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  1. Indesign 16.3 cannot make package

    we are having a problem using INDD ( 16.3.2 ) with ours Mac Pro late 2013 ( Bigsur 11.4 ) while we are creating the package.
    So the process is going to infinite time and even we are force down the app we must pushing the power button of the Mac to switch off and after switch on.
    On the Windos 10 the package is created without any problem.

    Update on 29/07/2021
    I did the same test on a Mac Pro Book mid 2014 ( Catalina 10.15.3 ) : in this way I can make the package without any problem. …

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  2. CC library freezes during work and crashes Indesign 16.2.1 if buying Stock-Pictures

    MAC OS Catalina 10.15.7 (19H1217)
    iMac Pro (2017)
    3.2 GHz 8-Core Intel Xeon W
    32 GB 2666 MHz DDR4
    Radeon Pro Vega 56 8 GB
    Indesign 16.2.1

    CC Library freezes and only a program restart helps temporarily ... until next time

    This bug existed before in Indesign and Illustrator was fixed in the meantime and was now apparently reissued! I love traditions!

    A bug evergreen CC Libraray
    If buying AdobeStock-Pictures via CC Library-Window in Indesign
    will shut down Indesign directly in 9 of 10 cases
    (This is a "Bugevergreen!")

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  3. Indesign crashes when there is a footnote conflict (imported document)

    Beim Importieren eines Word-Dokumentes mit einer Fussnote die über eine Seite lang ist kommt es zu einem fehlerhaften Import wenn die Einstellung des Indesigndokumentes auf "Fussnoten nicht teilen" steht.
    Ab der langen Fussnote wird kein importierter Text mehr dargestellt, jedoch trotz genügen Leerseiten ein Übersatz angezeigt.

    Beim Versuch einer Synchronisation innerhalb eines Buchdokumentes stürzt Indesign ohne Fehlermeldung ab.
    Dies gilt ebenso bei nachfolgenden Buchdokumenten

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  4. Chrash when opening tab menue

    ID 16.2.1
    Crashing when ever I try to open the tab menue. After restart the button menue I never use is shown

    Using 16.1. with the same documents works fine

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  5. Import SVG, crashing indesign

    I'm on MAC and I'm using the latest versin of Indesign 16.2.1 and when i import an svg (who come Adobe XD), indesign do not respond and crash.

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  6. Applying character or paragraph style causes eventual crash

    I make extensive use of the command-RETURN keyboard shortcut to apply character and paragraph styles. It seems that if I use this shortcut enough times, InDesign will crash. This happens several times a day, forcing me to reopen all my files and try to remember where I was.

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  7. Files open small and display in the top left only - scrolling goes hay wire

    the program seems to be functioning, but will only open and create new files in the top left hand corner of the screen. If I zoom in, it will zoom, but only in that small space. If I scroll, it goes hay wore showing only grey and clipping lines like it can't process what its viewing.

    Help, I can't use Indesign at all with it like this.

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  8. Indesign is having difficulty reading some unsaved changes in 'doc_name'

    After update to indesign version 16.2.1.102 (macOS Catalina version 10.15.7), indesign is asking to repair document and won't save without a 'save as'. The doc can then be saved, but closing and reopening the doc results in having to go through the whole process again!
    Please help

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  10. Copy and Paste - Adobe InDesign 2021 v 16.1.0.20

    I am using Adobe InDesign 2021 v16.1.0.20. Every time I try to copy and paste the app completely crashes. Then when I try to restore the file I was working on, as InDesign prompts, it completely crashes again. I am using a MacBook Pro (13-inch, M1, 2020) macOS Big Sur 11.2.3.

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  11. Indesign 16.1 keeps crashing

    Hi,

    My Indesign keeps crashing when I paste or modify the text (both inside Indesign or imported from Word) beyond very simple modifications: if I replace one word it still works, but it crashes when I replace a paragraph or a text box.

    It became impossible to work on Indesign and I really need to get my work done. Help!

    I'm working on a macbook pro (mid-2012, non-retina) + macOS Catalina (10.15.7).

    I also sent the crash report (I also saved it as a text file if needed).

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  12. 复合字体(fuheziti) in CHINESE INDESIGN CC 2020 & 2021

    First reported in case : ADB-18557554-K6D2

    Any one of these action will definitely CRASH InDesign:
    1. Try to create a character style using a predefined fuheziti
    2. In default mode (no page opened), try to import character/paragraph/object styles that uses fuheziti from a page.

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  13. 1 vote

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  14. Suddenly you can not save your document in any way.

    You get no warning but suddenly tools etc does not work as supposed and you can not save your work in any way.
    If you use force quit it does not say "not responding" though.

    It happens in this new version and with system BIG SUR on iMac

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  15. idml crashes InDesign 16.1 Big sur - MacMini M1

    I'm running InDesign 2021 16.1 and Big Sur, and a Mac Mini M1 chip. Every time I save an IDML file, then try to open the .idml InDesign will crash upon opening the IDML.
    I can open the original INDD file, but not the IDML.

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  16. Hyperlink window causing crash/lockup

    Hello,

    I'm working on a file from February 2020 that contains hyperlinks. Every time I click to use the Hyperlink window to edit/update urls my InDesign locks up. However, when I try this in a new file I created in December, I'm not having any issues with the hyperlinks window/tool.

    I'm using the latest version of InDesign CC (16.1).
    I open the file, click the Hyperlinks window and the program locks up to where I have to force quit.

    (Not sure if it matters - I'm adding this comment from my Mac, but I'm trying to do this work on…

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    Please submit the crash report to us. (Guidelines to submit crash are available at (https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/submit-crash-reports.html )

    Also, please send the following information to santalwa@adobe.com :

    • Reproducible Steps – What were you doing when InDesign crashed?
    • Video recording of the crash?
    • Is(Are) the issue related to a specific document(s)/asset(s)? If yes, could you provide the document(s)/asset(s) to us? Please package the entire document (To package the document, choose File → Package…)


    Adobe InDesign Team

  17. Error code: 3 - Cannot save <filename>. The file <DBTMPxxxxxxx> is damaged.

    Ever since I updated my system to Mojave 10.14.6, I have been getting an "error code: 3" warning when saving my file in InDesign 16.1.0.20. Tried doing a "Save As" and adjusting the file name slightly, but nothing I've tried has worked yet. I have had to save an IDML and revert to InDesign 15.1.3.

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  18. Every time I try to save an InDesign file my Macbook Pro Crashes to Black

    Every time I try to save an InDesign file my Macbook Pro Crashes to Black. Files seem to be recovered upon reboot, but reboot takes a while - especially when you save a dozen times a day or more.

    InDesign 16.1
    MacBook Pro Mid 2018
    macOS Big Sur 11.1

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  19. Version 16.1.0.20 installiert - jedes geöffnete Dokument wird beim Speichern als defekt angezeigt

    Gestern Abend die Version 16.1.0.20 installiert - heute wird jedes geöffnete Dokument beim Speichern als defekt angezeigt und soll repariert werden. Bitte um Hilfe!

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    Please send the following information to santalwa@adobe.com :

    • Reproducible Steps – What were you doing when InDesign the issue occurred?
    • Video recording of the issue?
    • Is(Are) the issue related to a specific document(s)/asset(s)? If yes, could you provide the document(s)/asset(s) to us? Please package the entire document (To package the document, choose File → Package…)


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  20. Rotated type in a linked indesign document crashes indesign when exporting a pdf

    1. Indesign 16.0.2
    2. rotate a text box in a layout by 90 degrees. place this document into another document, and this one into a third. as links. try to export as a pdf.
    3. a pdf
    4. Indesign crashes
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