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  1. EPUB – Endnote backlink issues for INDB files

    When exporting EPUB 3.0 (and 2.01) from an InDesign(2022, version 17.4) book file, endnotes only link in the first chapter where they are found. Subsequent chapters reveal <a> tags with empty href attributes.
    Backlinks are required by virtually all ebook publishers. For academic books, endnotes are essential and the request for EPUB formats is only increasing.

    So far Adobe Car's response: "Currently, we do not have a workaround for this issue other than creating a single document instead of book or manually modifying backlink in the exported EPUB file." This isn't acceptable or even always possible.

    5 votes

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  2. You do not have access to Publish Online service.

    I've been making interactive documents to be shared via the Publish Online function. Suddenly I'm getting the message: 'You do not have access to Publish Online service.' What's going on? I need to be able to share my work.

    5 votes

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  3. 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.

    5 votes

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  4. Publish Online Effects Not Displaying

    I've published my document online, and when I do the image overlay isn't showing. It just shows my color block, but not the image below.

    It displays properly in the thumbnail preview though. See attachment for behavior issues.

    How do I resolve this?

    5 votes

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  5. Publish online - embedded videos no longer playing in Chrome

    Have created an InDes file with embedded videos that I published online. Up until recently, all the videos have been playing in Chrome fine, however now they don't play. It loads the video, but when I click the play arrow, nothing happens. I can scrub through the video with the video controller, but not play it. The videos play fine on Safari.

    If I set the videos to autoplay, they do, however there is no way to pause or stop them, so it doesn't work when there are multiple videos on one page.

    This is a recent thing, last year…

    5 votes

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  6. Publish Online download PDF kills buttons/interactivity

    Steps to reproduce: post a Publish Online document, then click to download a PDF.

    Expected result: all buttons and interactivity would remain.
    Actual result: all buttons disappear and all interactivity is lost. Occurs in both Chrome and Safari, on desktop and handhelds.
    Using ID 13.1 on Mac High Sierra.

    5 votes

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  7. Images pixelated when published online, if the frame is scaled

    Images inside scaled frames can be pixelated when published. It looks like the frame scaling is applied to the resolution i.e. a 10% scaled frame will have 10% of the desired resolution. Reproducible if 'Adjust scaling percentage' preference is set. Setting a higher export resolution in the 'Publish Online' dialogue doesn't fix it.

    InDesign CC 2018, probably older versions with Publish online.

    5 votes

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  8. thumbnail publish online

    Publish online thumbnails extend off the right hand side of the browser window and cover the button for forward navigation through the thumbails. This means that the only way to navigate to the desired page is by clicking through page by page, or by resizing the browser window and clicking quickly before the thumbnails have time to respond and cover the button.

    I don't know if this is a bug since it's my first time using publish online but if it isn't, there certainly needs to be a better way to navigate through a long document, like a book. For…

    4 votes

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  9. Some hyperlinks/cross-references lost in HTML export

    When exporting a document containing hyperlinks and/or cross-references to HTML, some hyperlinks are lost.

    See the screenshot of an example InDesign document attached. (This is an anonymised excerpt from a much larger document.) The index item at the bottom contains cross-references to numbered/lettered paragraphs in the text above.

    In the actual HTML output files from both InDesign 2020 and 2021, some of those cross-references have not been correctly converted into hyperlinks. (Compare the links in the expected HTML output file.)

    Ugly workaround: insert extra characters immediately before and after each distinct hyperlink/cross-reference. In the actual 'bookended links' HTML file you…

    4 votes

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  10. "You don't have access to Publish Online Dashboard" error

    Hello!

    I've been using Publish Online to make presentations for clients, and today I got a weird problem:

    Every time I try to publish, it says to check my connection (which is fine).
    And when I try to go to Publish Online Dashboard, it says that I don't have access to it, which I should have as I'm paying for Adobe.

    Does anyone knows how to fix this? I've seen the problem here on the blog, but I never saw the "How to solve it".

    Thank you

    4 votes

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  11. Publish Online not available!

    On selecting File/Publish Online, a pop-up informs me that "You cannot use this function at this time. Please check your internet connection". Internet is working and I am signed in to CC

    Version: InDesign 15.1.3

    4 votes

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  12. publish online

    I have used Publish Online many times in the past. I am trying to locate an older document that I published two years ago. When I click on the previous link, I receive a 404 message.

    So, I attempted to publish it again directly from InDesign, but the function sent an error unable to complete message.

    So, I tried to access the publish dashboard, and then I receive a "You Do Not have access to Publish Online service."

    4 votes

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  13. 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.

    4 votes

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  14. Embedded Publish Online doc fails in Firefox

    Embedded Publish Online pages do not behave properly (i.e., go to full screen mode) in the latest release of Firefox 62.0.3 on Mac.

    Please go to these two websites and click on the embedded document. It will attempt to go to full screen, but the cover only is jammed in the upper left corner of the screen. You can't navigate or do anything to fix that I've found. This is a serious problem, as many people have embedded Publish Online pages in their websites.

    http://www.andreanienhaus.de/
    http://www.atlasdergisi.com/dijital/yaban-karacadag.html

    Could someone else check this with Firefox and let me know the result?

    And…

    4 votes

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  15. 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

    4 votes

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  16. interactive button

    I can't get the interactive button working on Epub preview, Epub export, or publish online. Either to activate an animation or the different appearances.

    I've try reinstalling indesign CC 2018, and it till won't work.

    4 votes

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  17. 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.
    4 votes

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  18. I am using InDesign CC 2017 on my laptop (windows) but unable to use Publish Online feature.

    I am using InDesign CC 2017 on my laptop (windows) but unable to use Publish Online feature. Error #1H appears when I tried to publish a document online.

    4 votes

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  19. Publish Online: if forbidden character in the document name, the name has to be filled in again

    To me it’s okay that “special characters” are not allowed in the title of a "publish Online" document.

    But if a user gets this message, his/her title is completely deleted and he/she has to fill out the title again. Although there’s maybe only one forbidden character in it.

    Annoying. Any chance to change this?

    3 votes

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  20. Reflowable EPUB3: "Page Navigation" export option adds a space inside hyphenated words at page breaks

    1. Version of InDesign: 19.4

    2. steps to reproduce

      • create a new InDesign file
      • add a text frame to the blank page
      • add enough text so some words are hyphenated at the page breaks for the next pages
      • export to epub3
      • enable "Page Navigation" on EPUB export
    3. Expected result
      Page navigation markers are added without interrupting the hyphenated words at the page breaks.

    4. Actual result

      When using the "Page Navigation" export option for reflowable EPUB exports, InDesign adds a <span> and </span> tag pair with a blank space character in the HTML export instead of simply dropping the soft hyphen that was…

    3 votes

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