Adobe InDesign: Bugs

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  1. Share for Review

    Share for Review does not seem to be working even after another update.

    I sent an invitation by "Invite Only". My client received an email with a link and the only 2 options available for my client are "Sign in with an Adobe ID" – 99% of my clients will not HAVE or NEED an Adobe ID.

    The second option is "Enter a password if one has been shared with you." Unfortunately, I was not given the option to set up a password. However, when posting publicly I could.

    And lastly, when I update the file (link), there was no…

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  2. Open more than one InDesign file

    InDesign gets really slow after opening more than one document at a time

    The Problem ist, that the Users can open more than one but InDesign get slower an slower, till you have to wait a couple of minutes until you can work on the selected item.
    If we kill the InDesign Process via. TaskMananger an reopen the document, everythings works fine, but this can't be the final solution.
    The problem happens in aller InDesign 15 Versions.
    There ist no performance issue on the Win10 Computers. The Computer is running on 50-70%.
    Anyone got the same Problem and have a…

    4 votes
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  3. Endnote references are not importing when placing word documents

    I am placing a word 365 document into InDesign 2020 with endnotes ticked to be included and the endnote references are not importing. In the past the endnote references will display in-text and a full endnote reference list will display on the last page in one text box. I have tried using 2018/2019 with the same result. This appears to be a new bug. I have attached screenshots of the Word document with endnotes displayed and the InDesign document after placing the same word document which shows the endnotes have not been imported. Also an anchored text box is also…

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  4. publish online

    In InDesign 2021, publish online refuses to complete. When we close the dialog box and reopen it later, it refuses to let us do another publish online.

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  5. Indesign 2021 (16.0) IDLK file do not lock

    It is currently possible that two users are able to open the same Indesign file. I am working on a network volume via VPN and it was possible for my colleague to open the same file i was working with. The *.idlk file was generated but it seems that it would not be recognized from the other Indesign my colleague was using.

    I tried to reproduce this issuue with Indesign 2020 and all worked fine as expected.

    This is an enormous issue for collaboration with other colleagues at the same projects.

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  7. Translation typo

    Your missing a capital on the "commentaires" option in the French translation of window menu

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  8. I've had to renter my pasword and code from text 6x in the last 2 1/2 hours. How is anybody supposed to get any work done when updating apps

    Why is updating apps such a pain in the butt!!!!
    Had to log into a different ID to get past supposed firewall issues and then had to keep using password and code sent to text on my phone every time I opened an app.
    VERY UNPRODUCTIVE AFTERNOON. THANK YOU CREATIVE CLOUD!!!!!

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  9. Update unavailable

    InDesign 15.1.2 was released several days ago but it does not show up in Creative Cloud 5.2.1.441, and I have no way to update ID. As of today, there is also an update 15.1.2 for InCopy, and that doesn't show up either. Running macOS 10.13.6.

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  10. indesign for mac pauses

    InDesign CC 15.1.2 with a VPN connection to a server continually gives me the spinning beach ball whenever I do the simplest thing, even when the document itself is on the desktop (but has to be connected to images on the server). It's on a Macbook Pro 15,1, running Catalina with 32GB ram, 2.6Ghz 6-Core Intel Core i7. It's been happening since the last 2 updates.

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  11. »Adobe Server sind nicht erreichbar« die Meldung kommt ... keine Firewall, richtige Uhrzeit richtiges Datum. Hilfe!!!

    »Adobe Server sind nicht erreichbar« die Meldung kommt ... keine Firewall, richtige Uhrzeit richtiges Datum. Hilfe!!!

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  12. Adobe InDesign chega um momento de uso que não salva.

    Adobe InDesign chega um momento de uso que não salva.

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  13. Lost information in Links and Color/swatches Indesign 2020

    The information in the windows for Links and Color/swatches (Think it is the name in English) have disappeared. I have tried to restart program, restart computer and various other adjustment, but no result. The information does not show. I have both color and links in my work.

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  14. 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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  15. 1 vote
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  16. Mouse very slow during mail merge

    When exporting to a PDF using Indesign Mail Merge, the mouse is very slow, even if in other programs. That makes the computer unusable during export of large PDF's.

    I found that only when the Windows Task Manager is on the front, the mouse acts normal again, but when I the Task Manager loses focus, the mouse is slow again.

    We have this problem on our Windows PC's. On my Mac it works fine.

    We use the latest Indesign (15.0.1)

    8 votes
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  17. Bug: InDesign Index page ranges not working when using "Next use of Style" options

    Adobe InDesign 2020
    15.0.2 x64

    Issue:

    I am trying to create index entries that include a page range (such as 26-29) instead of a single page number using paragraph styles.

    I am having trouble getting the page ranges for my indexed content to update correctly. Specifically, the index entry always only shows the first page of the range in the index pane on the first attempt.

    I can sometimes (but not always) trick it into updating the page range correctly. I attached a video of it finally working after five failed attempts.


    Here is what I tried:

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  19. unable to open old pagemaker files in In

    Unable to open old pagemaker files in InDesign with .PM5, .p65 and .pmd formates

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  20. All InDesign 15.0x EXTREMELY SLOW

    All InDesign 15.0x is EXTREMELY SLOW, almost unusable.
    I had to go back to version 14.03 to be able to work. This is on Windows 10 Pro 64 bit, v1909. It takes minutes to paste a picture.
    Something has gone wrong in the Adobe world!

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