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  1. footnote

    Indesign CC 2020, when i make paragraph in one column and i add footnote with style includes split in 3 columns it does not work it give me

    also i neet to enable footnotes in tables

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  2. footnote

    Indesign CC 2020, when i make paragraph in one column and i add footnote with style includes split in 3 columns it does not work it give me

    also i neet to enable footnotes in tables

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  3. Futura Std fonts

    When I use Futura Std in InDesign, some letters [‘a’ & ‘o’ in attached screen shot shift to a tiny, superscripted letter. Other fonts look normal in this same text, and Futura Std does not do this in any other application. Even in InDesign, the problem occurs in some situations but not others.

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  4. Importing Excel cells with reference to another cell causes "-1"

    I have InDesign 2020, 15.0.2
    I want to place numbers and text from an Excel-file into InDesign.
    When placing an Excel-cell with reference to another cell it says "-1"

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  5. Workspace

    Initially after using the newest InDesign update for 2020, I tried using my old workspaces. But I found I could have only one document open and working at a time. I would have to open one document, work on it, save, and quit. Then I could open another and do the same thing. Obviously this is not productive, especially when you might need to copy something from one document to another. So, I have been using new and different of the stock workspaces to get me through in the hopes this will be fixed. Thanks.

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  6. Problème fonction assemblage

    Avec in Design 15.0.2, lors de l’assemblage d’un fichier : je n’arrive plus à avoir un dossier complet qui regroupe la mise en page , le dossiers de polices et les liens : les liens (images et logos) du fichier ne sont pas intégrés dans le dossier Link alors que tout est bien liés dans la mise en page (les images ne sont pas manquantes).

    Le problème n'existe pas avec la version précédente.

    Pouvez-vous m'aider ?

    Arnaud M

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  7. Missing fonts, spell checking not working with InDesign 2020 build 15.0.2

    There are two bugs with InDesign 2020, build 15.0.2, which make it unusable for me. I have reverted to build 15.0, and the two bugs are not in that build.

    Bug 1 is that often when I export pages as a pdf, or I package the document, the fonts I am using in the document become missing afterward. I need to quit InDesign in order to have InDesign find those fonts again.

    Bug 2 is that spell checking no longer works. The spell checking window comes up, but it never catches any misspellings.

    Reverting InDesign to build 15.0 takes care…

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  8. display artifact

    Viewing this document, which is still in draft form, the bleed area contains a dark gray horizontal line across the top and a larger dark gray rectangle near the top of the right-hand side. There are no unseen objects in the design that could be causing this.

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  9. Adobe 2020 build 15.0.2 - loses installed fonts

    When working with InDesign 2020, fonts that are installed on the system, go missing especially if I either export some pages as a PDF, or package the file. If I quit InDesign and restart, InDesign finds the fonts and I can work with the document until I do another PDF export or package the file.
    I never had this problem with InDesign 2019 and earlier. It just started with InDesign 2020 and build 15.0.2.

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  11. cc2017/18 cannot install on macOS Catalina

    Please enable a version of InDesign CC2017 that can be installed on macOS Catalina. It causes problems for large book files when they have to be converted to newer versions of InDesign. It often takes a long time from start to finish for a book project. When a file is created in one version of InDesign, it should be kept in that same version until it is completed, to avoid unintended errors and discrepancies creeping in. I have many files that originated in CC2017, which I now cannot open on a new machine operating with macOS Catalina.

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  12. CC library icons (svg files) not copying over correctly

    Version: inDesign 2020

    When I drag, copy over, or place a linked icon (svg/eps) file from our corporate CC library, it only displays a white box.

    I have asked a couple of coworkers to try the same thing and they don't have any issues.

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  13. CC library icons (svg files) not copying over correctly

    Version: inDesign 2020

    When I drag, copy over, or place a linked icon (svg/eps) file from our corporate CC library, it only displays a white box.

    I have asked a couple of coworkers to try the same thing and they don't have any issues.

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  14. Ligatures cause ADA compliance issues! Let's have a preference option to turn them all off, globally.

    Please, please add a global Preference in the Advanced Type window to TURN OFF ALL LIGATURES. These are problematic to ADA requirements. This would be just an additional global preference that we could set when we have no InDesign documents open, so that any new documents (after we turn off the ligatures in the preference area) would not have ligatures.

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  15. InDesign 14.0.3 document Missing/Invisible text and photos

    I am using Indesign v. 14.0.3 on a mac with High Sierra 10.13.6.

    I save my projects regularly the whole time I'm working, so it's not a saving issue. Everything was there when I saved and closed the project before this.

    I've been working on a project layout for over two weeks now. Last night I was putting the final version together when it started slowing down, taking a long time to move an item, etc. I saved my project and closed Indesign. I reopened after a while hoping the glitch had time to resolve itself.

    When I open the…

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  16. 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.

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  17. Dynamic spelling not working

    Dynamic spelling not working.

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  18. Major System Font Issue!

    WHAT THE FONT!?!

    Our publishing company recently ran the InDesign update (to 15.0.2) and have discovered some major font issues. I have narrowed it down to InDesign 15.0.2, macOS Catalina 10.15.3, and Suitcase Fusion 21.0.0. I actually don't think Suitcase has too much to do with this, because the problem occurred after the InDesign update, but it's our font management software so I'm including it. Basically it appears system fonts have become problematic with InDesign. Packaged files are suddenly showing up with lots of the dreaded pink. I have tested about everything I can. I even created some very simple…

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  19. Fit content to artboard sometime does not include lines that are on the edges of the artboard in illustrator so when i import to indesign

    Fit content to artboard sometime does not include lines that are on the edges of the artboard in illustrator so when i import to indesign the lines are missing our half as thin.

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  20. 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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