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  1. Command & Space Problems

    Updated to MACOS - Catalania, now animated zoom doesnt work anymore by holding COMMAND & SPACE! InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop can`t do it anymore. Also holding SPACE to move the Paper doesnt work anymore.

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  2. Cells formatted as Number/Currency etc. in Excel without decimal places or as Date not imported correctly into InDesign.

    InDesign CC : 2020 / 15.0.0.155
    MacOS : 10.13.6
    MS Excel : 16.30 for Mac

    We were able since ever (last version ID CC 2019) to import Excel data-cells by InDesign with the placing functionality. With the actual version of InDesign CC 2020 numbers without any decimal places (e.g. 153) are not imported from Excel files and are displayed in InDesign with a "0" - (e.g. 153 imports to InDesign as 0). If the numbers in the Excel files have at least 1 decimal place numbers are imported correctly (e.g. 153.6 imports to InDesign as 153.6). Please fix this InDesign…

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    Fix for this issue is now available in the latest update of InDesign 2020 – that is, InDesign 15.0.1

    In the Creative Cloud Desktop application, click on the Updates section on the left. You should be able to see the Update available for InDesign. Please update your InDesign application to this version to try out the fix.

    Let us know in the comments section if you face any problem with the updation process.


    Adobe InDesign Team

  3. CC2020: Alternate text for hyperlinks

    In CC2020 a new function for writing alternate text for links was introduced.
    Using this function and generating a PDF Leeds to wrong PDF notation. The alt text in PDF is presented by alt text, which is forbidden in the PDF world, where alt text only should be used for non text elements, e.g. pictures. By presenting only the alt text the accessibility is lost – this is against the goal to hav a better output!
    A correct output would lead to a content entry.

    Note: Alt text for links is under discussion, as such alt text is not present…

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  4. Short cuts keys no longer work in InDesign 2021

    After updating to macOS 11.0.1, Big Sur, short cut keys, "save as..." no longer work.

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  5. There are no shortcuts for important usual actions!

    I can't add shortcut to:
    1. Auto text reflow, in presences panel
    2. Show\hide thumbnails, in pages panel

    Very helpful shortcut !

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  6. [BUG] Text from pdf disappears when placing a pdf

    When placing a (PitStop server certified) PDF some texts in the placed PDF disappear (on screen as well as print).
    Only happens in latests Indesign/photoshop/illustrator, older versions work fine.

    PDF has no errors or problems in Acrobat pro preflight and PitStop server.

    Confirmed by several users in community forum:
    https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign/placed-pdf-file-into-indesing-part-of-pdf-file-disappear/m-p/11258536?page=3

    Sample file attached.

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  7. cc library window doesn't respond

    CC library does not work, background is black

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  8. Cmd Maj

    Cmd+Maj dont work ...

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  9. Adobe indd 2021

    The welcome page has a bug. The filenames are double. In addition to that, we do not get a notice anymore if somebody else is trying to open the same document. Really annoying. Hope you´ll be able to fix it.

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  10. Indesign Links not Updating after double clicking

    Indesign links not updating even after double clicking the link and the image where the link isn't updated. This used to work as usual in the last versions of CC. Currently using Indesign CC v.16. I have to close the program completely to have the link display correctly.

    What I did was: I edited an image with the photoshop clicking in the right-click menu inside Indesign. Then when I came back to indesign it doesn't update. This has happened for the last months.

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  12. Datamerge Trims Spaces

    I just noticed that Datamerge trims leading and trailing spaces from text columns in CSV files when merging. The resulting text doesn't have the proper spaces on either end, even though the spaces are present in the CSV.

    This is problematic because if you have two text fields that are being merged in the same text frame without a line break, you can't include a space at the end of one or the start of the other to be inserted between them. You can put a space in between the placeholders, but that won't achieve the desired result if the…

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  14. When I click on create new a popup window open but it don't show any option....

    When I click on create new a popup window open but it don't show any option....Why this happend I can't understand.... https://prnt.sc/vfezyj
    (version 16)

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  15. Upgrade InDesign v 15 to InDesign v 16

    I have an Adobe creative account where I worked on Indesign v 15 a few weeks ago, but for a few weeks now when Indesign v 16 appeared, I can't upgrade to the new version.
    The message is "you do not have a compatible Windows system" although my version of Windows is Windows PRO 10 version 2004.
    Why can't I upgrade?
    I am enclosing the configuration of my computer and the error message that appears to me.

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  16. I can't change dictionary settings from German

    Hi – I have tried to change my (inherited) document spelling several ways to English (UK). It's saying in the all the right places that it's English (UK) but then when I spell check the document it's showing German 2006 reform. Can anyone help me change it, or is it a bug? Thank you.

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  17. The Text Covered by some parts of the Object in Text Wrap

    The Text Covered by some parts of the Object in Text Wrap as per screen shot, it's seems like a bug?

    Information:
    Adobe InDesign CC version 16.0 (64bit version).

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  18. No tool type disable feature. Can't close.

    Adobe Indesign 2020.

    VERY ANNOYING. I can't even close the boxes. I have to save, quit app, and open again...EVERY TIME. This includes all the tool tips.

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  19. 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…

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  20. Windows 10 Filetype capture

    I let the Creative Cloud Desktop upgrade me from 2020 to 2021 and uninstall 2020... only the file associations didn't get updated and there isn't a way to select Indesign 2021.

    Maybe have a manual button option you can hit to select default filetypes if an upgrade goes awry.

    Meanwhile what's the quick fix?

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