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  1. Publish Online Dashboard empty

    My Publish Online Dashboard doesn't show any of my publications (the section "Document Trends" remains totally empy after I publish or update a document. Though I manage to push the documents online and the share-link URLs do work.

    Thx in advance for your concern

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  2. publish online

    There is an issue with interactions and Chrome on Windows 10 platform. Initial load shows all toolbars and navigation arrows, as soon as you try to interact with any element on the screen toolbar and nav arrows disappear. I get an angular error (attached screenshot). It happens on multiple devices. Any thoughts? I looked around on the forum and there was no real solution. Notice in the screenshot how the toolbar disappears from the bottom of the browser page.

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  3. publish online

    Unable to create a URL from the Publish Online button. Does not complete task. Freezes at 98%. I have tried restarting (app and computer both) using a different file extension, etc.


    1. Indesign CC 2018 13.1.0 x64 Windows

    2. Click "publish online" from INDD or IDML file

    3. URL from the "publish online" command.

    4. Hangs out at 98% and doesn't produce a URL, but doesn't totally freeze the program. I can still use the program while this happens.

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  4. 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

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  5. animated gif

    The animated gif in attachment does not animate in InDesign or when part of a published ebook. I used the Mac iBook to view it.

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  6. Publish online feature not working after deactivating renewal of creative cloud plan

    After I deactivated the renewal of my annual plan (long before the date of renewal), I experienced an issue. When I try to publish from InDesign, it says "error #315: this service is unavailable...". On the My Plans section of the website it says I should still have access to this service until my plan expires. I contacted customer support and they basically told me they can't do anything. I assume this is a bug as the website says I do have access to it, but the app wont let me use it.

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  7. it takes forever to get the document analytics then it comes up after 5 -7 minutes with all zeroes. Trying again, it comes up with other #s

    it takes forever to get the document analytics then it comes up after 5 -7 minutes with all zeroes. Trying again, it comes up with other #s

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  8. mapping styles

    After assigning a Class in the Para or Character Style definition dialog (in Export Tagging), the Class usually disappears. So when I go to Edit All Export Tags accessed from a flyout in the paragraph, character, or object styles panel, I have to reassign that Class.

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  9. HTML ads produced in InDesign are exporting distorted and wrong.

    HTML ads produced in InDesign are exporting wrong. Fonts distorting, bevel and drop shadow not showing up. Several other elements look wrong.

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  10. The button malfunction in Indesign CC

    The button sometimes function in Epub and sometimes it does not work.

    If I restart the software, it works. There is a bug.

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  11. Export Tagging: ‘i’ character in class name exports as blank space

    I just did the 2018 update, so I think it's the most recent version: 13.0 x64

    I have a document template that contains many character and paragraph styles with export CSS tags that contain the lowercase ‘i’ in them. This character is being exported as a blank space, which completely breaks the CSS, like this:
    should be: <p class="bright"></p>
    getting: <p class="br ght"></p>

    This problem was easily replicated in a fresh new document, so it’s something with InDesign, rather than my template file.

    This workflow involves complex style mapping through to CSS classes. Because so many of the classes contain…

    2 votes
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    Thanks for sharing the CSS and document. Apparently, I was not able to reproduce the issue, Can you please try to creating new document with few paragraph styles and try exporting the document to HTML and see if the issue is resolved.

  12. overlay panel

    Adobe InDesign CC 2017, Mac

    I want to do an autoplay slideshow with the overlays panel, but the panel overlaps itself, so it's not possible to click anywhere.

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  13. Map styles to tags forces image alignment to the left

    Consider: an image frame is set inline with paragraph text in a text frame. The image is wider than the width of the text frame, and RIGHT ALIGNED, so that it extends out towards the left of the text frame. When you map styles to tags, the image frame is forced to look left-aligned so that the tag is housed in the text frame. This makes the image now extend TO THE RIGHT of the text frame. PLEASE FIX!!!

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  15. 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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  16. private

    it can be really usefull to add a feature to pubblish online and make the pubblication private or protected with password

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  17. Page Transition - Interactivity Preview

    On Indesign CC, I applied simple page transition on 2 pages. However, the transition is not previewing in the EPUB Interactivity Preview. When you go to the next page, it no page transition applies.

    So I tried doing it on Indesign CS6, and it shows the page transition.

    Can anybody help me with this?

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  18. Indesign CC 15.0.1 on Windows 10: Interactive - Media panel complete blows up in size

    When opening the media panel it completely blows up and it is impossible to resize (as the controller buttons run out of the computerscreen). The only way to solve is to reinstall indesign and not use the panel anymore.
    Not possible for me to include screenshots because the computer hangs up and eventually i will have to abort the program due to the continuous resizing ...seems like it keeps resizing in the background. when I try to move to the control buttons is sizes further anf further.

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  19. Numbers changes to character at epub

    When I export to epub some numbers change to other characters. Ex.: number 1 changes to ١ and 9 changes to ٩.

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  20. animation file from indesign, 'recovered files' every time in trash (indesign didn't crash)

    when I save an animation file from indesign, I get a 'recovered file' every time I restart my Mac. I try to remove it, but then my document starts going crazy. (indesign didn't crash, it just happens)

    animation in indesign works fine, but the maps keep coming and it is irritating.

    indesign 2020 with newest version
    mac catalina newest version

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