Adobe InDesign: Bugs

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  1. Shortcut for High Quality Display does something else

    Up until Indesign CC 2020, when pressing "ctrl option command h" my document would switch to high res view. Since 16.0 it hides all other Programs of macOS (10.15.7) instead. When using the mouse it still works. Why is that, and how can I get the functionality back?

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  2. Copy paste not working

    I was designing a book by copying the text from word and pasting in indesign it was working fine. But now when I am trying to paste it, it is not working. At first I thought it is the systems problem and I tried troubleshooting but still the problem persists. I am able to paste the copied text in other docs but it is not working in indesign. Please provide a solution as soon as possible.

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  3. Impossible to copy text from InDesign 2021 to other applications

    It is impossible to copy any text from InDesign 2021 to other applications as Notepad or Excel.
    When copying any text in InDesign, the Windows clipboard becomes empty even if there was anything.
    However, it is possible to paste into InDesign any text from InDesign and any other text from outside of InDesign.
    Resetting settings using Ctrl-Shift-Del at InDesign start and changing settings “Copy/paste in PDF format” didn’t help.

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  4. Selection tool issue in the latest version of InDesign.

    The selection tool now only works to change the size of boxes (text, images), it no longer lets you move the boxes around the page. To move boxes you know have to switch tools to the Free Transform Tool which makes everything more time consuming.

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  5. [BUG] [IND] [CC2021] Wrong language installed

    With this message, I would like to report a bug.

    The Creative Cloud desktop app installs the wrong language for Indesign. Default is set to English, but it installs Dutch.

    Removing the older Indesign CC2020 and installing it again, it installs my default language (UK). For CC2021 it only installs Dutch. I'm using Os X 10.14.6.

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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. Cmd-O or Cmd-N doesn't work after InDesign starts up.

    This has been an annoying bug for a while. If you open indesign, then use the command-O or command-N key to open/create a file, nothing happens. You just get an alert sound.

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

    Adobe InDesign chega um momento de uso que não salva.

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  14. 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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  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)

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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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