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  1. Can't publish online.

    Everything worked fine until 17.00 Moscow time. Antivirus is disabled, the Internet is working.

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  2. Search option is not working on EPUB fixed Layout

    I have found a problematic bug for .epub files exported from InDesign and opened in Adobe Digital Editions. The fixed layout epub file is not searchable.

    To note, an epub file exported from InDesign and marked as re-flowable does work.

    This is a SIGNIFICANT issue for me and here's why. I have a 700 page interactive book (includes embedded hyperlinks, videos, audio files) that needs to be distributed and opened by the general population and searchable.

    1) The design of the book is formatted per page and needs to remain as laid out in InDesign. This means we can NOT…

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  4. bad export of styles' tags

    I have a problem with bag export of the styles' tags to ePUB with the latest InD. It's shortens the filled names of the HTML classes in the CSS file and makes some own different names in the .html files itself. It's quite messy then :(

    Could be kind of this previously reported issue: https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/38520238-export-tagging

    The problem did not occure when exporting from InD 14.0.3

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  5. Problème d'affichage des outils de révision dans In Design

    Bonjour, j'ai testé l'outil révision dans In Design avec mes collègues, mais j'ai un problème lorsque je clique sur "Aller à l'examen" pour voir les modifs en ligne, mon ordinateur (PC récent intel Core i9) ouvre par défaut le navigateur Microsoft Edge, et je ne visualise que les 2 premiers outils de révision (la pipette et l'épingle), je ne vois pas les textes surlignés, barrés ou entourés. Sur les nouveaux PC, on ne peut pas changer le navigateur par défaut. Pour visualiser les modifs, il faut que j'ouvre Firefox, que je copie le lien sécurisé produit par le logiciel In…

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  6. Problème d'affichage des outils de révision dans In Design

    Bonjour, j'ai testé l'outil révision dans In Design avec mes collègues, mais j'ai un problème lorsque je clique sur "Aller à l'examen" pour voir les modifs en ligne, mon ordinateur (PC récent intel Core i9) ouvre par défaut le navigateur Microsoft Edge, et je ne visualise que les 2 premiers outils de révision (la pipette et l'épingle), je ne vois pas les textes surlignés, barrés ou entourés. Sur les nouveaux PC, on ne peut pas changer le navigateur par défaut. Pour visualiser les modifs, il faut que j'ouvre Firefox, que je copie le lien sécurisé produit par le logiciel In…

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  7. publish online

    In InDesign 2021, publish online refuses to complete. When we close the dialog box and reopen it later, it refuses to let us do another publish online.

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  8. 503f

    Hey
    Trying to advertise online using InDesign CC 2021 v16.0,
    And receives an error message (Figure 4)
    1. Click on:
    digital publishing> publish online> And receives an error message <error # 503f: an unknown error occurred. retry after some time.

    Unable to publish a document in ePub / HTML / Publish to the Web.

    I will ask for help or a solution

    Thanks

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  9. Indesign publish online page transitions not working

    When I publish online from InDesign, any page transitions that have been applied to pages do not work. The pages simply appear. All animations work well, but the page push that I set as a transition does not work. Hopefully someone has a solution for this? If I use a plugin like in5 I can get the desired effect. Hopefully Adobe can add the same functionality that In5 has. Here is a sample from in5 that has the correct page transition: https://rudilouw.com/rotspoel/ You can drag from side to side and slide the pages.

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  10. Messed up tags for export to epub

    The tags and classes have been suddenly and unexplicably changed around among the paragraph formats. The circles mark places where the text is just wrong and the arrows point to where the text should be (ie the format where I entered it). Super wierd.

    Might have some connection to the crashes I have had for a while when I have entered tag for export information and when trying to save the format, the whole program shut down. Not in this particular file though.

    Please unravel this mess.

    / Vic

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  11. EPUB Export

    Please make EPUB3 the default when opening the EPUB export dialog box. It has been the standard for years now, and letting people export as EPUB 2.01 will only create EPUBs that don't meet the modern standard. I was disappointed to see in CC2021 that the default is still the EPUB version that is several years out of date.

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  12. Adobe InDesign 2020 - All text in my Indesign file that contains hyperlinks disappear

    (cont.) even though the hyperlinks panel show the links themselves the text is gone and I can't get it back. Hours of work is gone.

    I first started seeing the text is pushed together in the epubs I would export, especially moreso on the words with hyperlinks. After fixing a few things I export another epub and it is completely gone and it is also gone in the indd and idml files.

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  13. graphic frame corners not rounding in publish online document

    operating system: Catalina (latest update 10.15.5)
    Have generated online published file in both 2019 and 2020 Indesign

    
To obtain evenly rounded corners on tables in my document I copied the table into a graphic frame and then rounded the corners of the frame. This renders fine when I create a pdf but for some reason when I generate an online publication from indesign one side of the graphic frame edges aren't rounded anymore. The rounding issue only happens with these graphic frames, objects with rounded edges render just fine.

    See images for examples of what it should look like and…

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  14. Actual size (with web artboards) does not shows the actual pixels sizes

    Issue to visualise correctly the zoom in indesign

    with 2 identical artboards for web (300x300px) one in indesign and one in photoshop, click on 'view' 'actual size'.. the difference is huge

    Seems photoshop scaling looks ok

    and indesign is way bigger than the real size in Pixels

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  15. Publish online

    Bjr,
    J'ai réalisé un document d'une centaine de pages sous InDesign CC et quand je'utilise l'option "Publish Online" j'ai le message suivant :
    "Une erreur s'est produite lors du transfert de votre document. Réessayez."
    Error #18 ID: f7857cf0-a759-11ea-af41-8748d4840e8b ;
    Error #18 ID: ace38ca0-f35e-11e9-9a65-2dc5fa7831cd ;
    Erreur#33 ID: 2f1b1390-a774-11ea-8116-5b9784fba13d ;
    Error #18 ID: 5acde2d0-b258-11ea-a108-8fb8f9e35f5c
    (InDesign 15.0.3 x64)
    XP

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  16. Publish Online

    Beim Veröffentlichen von doppelseitigen Dokumenten "verschwinden" Teile auf der linken Seite. Bei einer erneuten Veröffentlichung sind jeweils andere Teile "verschwunden". Gibt es da eine Lösung?

    When publishing double-sided documents, parts on the left side "disappear". When publishing again, other parts "disappear". Is there a solution?

    https://indd.adobe.com/view/6a39ce5c-0fe4-4718-9e7f-7d0ef9bf1b95

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  17. Publish Online service not working?

    Have had this service for a while now. Cant publish online and all links to my files say they dont exist.

    Any ideas?

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  18. publish

    Latest version of ID...

    A MP3 file placed into ID with On page load selected in the media panel and placed anywhere in the layers panel, or even alone on a page with no other objects, audio does not play On Page Load when exported to Publish Online, plays fine if you create a button and have that button play the file though.

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  19. Develop Publish Online for more than one "owner"

    We use your Publish Online function for our white papers, published online on our web. We love a lot about the function BUT there is some important functions we struggle with:

    • Only the owner of the PDF can edit in the published version. We have a team of designers and become dependent on one of them.
    • The PDF is not responsive to other devices
    • Statistics can only be viewed/monitored by the owner, often the designer not the functions that necessary needs this insights.

    Would love if you can develop these functions futher so we can stay Adobe-based!

    Thank you!

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  20. Animation issue on page load

    Hi,
    The issue is in the attached document.
    This problem is there for the CC 2018-2019 & 2020 Versions.
    Not sure why its taking years to fix this. Hope it will be addressed soon.

    Best Regards

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