Adobe InDesign: Bugs

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  1. Data merge

    Data merge doesn't work with UTF-8 unicode file (CSV or TXT).
    The sheet file aren't embbed to indesign project and can't use data.

    It only works with ASCII and SHIFT_JIS but they didn't render well special characters.

    Could you please fix this bug please ?
    Best regards

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  2. Pop up window doesn't go away

    when I save my ID file to a removable drive, I get a pop up window saying I am saving to a removable drive. There is a Check Box to "Don't Show Again" and it happens everytime.

    Tried support, but they were no help

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  3. How to Contact with iCloud Email Customer Service Center

    iCloud Email is a develop by Apple Company, mostly users always used icloud email for personal or business purpose. Sometime many users forget password or users are not able to login or sign in icloud email on iphone or android, outlook, mac etc. and sometimes users are unable to send or receive email I am giving some steps to resolve this issue. If you forget password of icloud email then need to enter recovery email or recovery phone number for reset icloud password and enter new password then login it will be work properly. In case not happen then you…

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  4. 0 on numeric keypad not working like it should.

    0 on numeric keypad not working like it should. the 0 button above letter keys works properly and so do the numbers 1-9 on the numeric keypad on the right works just fine. I tested the "0" button on other applications and browser to make sure the button physically works and it does. I even tested in adobe Illustrator,

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  5. 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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  6. Character outline aligned center PDF export problem

    Character outline aligned center PDF export problem

    Indesign 15.0.1, Mac Os 10.15.2

    Missing hyphen and some character on line endings has outline color instead fill.

    Explaned on placed PDF.

    Export to PostScript or printing is OK.

    Thank you.

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  7. translate

    Very often I need to translate booklets that were designed in InDesign. Some booklets can be huge containing many text fields. Many translators request to send them the text in a MS Word file. Therefore, i have to copy-paste all the text text-box by text-box. And then repeat the same process to transfer the translation back to InDesign from MS Word.
    It would have been nice if InDesign could automatically export ONLY the text from text boxes into MS Word using HTML tags. Like:

    <textbox00001> text text text</textbox00001>
    <textbox00002> abc</textbox00002>
    <textbox00003> text 2</textbox00003>

    And…

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  8. quarkxpress

    When importing files from QuarkXPress into InDesign, clipping masks on placed images end up completely out of whack. See the attached screenshot.

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  9. quarkxpress

    When importing files from QuarkXPress into InDesign, clipping masks on placed images end up completely out of whack. See the attached screenshot and the QXD file that produced this problem when imported (and the PDF which illustrates what the correct appearance of the document should be).

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  10. 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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  11. not displaying all fonts

    I install fonts from various sources and with various methods and INDD never shows all the fonts in the family. I just installed all 18 fonts from Montserrat through the Typekit site and INDD display 14 installed fonts. Same thing using Extensis Suitcase. I can activate 10 fonts and only 6 will display. Where are the rest of my weights?????

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  12. Comp to InDesign

    InDesign V 15.0.1
    Comp V 3.0.5.16
    Brand new iPad Pro, up to date

    Tried to send layouts from Comp on iPad to InDesign on iMac and noting happens. Comp confirms sent, nothing appears anywhere in InDesign. Both apps signed into same ACC account.

    When I get into my Creative Cloud, Under the "Your Work" tab, I then click on the Globe and go to Cloud Documents and then Mobile Creations, and they seem to be there, but if there is a way to get it from there into indesign I am unaware.

    All the tutorials seem to display the layout…

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  13. InDesign 15.0.1 Find/Change dialog does not show on OSX Catalina 10.15.2

    InDesign 15.0.1 Find/Change dialog does not respond to either keyboard prompt nor to pulldown menu choice. Was working fine all morning. Just stopped. Strange?? Any cure??

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  14. 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.

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  15. 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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  16. Data Merge function "Remove Blank Lines for Empty Fields" deletes the wrong paragraph

    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 Document "02VKLeerzeilenTEMPEnde.indd"
    Open Data-Merge Panel
    Generate a merged document with click on the button
    Uncheck "Remove Blank Lines for Empty Fields" in Content Placement Options
    Press [OK]
    Repeat Step 3 this time Check "Remove Blank Lines for Empty Fields" in Content Placement Options
    Press [OK]
    Put the documents side by side
    Activate "Show Style override" in the paragraph panel
    Jump to page 2
    On the left…

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  17. InDesign hyperlink testing swamps my website and triggers my site's denial-of-service-attack banning on my IP

    InDesign does checking of hyperlinks to see if they are valid and indicates the result in the hyperlinks list with a green dot (good) or a red dot (bad).

    The problem is my document has 500+ hyperlinks to my website and when Adobe tests these hyperlinks (when I open up the hyperlinks list dialog), it swamps my website with hundreds of hyperlink hits all at once and triggers the denial-of-service-attack IP banning code on my website.

    The end result is any time I'm editing hyperlinks in my Adobe InDesign document, I get banned from my website! When I check the…

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  18. 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…

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  19. Unpinning of Adobe Cloud Folder in Windows Explorer is not working

    The Adobe Cloud Folder at the Windows Explorer can not be removed. The instruction on https://helpx.adobe.com/de/creative-cloud/kb/remove-cc-files-folder-shortcut-navigation-panel.html is not working.

    Adobe CC 2020
    Windows 10 Enterprise 10.0.17763

    Please, for the future: Don't change anything on users computers without asking for permission! It's my computer, not yours. I do not change anything on your computers without first asking.
    Thank you.

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  20. Dialogue windows doesn't stay where you last put it

    On older versions when you resized/moved dialogue windows they stayed where they were, now, when I'm relinking multiple items for example, I have to move the window out of the way so I can see my links pallete. Every. ****. Time. This just ruins my workflow and is a basic bit of functionality that's been broken for a while now. Please fix!

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