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  1. Unable to Save Document

    Indesign 15.1
    Opened file I have worked on before. Added some text. Went to 'undo' an action and couldn't with key command or 'Edit>Undo'.
    Then thought I would try and close out of Indesign and restart to see if that helped. Tried to save file. Could not save file with key command or 'File>Save'.
    Options—Save, Save As, CheckIn, Save A Copy, and Revert—are all grayed out and unusable, as well as many options under the Edit menu as well.

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  2. 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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  3. Spelling

    Dynamic spelling is not working in the latest edition of InDesign

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  4. 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.

    2 votes
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Dynamic spelling not working

    Dynamic spelling not working.

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Preflight and color white problem

    In the screen I am attaching an example of wrong preflight which creates many problems and slows down the work.
    This malfunction was also present in previous versions of InDesign.
    In the attached example, is used only one Pantone color and when I do preflight, it indicates 93 color as error.
    So I have to check however all errors and lose a lot of time but the reported errors refer to the present white color

    2 votes
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  15. Excel paste to table fails

    Indesign 15.0.1 for Windows
    Copy multiple cells in two columns from Excel
    In indesign select the corresponding cells and columns in a indesign table
    Paste Excel data in Indesign table.

    Expected behavior: Data will be imported to the table as it is presented in Excel but keep the formatting options from the table in InDesign.

    Actual behavior: Imported Excell data keeps the Excel formats and and additional column is added. Import fails. please see attached screenshots and files.

    Works in Adobe InDesign 14.x for windows and 15.0.1 for MacOS

    2 votes
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  16. Adobe Indesign 2020 printing problem

    Adobe Indesign 2020 printing problem.
    Impossible to print on postcript printer.

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  17. Save as... drop-/pulldown menu not working

    Dropdown menu for saving as IDML file is not working. I have this problem for some (2-3?) years now. I have waited in hope it would be solved in a coming update, but after all those years it is still not solved. Therefore this bug entry.

    I tried resetting the preferences (Cmd + Ctrl + Opt + Shift) but this does not change anything and the problem remains.

    Indesign version 15.0.1 on a late 2015 iMac

    Highlighted green pull down menu's work, highlighted red pull down menu's do not work.

    Like said; I tried resetting the preferences (Cmd + Ctrl…

    2 votes
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  18. Adding items to the CC Library

    I've noticed when adding items to the CC Library that chasing squares icon doesn't stop, giving the impression that the addition has not finished. Quitting and restarting InDesign seems to settle it.

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  19. InDesign 2020:

    Does not link to the LINKS folder on reboot

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  20. JavaScript not work When mounting /Volumes/users

    MacOS 環境で /Volumes/users が存在すると(サーバーに users でマウントすると)ユーザーが作成した javascript (.jsx ファイル)が動作しなくなります

    /Users/(UserName)/Library/Preferences/Adobe InDesign/Version 15.0-J/ja_JP/Scripts/Scripts Panel/(ScriptName).jsx

    が /Volumes/users フォルダにマウントしていないと正常動作するのですが /Volumes/users フォルダが存在しているとエラーのビープ音がなって何も行われないです

    /Volumes/users フォルダにマウントしていると Macintosgh HD の /Users フォルダが /Volumes/Users フォルダと見なされているようです

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    OS: macOS Mojave(10.14.6)
    Indesign Version: Adobe Indesign 2020 (15.0), CC 2019 (14.0.3)
    再現性:必ず、再インストールしても発生します

    2 votes
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