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  1. harfbuzz

    Compile Harfbuzz with Graphite support enabled.

    InDesign 2020 uses Harfbuzz for complex script rendering. Harfbuzz has the capability to use Graphite instructions for rendering complex scripts, but Adobe has compiled Harfbuzz without Graphite support.

    Graphite is needed for rendering some character combinations used in languages which are not supported by other font technologies.

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  2. Button: Delete optional state and its content

    In the Button and Forms panel, the button [Delete optional state and its content] is always gray, it will not delete the selected button states.

    This is in ID2018, 2019, 2020 Mac & Windows. I have to go back to CS6 to see it working.

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  3. essentials classic hyphenation missing

    I am using essentials classic as I always do, and when you select the paragraph section on the top bar, there's usually a hyphenation button which when clicked, stops it from being hyphenated, but its randomly gone, one second it was there, i pasted text into a text box and now it,s gone. Any clue how to fix this! I have found other ways of using it but the button still hasn't come back!

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  4. Folders on desktop with only Document Fonts inside

    I'm not sure which area this applies to, but every time I save or Package a file I get a bunch of empty folders on the desktop with job numbers from previous work and all they contain are a 'Document Fonts' folder inside. This is REALLY frustrating. So far, if I quit and restart, it stops for a while, but starts up again.

    Each time I safe or package a file it creates one extra folder, cumulatively. The latest time I saved, 8 irrelevant folders appeared on my desktop.

    This is confusing and I inadvertently deleted an active work folder…

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  5. Cross-Reference Character Width Incorrect

    When inserting a cross-reference, InDesign acts as if the character of the cross-reference are much wider than they are. In my example below, it forces the "8" to flow down to the next line, even though an 8 character clearly fits, and a line break is not necessary.

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  6. 2 votes
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  7. Hyperlinks copy/pasted between files *appear* to break after source document is removed.

    Using CC2019 on a Mac running High Sierra

    Steps to reproduce:
    1) Create a document with a few hyperlinks in it.
    2) Whilst this document is open, open a 2nd document, and copy/paste the links from one document to the other.
    3) Save both and close.
    4) Trash source document

    Expected result: hyper links should work in Target document as expected.

    Actual result: hyperlinks all appear broken in document. Whilst an exported PDF appears to still work, ID reports all those links as broken.

    Other details:
    If you retrieve the source document from the trash, it the links in the…

    14 votes
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  8. JavaScript Error Encountered While Loading HTML


    1. Indesign CC 2020 (15.0.2)



    2. 2- version) From Object menu:

      "Select insert HTML.."

      "This is an HTML snippet."



    I paste the codes into HTML box, a second later, small box message,

     "JavaScript Error encountered while loading HTML"
    

    Even this message comes when Im not changing the default text.

    I have tried Indesign 2019 (14.0) abd the same error message comes.

    My computer:

    Windows 10 Home
    Amd threadripper 3970X
    64gt Ram

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  9. enableRedraw = false ignored during script run

    During a loop to load text snippets to my page ID 2020 ignores the fact that enableRedraw=false and DOES redraw the page on every loop

    app.scriptPreferences.enableRedraw = false;

        do {
    
    app.doScript(insertTexts2, ScriptLanguage.JAVASCRIPT, undefined, UndoModes.ENTIRE_SCRIPT, "Insert Texts " + C2Place + ":" + V2Place);
    } while (libs[8][3].geometricBounds[0] < pageTextBottom);
    app.scriptPreferences.enableRedraw = true;

    The text is inserted into 8 different frames -- during the loop it SHOULDN'T redraw the page -- but it does (slowing the script down)

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  10. Software changes

    I use InDesign daily for my publication and when you keep changing things, it throws me off and wastes my time.
    I used to be able to print to save pages to the same folder, but now when I print to save a page, it takes me to whatever folder I most recently placed an image from. VERY frustrating. Also, I now have to scroll to get to my most recently used fonts rather than the drop down font list being automatically positioned at the top with most recently used fonts.
    I wish you would just STOP changing things! Every…

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  11. euskera

    Cuando podremos disponer de la partición de palabras en euskera

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  13. 60 Noto (foreign) fonts showing up in middle of drop down font listing.

    I have recently upgraded to Adobe CC 2020, and also upgraded to Mac OS Catalina. when I open my font drop down menu I expect to see all of the 'foreign' (non english) fonts at the bottom of the list. Instead, there is a font 'Noto' with 60 font families in the menu. I've checked in 'Font Book' on my mac, and that font is NOT listed as an 'english' font, so I assume it SHOULD go to the bottom of the menu. These fonts show up in the middle of font listing of other CC programs as well (Photoshop…

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  14. InCopy Export Omits Index Markers

    Hello,

    I have run into trouble on the InCopy export from InDesign with regard to index markers and am wondering if anyone else has the same situation.

    The export of InCopy files from InDesign omits index markers in specific scenarios due to the nature of XML.

    Specifically, if the index marker of a subentry occurs earlier in the text than the main entry, any other subentries after the main entry will disappear when checking in or saving the InCopy file, even if no edits are made in the file.

    The reason for this seems to be that all index markers…

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  15. document fonts bug

    Bij gebruik van de document fonts in indesign 15.02 worden bij het afsluiten van de job en het verplaatsten van de order naar de server gedeelte van de ordermap weer terug gezet naar de mac. Dit is alleen te voorkomen door na elke order indesign af te sluiten en weer opnieuw op te starten

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  16. horizontal line appears in overprint preview

    when I enter overprint preview, a white thin horizontal line appears towards the top of my page. It appears in different spots on different pages. one image shows the page normally not in overprint, the other shoes in overprint with a white line towards the bottom of the photo. the line moves to different places when i go back and forth from overprint view.

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  17. Separate the footnotes in a specific block

    Hi,

    Give the possibility to separate the footnotes in a specific block that could be manipulated. It's a good idea, no ? Thanks

    Bye.

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  18. "Align to bleed" option in Window > Object & Layout > Align panel

    Hi everybody !

    In Window > Object & Layout > Align... why not also offer "Align to bleed" ? It would be very helpful. No ? Thanks.

    Bye.

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  19. document dialogue

    On opening the latest version of InDesign, instead of the usual new document dialogue all I get is a constant circling - see attached. I can only override it by seeting Preferences to Legacy new document which is certainly not as usueful.

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  20. Cannot pull guides from ruler. Show Guides is on. This has been a problem in 15.0 and beyond!

    Cannot pull guides from ruler. Show Guides is on. This has been a problem in 15.0 and beyond!

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