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  1. 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!

    3 votes
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  2. 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.

    2 votes
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  3. 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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  4. Defining a stroke beginning with a gap does not work

    If you define a stroke you can set the length of the first stroke to zero. But as you can see in the screenshot there is still some stroke visible.

    Best solution: Make a "zero stroke" possible, a stroke which starts with a gap.

    Second best solution: Change the minimum in the "length"-field to something > 0.

    11 votes
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  5. 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..

    1 vote
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  6. 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.

    2 votes
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Style Override Highlighter not highlighted when in use

    When I make some style changes in my text, the "Style Override Highlighter" marks theses changes. Great feature, no problem at all.

    But when I 1) quit InDesign and 2) start it again, the changed text is highlighted but the "Style Override Highlighter" icon [+a] is highlighted not at all.

    Solution shortcurt: Click on [+a] in character style panel, then on [+a] in paragraph style panel and it should behave the way it should. But it would be better if it'd be working the way it should.

    German InDesign 2020, Mac OSX 10.14.16

    16 votes
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  12. skew in character style for numbered list - does not skew


    1. Adobe InDesign 14.0.2 x64

    2. Create a character style with skew i.e 10%. Create a paragraph style with a numbered list. Apply the character style to the numbered list.

    3. skewed numbers

    4. does not skew

    5. -

    10 votes
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  13. 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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  14. 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…
    2 votes
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Paragraph style bullets and numbering Arabic incorrect display Indesign 2020

    Latest Indesign 2020
    When specifying an Arabic string for Number in paragraph style Bullets and Numbering, the string does not display correctly. Every letter is connected to the letter to the right rather than the letter to the left.

    The wrong behavior is not present in Indesign 2019.

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    Fix for this issue is now available in the latest update of InDesign 2020 – that is, InDesign 15.0.1

    In the Creative Cloud Desktop application, click on the Updates section on the left. You should be able to see the Update available for InDesign. Please update your InDesign application to this version to try out the fix.

    Let us know in the comments section if you face any problem with the updation process.


    Adobe InDesign Team

  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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.

    6 votes
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