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  1. Table of contents problem

    Hi.
    i am concerned about table of contents generation under indesign cc 2019 (14.0.1).
    When the titles to be placed in the table of contents are in a text box, everything happens normally. On the other hand, when the titles are in a table, the generation of the table of contents does not happen properly. See attached example.
    Thank you in advance for your answers.
    Christophe.

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  2. button links missing after TOC update

    If I use TOC bookmarks as my destinations for interactive buttons, the Button destinations get lost after updating the TOC. All the button destinations revert to the first item on the buttons and forms list. So it makes it impossible/hard to create a working interactive pdf.

    4 votes

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  3. Multiple variables cause issues when creating a Table of Contents

    Version 14.02, Mac
    I have a chapter title with nested character styles. Parts of the chapter titles are used to create headers on the subsequent pages. When I try to create a table of contents that includes those headers, there are multiple page numbers coming in. (The page numbers come in twice). I can see this is a known bug since ID 2015, but thought I would mention it is still a problem.

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  4. comics

    How to impaginate comics books and comics rewiews is not present on your examples.

    Thank You and Best Wishes

    Pierpaolo

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  5. Master pages not updating through book synchronize feature


    1. Version of Adobe InDesign, InCopy or InDesign Server: 14.0.1 x 64

    2. Steps to reproduce the issues:
      a. Make changes to master page in document.
      b. Using flyout menu in book document, change Synchronize options to synchronize master pages
      c. Select synchronize from that menu option or highlight documents and choose the synchronize icon at bottom of book panel

    3. Expected result: Master pages will update to match the master pages of the Style Source document

    4. Actual result: Some master page elements are updated correctly, but others are not.

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    3 votes

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  6. export book to pdf slows the mouse respond

    Every time, when I export whole book into PDF file, my mouse starts to move with steps. Everything else is working more or less normally, but moving cursor is almost impossible.

    Cursors respond with huge lag - around 1 sec, and moves in steps, what makes impossible to use the mouse.

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  7. table of contents bold italic


    1. Use a style for a header that converts text to bold face.


    2. Use that header style to have header text that includes some italics.


    3. In the Table of Contents pane, associate that header style with a style that is Regular type face.


    4. When updating the Table of Contents, the entry for that header will correctly have Bold text replaced with Regular text, but will leave Bold Italic text unchanged. It should replace Bold Italic text with Regular Italic text.


    2 votes

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  8. keeping cross references when updating linked data

    In my file (IDCC2019), the technical data of the tables are imported from an Excel database. The index generated from these data works perfectly. But when updating these links, cross-references are removed. How to keep cross references when updating linked data?

    2 votes

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  9. Figure numbering skips one number in caption in multi-chapter book

    I have created a multi-chapter book. All the page numbers are correct from chapter to chapter. The Index of Figures is correct and sequential.

    Chapter 3 contains figures 1 and 2.
    Chapter 4 assigns 'figure 4' to the first figure, skipping figure 3.

    As I said, my Index of figures is correct and lists 'figure 3' with the caption that in the body of the text is assigned to figure 4.

    I have tried changing the caption paragraph style bullets and numbering to 'start at' to 3, but then all of the figures in chapter 4 are labeled 'figure 3.'

    3 votes

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  10. numbers being added to end of toc

    Bug issue: about midway through my toc headings, the page headers are getting the page number plus 20 added to the end of it. See screenshots. I've replaced the text, removed and reapplied styling. You'd think it'd apply to the whole group, but it's just this section. Thanks

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  11. Book closing on File>Close

    Book is closing when CTRL+W or File>Close. Book is supposed to stay open

    both windows 7 and Mac OS High Sierra

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  12. InDesign 13.1 book page numbering does not work

    InDesign 2018 13.1 on Windows 10 64bit: book page numbering does not work anymore.
    book page options: continue on next odd page, insert blank page: check, automatically update page and section numbers: check.
    pagenumbers shown in the book-file begin all with 1,
    in every single file the automatic page numbering is activated

    2 votes

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  13. short name in wrong order in TOC

    In an index listing by surname of the author the name Li, J. is wrongly placed after Libeau, M. I put this to the forum but nobody can find a fault or fix. See https://forums.adobe.com/message/10822337#10822337

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  14. book sync object-format does not work as it should

    InDesign CC 2018 (13.1)
    MacOSX 10.12.6

    Hello

    We often use the InDesign book functionality for very large and complex documents. In these documents we use also a nested/grouped object for images containing a frame for image caption and a frame for the image. Where the caption frame does not have a contour, the frame for the image has a contour. For every frame we have created an appropriate named object format. As long we use this nested/grouped objects in a single document, the appropriate object formats work as espected. When we use a clone of this "master" document for further…

    4 votes

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  15. Hyperlinks between documents in a book file don't work

    I am producing an interactive pdf with hyperlinks to move between pages within the pdf.

    I am doing this using a book file containing 22 indesign documents however some of the links do not work.

    All of the hyperlinks within each document work fine but any that link between the documents just send you to the first page in the book and not to the specified page.

    I am using InDesign CC 13.0.1 on Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.3

    I have produced interactive pdfs in this way before without any issues so this has become broken in one of the…

    8 votes

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  16. book file don't work

    Hi,

    unfortunately it looks like the book file isn't work anymore with InDesign CC 2018.1 in Windows 10.

    On my Mac it is working! I have attached two hardcopies (the one with correct page numbers is from Mac, the other from Windows 10 pro).

    Obviously I tried to create a new book file and added files manually – same result.

    As a result all cross-references between documents are wrong.

    Any ideas?

    Ulrich

    2 votes

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  17. Links on TOC doesn't work

    Interactive links on the TOC does't work when I publish online or export to ePub. Even with “Create PDF Bookmarks” checked. The link itself is created, but it has no effect.

    I'm using a Mac with InDesign CC 2018. (Until CC 2017 it was working fine).

    1 vote

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  18. 2 votes

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  19. Bookmark Can't Deselect

    In the Bookmarks panel, when trying to set a bookmark, occasionally, a bookmark will be selected and there is no way to "deselect" it so you can create another top-level bookmark. Any bookmark you create becomes a child of the currently selected bookmark. There should be a way to deselect the current bookmark from the panel so you can add another bookmark without it being a child of the selected one.

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  20. Every time I create a table of content document in my book and save it in the book, it become unopenable afterwards.

    The table of contents document in my book continues to fail over and over again. I have recreated it 4 times today.

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