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  1. Recent file panel

    When Indesign first opens, the time stamp on the recent file is not correct. Some of the files are marked "in an hour" as when they were opened. Others are just marked as 4 hours ago.

    The normal keyboard shortcut for hide does not work either on this screen.

    Indesign CC 2017.1 release 12.1.0.56 build

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  2. Buttons and Forms

    I am using InDesign CC (13.0) on Mac OS Sierra 10.12.6 using a MacBook Pro13 in, mid-2012.

    When The Buttons and Forms panel is docked with the other panels, it will usually refuse to expand. There does not seem to be a set pattern to it, but it seems more likely to expand correctly when working with TextFields than when working with Radio Buttons, Check Boxes, or Combo Boxes. I have seen it work correctly when working with a Text Field, then when I select a Radio Button, the Buttons and Forms panel will momentarily populate with the expected content…

    1 vote
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  3. All External Links (Bug Report, Tutorial, InDesign Help, etc..) Fail

    Links from Help menu that open browser cause a Safari popunder, Indesign refresh, and no link being loaded in Safari.
    InDesign 13.0
    macOS High Sierra 10.13

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  4. When installing InDesign CS6 on (Mac OS Sierra 10.12.6) I get an error.

    Tring to install InDesign CS6 and get the error attached on Screen Shot. Things I have tried, I have put the download in the trash and tried to download again, this did not work, I have also rebooted before initialization of download and install, this still does not work.

    1 vote
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  5. OSX 10.11.6 : javascript error 55

    At the opening of the application, a window opens like in InDesign 2015 (not in the latest version 2017)

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  6. underline and paragraph rules don't work

    In version 13.0 can't modify the value of the line thickness, and is always the same stroke size: 1pt

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  7. Adobe Templates - Title Blocks won't allow editing in Modern Media Kit Layout

    Modern Media Kit Layout
    Chic Media Kit Layout

    I would like to use these Adobe templates, but the top title blocks will not allow editing. All of the other text box elements on the page react when you click on them, allowing you the opportunity to edit them. I can't seem to edit "YOUR TITLE HERE" or "MEDIA KIT 2017"

    Am I missing something about how to properly edit the title blocks on those templates? I can't even click on it... no option to capture/click/highlight the "YOUR TITLE HERE" section.

    Guidance is greatly appreciated! Thank you!

    2 votes
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  8. Custom page size not honored

    When attempting to enter a manual page size, in this case 16mm x 16mm, typing in 16mm and then leaving the field changes it to 144mm. Every time I type and do this InDesign changes it to 144mm. Using the up/down arrow key next to the field to set it to 16mm works and the size is honored

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  9. Can't scroll through pages in presentation mode

    2017.1 Release, 12.1.0.56 Build
    macOS Sierra version 10.12.6

    When I go to the presentation mode, I am not able to scroll through the pages. Whether i use the trackpad, arrow keys, or change the keyboard shortcuts.

    6 votes
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    Hello All,
    There has to be a scenario in which the scrolling of the document is not working in presentation mode because, otherwise it is not reproducible at our end.
    I can observe that, pages do not scroll while making a vertical gesture on the mouse, but through other methods such as, click, arrow key pages can be scrolled easily.

    Are you able to scroll using clicks and arrow keys?
    Is it the case that, the issue is intermittent or only happens in a specific scenario?
    Also, let us know your machine details such its configuration, OS version and Id version

    This can help us to get to the bottom of the issue

    Thanks,
    Abhinav

  10. Measurement Label Sizing

    When using multiple monitors with different display ratios, I sometimes have a problem where the measurement labels for smart guides in InDesign become unreadably small on lower-definition monitors. At 100% zoom, the font size is equivalent to 3pts and is totally useless. I would love either options to choose interface font and appearance sizing for lower resolution monitors or the ability to change the font size of the measurement labels, otherwise I am limited to which monitors I can use Adobe CC on.

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    Closed: Fixed  ·  Sumit Garg responded

    This has been fixed in InDesign version 13.0.
    Please update to latest InDesign for resolving this issue.

    Thanks

  11. CC2017

    When I command+W and try to scroll up and down with the arrow keyes it takes forever and its inconstant. Basically its not working at all.
    I just bought the new MacBook Pro 2017 with macOS Sierra 10.12.5.

    I restarted laptop and it continued to make the same.
    In my other Macbook air, it works just as fine.

    2 votes
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  12. Green overlay left behind by inDesign

    InDesign 12.1.0.56
    macOS 10.13 High Sierra
    Problem on screen but not on a screenshot.

    2 votes
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  13. Multiple carets flashing

    As you can see on the second page of this screen clipping, there are two mouse carets. I have a fast computer, including 8 GB Ram, and this should not be happening.

    Thanks in advance

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  14. 1 vote
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  15. Paragraph Panel – Unwanted Text replacement

    Please fix this bug!!!

    When I go to manually change the "Space before" or "Space After", it replaces all my selected text rather than the value I have selected to change within the panel.

    This is IMPOSSIBLE to work with.

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  16. Copy or duplicated text box not longer editable

    Any text box which is copied or duplicated becomes uneditable.

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  17. 4 votes
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  18. "Keep with next" hasn't been working at all

    "Keep with next" hasn't worked for a long time. It's completely unusable. It doesn't matter if I select "all lines in paragraph" or "at start/end."

    Also, selecting "start a paragraph in the next column" doesn't work either. The text styled that way does not go to the next column; it appears as overset text.

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  19. guide color white page and pasteboard color yellow

    This is happened three times now. The guides appear on the screen is white even though there specified color in preferences still the default. The white areas on the screen such as the page and pasteboard color is light yellow.

    The first time resetting the preferences fixed it. The second time it did not but re-profiling the monitor did. The third time neither fixed it and after rebooting InDesign gave me the "configuration error", "error 16".

    I followed the instructions for this error that I found here:
    https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/kb/configuration-error.html#mac_os

    Since this happened InDesign seems to be less stable and before and…

    1 vote
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  20. Export PDF: document bleed values unreadable

    Adobe CC2017.1 Mac
    With interface theme "medium darker" (i.e. the second darkest option) the values of the bleed settings are unreadable in "Export PDF" dialog, when "use document bleed settings" is enabled.

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