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  1. Publish online issue: "You cannot use this feature right now. Please check your network connectivity"

    I have previously published online with no issues.

    Now I get:

    "You cannot use this feature right now. Please check your network connectivity"

    I definitely have connectivity!

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  2. tutorial crashes when switching workspaces

    Nearing the end of the tutorial, at the interactive part. When switching workspaces in InDesign, the tutorial film closes. If you switch back to "Essentials," it re-opens. Makes it difficult to work along with the tutorial for the "interactive features" section. Thanks.

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  3. 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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  4. 数値を入力するときにポインターで選択している数字がわからないんですけど

    cc2015から急に2020に飛んできたら勝手がわからないんですが、125Qを235Qにしたいとき、先頭の2文字だけ選んで12って打ちたいのに、選択してる文字が反転したりしないのでわかりづらいの私だけですか?
    12の後ろにカーソル入れてdelete2回とか面倒だし。

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  5. Spelling

    Dynamic spelling is not working in the latest edition of InDesign

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  6. Character Alternates Contextual Menu not working in InDesign with Hebrew Support

    Note the following checkbox:

    Preferences > Advanced Type > Type Contextual Controls > Show for Character Alternates, Fractions, Ordinals and Ligatures

    If checked, whenever a character is selected a contextual menu with alternates should appear (if supported by the font, of course).

    It's working in the English (International) version, but not in the English (Hebrew Supporting) version.

    More details:
    InDesign 15.0.2 English (Hebrew Supporting)
    macOS Catalina 10.15.4

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  7. Import specific pdf page with Data merge

    It could be interesting to include a specific page from a pdf into a data merge link and not only the page 1.
    It could be useful when we have a lot of pages in the pdf and only one image by page.

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  8. BUG - 2020 - Scripting - GREP - Can't replace by empty string

    In Indesign 2020, changing a GREP search result to an empty string doesn't work.

    app.changeGrepPreferences.changeTo = "";

    In a Text search it does work perfectly...
    app.changeTextPreferences.changeTo = "";

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  9. avenir font glitch, HELP

    Recently did Indesign update, now my Avenir font glitches across all of my documents and comes up as gibberish. Sometimes if I close Indesign and reopen it will view fine, other times it will not. Typically it will not view correctly. This is a basic system font. I cleared all fonts on my system and did a restart incase an installed font was causing the issue, it was not the issue. My co-worker is having the same issue as well on her end.

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  10. I can't type lower case c but can type other lower case letters.

    I can't type lower case c but can type other lower case letters. For example when I type pickle I get pikle. It also switches the font.

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  11. 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.

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  12. essentials classic hyphenation missing

    I am using essentials classic as I always do, and when you select the paragraph section on the top bar, there's usually a hyphenation button which when clicked, stops it from being hyphenated, but its randomly gone, one second it was there, i pasted text into a text box and now it,s gone. Any clue how to fix this! I have found other ways of using it but the button still hasn't come back!

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  13. Folders on desktop with only Document Fonts inside

    I'm not sure which area this applies to, but every time I save or Package a file I get a bunch of empty folders on the desktop with job numbers from previous work and all they contain are a 'Document Fonts' folder inside. This is REALLY frustrating. So far, if I quit and restart, it stops for a while, but starts up again.

    Each time I safe or package a file it creates one extra folder, cumulatively. The latest time I saved, 8 irrelevant folders appeared on my desktop.

    This is confusing and I inadvertently deleted an active work folder…

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  14. Cross-Reference Character Width Incorrect

    When inserting a cross-reference, InDesign acts as if the character of the cross-reference are much wider than they are. In my example below, it forces the "8" to flow down to the next line, even though an 8 character clearly fits, and a line break is not necessary.

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  15. Bug: InDesign Index page ranges not working when using "Next use of Style" options

    Adobe InDesign 2020
    15.0.2 x64

    Issue:

    I am trying to create index entries that include a page range (such as 26-29) instead of a single page number using paragraph styles.

    I am having trouble getting the page ranges for my indexed content to update correctly. Specifically, the index entry always only shows the first page of the range in the index pane on the first attempt.

    I can sometimes (but not always) trick it into updating the page range correctly. I attached a video of it finally working after five failed attempts.


    Here is what I tried:

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  16. JavaScript Error Encountered While Loading HTML


    1. Indesign CC 2020 (15.0.2)



    2. 2- version) From Object menu:

      "Select insert HTML.."

      "This is an HTML snippet."



    I paste the codes into HTML box, a second later, small box message,

     "JavaScript Error encountered while loading HTML"
    

    Even this message comes when Im not changing the default text.

    I have tried Indesign 2019 (14.0) abd the same error message comes.

    My computer:

    Windows 10 Home
    Amd threadripper 3970X
    64gt Ram

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  17. Software changes

    I use InDesign daily for my publication and when you keep changing things, it throws me off and wastes my time.
    I used to be able to print to save pages to the same folder, but now when I print to save a page, it takes me to whatever folder I most recently placed an image from. VERY frustrating. Also, I now have to scroll to get to my most recently used fonts rather than the drop down font list being automatically positioned at the top with most recently used fonts.
    I wish you would just STOP changing things! Every…

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  18. All InDesign 15.0x EXTREMELY SLOW

    All InDesign 15.0x is EXTREMELY SLOW, almost unusable.
    I had to go back to version 14.03 to be able to work. This is on Windows 10 Pro 64 bit, v1909. It takes minutes to paste a picture.
    Something has gone wrong in the Adobe world!

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  19. euskera

    Cuando podremos disponer de la partición de palabras en euskera

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