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  1. indesign canvas can not be 6500mm in CC

    can not create a canvas with 6500mm, it reverts back to 5486.4 mm

    As an industry standard software, you would expect that there is no limitations to the canvas size.

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  2. Please bring back the Layout Adjustment!!!

    I'm a typesetter that misses this feature to adjust the sink on Chapter Openers. It is the main reason why I do not use CC19.

    4 votes

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  3. RotatedTable-BaseLineGrid-NOT-WORKING.PNG

    ( InDesign 2020 version 15.0.0.155 on Windows 10 ).

    The custom baseline grid is not working at all if a table's text frame is rotated.

    It is working with text outside a table if the frame is rotated.

    https://community.adobe.com/t5/InDesign/baseline-grid-landscape/m-p/10717436#M159385

    2 votes

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  4. Fit frame to content shortcut causes pasteboard to jump around.

    Fit frame to content keyboard shortcut causes pasteboard to jump around.

    Running InDesign Version 15.0.1

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  5. Adjust Layout cuts off images

    When using adjust layout, no matter what setting are used and even when images all have "auto-fit" checked, the adjust layout function cuts off many images instead of resizing them with the frame.

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  6. Data Merge should support Line Breaks (New lines) in the data field without needing new field

    I understand you can create a new field in order to make a new line but each field has a different number of lines that becomes difficult.

    I am inserting lyrics for a client and they want each line to have a break in between. Some are short (2 lines) and others may be as long as 20 lines. multiple fields would be a ridiculous solutions. Data merge should support it with a special character like /n or the like. It would make things way easier. Thank you.

    3 votes

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  7. Centering lines have disappeared.

    vertical and horizontal centering lines have disappeared. Pink lines used to show up when I was centering an object. Any way to get them back?

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  8. Hello. The keyboard shortcut for text incrementing (Ctrl + Shift +>) doesn't work. Someone something ?

    Hello. The keyboard shortcut for text incrementing (Ctrl + Shift +>) doesn't work. Someone something ?

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  9. When moving object or multiple objects with arrow keys odd results, sometimes scale, sometimes alignment, sometimes jumps pages

    Mac OS - Updated version of InDesign CC

    Too many to list but here are a few.

    Nudge object with arrow keys, the height but not the width changes
    Nudge multiple objects, one changes alignment
    Click and drag to select object, jumps pages down in the doc
    Moving object with mouse, jumps around the page
    Placing image by drag and drop screen jumps around
    Selecting Text , jumps around screen

    I have videos of all these but keep getting errors when trying to submit, must be too big?

    These are a small list of issues, i get crazy things constantly,…

    2 votes

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  10. column line

    You cant make the column lines shorter in the top of a textframe when you have a preamble text in the frame. How ever, you can make the column lines shorter in the bottom of the frame. And you can make them longer in any direction. The function is there for making them shorter in the top but it¨s out of order.

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  11. Shortcut for duplicate in InDesign doesn't work on MacBook Pro

    The keyboard shortcut for Duplicate (option+command+shift+D) in Indesign 14.0.1 doesn't work on my MacBook Pro (OSX 10.14.3).
    The work around is to either Alt+Drag or to select the item, select the Edit Menu and then hit the shortcut.

    4 votes

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  12. Disappearing objects

    I'm finding several of my indesign documents now have this lovely helpful trait where random objects dissappear and reappear off the page depending on zoom or moving other objects near it making it near unusable as a program unless I waste time copying and pasting everything on to a new document. Sort it out adobe this program should NOT have this level of bug at v14!

    Running a late 27" 4.2GHz i7 iMac with 24GB RAM 512BG SSD and Radeon 575

    2 votes

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  13. proportional scaling and Opt + drag copy feature not working

    Some, but not all, shift and option key functionality not working. I've tried both the Webroot SecureAnywhere fix (don't have this on my computer) and the keyboard unicode fix. Neither have helped. it's also inconsistent. it was working fine last night at home but not working this morning in my office.

    2 votes

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  14. "Unable to adjust document layout due to an error."


    1. Adobe InDesign CC 2019

    2. File >Adjust Layout > I select Custom page size; Auto-adjust margins to page size change; Options - adjust font size, adjust locked content.

    3. Expected result: page and all objects and fonts shrink from those I needed for a 8.5" x 11" (letter sized) doc. to 7.222" x 6" (6-column newspaper ad size) I need to produce a print-ready PDF for newspaper layout.

    4. Actual result: the error message "Unable to adjust document layout due to an error." (note: the preflight shows no errors, all links working, everything copacetic).

    5. See screen shots.

    4 votes

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  15. JavaScript appliedMaster override causes textFrame to move on X axis

    When overriding via JavaScript, the same elements (textFrames) move 0.75" to the right on the x axis!

    This does not happen when overriding master elements on a page manually - everything works as expected i.e. the textFrames don't move.

    I'm using InDesign 14.0.2 x64 on Windows 10.

    2 votes

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  16. the document window extends below the bottom of screen

    One file is open and you have the document window filling all available real estate besides the tool windows, when a second file is opened, the document window extends below the bottom of screen and must be resized again to view the info at the base. This issue was not apparent on pre CC Indesign

    2 votes

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  17. objects do not snap to objects within a group

    When scaling or repositioning objects contained within a group, the object should snap to other objects within that group (when smart guides are enabled)

    3 votes

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  18. The crop marks in Indesign are inaccurate by 0.04” on the horizontal plain.

    The crop marks in Indesign are inaccurate by 0.04” on the horizontal plain. This is a big issue!!!

    I just wanted to get this info to the developers, in hopes of a quick fix.

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  19. layer

    When you remove a part of a grouped object, the rest of the object moves to another layer, even when that's locked!

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  20. не активируются кнопки на панели инструменты кроме текстового фрейма

    не активируются кнопки на панели инструменты кроме текстового фрейма

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