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  1. Restore video from URL media option

    For some unexplained reason the Video from URL option has been removed from InDesign 2020. This needs to be restored ASAP as there are people using this feature.

    Moveover, it needs a minor improvement to allow HTTPS links (https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/37474690-place-a-video-from-a-url-with-https).

    It was a big mistake to not query the community before removing this and it should be a simple thing to restore.

    275 votes
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  2. Publish Online rtl

    Indesign CC has a very good rtl support but when i publish online a document with binding from right to left it works in Print but not in publish online. Publish online always leads to left to rightsliding. Is this a bug or do i miss something? Thank you

    75 votes
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  3. Publish Online URL links breaking website functionality

    File Created in Indesign CC 2017

    I have created a test interactive document with links to product DG012 on our company website.

    https://indd.adobe.com/view/da74b2d3-46b2-40cf-99e2-8201ddc6248a

    When the link is clicked from publish online it opens the page but seems to disable all scripts that run on the website. e.g. search field and add to cart no longer functions on that page.

    The website itself functions correctly if you navigate to the link manually ( http://www.lockhart.co.uk/Table-Service-and-Buffet/Buffet-Display/Display-Stands/Rafters-F usion-1-2-Board~p~DG012 ).

    Interestingly in safari the add to cart button functions but the search field is still disabled.

    On closer inspection it seems to be an iframe…

    22 votes
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  4. Cannot resize Epub Interactivity Preview panel

    I can not resize the Epub Interactivity Preview Panel at all.
    I am using the latest InDesign CC 2018.

    SWF Preview panel is fine.

    18 votes
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  5. Publish Online feature has issues when viewed in iOS 13

    We are using the "Publish Online" feature inside Adobe Indesign to make some of our content available on our website. We've recently received reports from users with Apple iOS 13 mobile devices that the content is not displaying properly on those types of mobile phones. When the content first opens, if you double tap the page zooms in ok and double tapping again zooms out ok. However, if you try to pinch/zoom, the page blows up very large such that you can only see a couple words and you cannot pinch to get back out. Sometimes double-tapping again takes it…

    16 votes
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  6. Endnotes in epub2 don't work when using split document by paragraph style

    After exporting to a reflowable epub 2.0.1, endnotes don't work when you have selected to split the epub using paragraph styles based on export label.

    Thanks in advance
    Gert

    15 votes
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  7. Copying animations loses timing panel settings

    When copying/duplicating animations (using ANY method), the timing panel settings are completely lost. This is really bad for complicated animations. The timing panel settings should be maintained when animations are copied/pasted or duplicated in any way.

    14 votes
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  8. 13 votes
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  9. HTML Export Endnotes with Hyperlinks

    Version: InDesign CC 2018 - 13.1

    Steps to Reproduce:


    1. Use the endnote feature and in one of the endnotes (preferably after the first one), add a hyperlink.


    2. Export the InDesign document to HTML


    Expected Result: All endnote references are hyperlinked and the numbers for each endnote are backlinked back to the reference.

    Actual Result: Endnote number is missing for all endnotes after the hyperlink that was added to the endnote and no linking occurs after the manual hyperlink.

    12 votes
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    Hello All,

    Thank you for reporting the issue to us.
    We have fixed the issue in the latest version of InDesign, Id 14.0.3

    Please upgrade your InDesign application to the latest version to try out the fix.

    If you are unable to see the update yet, go to Creative Cloud desktop application, open the menu (three dots) from the top-right corner and click on ‘Check For App Updates’.

    If you face any problems with the new update, do let us know in the comments.

    You may also follow the below given link for the list of all fixed issues in Id 14.0.3
    https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/fixed-issues.html

  10. Publish Online

    On Android phones and tablets: Publish Online skips pages when trying to swipe from page-to-page in certain Publish Online documents.

    The thread on the forums is here: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2419718

    The documents that have been reported to exhibit this behavior include:

    1, "Five Days from Nowhere," found here https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/using/publish-online.html


    1. And also this document that's in my Publish Online gallery
      https://indd.adobe.com/view/ab79b8c6-1265-44e3-aeae-7dccfb89cd94

    12 votes
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  11. World-Ready composer breaks hyperlinks for Publish Online

    When the WR composer is applied to text, it breaks hyperlinks when the document is published via Publish Online. The hyperlinks work fine when the document is sent to PDF. The hyperlinks work fine when the WR composer is changed to the Adobe Paragraph Composer.
    This is to correct the title of this bug report, please reference it: https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/33786565-publish-online-breaks-hyperlinks

    11 votes
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    Hello All,

    Thank you for reporting the issue to us.
    We have fixed the issue in the latest version of InDesign, Id 14.0.3

    Please upgrade your InDesign application to the latest version to try out the fix.

    If you are unable to see the update yet, go to Creative Cloud desktop application, open the menu (three dots) from the top-right corner and click on ‘Check For App Updates’.

    If you face any problems with the new update, do let us know in the comments.

    You may also follow the below given link for the list of all fixed issues in Id 14.0.3
    https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/fixed-issues.html

  12. publish online navigation buttons disappear in browsers and don't come back

    When I view a published document, the browser based navigation buttons and menu for downloading disappear after a couple seconds and don't come back without hitting F5. This is unworkable. Please change it so the nav arrows remain on the screen, even in full screen mode. I can't have my clients struggling to go to the next page. This happens in Chrome and Firefox. In Edge, they disappear, but will reappear if I move my mouse to the edge of the screen - also very frustrating because I just want to click through the document without struggling to find the…

    11 votes
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  13. Translation bug : Spread -> Grossi instead of Planche (in french)


    1. Click on publish online button
      Single Page is well translated as "Un(e) seul(e)" (page)
      Spread is wrongly translated as "Grossi"
      Grossi means bigger (or what we had with trapping : spreading inks, so making ink marks bigger)
      Planche which has been the accepted term in inDesign for ages.

    (also known as 09/01/2017 #ID-4199114)

    10 votes
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  14. InDesign Publish Online Not Clickable on Windows in Chrome or Firefox

    Working in: Adobe InDesign CC 2018

    We recently published a guide online using Adobe Publish online. The clickable elements (buttons, interactive elements) are not clickable on touchscreen PCs in Chrome or Firefox, but the touchscreen works (not as clean, but works). This issue is not present when the PC users are in safari or internet explorer. All content was created and published on a Mac, and no macs have had an issue.

    The content is private, but I can send the guide to anyone from Adobe on a person-person basis.

    8 votes
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  15. Character Style "Include Classes in HTML" checkbox removes whole tag

    The "Include Classes in HTML" checkbox doesn't work for Character Styles. Whereas paragraph styles and object style export without the class, character styles actually export without the tag at all—losing any formatting for that style. This is the case both in HTML and EPUB export.

    8 votes
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  16. Arabic exported to EPUB (Fixed Layout) doesn't show properly

    • InDesign 15.1.2 / Mac OS 10.15.6

    • Create an InDesign document with Arabic content. Apply any Arabic font.

    • When exporting to EPUB (Fixed Layout) we should see the Arabic text appear in the epub viewer in similar manner as it shows in InDesign document.

    • The exported epub document is viewed in Apple's Books application, and Adobes Digital Editions 4.5 with similar problems in both epub viewers, where all Arabic text is either invisible or messed up and shifted from its location.

    • Attached images from InDesign document, and epub file which was exported from InDesign.

    • Links from…

    7 votes
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  17. Publish online- Safari issues

    Using ID 15.0.3

    Using embed code on my protfolio page.

    Videos cause rescaling of the page, videos are 1280x720 mp4s and have not been scaled on their pages

    Videos also do not play on page load, you must click play on them.

    None of these issues are present when using chrome.

    7 votes
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  18. You do not have access to Publish Online service.

    I have been working with publish online services for a few months now and have spent the past few days re-publishing the same document trying work out some kinks in the button operations and animation timing.

    Suddenly today, I began receiving this error when trying to publish online "You cannot use this feature right now. Please check your network connectivity."

    Additionally, when I try to access the publish online dashboard I see this error: "You do not have access to Publish Online service."

    I am currently running version 15.0.

    Has anyone had this happen before and know what to do?…

    7 votes
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  19. Publish Online Dashboard Fails to Show Analytics

    The analytics information will not load for individual documents or in the overview tab for documents published online from InDesign. I have found this to be a problem on macOS Mojave and Windows 10 using multiple web browsers including Safari, Chrome, Firefox, and Edge.

    When attempting to use view analytics or delete the online document, nothing occurs on the Document Trends page.

    7 votes
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  20. publishing not working in chrome, FF

    I am using indesign 13.1. I have several published documents that are suddenly not working in FF and Chrome, but are working in Safari.

    For example, click on read now on this page:
    https://merce-cunningham-bm.now.sh/history-detail

    or this page:

    https://sfarts.org/monthly.cfm

    In Chrome -- nothing happens. But those pages work in Safari.

    Those two documents were created by different companies, so it is not an indesign intallation issue, as the support chat person insisted.

    These pages have been working well for a long time.

    I am the only one affected by this? Seems unlikely....

    7 votes
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