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  1. Indesign duplicates when I click and drag on anything, and it won't stop

    Whenever I hold click and drag something Indesign creates a copy. It's almost like the Alt button is held down but it's not. I've removed the keyboard and it still does it. I've updated the software and it still happens. I've tried multiple restarts but no luck. I even uninstalled and ran an install but still no fix. Does anyone know why this is happening? It's not happening on any other Adobe software, just Indesign. I'm working on the latest version.

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  2. how about a new idea on policy: Don't leave developers to hang out to dry when the Developer has a ligitiment gripe about the Indesign SDK

    I AM not happy here, pleas give me something to try at least the bloody BOOST in the indesign 2019 b130 SDK does not compile with any plugin on Win10 sv2017
    To be specific it has to do with std::unaryfunction and std::Binaryfunction primarily which was taken out of the std:: library for c++11 and to conform with the current standard. I cannot figure out how to get around this error among many others. At least tell me what you want to help me help you help me. Come' on

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  3. how about an Indesign 2019 SDK version that has examples that build w/o error in Windows 10 using vs2017

    I don't know if I am using the correct SDK for Windows how can I get the correct SDK, I know it is not an idea but a request for information, the idea is publish correct information for plugin developers on how to build plugins on the Win10 platform using VS2017 which if I am not mistaken is listed in the requirements

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  4. Open Type unavailable

    I have the most recent upgrade to CC InDesign. A new problem just came up. Properties panel shows no problems but open type properties are not available msg appears on all newly input type, which displays at 1/10 size. I did a re-install, but it did not change. This has halted my work!

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  5. the file does not exist

    Adobe InDesign CC 2019, pagina inizio, impossibile aprire i file presenti nella cronologia: "il file non esiste, è usato da un'altra applicazione oppure non disponete delle autorizzazione necessarie".

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    It looks like you may be trying to open files that are shown on the Start screen but are unable to do so.

    Please check that the file(s) actually exist at the same location as when they were previously opened/created. If they have been deleted/moved/renamed, etc., the Start screen will continue to show their thumbnails but you won’t be able to open them.

    Let us know if this is not the case.

    Adobe InDesign team

  6. how about a recipe for porting InDesign CC 2018 plugins to InDesign CC 2019 running Win10

    Well, I can't seem to get my plugin to build w/o errors in the adobe boost library, would like explicit recipe to setup vs 2017 environment to build w/o errors.

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  7. .ai imported file bounding box turns solid black when printed

    .ai imported file bounding box turns solid black when printed. The previous version of ID left me choose "the printer determines colors" under Color Handling. After the recent upgrade that selection is no longer available.

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  9. Assignments checked out from two PCs simultaneously

    I updated my CC to 2019, but the designer hasn't. She's still using 2018.
    I had checked out some assignments from a indd file in the intra server and checked all in when I was done.
    Before notifying my designer she came and asked, "how were you able to work o the assignments when I was working on them?"
    She was working on the same indd file, from InDesign, with all assignments checked out.
    And yet, when I checked all in, she got "update" signs next to the assignments. And weirdly, when she updated them all, they updated fine with…

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  10. Color Theme Tool not working after upgrade to InDesign CC 14.0

    Hi, this may not actually be a bug and perhaps more of a settings issue - but after upgrading to 14.0 the Color Theme "eyedropper" tool does not seem to be working. The tool selects/highlights properly, palette displays correctly - but the theme elements do not copy over. Any help appreciated as we create / update fairly complex and text-heavy docs on a daily basis.

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  11. BUG Indesign 2019CC

    I have installed 2019CC and for some reason I keep having these panels come up. I now have 3!

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  13. Lose tabs when converting to curves in document since new update

    I have noticed since I updated to the newest 20.0 version yesterday that every job that I have used set up tabs in and then convert to curves to go to print production (avoids any font reflow issues when processing film) the tabs do not hold. This has never been an issue before this update. Please fix this bug.

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  14. Imported PDF not previewing in high quality

    When placing exported PDFs from Adobe XD, High Quality Display previews don't show properly when GPU Performance is selected. You must turn off GPU performance or select Typical Display.

    MacOS 10.12.6 mid 2015 MacBook Pro.

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  15. InDesign

    InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop (most recent versions) are no longer recognizing activated fonts that they recognized 10 days ago. No updates were made to any software. This is EXTREMELY problematic since I can't continue working on numerous projects that use these fonts. This must be fixed immediately. Have tried rebooting, re-installing fonts, etc. NOTHING is working.

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  16. vertical justification not working with anchored objects

    vertical justification not working with anchored objects

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  17. FONT ISSUE IN ADOBE INDESIGN CC 2014

    Hi All,

    Unable to install "Seagull Textile care v1.0" font in Adobe Indesign CC 2014. Font is not supporting. Please help to fix this issue

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  20. Cannot mirror a footer

    I am taking an InDesign class and in one of the steps in the book it says, Use the selection tool, select the footer, hold down the Alt key, and drag the text frame to the right master page so that it snaps to the guides, mirroring the left master page.

    I have NO finger dexterity so cannot hold down multiple buttons is there a way to do the above without holding down the keys?

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