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  1. "Select all unused" triggers "Small panel rows" in Styles palette

    Version: 14.0.0.130

    STR: Select "Select all unused" in Paragraph or Character Styles pallet

    ER: Should select all styles not used in current document

    AR: Triggers "Small panel rows" instead

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  2. Drop CAP Extends to the Next Paragraph

    When a paragraph using a drop initial has fewer lines than what is indicated in the drop initial dialog, the following paragraph indents for as many lines as is missing in the previous drop initial paragraph, even if the following paragraph has space between it and the preceding drop initial paragraph.

    The attached example shows a 1 line paragraph with drop a initial set up as 2 lines. The next paragraph indents.

    I think it very odd that the drop initial formatting goes beyond the paragraph to which it is applied. Took me a bit to figure out where the…

    2 votes
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  3. Align Towards Spine/Away From Spine in Slug Area

    Not sure if this is better as bug report or feature request . . .

    Spine alignment options do not work for text in Slug Area. For example, text set to Align Towards Spine and positioned in the slug area beside a recto page does not align toward spine.

    It makes sense why spine alignment for objects generally might not work for text not touching a page, since the pasteboard does not have a spine, but the slug area should be recognized as an extension of the page (or, at least, the requirements of the page).

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  4. Cannot add CC Library P/C styles to documents more than one at a time

    New problem: suddenly I can't add paragraph/character styles from CC Libraries to documents unless I choose them one-by-one.
    (I'm trying to overwrite a previous version of the same styles, which to date I have done without issue nearly every day for months.)
    I have made no changes to my system (InDesign2018 Version 13.1 on Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.4).

    Description of behavior:


    1. Select list of Character (or Paragraph) styles and right-click to use option to add to the current document. "Add" option NOT available.


    2. Select single Character (or Paragraph) style and right click to use option to add to the…

    2 votes
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  5. Changing case from caps to lowercase

    The first letter of a new paragraph has automatically changed from caps to lower case after an A level heading in my document. It only relates to this heading levels and occurs in 85% of instances in a 90 page document. I have checked the Word file and cannot find an issue there. I have not been able to replicate the issue since it has been picked up in the proof reading process. I am using the current inDesign CC version and Adobe Typekit fonts.

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  6. Based on paragraph styles have issues when created by script

    When creating styles via a script, styles that are based on other styles are not overwriting style attributes properly. i.e.:
    p - font: Arial, size: 10.5, leading: 13, indent 8
    p-first: based-on, p, indent 0
    The indent may or may not actually be set to 0 if those two styles are created by a script. If I fix the indent manually in InDesign, any of the styles that are based off of p-first would update properly.

    2 votes
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  7. space before and after ordered and unordered lists

    I'd like to space before and after fields added to the Bullets and Numbering panel of paragraph styles. I often prefer to base my ULs and OLs on my body style which includes the space applied to the end of the paragraph. I can remove the space but then my list item lack the proper spacing for the last item in the list. I fix this by creating a last item style and apply it manually but this is a real pain. It would be nice to have space before and after fields to adjust the padding around a list,…

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  8. Unable to add Paragraph Styles to Creative Cloud Library, InDesign 2018

    Not sure how you can reproduce this as I haven't found anybody else with this problem, but hopefully you can figure out how to help me. I cannot add paragraph styles to the Library, and I have tried every way:"+" button on the panel with text selected, cloud button on the styles panel, dragging from the panel... nothing works. Everything else--including character styles--can be added normally.

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    under review  ·  Anasuiya Gupta responded

    The issue is due to the Kerning being set as None, if one sets it as Optical or Metrics, it solves the issue. The issue is currently under review.

  9. Indesign freezing when trying to change leading in style

    Indesign CC 2017.1 release

    12.1.0.56 64 build
    I am trying to change the leading for a particular style that is used in footnotes and when I attempt the change Indesign simply freezes. At the moment the leading is 9 pt but I want to increase to 11 pt. I don't have this problem with ordinary styles

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  10. Font errors of Southeast Asian languages such as Myanmar (Burmese) Unicode

    Font errors of Southeast Asian languages such as Myanmar (Burmese) Unicode

    1.     Version of Adobe InDesign, InCopy or InDesign Server : InDesign CC 2020 15.0.3 / 15.1.1 (Korean)

    2.     Steps to reproduce the issues : Text deformation, image mislocation, text warp errors occurred when Myanmar (Burmese) Unicode text is used in InDesign CC 2020 version. Some of these errors samely appear in Khmer, Lao and Thai as well. I've tried 'World-Ready Composer' function, 'setting-up the language', changing to language font', but none of them worked.

    3.     Expected result: It should been shown as '(Expected result) InDesign CC 2020_200731'.

    4.     Actual…

    1 vote
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  12. ID2020 Running variable falls back to previous header randomly

    Current version 15.1
    Did not have this issue with previous version, produced 2 reports within a month one before the update and one after. The first one went out fine, the second one have the following glitch:


    • All pages have ONE master page footer including ONE variable connected to a header style - simple and standard, never caused an issue since the beginning of the function's history .

    What happens in the spread:
    Page 1 contains Header 1 and footer refers to H1
    Page 2 contains Header 2 and footer refers to H2
    Page 3 contains no header and footer…

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Zapf Dingbats

    Zapf Dingbats do not load following reinstall of Indesign.

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  19. 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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  20. 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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