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  1. eyedropper still not picking up font type style weight -- adds a stroke to outside or color to the text box.

    eyedropper not picking up font or style; it picks up color sometimes & stroke sometimes. it is glitchy to the max. unstable, unreliable. USED TO WORK. a long time ago...in a land far, far away.

    It generally succeeds picking up object styles. otherwise BIG FAIL regarding fonts, font colors, font weight. it misses completely.

    INDESIGN 2022 INTEL IMAC MONTEREY 12.6.4

    2 votes

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  2. macOS menu bar covers InDesign title bar (multi-screen setup)

    When running multiple screens connected to my MacBook Pro (14-inch, M1 Pro), InDesign's title bar will frequently get stuck under the macOS menu bar on the built-in screen, making it impossible to move the window either to another screen or within the built-in screen. I have to arrange the screens so the built-in screen is slightly above the others (even though it's below them physically) to get the title bar visible so I can move it.

    Interestingly, this phenomenon only occurs on the built-in screen. It's likely that InDesign doesn't know how to handle the macOS menu bar being taller…

    1 vote

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  3. WordsFlow

    When deciding against using WordsFlow plugin by EmSoftware, not renewing from trial license, it continued not only to be on the main FILE menu but it also is preventing normal (InDesign) placing of graphic files into InDesign files by a popup window asking for license renewal information. If I cancel that window, it cancels the PLACE... operation. In other words, WordsFlow does not extricate itself from the program even if no longer using and registered AND after uninstalling from the Windows APP utility, BUT it continues to interfere with normal InDesign operation.
    How do I get rid of this?

    1 vote

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  4. BUG: nothing shows when first opening a file until you click on the page

    Newer small bug but updates have not fixed this. When opening a file, especially a placed indd file inside a indd file, the page is blank until you click on the page. Not a huge issue but very strange as some may just sit there and wait without clicking.

    1 vote

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  5. Toolbars and palettes missing on startup

    Since upgrading to Ventura I have no toolbars or palettes – the whole workspace in effect – every time I open InDesign. I can always get them back by switching to a different workspace and back but this happens every time I reopen it.

    I have reset preferences and caches, reinstalled the software and removed plugins but nothing works.

    InDesign 18.2.1
    MacOS Ventura 13.2
    iMac 3.4 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5

    2 votes

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  6. 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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  7. 3 votes

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  8. Ventura Indesign file not found

    I have a number of files when I double click them to open, I get an error saying "<file name> not found. If I make a copy of the file, I can then open it. I don't know it that's an InDesign issue or a Ventura issue.

    Running an Apple M1 Max, with Ventura 13.2.1, and Indesign 18.1

    1 vote

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  9. "Paste into" not working in Layout Split View

    When the layout view is split and you copy something and try to "Paste into", the option doesn't appear. You have to exit split view and toggle it again so it works.

    1 vote

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  10. I too am having a PROBLEM with hyphenate!! It is breaking words in absolutely wrong places:  examples:  so-mething, ge-nerations, Cz-echoslo

    I too am having a PROBLEM with hyphenate!! It is breaking words in absolutely wrong places:  examples:  so-mething, ge-nerations, Cz-echoslovakia - you get the idea. Have any of you had any resolution with your issues?

    1 vote

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  11. Buttons do not work in Indesign

    Certain buttons aren't working in Indesign. E.g. I can't click into the preflight panel, or the pop-up comes up for a millisecond, too fast for me to click into it. This is happening with the Preflight panel, the 'align to' button in the Alignment panel, and other toggles like it. Incredibly frustrating. I've tried restarting but the issue persists.

    1 vote

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  12. Don't provide the GPU Performance menu for Windows

    It's outrageous that a giant corporation doesn't have support to GPU Performance for windows, when we sign the creative cloud plan doesn't shows that works differently in each operational system. Please, develop this functionality as soon as possible!!

    1 vote

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  13. visual bug

    Whenever i adjust a layer or move an object the screen glitches and disturbs.

    3 votes

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  14. 1 vote

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  15. Can't dismiss preferences if app is hidden. Mac m1 pro

    As in the title, Bug: Open preferences. Hide indesign. Can't dismiss preferences. This is reproducible.
    Solution: allow preferences to be dismissed (even) if app is hidden.

    1 vote

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  16. 18.1 Workspace resets to 'essentials'

    I'm working with Indesign 18.1 (issue also has occured with other older versions).

    My custom workspace utilizes a two-screen setup, one screen for the actual layout and the other screen for all the menus/palettes etc.

    Everytime I close out of a document and reopen a new document, the custom workspace resets from my custom workspace to a generic one-screen workspace. In previous versions, that reverted workspace was 'essentials' but with 1.81 it seems to be a partially custom / nondescript workspace....most likely because I went and deleted the 'essentials' workspace here:

    /Applications/Adobe InDesign 2023/Presets/InDesign_Workspaces

    I am working with a lot…

    7 votes

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  17. Random display issue

    ID on a Apple M1 Max (OS 12.6) occasionally and randomly makes crazy displays. It is resolved when I quit and reopen the file, but still…

    First image is what the document should look like. Second image is what it becomes. Kinda cool, but not my intent.

    4 votes

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  18. 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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  19. Frozen Blue Banner about Pantone changes

    The temporary blue banner alerting me to the changes to Pantone's integration with Indesign has frozen in place partially off the screen and cannot be dismissed. I haven't restarted as I'm in the middle of a task and the functionality remains, it's just overlaid with the banner near the bottom.

    1 vote

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  20. v. 18.1 Right click not working

    18.1
    menu drop nows not working at all
    right click not working at all
    uninstalled and reinstalled, restarted after reinstall

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