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  1. Text margins don't change when master pages are applied

    Version: InDesign CC2019
    Steps to reproduce: Apply a new Master page, with different margins, to a document page with text frame
    Expected result: Text frame should resize to fit the new margins of the master page (as before with Layout Adjustment enabled)
    Actual result: Page margins change but text frame stays the same. Useless! I have to manually adjust the text block to fit the new margins.

    I work in book publishing. When laying out a book, it's often necessary to make changes to the margins of certain pages, either to accommodate the dropped opening of a chapter, or to…

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    • Can't move multiple objects after 14.0.1 of Indesign. And it's sloooowww!

      Trying to move multiple objects, mostly boxes of type. One or several items does not move although selected. Upon undo and trying to move again, other objects doesn't move. And it has gotten so slow but that might be after Mojave 10.14.3 and not Adobe :)

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      • Page Margins Bug

        I am having a bug/issue with margins. In the page setup and the properties dialogues the measurements are showing as the defaults, but clearly they have been changed as noted in the attached file. This file was created in an earlier version of INDD.

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          2 comments  ·  Adjust Layout  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          The Document Setup shows the Margins of the document when it was created or margins that will be assigned to any new pages you add to the document. However, you can override margins of individual pages by using the Margins and Columns dialog. And this is what has been done for the Page – the Top and Outside margins have been set to 25mm and 45mm respectively (changed from their default setting of 12.7mm).
          Hope this helps.

          Adobe InDesign team

        • Adjust Layout: add an option to ignore objects anchored in text or bring back legacy (2018) layout adjustment

          I always made extensive use of the old layout adjustment feature in 'margins and columns', yet the new 'adjust layout' gives inconsistent and confusing results, resizing objects that never used to get changed.

          It's gone from being very useful to a liability.

          For me it was great for resizing the main text frame on multi-page (100s+ pages) books, but leaving the objects pasted into the text frame alone (figures, etc). Also moving page numbers aligned with margins, but not changing the sizes.

          The new feature stretches and distorts carefully measured objects/figures, changes anchored object settings (at least, things move about…

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          • paragraph style: space before gives space after

            When defining paragraph style with space before, the result is space after.

            Used independant paragraph style.

            Indesign 2019: 14.01.64

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            • NO BUG, but my ide to make better work in Indesign.... ON SWEDISH... OM FÖRBÄTTRING I INDESIGN CC 2019 med flera... Jag skulle vilja att ni

              ON SWEDISH... OM FÖRBÄTTRING I INDESIGN CC 2019 med flera versioner...
              Jag skulle vilja att ni i Indesign skapade möjligheter att spara olika inställningar i en lista, på olika skuggor jag gör för bildramar och bokstavs skuggor. Nu finns inget sådant! ....Torgny

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              • Import incorrect frame size

                When importing images into indesign I am experiencing a random bug on several different documents - when importing the image normally fits to the frame but in this bug it creates a random sized frame that is bigger than the image which stops me placing things the size I want them.

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                • Edges of images not showing

                  Edges of images (usually around a few mm) are randomly not showing in various documents, I have to nudge the image to make it appear - switching between display performance modes sometimes makes it display correctly, sometimes not. This has only been the case since the 2019 update.

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                  • Adjust Layout

                    I am working in Adobe InDesign CC 2019 14.0.1. When I have a manuscript already flowed into my document and try to adjust the margins on the master page with Adjust Layout enabled, when the new margins are applied to the document, all the existing text boxes "disappear." From what I can tell, they have been resized down to an infinitely small point in the middle of the spread. Obviously, this is not useful. I used to be able to adjust the margins across an entire book-length document in one go with layout adjustment, and the text on every page…

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                    • Margins – Irrelevant error message

                      CC2019 14.0.1 MacOS
                      If I have a custom size page in the document (with it's own custom margins), that is smaller than the documents default margins – I get an error message every time I make InD active.

                      To repoduce:
                      -Make new document – A4 with 20 mm margins
                      -Add one page
                      -Change margins on new page to 0 mm
                      -Change with of new page to 10 mm width
                      -Hide InDesign
                      -Reactivate InDesign – Error message shown

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                      • indesign cc distribute spacing shortcuts doesn't work

                        indesign CS4 〜 CC2019
                        MAC OS

                        Distribute spacing shortcuts doesn't work.

                        The specified interval is ignored and it is arranged at 0 mm.

                        There is no problem pressing the button of the panel.

                        It is only when using shortcuts.

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