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  1. avenir font glitch, HELP

    Recently did Indesign update, now my Avenir font glitches across all of my documents and comes up as gibberish. Sometimes if I close Indesign and reopen it will view fine, other times it will not. Typically it will not view correctly. This is a basic system font. I cleared all fonts on my system and did a restart incase an installed font was causing the issue, it was not the issue. My co-worker is having the same issue as well on her end.

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  2. page pallet


    1. Indesign 15.1.1 and earlier versions - English supporting Hebrew.


    2. When I create a document with binding right-to-left the page pallet numbers are blurry and hard to read this is not an issue when the document has binding left-to-right. See screen video and screen shot attached.


    I am using Windows 10 latest version, but this has been an issue for many year now

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  3. Character Alternates Contextual Menu not working in InDesign with Hebrew Support

    Note the following checkbox:

    Preferences > Advanced Type > Type Contextual Controls > Show for Character Alternates, Fractions, Ordinals and Ligatures

    If checked, whenever a character is selected a contextual menu with alternates should appear (if supported by the font, of course).

    It's working in the English (International) version, but not in the English (Hebrew Supporting) version.

    More details:
    InDesign 15.0.2 English (Hebrew Supporting)
    macOS Catalina 10.15.4

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  4. OpenAsset extension in ID 2020 for Mac

    I installed the OpenAsset extension in my InDesign 2020 on a Mac running OS Catalina. My Exchange says that I should be able to launch it from Windows > Extensions > OpenAsset. There is no Windows menu option; under the Window option there is no Extensions submenu anymore.

    Please advise. I use this extension extensively with work.

    Thanks,

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  5. MacOS Big Sur Creative Cloud Download Manager iCon not clearly visible in Apple Menu

    MacOS Big Sur Creative Cloud Download Manager iCon is barely showing up at the top of my screen. Since the top control bar in Big Sur is now transparent, I am using a black background so its quite faint. Attaching screen shot. This wasn't an issue with previous OS and had the same black background.

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  6. Data Merge not populating correctly when placeholder curse overflow

    When using Data-Merge with an .txt/.csv and using export as pdf, indesign (still) merge the fields wrong (only use the first data-entry), if the placeholder and not the data curse an frame-overflow.

    Detailed description:
    You have a textframe with enough space to place the string "888", but not enough space to place "8888".
    You have a .csv table with a colum named "number" and values from "1" to "999".
    You select the file with data-merge and get a placeholder "<<number>>" and replace the "888" with it. Now you got a frame overflow.
    You select preview, and all values (1 -…

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  7. New document 'Command N' not working.

    I know you have are already looking at this issue, but I have attached a PDF of active applications and plug-ins on my Mac which help you diagnose this issue.

    Macbook Pro 16" 2019 running OS 10.15.5 (19F101)

    Thanks

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  8. Content log access

    If a file gets lost there is no way to check the log of the last 7 days or more.
    One can only see the 20 last used files.
    Is there a way to access the content log to check what happened to all the files worked on?

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  9. Data Merge function "Honor existing frame fitting option" is not working on master pages

    Version of Adobe InDesign, InCopy or InDesign Server

    Adobe InDesign 15.0.1

    macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

    iMac 27 Zoll End 2012

    Steps to reproduce the issues
    See also attached video

    Open the file > 01ExposeTEMPXMLStart.indd
    Generate a merged document by clicking the button
    Choose "Honor existing frame fitting" in Content Placement Options
    Click [OK]
    Jump to page 1 in the merged document
    The pictures are placed without honoring the existing frame fitting options from the object style
    This only happens with frames that are placed on a master page. The same frame on a document page works…

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  10. InDesign still doesn't create usable PostScript file

    As reported several months ago, PostScript files created by InDesign do not open correctly in Acrobat Distiller or Illustrator or Mac's Preview.

    Problem continues with 15.1.1.

    [In my case, this need for ps would be eliminated if you restored the ability to directly export Thumbnails as a PDF!]

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  11. Como abrir o converitr un Archivo con formato Indb ( InDesign Book)

    Hola, Tengo InDesign 2019 y no quiere abrir un Archivo con formato Indb ( InDesign Book), solo abren los Formatos Indd( InDesign Document) , ayuda para poder convertirlo a un Indd y poder trabajarlo

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  12. Script/Application/JS/Place MultiPage PDF

    When you import a file with a password ID requires password for each page of document.
    I think that should be correct to insert password only for the first page.
    Thank you

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  13. Outdated "Dutch 2005 reform" dictionary

    Some words where marked as incorrect, that where definitely correct. I had to update the Hunspell dictionary myself to get it working.

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  14. schwarzer pfeil

    objekte lassen sich nicht mehr mit schwarzem pfeil bewegen (ID und ILL).
    löschung von voreinsetll. bringt nix. bitte um hilfe!

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  15. mouse

    THE MOUSE CURSOR IS INVISIBLE WHEN I PASS IT OVER THE LAYOUT AREA, IT REAPPEARS WHEN I AM GOING TO THE TOOLS ...

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  16. InDesign 15.0.3

    All imported text is shown on turquoise/cyan background, as "paragraph shading" is on.

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  17. CC Library

    I'm trying to add colours and paragraph styles to my cc library, however, when I try to rename anything or even type within the feature nothing types and the keyboard pretty much does not work at all.

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  18. installed 2020 and uninstalled 2019, no files not associating with the app

    After installing 2020 to edit files created in the latest version, all .indd files are not associated with Indesign at all. When I try to update default settings to associate .indd files with InDesign, the file type .indd is not listed.

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  19. InDesign hyperlink %0D bug

    When I cut and paste URLs from a text document into the hyperlink dialog box, I can accidentally get a carriage return included. InDesign "includes" the carriage return in the one-line dialog box field but gives no indication that it's there.

    Once I export the InDesign document to a PDF and then click on the link in the PDF, the link shows with a %0D at the end and it fails with a 404 not found.

    This is extremely annoying because InDesign gives no indication that the carriage return is there with its one-line link dialog box field.

    What should…

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  20. ExtendScript Regular Expression Errors

    ExtendScript Source:

    target "InDesign-15"

    targetengine "bug-test"

    // Wrong result false (true expected)
    $.writeln(/^(,([^x,]+|x[^x](xx[^x])*x))+$/.test(",a,xax"));

    // InDesign hangs (one CPU thread 100% usage)

    $.writeln(/^(,([^x,]+|x[^x](xx[^x])*x))+$/.test(",xax,xax"));

    InDesign 2020 (15.1.1), German version

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