Adobe InDesign: Bugs

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  1. preview 'w' shortcut doesn't work

    Regularly doesn't respond to the 'w' key shortcut to toggle between regular/preview views.

    Closing entire program fixes the issue.

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  2. Interface much too small

    interface too small

    Indesign cc 14.0.1
    windows 10 1803
    Dell XPS15

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  4. incopy

    InCopy is going SO slow it's greatly reduced our efficiency in editing magazine text. Every text box takes at least 1 whole minute to check in and out of, and even when I've opened the text box, it takes ages for me to move my cursor to make an edit. I can barely move my mouse without it freezing up. This is happening on all of our work computers and my laptop at home, so it's not an isolated issue. Also three of our computers are brand-new and those computers are also having the same issues with InCopy. This started…

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  5. InDesign CC 2019: shift-draw (forcing direction) fail

    The sliding of objects by shift mouse draw (forcing direction to horizontal, vertical and 45 degree) does not work anymore. Serious mistake!

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  6. InDesign CC 2019: alt-draw duplication fail

    The duplication of objects by alt mouse draw does not work anymore.

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  7. InDesign CC 2019: zoom with cmd-space-draw fail

    The quick zoom function by cmd space mouse draw does not work anymore. Serious mistake!

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  8. Mouse Lags when Browsing Over Pages Panel

    When mousing over the pages panel, the mouse movements slow to a crawl. Mousing over the rest of InDesign UI is fine and acts as expected; it is only when trying to navigate the pages panel; at this point the cursor slows down and becomes difficult to move around.

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  9. Cannot use libraries in InDesign 2018

    Hi, i am having issues when trying to use Text from CC Libraries in InDesign 2018. Dragging content to CC Libraries are working fine, but when i try to use the elements in another document, it shows up blank. I can see the Cloud icon, that shows that the element has been linked with the CC library.

    Also if i edit the element in CC Libraries it also shows blank.

    This is working fine for InDesign 2017 and 2019, but not 2018 where i have my server plugin.

    Have tried to reinstall InDesign 2018

    Deleted the folder
    ~/Library/Caches/Adobe InDesign

    Quitted…

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  10. shift doesn't work at all

    I updated the version yesterday.... shift doesn't work any more!

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  11. Cannot delete blue/teal guides

    Have no problem creating guides but cannot get rid of them once they are in place. I've tried every suggestion I could find on the internet in addition to restarting my computer, updating the software, etc etc etc and nothing will work.

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  12. Clicking on master page items with type tool

    1. InDesign CC2019
    2. clicking on master page items on a page with the text tool selected should make that text box active – like it has done for so many years
    3. it doesn’t. You have to change to the main selection tool, then click on the text box, then click back on the type tool to edit the text. Creating a pain when you have a lot of master pages set up.

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  13. locked objects

    InDesign CC 2019 14.01, iMac OSx 10.13.6

    Serious lag (+10 seconds) and inability to move or edit objects occurs whenever there are locked objects in the layout. I was able to select (after a long delay) but not move or edit a simple text+shape group while I had background and secondary elements locked. Once those were unlocked, the app started to work again as normal.

    2 votes
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  14. can't move elements

    I could not move an element on a page (happens to be a circle, with a stroke applied to it). I tried creating a new circle with the ellipse tool and copying the attributes with the eye dropper tool; this too I could not move. I tried creating a new circle and applying the attributes manually; again, this too I could not move.

    I must say, I am REALLY not impressed with this latest "update" to inDesign. The amount of bizarre behavior by the software is making my work a struggle lately.

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  15. eyedropper

    I'm experiencing all sorts of odd behavior in INDD CC v.14.01, particularly when using the eye dropper to copy text attributes.

    Things that happen: text will be given a stroke when the text that I'm copying has no stroke applied; text will go from Align Top to Align Bottom; random colors and sizes applied.

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  16. Working in InDesign 14.01 on an imac Retina 5K, 4 GHz intel core i7. MacOS Mojave versjon 10.14.1.

    Working in InDesign 14.01
    On an imac Retina 5K, 4 GHz intel core i7.
    MacOS Mojave versjon 10.14.1.

    In Design is so super slow for me.
    I´ve updated everything, and still its superslow.

    I work on a lot of large documents and some of them I can't even open up. It just crashes or takes for ever to get something done!! Frustrating!!

    3 votes
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  17. incopy 2019 and indesign 2017

    I have recently upgraded both my INDESIGN AND INCOPY to 2019 .... and the edited INCAP files coming back to me via email are not opening when I double click them .... I get the attached error - WHEN I BROWSE and locate file its just a horrible circle - nothing happens ... Please let me know if there is a bug fix or plug in - was all working fine before the upgrade...

    OS is SIERRA 10.12.6

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  18. slow performance

    my MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2016) is super slow when importing word documents, search and replace styles or adapting styles. Does it improve when changing to the Mojave system? Or is there a conflict with FontExplorer X Pro. Any suggestions are welcome. I'm suffering…

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  19. some pages are not displayed

    when scrolling, some pages are not displayed (always the same). The work plan remains black. You have to double-click twice in the pages panel (where they remain displayed) to see them displayed on the desktop.
    My document has 116 pages and 18 layers.

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