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  1. Publish Online Image Scaling Issues

    I'm running into an issue where images don't render at the correct scaling for Publish Online. See screenshots.

    The image types affected appear to be PNG and SVG images. I can fix this by re-exporting the image as a JPG but that is a massive waste of time – we use SVG images heavily to keep file sizes down. If they don't scale correctly in Publish Online, it makes the feature basically useless for us.

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  2. Multi-state objects not working correctly

    I'm having problems with multi state object not working as they should.
    Sometimes its fine others not.
    I've attached a video of the problem.

    It happens when you use buttons to change the state. It works for a while and gradually deteriorates. The state can show then you roll off the button and it reverts. As if a r'roll-off' state is in play. Eventually the multi-state target disappears altogether.

    Its happening in different documents and in Indesign 2020 and 2021.

    Colleagues don't seem to have problem so could need to reinstall. But wondered if you could shed any light on…

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  3. InDesign version 16.1. Hyperlinks interactivity function not working properly.

    When creating hyperlinks within a document, certain links, although functioning within the hyperlink panel, do not translate as links when published online or as an ePub. This is completely random, as other links set up in exactly the same way (often on the same page) work fine. Have tried everything I can think of to fix the issue myself but can't figure out why it is happening.

    Steps to recreate the issue:
    1. Set up document
    2. Set up multiple hyperlinks (mine are objects rather than text)
    3. Preview in interactivity panel and/or publish online

    Expected Result: Links should be…

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  4. Problem with the display of the navigation bar on an Android smartphone and tablet of a document published by publish online

    Hi all,

    I have a strange situation with a document that I created in InDesign and then published online using "Publish Online". From there I got a link to share.

    On the desk, everything is fine. But the problem is with Android devices where the options tab with next page, previous page, download button and others disappears after a few seconds and there is no way to get it back.

    It is not possible to navigate between the pages of the document.

    This is the bar with the options I am talking about in the attachment.

    Is there something that…

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  5. Problem with the display of the navigation bar on an Android smartphone and tablet of a document published by publish online

    Hi all,

    I have a strange situation with a document that I created in InDesign and then published online using "Publish Online". From there I got a link to share.

    On the desk, everything is fine. But the problem is with Android devices where the options tab with next page, previous page, download button and others disappears after a few seconds and there is no way to get it back.

    It is not possible to navigate between the pages of the document.

    This is the bar with the options I am talking about in the attachment.

    Is there something that…

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  6. Problem

    I have a problem: Online Publish printing of the file does not work. All links are marked with an x

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  7. publish online

    When I try to view my published document, I just get arbitrary website information such as below. The same issue when I try to view my Published documents dashboard.

    {{pageDetails}}
    {{docInfo.map.documentName | limitTo: (isTouch ? 30 : 80)}}{{docInfo.map.documentName.length > (isTouch ? 30 : 80) ? '...' : ''}}

    {{pageDetails}}
    English
    ✓Deutsch
    ✓English
    ✓français
    ✓日本語

    Also, this bug report platform is not letting me upload jpegs or pngs.

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  8. Coruppt HTML Export in Indesign v16

    I have a document, which is created in an older Indesign-Version. It contains many HTML-Export Tags - no Problem in Indesign v14 (CC 2019) and v15 (2020). When I export a HTML-File from Indesign v16 (2021), all n-characters in the span-class-Attribute are replaced with blanks!

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  9. Can't change the names of Object States

    In InDesign 16.1, the entry box for changing the names of Object States flashes open and closed in a fraction of a second—too fast for entering a new name. This was not a problem in previous versions of InDesign.

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  10. Problème d'accès à Publish Online

    Je n'arrive pas a voir mon tableau de bord de mes document Publish Online. Lorsque je les publie à partir de InDesign, je suis capable de feuilleter mes documents, mais il m'est impossible de voir l'ensemble de mes documents publiés. Ça ne présente qu'une page blanche (voir image attachée).

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  11. Publish Online menu inactive after one use

    Indesign 16.0.2
    When you go to the menu File/publish online it's works the first time you use it. But, 5 minute later when you want to update your publish online document the menu File/Publish Online option is inactive (grey).
    I must quit Indesign, relaunch it and after that, the menu File/publish online is active.

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  12. epub preview - crops page view

    the ePub Previewer crops the page i am viewing in the preview, so i cannot see the entire page. please fix this issue as it makes it very difficult to preview my interactive elements without having to export the page to PDF.

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  13. Publish Online from Indesign. Deepetch issue

    Good day, all. I'm desperately trying to resolve an issue that I have tried for days to fix. The images are all fine in my InDesign document. They are PNGs with no background. I've tried EPS and TIFFs with clipping paths. And still, I get the same issue.

    Which is....when I publish the document and view it online. The backgrounds are white - as if all the deep etching disappeared.

    Please advise - I don't know what else to do.

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  14. No SEO capabilities when publishing online.

    If you could add SEO capabilities to Interactive PDFs when using the "publish online..." option in InDesign that would be wonderful.

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  15. Exporting Fixed Layout ePub files from InDesign has errors

    A document exported from InDesign with a fixed layout selected has errors included in the file. Actually, the fixed layout epub is not able to be opened even in Adobe Editions PC version. Can this error be addressed and fixed?

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  16. InDesign publish online is not working.

    I had been using it successfully all day, now it just says "document not found." Or it will partially load but certain frames will have a broken icon. Then as I click through it will suddenly stop working again and say "page not found."

    HELP PLEASE!! I am working on a deadline

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  17. Email Hyperlink Breaks

    In the Hyperlinks panel, Email hyperlinks that include a subject that includes an ampersand will change from an Email-type to a URL-type when you click OK. Status will then appear as a red dot in the Hyperlinks panel instead of an envelope. Opening it again from the Hyperlinks panel will show the subject gone and in a URL format.

    TO TEST - Highlight text in your document. Open the Hyperlinks Panel. Create a new hyperlink with the [+] button at the bottom of the panel, choose email as the type, type a valid email address, then enter a subject line…

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  18. Text originated from MS Word yields problematic results when exported to HTML (excessive <span> statements)

    I’ve stumbled upon a bug evident in text originated from MS-Word, which affects the HTML structure when exported from InDesign. Originally I encountered it with Hebrew text in heavily-style-driven paragraphs, however I re-created it in a completely “clean” style environment as well:

    (1) Create a new file in MS-Word. Type some text into it (as “Lorem Ipsum”).

    (2) Copy the text and Paste into InDesign.

    (3) Reset the Paragraph Style; then apply a Character style to the text (it could be a Character style with no attributes).

    (4) Paste the same text into Notepad, then Copy it again from Notepad…

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  19. hyperlink conflict when exporting epub

    Indesign 16.01
    manual back-linking of endnotes: since indesign does not generate back links from endnotes in exported pdfs (unlike in epub), I made a manual backlink by defining a text anchor on the endnote reference in the text and hyperlinking the number of the endnote to that anchor.
    After doing this however, if i then try to export as an epub it seems the manual hyperlink causes a conflict with the epub export, which results in the program freezing indefinitely requiring manual shutdown by ending task in Windows (10. 20H2)

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  20. Publish online documents cannot turn pages on Android

    Publish online documents does not work on Android phones or tablets. It works on iPads and iPhones and computer browsers.
    The bug: when the doc opens the navigation bar/control panel that has the pages disapperar after 1-2 seconds. When tapping on the phone it does not come back. When swiping nothing happens - have tried in all directions. I have attached an image to show that no nav bar is present.
    Here is an example:
    https://indd.adobe.com/view/1951a861-5c17-40d9-a6c8-3a9294cce9f9
    I have seen a few others mention this error (back in 2018!) but no solution has been given.
    We use the newest InDesign 2021…

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