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  1. Copy & paste within a numbered list can cause wrong numbering

    If you create a numbered list which runs over 2 or more columns and copy some text within the list from one paragraph to another the numbering changes. In my example you have 2 times 1 in the list.

    To make it even more crazy this only happens when you use the Adobe Single-line composer. If you work with the Adobe ParagraphComposer there's no problem at all.

    If you change the text frame from 2 columns to 1 column and back the error disappears as well.

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  4. In view of indexed terms in Index Panel the character "&" disappears

    not an idea, a bug: In view of indexed terms in Index Panel the character "&" disappears. It still is set but not seen..

    See attached image.

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  5. objects in a page disappear when reapplying master page to that page

    INDD v18.2.1
    this is a new bug in CC

    On a page, when re-applying the same master page (e.g parent A) to it, all text frame box will disappear. Why do I wanna reapply the same master page to it? Because sometimes the text box is moved by accident, so I re-apply the master page so that it will go back to the original position. It used to work in order versions of INDD. Not anymore.

    Is this a bug or a feature that no longer exist? Please fix. thank you.

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  6. RTL options dissappeared in Indesign 18.3

    Indesign 18.3 - Hebrew support edition.

    Steps to reproduce the issues: Choose a text box, and try to set RTL. THERE IS NO RTL button! (Indesign 17.x had RTL and LTR buttons. But after upgrade to Indesign 18.3 - the RTL button dissappeared!)

    Expected result: Should have RTL buttons just like Indesign 17.x

    Actual result: Missing RTL buttons.

    2 votes

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  7. The shortcut for Bridge opens Bridge every day, repeatedly by mistake. Can it be altered?

    It's kind of a bug since it opens when I don't want it to, so I placed my question here. As I type, every day I open Bridge by mistake. Can I change the shortcut, or disable it, and how do I even find it?

    As far as a bug alert, could Adobe change the default shortcut to Bridge, so it doesn't open 10 or more times a day as book editors like me edit text for 8 hours. I don't even know what I am typing incorrectly to open Bridge.

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  8. Why can't InDesign import and edit pdfs or images without plug in

    When I try to import pdf or jpeg into Adobe InDesign 2023 desktop it says required plug in is missing. Since I am paying monthly for the full 2023 version why do I need a plug in? I am on older computer that uses Windows 10. Will I have this problem if I upgrade my computer?

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  9. # in URLs of Hyperlinks in Hyperlinks panel is substituted with %23 when opened in browser from panel

    Hi together,
    when working with hyperlinks with URL destination an URL like:

    https://wiki.selfhtml.org/wiki/HTML/Elemente/a#Siehe_auch

    will not be transferred to the browser as is when the menu command "Go to Destination" is used or if the "green" bullet in the panel is clicked that indicates a correct and connectable hyperlink destination.

    Instead character # will be substituted with %23 like that:

    https://wiki.selfhtml.org/wiki/HTML/Elemente/a%23Siehe_auch

    The implication could be two-fold:
    [1] The browser could show an 404 error
    [2] The browser could not navigate to the named anchor and the view of the page is showing the top part of the page.

    The URL above…

    14 votes

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  10. Hvordan kan jeg skifte programsprog om fra Dansk til Engelsk

    Hvordan kan jeg skifte Indesign programsprog om fra Dansk til Engelsk.
    Har fået det installeret, opdateret Indesign 2023 til dansk. Vil helst have det på Engelsk som jeg er van til.

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  11. Hello^^ My downloaded ID program, I think, is missing some features or functions.

    Actually I think ID in my notebook is downloaded with a incomplete one. I'm a beginner of ID. But while I'm learning it through Youtube lecture, some functions are not active. The lecturer explains a certain function and that item on his ID is active. But on my ID that functions is displayed inactive, so that fucncition can not be selected. Please let me have a normal, complete ID in my notebook.

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  12. Tools Screen Mode buttons vanish

    In the tools menu panel, the screen mode button vanishes.... I turn off the tools and then turn it back on and things are happy... for awhile..... it's not a major pain but rather a nuisance... LOL.....

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  13. 2-UP Vertical window mode creeps wider with every click

    1. Indesign 18.2.1.
    2. Open two documents and then select 2-UP vertical window mode
    3. I expect both windows to stay the same width that I have set when opening 2-UP vertical window mode.
    4. When using 2-UP vertical screen mode, the left hand window creeps wider by one pixel every time I click in the right hand window.
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  14. Converted linked InDesign document saved in last used folder, not folder where it lives

    Steps to reproduce:

    1. Have an InDesign document with a linked InDesign document. That linked document is saved by an older version.
    2. Open linked document by Alt-double clicking.
    3. Save file. You are now presented with the last used folder, not the folder that the linked document lives in.

    This USED to work fine.

    Version 18.2.1 Windows

    2 votes

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  15. Words in placed document become bold after certain characters

    When we place text from a Word file, we always strip it of all existing layout. But for some reason there are some weird unicode characters that cause Indesign to make certain words bold... I'm not able to figure out why... you have a French text where a word starts with a e with an accent like ê and that word is suddely bold... even though in the Word file it isn't.

    This also happens with Italics... I once had a text that used transliteration for Ancient Egyptian that is in italic and often starts with a "Ankh" symbol: Ꜥ…

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  16. Non-breaking hypens and column break in linked word file does not work in InDesign

    I have a word file linked to my InDesign document. However, it is not working as anticipated. Two examples:
    * non-breaking hyphens in the word document disappears in InDesign
    * manual column breaks in the word document becomes pages breaks in InDesign - I have tried to use a second text frame in the same page as a workaround, but the second frame remains empty (until moved to the next page).

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  17. Ghost hyperlinks can't be fixed

    With placed Word text, I often have 'ghost hyperlinks', meaning I need there's no active hyperlink in the text but I'm not allowed to select that text and add a hyperlink – 'New hyperlink' is greyed out.

    Double-clicking the paragraph inspires this message: "all corrupt hyperlinks in the selected text have been removed," but I'm still unable to add a hyperlink. The only fix I've found is to cut the text, paste it in another app, copy and re-paste it into ID as fresh 'uncorrupted' text.

    Cutting all relevant paragraphs makes ID crash.

    Of course this is a real hassle,…

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  18. font menu scroll is jumpy and unresponsive on M1 MBP 16" / MacOS 13

    Bug: Scrolling the font menu in indesign is jumpy and somewhat unresponsive at times on M1 MacBook Pro / MacOS 13.
    It's hard to illustrate with video recording, so I do hope you test this.
    This has been persistent for months.

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  19. Numeric pad Key "3" not working when specific char style is present

    I have the same issue with Num pad Key "3" and I have narrowed it down to one specific character style. When this style is present in a document, then Num pad 3 is not working. I have an indesign file with nothing else inside other than this character style but it is not accepted for upload.

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  20. libraries

    I like working with libraries. which are anchored to the side. sometimes when i open indesign, the libraries are gone or messy on my screens.
    it is always difficult to find them again, to place them in the quietest. it is an unnecessary waste of time for me and I have to reorient myself again.
    i had this problem with all indesign versions so far i haven't complained.

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