or 4 to be typed.
    4) The paragraph style changes to another style without any shortcut set in the file or the paragraph style.

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  4. Indesign 2019 not allowing access to styles menu on MacOS working remotely

    When working at home, using only wifi with a booster on a national carrier and MacOS Mojave version 10.14.6, Indesign 2019 (14.0.3 and using Adobe Cloud) does not allow access to styles panel to edit or do anything with styles. When working in-office and using wifi there, I have no problem accessing the styles. At home, Indesign just does nothing forever and I have to hit ESC to go on to do other work, not getting the changes I need.

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  5. Source Sans Pro latest version's properties have changed

    The latest version of Source Sans pro (version 3.006) appears to start lower down text frames than the previous version did which messes up months worth of existing projects. When I go to edit the copy, it all shifts down the text box by a few millimetres.

    In the attached image you can see two of the same text boxes - one is correct, and one has shifted down due to the font updating.

    I've spoken with InDesign support who said to log the issue here.

    As a temporary fix I have downloaded version 2.040 of the font from Github…

    2 votes
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  6. Dommage que dans les variables de texte, les feuilles de styles avec numérotation ne montent pas comme il faut. Il manque le numéro.

    Dommage que dans les variables de texte, les feuilles de styles avec numérotation ne montent pas comme il faut. Il manque le numéro.

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  7. Column Rule disappears when grouped objects **with Text Wrap** are moved/nudged

    Firstly, let me just say a BIG thanks for introducing Column Rules in CC 2020.

    However, I've found a couple of problems so far.


    1. New File

    2. Draw a text frame (no text needed) and set the Columns to 2, and turn ON the Column Rule (all basic, default values).

    3. Draw another text or graphic frame (doesn't matter which) and place it anywhere (doesn't matter if it overlays the text frame, or not).

    4. Group the two objects.

    5. HERE IS THE KEY STEP: With the group selected, turn on Text Wrap (doesn't matter which... anything other than 'None').

    6. Move the group ANY…
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  8. Extra, unwanted details appearing in paragraph styles (borders and shading)

    Full details posted here: https://community.adobe.com/t5/InDesign/Paragraph-Styles-including-paragraph-border-and-paragraph/m-p/10741537#M162568

    When I copy a paragraph style from another document, OR copy styled text, and then attempt to edit the paragraph style, elements related to paragraph borders and paragraph shading suddenly appear in the paragraph style. This happens even though paragraph borders and shading are turned OFF. I suppose it's not affecting the style, because it's not turning them on, but they style is overly cluttered and messy and is mucking up our shared group template.

    I'm working primarily in CC2018, but also replicated the problem in CC2020.

    I've tried a clean install of software, as…

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  9. Cannot type 0 from numeric pad

    Hallo!
    i have a problem with style sheet. i have created many styles but i cannot enter 0 from numeric pad.
    from the top row its working but from numeric pad its not working. please help me about this issue.
    i cant understand where is problem actually..

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  10. Table development problems

    We work with Adobe Indesign 15.0.1 (2020)
    Currently we have some problems when automating as much as possible the application of the tables through the use of "table styles", this is because our tables have 4 different rows, unlike the possibility offered by Indesign that there are only 3 types of rows "header rows" "footer rows" and "text rows". This, for the moment, we solve in the following way: once we apply the table style, we select the rows that we want to change and we apply the “cell style” by hand.
    One possible solution is that the “table style”…

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  11. Indesign 15.01 New Paragraph style not working

    Made new paragraph style with set font style size etc, but when applied to a new text a different font, size, etc is applied instead. Why is this happening and how do I fix the problem? Thank you.

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  12. Indesign 15.01 New Paragraph style not working

    Made new paragraph style with set font style size etc, but when applied to a new text a different font, size, etc is applied instead. Why is this happening and how do I fix the problem? Thank you.

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  13. Nested Line Styles interfere with Grep Styles

    I'm experiencing a bug where Nested Line Styles are interfering with Grep Styles.

    To reproduce:
    1. Create a Character Style "Small Caps" that only applies OpenType All Small Caps.
    2. Create a Character Style "No Break" that only applies the No Break rule.
    3. Create a Paragraph Style "Test":
        a. In Nested Styles, add Small Caps for 1 line
        b. In Grep Styles, add:
            i. Small Caps: ([\u\d&@#\$%/]{2,}(?!\l{2,}))|([\d&@#$%]+)|(I'D)
            ii. No Break: (?<=.{55}).{15}$
    4. Fill with placeholder text, and add a string of capital letters (something that matched the Small Caps grep) somewhere in the middle

    You'll notice that the line…

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  14. Bug with 'based on' paragraph styles: selected style doesn't show 'activated' after mouse over

    I have some Indesign documents (CC 2019 and CC 2020, version doesn't matter) where I have a lot (+ 300) of paragraph styles. Most par styles are based on other styles. I can see the name of the style another par style is based on in the dialogue window 'paragraph styles options'.

    All my styles are placed in style groups, according to levels.
    Within these groups, there are a lot of styles that have the same names as styles in another group. So for instance, I have some 30 styles that are called 'p'. Renaming is in my case no…

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  15. ICML export doesn't preserve the paragraph styles of endnotes.


    1. Adobe InDesign 14.0.2

    2. Export a story containing endnotes as ICML

    3. Endnotes should be styled properly

    4. Endnotes lose the applied paragraph style

    5. UserVoice will not allow me to attach an IDML or INDD file. I can email it if needed.

    What this means is that anyone using InCopy will lose the paragraph styling of their endnotes.

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  16. character styles in Table of Contents

    Not sure if this is a bug or a feature.

    It is a best practice, if you use running headers, to apply a character style to a selected subset of a heading, for example, HeadText1 for a first-level heading, and HeadText2 for a second-level heading, so that the header just shows basically a short title for the heading. You define the header to contain two text variables, first Heading1 that picks up, for example, the first instance of the text marked with HeadText1, and Heading2 that picks up the last instance of HeadText2. Works great, and I have a post…

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  17. Keyboard shortcut for Break Link to Style is not working correctly

    InDesign 14.0.3

    When I use a shortcut for Break Link to Style in the Paragraph Styles Panel, it completely destroys the formatting.

    However, when I select the same command with my mouse - it works as expected - breaks the link with the style, while retaining formatting.

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  18. amélioration des tableaux dans INDESIGN CC 2020

    Bonjour, je souhaiterai que dans un tableau fait avec INDESIGN CC 2020 on puisse faire en sorte que les lignes horizontales des cellules ne touchent pas les lignes verticales des colonnes

    je l'ai fait manuellement sur cet essai
    je n'ai pas trouver de moyen de le gérer dans la rubrique tableau

    merci cordialement

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  19. Paragraph Style won't override


    1. InDesign 2020 (15.0)

    NOTE: I'm a designer with 22 years experience. I know part of this is 'sloppy' formatting on my part. But since switching to InDesign from QuarkXPress 15 years ago, I've never encountered this 'bug' before.


    1. I have a document with multiple 'old' Paragraph Styles. It's a multiple page document. A number of paragraphs have a style applied, but I've overridden them with other formatting.

    The easy but lengthy fix would be to fix the Paragraph Style, but I was on a tight deadline.

    PROBLEM:
    When I try to override the Paragraph Style with other formatting, the Character…

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  20. Widows/ Orphans/ Runts

    Please allow us to automatically apply No Break GREP style .{10}$ without needing to create a "No Break" style and applying it to paragraph styles individually.

    In the Paragraph window, a checkbox next to "Hyphenate" that reads "Remove Runts" or "No Short Break" executes this process automatically would be wonderful. It seems logical since I imagine the automatic "Hyphenate" works in a similar way.

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