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  1. 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…

    4 votes
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Outdated "Dutch 2005 reform" dictionary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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. InDesign 15.0.3

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

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  9. 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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  10. 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.

    5 votes
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  11. 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…

    6 votes
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  12. 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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  13. Can't get Catalina Voice Control to work with InDesign 2020

    I can get Voice Control to work in other apps, but not in InDesign.

    2 votes
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  14. 7 votes
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  15. unasked for font changes in 15.0.2

    It isn't so much an idea as a major problem. I upgraded to 15.0.2 yesterday and now fonts are being changed involuntarily and when I go into find font, I can't change them back. The names say they are there but the file looks like ****. I've gone back to InDesign CC 2019 to work, because I am completely stuck in CC 2020.

    4 votes
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  16. Spelling

    Dynamic spelling is not working in the latest edition of InDesign

    2 votes
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  17. Adobe Fonts don´t load

    Adobe Fonts don´t load. When I click to activate a font it changes icon to "activating" but it never activates.

    5 votes
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  18. Number 5 does not work Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad

    I have this bizarre bug when I'm typing the number 5 on my bluetooth Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad, the style of my typography changes, and the n° doesn't appear…

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  19. workspace problems in Indd 2020

    I am working on two major projects and have created my custom workspace that gives me the panels needed for these projects. After saving the changes made for the day and closing InDesign, upon opening Indd for the next session, the work space has been set to Essentials, even though the files that require my s=custom workspace are open. I go to the workspace menu and change the work space to my working workspace and it does change, but the menu still says Essentials.

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  20. Intraktive Felder

    Bugs in den Fomularfelder.
    Schriftgrad steht auf automatisch. Wenn daraus ein Interaktives PDF generiere wird, wird der Text beim überlaufen das Feldes nicht kleiner wie es eigentlich sein sollte, sondern der Text läuft weiter und ist dann nicht mehr zu sehen!
    So kann die neue 15.1 x64 Version nicht verwenden werden!

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