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  1. Windows 15.0.3 broke Book TOC when exporting to EPUB; works in 15.0.2

    Windows 10 15.0.3 broke Book TOC when exporting to EPUB; works in 15.0.2

    Not only did 15.0.3 eliminate Book > Export to EPUB option of EPUB Version 2.0.1, it changed the Table of Contents to include duplicate entries linking to every PAGE within a chapter. The Book.epub file had a separate .xhtml file for every page in the book, rather than one .xhtml file per chapter and one TOC entry per chapter. This makes the Table of Contents useless.

    Reverting InDesign back to 15.0.2 fixes the problem.

    Here are the parameters I used to export the EPUB:
    Book Menu :…

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    Under Review  ·  amaarora responded

    Thanks for reporting the issue.
    We are reviewing it

    -InDesign Team

  2. No more videos from URL links

    Why can't I insert videos via URL link anymore? Why take steps backwards? It was a great feature. VERY disappointed this was removed . PLEASE put this back. Would like interactivity to have all the features it once had

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  3. Hyperlinks don't work once published online

    I have created an Interactive Road Map with animation, sound and hyperlinks. This was working with InDesign 2018 to 2019 when I first published it. However, I needed to update the road map but then once published online using InDesign 2020 all the hyperlinks and sound stopped working. I've tried going back using older versions of InDesign but those features seem to stop functioning. I've even tried re-inserting the URLs for the hyperlinks.

    Check link https://indd.adobe.com/view/29ca9449-525d-49d4-880a-70887721f8a0

    The hyperlinks are on the station names and text boxes.

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  4. Be able to unable the save as on our videos in our online publishing

    I am currently doing online publishing but I have one big issue. All the video I put in my presentation can be downloaded by the viewer. Is it or will it be possible to not allow that as I don't people having access to these videos except from be able to view them on my presentation.

    Many thanks,

    Geoffrey

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. EPUB; Exporting a numbered list to a reflowable pub

    When working with "numbered list: in Indesign, paragraph style work great.

    However after working and exporting it to a reflowable Epub it doesnt respect alignment and moves inward. I have looked up for anyone who has encountered the same problem making sure I wasn't the only one and yup there are others with the same issue.

    I would like not to, for every numbered list in every book, to convert numbering to text. This is something I have seen as an issue since someone commenting since 2014 and not receiving any solution.

    I need to know if there is some…

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  9. Footnote numbering in InDesign does not heed setting

    I have a single indd-document containing a book with 300+ footnotes in it. I have set the footnote numbering to "Restart numbering at every --> Section" (i.e. Chapter).

    But when I export the document to an EPUB file, InDesign does not heed this setting but keep running the numbering up to "348".

    I suspect this is a bug in inDesign 2020 (15.0.1), as there seem to be no good reason for this behavior.

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  10. shared destination hyperlinks do not get inserted into exported epub 3 (InDesign CC 2020 v15.0)

    I have a document with many shared destination hyperlinks. When I go to export this document out to an epub 3 file, non of the shared destination hyperlinks are inserted into the epub file. This is a huge problem.

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    Need More Info  ·  amaarora responded

    Hi,
    Can you please share a sample file with which the issue is reproducible at amaarora@adobe.com?

    I tried with some custom files but was unable to see the issue (checked on Sigil epub viewer)

    Thanks
    InDesign Team

  11. epub 3 footnote hyperlink character style html is broken (InDesign CC 2020 v15.0)

    epub 3 footnote hyperlink character style html is broken. When exporting to an epub 3 with footnotes that contain hyperlinks, the html output is acting strange. See the below for an example as it applies a separate span character style to each word or string.

    <a href="https://naturalhealthcourses.com/2015/06/cellular-memory-and-how-it-works/"><span class="Hyperlink">https:</span><span class="Hyperlink">/</span><span class="Hyperlink">/naturalhealthcourses</span><span class="Hyperlink">.</span><span class="Hyperlink">com</span><span class="Hyperlink">/</span><span class="Hyperlink">2015</span><span class="Hyperlink">/</span><span class="Hyperlink">06</span><span class="Hyperlink">/</span><span class="Hyperlink">cellular</span><span class="Hyperlink">-</span><span class="Hyperlink">memory</span><span class="Hyperlink">-</span><span class="Hyperlink">and</span><span class="Hyperlink">-</span><span class="Hyperlink">how</span><span class="Hyperlink">-</span><span class="Hyperlink">it</span><span class="Hyperlink">-works/</span></a>

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  12. Publish Online Error "An error occurred while uploading your document. Please try again."

    For months I have been getting this error message. I have followed all the steps previously mentioned and it still wont fix the issue. Please see the attached image. The last time I was able to publish online was in June 2019.

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  13. Minion Pro Glyphs won't export to epub

    Minion Pro glyphs won't export to epub despite license saying it's supposed to be supported. Other glyphs are working (wingdings 2 are showing in the pic). It does export to pdf, just not epub.

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  14. Text variables consistently break export to fixed epub, resulting in crash.

    When there are multiple text variables (say in a running foot, or TOC) the export to fixed epub causes InDesign to crash. When the variables are resolved to actual text, the export works fine. I tried this in InDesign 14.0.2 and also in the Beta Build (14.0.3.407) with the same (crash) result.

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  15. HTML export creates random "id" values for Object styles tags

    When exporting html and I check include classes, InDesign generates "id" values for Object Styles.

    This could be be useful if there was a way to define the "id" value, but there seems to be no way to do that. Nor is there a way to turn it off outside of unchecking export class

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  16. Export to Fixed Layout EPUB - Poor Image Quality

    I am currently working on a graphic novel project that I am planning on submitting to apple books as an epub file. The files were created in adobe illustrator and subsequently, linked into adobe indesign to create the final published product. I have noticed that the image quality when exported to epub is far inferior to when that same file is exported to a pdf file. That is regardless of the alterations that you make to PPI or other options (such as altering between PNG, JPG and other file formats) prior to exporting to epub. I have adjusted the PPI…

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  17. HTML Image Export — choosing 'Original' doesn't grey out the other export options

    InDesign 14.0.2 Mac.

    When exporting HTML, in the Image Export options panel (see screenshot attached) choosing 'Original' is supposed to make all the other options (quality/filetype/etc.) greyed-out/disabled, because they are no longer relevant.

    Right now they're staying active, which is confusing. Per the InDesign documentation, they're supposed to be dimmed whenever ORIGINAL is selected as the image export method:

    "ORIGINAL: Exports the original image to the “<document_name>-web-images” subfolder. When this option is selected, all other options are dimmed."

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  18. ePub incorrect color conversion of placed images

    Mac running 10.14.4
    InDesign 14.0.2 working color space is sRGB
    Image placed has embedded profile of sRGB
    Native InDesign content created with color numbers matching those in image
    Exported to ePub

    Result: RGB color numbers of native object correctly match those of original sRGB numbers BUT those of the placed image have changed. The numbers indicate they have been converted to the active display ICC profile!
    Happens whether object export options on image are set to JPEG or PNG.

    I confirmed this by changing the monitor profile in System Preferences and relaunching InDesign. the exported image's color numbers changed to…

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  19. Link to email replace%space%between%word%and%@%by%sign%

    InDesign 14.0.2
    When clicking (in a PDF make with the exportation option in indesign) to a link that point in the creation of a new email (link created in Indesign), the @ is replace by %, ans all the spaces in the mail title are also replace by %

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  20. Mp4 not work at "Place from URL" Option

    I have place mp4 files from "Place from URL" option in the document and its place nicely when I have prepared epub and publish online then doc display empty page after discussion with adobe they told me that mp4 not compatible, so i have to convert video in FLV extension then it will work, which is impossible for me. MP4 is most useful extension and Adobe need to solve this and make mp4 compatible for it.

    Keep in Mind when we place from "Place from URL" Not direct placing of MP4 file, "Place form URL" Option.

    Thanks!

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