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  1. After Update to Indesign 18.4.: Bad Performance with anchored TextFrames and vertical jusitification

    I have a document with a text frame which is vertically justified and contains some anchored objects. Editing text in this text frame works but it is very slow in 18.4
    In version 18.3 it runs quicker.

    2 votes

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  2. Workspace Disappears on open - InDesign 18.0

    Workspace Disappears on open - InDesign 18.0. Only shows when I go to Window>Workspace>Reset [workspace name]

    iMac OS Ventura 13.0

    10 votes

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  3. "Suppress Text Wrap When Layer Is Hidden" not working

    InDesign CC most current version 18.5
    1. Add text frame
    2. Add overlapping object
    3. Add text wrap to object
    4. Set layer option to "Suppress Text Wrap When Layer Is Hidden"
    - Expect that text wrap will be suppressed when I hide the object layer that has text wrap applied
    - Text wrap is still applied when the object layer is hidden, whether applying the layer option first or last, creating a new document and starting over, or trying each text wrap option

    1 vote

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  4. Error on Save : "Indesign is unable to save this file. We tried, but appears to be damaged."

    While using In Design 18.2.1 on macOS 13.5.2 I am getting the above error (See attached screenshot) whenever I try to save a new file or save as an existing file on an NFS share. The server is not at fault here, as I'm able to Save new files from Adobe Illustrator for instance.

    1 vote

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  5. Cannot create a new file using Ctrl N or File, new document - no dialogue box comes up and gives an error

    Cannot create a new file using Ctrl N or File, new document - no dialogue box comes up and gives an error. Have attached file have done everything uninstall reinstall, etc.

    1 vote

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  6. Cannot paste buttons

    My version of InDesign (18.5 for Mac) will not allow me to copy and paste buttons correctly. The pasted button shows up in the buttons list, but it is not visible or selectable.

    1 vote

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  7. With GPU preview page's content vibrates constantly | InDesign 18.2.1

    I use InDesign 18.2.1 on a MacBook Pro 2023 (M2 Max) with macOS Ventura 13.2.1. When the GPU preview is enabled, the page's content vibrates constantly. Please check the attached video (I made it by putting my iPhone on a tripod in front of my display because if I start a screen recording, the issue disappears).

    4 votes

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  8. InDesign failing to start up

    I'm experiencing an issue where InDesign is repeatedly crashing during start up. The only fix I have found is unistalling and reinstalling which fixes the issue temporarily, but I am having to do this multiple times daily.

    1 vote

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  9. Window and panels moving when Mac goes to sleep

    There is an issue with Adobe apps while using Mac M1 with an external monitor. When put in sleep, the windows and palettes move to the bottom half of the screen.

    There are comments on this thread that confirm

    this is an issue with specifically Adobe apps(illustrator, photoshop and indesign at least):

    https://community.adobe.com/t5/illustrator-discussions/window-and-panels-moving-when-mac-goes-to-sle...

    please, Adobe support, address this issue.

    12 votes

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  10. Preview settings are not beeing saved anymore

    For years I set my preview size to 1024x1024px, which is the largest option. Since InDesign 18.2.1 the preview size setting resets itself after a restart of InDesign to 512x512px.

    2 votes

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  11. Previews are blank

    Switching on preview mode yields blank designs (artboards go totally white). Document previews in Mac finder also blank. Design mode appears normal and documents are saving fine.

    2 votes

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  12. 3 votes

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  13. Find similar image

    On the latest update 18.4, the find similar image function is not working like before. I've even used an image from the Adobe stock library and it cannot find its own image. With the last version, this feature worked as expected.

    To reproduce this issue, place an Adobe stock image in InDesign, right-click on it and choose "find similar image".

    1 vote

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  14. eyedropper changing bevel/emboss object effects in InDesign 18.4

    1. Create new blank document
    2. Draw 2 shapes and assign different bevel/emboss to each.
    3. Use eyedropper (with all objects settings checked) to copy and paste style from one shape to another.

    I expect the other shape to take on the same bevel/emboss settings as the first

    But the other shape does not always take on the same bevel/emboss opacity settings. I find the higher opacity percentage shadow overrides the lower percentage, but not vice versa.

    I've not done extensive testing but prior to ID18.4 the eyedropper was consistent in copying styles from one object to another, now it isn't

    1 vote

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  15. version 18.4

    In version 18.4 the character window does not show the content, it is empty.

    1 vote

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  16. Numbers keys on extended keyboard not recognized when trying to fit window e.g.Ctrl+0.

    Numbers keys on extended keyboard not recognized when trying to fit window e.g.Ctrl+0.
    InDesign should have the same fit to window or 100% functions as Illustrator or Photoshop.
    The only thing that does work on the extended numeric keypad is the + and - keys.
    WHY?????

    3 votes

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  17. Optimize Indesign for Ultra Chipset

    Please optimize Adobe Indesign / Acrobat for the Apple M1 / M2 Ultra Chipset. We work with huge files with several big images, but when we check the activity of the unit, it only uses only half of the cores and the machine is far away from the limit. But still just export a pdf or reload some images take super long time.

    1 vote

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  18. tool bars

    Tool bars do not appear when opening InDesign 18.0 CC 2023. I have to go to Window, turn on Show Application Frame, then flip that off to have my tool bars visible. This is the case in Photoshop and Illustrator 2023

    5 votes

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  19. Running very slow

    InDesign CC 2023: no matter what settings (I.e. how many times I change the display performance to fast or turn off a lot of features) there is still a 5-7 second delay on every single keystroke, every cursor movement, every selection, etc. etc. That is, if it doesn't just freeze altogether. My document is only 21 pages with minimal text and the images shouldn't be displayed at full resolution anyway, so there's no reason it should be this laggy. No other adobe program has this problem for me at the moment. I've uninstalled and reinstalled the program, that didn't work.…

    4 votes

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  20. Bug: file conversion from newer ID version fails when done in a specific way

    ID version: 17.1
    System: Windows 10
    Steps:
    1. Double-click an INDD saved by a newer version of ID, perhaps 18, while ID isn't running yet.
    2. ID will start, try to open the file and come ip with the conversion dialog. If you then click "Convert", it won't actually convert the file, but do nothing. In this case you would have to close the conversion window and while ID is now running, double-click the INDD again.

    1 vote

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