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  1. Indesign Auto-Save No Longer Included in App

    Adobe InDesign Version 19.2
    Using MacBook Pro Max M3 16-Inch, Nov 2023
    Running MacOS Sonoma Version 14.3.1

    Apparently there was previously an option in InDesign which auto-saves your documents as you go (with options in Preferences to specify how often you wished the app to auto-save the active document from 1 to 60 minutes). This feature is similar to what Adobe Premiere Pro app has -- even while saving via the "Save As" feature (which overwrites a previous version with the same file name), the auto-save application feature saves the document as you work with it, so that you can…

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  2. Text wrapping Bug Verson 19,2

    When I tab a text box, Text wrapping an image doesn't work

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  3. 19.2 Performance (esp. Type Tool)

    Starting with version 19, but especially with v. 19.2 (MacBook using Sonoma 14.3.1), InDesign just SLOGS. Every time I select the Type Tool, it's about 3-4 full seconds (including the "spinning ball" every time) before the type tool is accessible to me.

    I am a long-time power user of InDesign and this is incredibly frustrating. My brain and hands now work much faster than the application — didn't always used to be true. Click and wait...click and wait...click and wait. That's what using InDesign is like now. For 700 bucks a year. Yuck!

    Have you made the program TOO FAT,…

    2 votes

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  4. gpu view corrupt!

    Apple Mac Mini M1, 16GB / Adobe InDesign 19.2: even after today's update, GPU view doesn't display correctly some objects on the page! CPU view ok, overprint view ok, but after switching to GPU view, some objects disappear! Please see the attached footage.
    Adobe InDesign 18.5.1 on the same machine works ok with the same document.

    2 votes

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  5. Need the ability to change colors of SVG files when linked to InDesign from CC Libraries.

    When saving icons from Illustrator as SVG files into CC Libraries, these icons only have the ability to change their color when linked back to Illustrator. If you pull from CC Libraries into InDesign, you are unable to change the color of the icon in InDesign. The ability to do so would be very helpful for workflow when designing print files. This will avoid the need to save icons in multiple color versions in CC Libraries.

    1 vote

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  6. Window jumps to maximum size in 19.2

    Since version 19.2, InDesign's window behavior has been weird and wrong. With each mouse click it jumps to the maximum window size. If I resize the window, the next mouse click will maximize it again. Very annoying. This is only in 19.2. I have a Mac Studio M1 and a 49-inch Dell U4919DW monitor (size 5120 x 1440 pixels), so I don't want to work at the full size of the screen.

    3 votes

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  7. Small implied movement when selecting elements

    I have an issue with the latest versions of InDesign.
    Whenever I select any element/object/text/images etc inside my Page or any pages, there is a delay in the selection with a tiny registered displacement of the selected object by one or 2 pixels.

    My only solution to fix it is to Cmd+z to invert the latest action that resulted from it. I didn't have that issue a month ago and it is very disruptive, could say that it is anti-productive. I am running Indesign on the latest version of Mac OS sonoma on a M1 max machine. The problem occurs…

    2 votes

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  8. Safari stops rendering while InDesign is open

    macOS Sonoma 14.2.1, M1 Mac mini 16Gb
    InDesign 19.1 AppleSilicon
    Safari 17.2.1

    When InDesign opens, Safari stops rendering pages. Each tab in the web browser window becomes black.

    1 vote

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  9. Intervertir

    Bonjour,
    Il serait très utile d'avoir un raccourci (bouton ou raccourci clavier) pour réaliser cette action :
    Intervertir l'emplacement de deux objets (un bloc de texte, une image, une forme...). L'objet A et B : L'objet A passe à la place de l'objet B et vise versa en cliquant sur un boutant. Ce bouton aurait tout son sens de figurer dans le volet "Alignement"
    Merci pour votre réponse.

    1 vote

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  10. GPU Preview Freak Outs

    Often times InDesign GPU preview freaks out, rendering the pages with random artifacts. Here are 2 spreads on GPU and on CPU (certain information blurred out). I've also attached another example of GPU freak out.

    macOS Sonoma 14.3 MacBook Pro M3, InDesign 19.1

    4 votes

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  11. InDesign flashes white every time I click on a page

    When using InDesign, it flashes white every time I click on it. If I click and hold, the screen become completely white. This is very annoying, almost impossible to work. I cannot highlight anything or draw a marque without getting the white flashing. Even when I'm just moving around a page, it flashes. This is migraine-inducing.

    I have InDesign 18.5.1 and there are no updated available, I just checked. This has really slowed down my workflow. I know you closed the previous listing for this, but it's not fixed.

    Help!

    3 votes

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  12. InDesign 2024 Can't Scroll

    I was forced to download the newest InDesign software by creative cloud and since doing so am unable to use my mousepad or mouse to scroll through documents. I have to use the side and bottom slider and thats the only way it will work. I have seen other students having the same issue, this makes the program way less efficient and time consumptive to use.

    1 vote

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  13. preview glitch

    Preview Glitch occured today. This has never happened. I have noticed that InDesign has been been super buggy lately.

    3 votes

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  14. screen flickering sonoma

    I know this is a known issue, but after 4 months, I would have hoped that a fix would have been developed by now. My fault for now researching before upgrading to Sonoma, but come on guys. I seriously can't believe how terrible my experience has been with both the new Macs and Adobe software. I have been doing design for 18 years, and have never had as much trouble in that time as I have had from both company's products in the last year. This is ridiculous! It is unfortunate for users that we have no other viable options…

    4 votes

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  15. Installing InDesign 2024 still removes all preferences, shortcuts, and workspaces — even in v19.1

    Despite the previous thread about this marking the problem as being resolved, it is not — not even with the latest update 19.1 ... not for me at least. I've uninstalled and reinstalled InDesign 2024 multiple times at this point to no avail.

    This is a serious issue for professional users who have very specific settings that take time to create and are necessary for maintaining a consistent workflow between versions.

    Please resolve.

    3 votes

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  16. gpu

    Enabling GPU causes some object disappear. Switching to CPU causes viewing all objects right.
    When I open the same document in InDesign 18.5.1, everything is shown good.

    This is terrible!

    Mac Mini M1/16GB
    Sonoma 14.2.1
    InDesign 19.1

    2 votes

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  17. Trackpad Scroll Not Working

    Trackpad scrolling in Indesign 19.0.1 is unusable both horizontally and vertically. It sometimes works if I place my curser directly in the scroll bar, but outside of that when I try to scroll it either has a huge lag and skips around or just refuses to move my page. I work on a laptop with 100+ page documents daily so this is massively impacting my workflow.

    PC laptop running windows 10

    1 vote

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  18. ID 2023 and 2024 issues with variable weight fonts

    In addition to the odd weight mix on screen display or the incorrect spacing for bolder faces on variable fonts in 2024, variable fonts do not outline correctly. The outlined objects do not create compound paths correctly for character elements that join (example: bottom bar of lower case e crosses over onto spine of letter) causing effect and trap errors.

    UPDATE: 19.1 update installed. The font weight issue appears to be fixed, but the font outlines are still an issue, as I reported to Adobe in the bug reports. The characters when outlines do create compound paths, they create overlapping…

    1 vote

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  19. Missing the option to fill / stroke selection in the Swashes panel

    In my version of the InDesign, since the last update, is missing the option to fill / stroke selection in the Swashes panel.
    Version installed: 19.0.1

    1 vote

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  20. Dragging the cursor and highlighting text not working

    Hello. I just updated my iMac to Sonoma (14.1.2), and now InDesign (19.0.1) has some new performance bugs.

    When using the "Type tool" and dragging the cursor over the text I want to select, the text flashes, and the page briefly goes completely white. When I stop dragging, the text appears normal, but because the page is a whiteout while dragging the cursor over the text, I have no idea what text I'm selecting or where my cursor is going.

    A similar thing happens when I want to select a few objects using the "Selection tool" to move or copy…

    2 votes

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