Adobe InDesign: Bugs

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  1. 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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  2. InDesign 15.0.3

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

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  3. 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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  4. 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.

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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.

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  8. 7 votes
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  9. 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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  10. Multiple listings of same font in Find Font menu

    There are multiple listings of the same font in the Find Font menu in CC2019. All information is the same, all applied characters are the same, but there is odd behavior.

    --FileACC2019WithDocumentsfontsfolder.png shows double listing of Trade Gothic LT Pro Roman.

    --FileACC2019WithoutDocumentfontsfolder.png (when I take away access to Document fonts folder, no other changes), one instance switches to "Regular" instead of "Roman"

    --FileACC2017WithDocumentfontsfolder.png shows what happens with I open this file in CC2017 (no double listing)

    --FileACC2017WithoutDocumentfontsfolder.png (Document fonts folder hidden) shows what happens with I open this file in CC2017 (no…

    14 votes
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  11. Spelling

    Dynamic spelling is not working in the latest edition of InDesign

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Fonts Not Loading

    Font loading is sporadic in InDesign 15.1.1 on macOS Catalina 10.15.5

    Fonts that were working just fine yesterday suddenly won't load. I've cleared caches to no avail.

    This affects InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop... however, Photoshop seems to be hit or miss... sometimes they load, sometimes they don't.

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  17. Open recent items gone!!

    Up until the last version of Indesign, we could go File > Open Recent and find files that we've been working on. With the latest update 15.0.2 this has now gone :(

    Now I'm using MORE time going through Finder to find these files!!

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  18. Wrong links

    I've noticed that whenever a file with links is duplicated on a different server, the copy will link to the images of the original file instead of the ones in its own folder if it can. If those images are modified in the copy, the changes will also appear in the original links instead of the right ones.

    This is a huge problem, because what the user think is their most recent version of a work might not actually be at all, which can lead to very serious mistakes, and as far as I can tell it's been going on…

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  19. qr

    Hi,

    We created a business card for our employee, that includes QR code generated within InDesign. When we tested it with Android it reads everything correctly, but when reading QR code with iPhone, it only reads first and last name and job title. We tested with several different Iphones and everywhere the same result. But when we've tested a similar business card from a colleague, it worked ok. Sending both business cards in the attachment. Daniel Fischer's business card is not working correctly on the iPhone.

    We are using InDesign 15.1.1 x64

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