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  1. Cannot remove hyperlink from image

    For some reason InDesign has no option to remove hyperlink from an image. It took me hours to search for solution until I gave up and deleted the image and recreated it with a new hyperlink. This is pathetic and needs to change. When you right click an image, we should see "Hyperlink" > "Remove Link". This is so basic, its really upsetting to have to post this here.

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  2. Character Style is cleared from copied Hyperlink

    June 26, 2020
    Windows 10 Home 1909
    InDesign 15.1 x64

    When copying text, the Character Style of Hyperlink text is not copied.

    Attached is a video showing the problem:
    ITC Officina OTF [book, bold] are used.
    A Paragraph Style is applied to all text.
    A Character Style is applied to the "portfolio" and "imdb.com"
    "imdb.com" is an active Hyperlink, as per the Hyperlinks panel
    Once copied, the Character Style is removed from "imdb.com".

    Bug happens if the Text Frame is copied, and/or if text is copied and pasted into new text box.
    Bug happens in multiple INDD files.
    Bug happens…

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  3. Italic option in variable fonts

    There is no option to change upright/italic in variable fonts.
    With Myriad Variable I always go to an italic preset and then adjust the settings from there. But there should be a option right next to the weight and width scales.

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  4. InDesign Script - find/replace - store in a variable what is in "find what", "find format"

    Tested in InDesign, any from CC to CC2020.

    I was needed a script which can store whatever is there in one or more variables the following:
    - the format from "find format",
    - the format from "change format".
    The code below doesn't works if the paragraph (character) style is in a group style.

    var currFindPrefs = app.findGrepPreferences.properties;
    var currChangePrefs = app.changeGrepPreferences.properties;
    //do something
    //reset preferences
    app.findGrepPreferences.properties = currFindPrefs;
    app.changeGrepPreferences.properties = currChangePrefs;
    The variables can't store the style that are in group styles.
    Only those that are outside of any group.

    Please see attached Image.
    Thanks!

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  5. copy/paste of URL loses character style

    ID 15.0.2; Mac OS 10.14.6


    1. copy a passage containing a URL formatted with a character style


    2. paste the passage


    expect char. style to be retained

    actual: char.. style is eliminated; reverts to [None]

    This happens when char. style is named 'Hyperlink' or when a char. style with another name is used.

    Related issue: 'New Hyperlink from URL' always creates and applies default char. style Hyperlink unless I name my char. style for URLs 'Hyperlink'; 'hyperlink', for example, will not be applied.

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  6. Zapf Dingbats

    Zapf Dingbats do not load following reinstall of Indesign.

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  7. Merging Border not apply correctly on different paragraphs of the same style

    Indesign CC 2019 (14.0.3)

    The borders don't merge on different paragraphs of the same style , although "merge borders" is checked in the paragraph style. The borders leave a line in the center of the text.

    It's not happen everytime but the bug remains on the PDF export.

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Bug with 'based on' paragraph styles: selected style doesn't appear to be 'selected' 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. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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