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  1. adjustLayout Doesn't work when used in an Extendscript

    In InDesign 2014 I used Document.layoutAdjustmentPreferences.enableLayoutAdjustment to make text boxes and images adjust to new measurements of a page and it worked pretty well.

    In InDesign 2019 I understand it has been replaced with Document.adjustLayoutPreferences.enableAdjustLayout and I can trigger it with my script but it doesn't work as before - text boxes and images remains on the original place.

    If I use the function manually, without scripting, it works fine, text and images adjusts to the new measurements.

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  2. 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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  3. 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.

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  4. 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

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  5. 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

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  6. pasteboard

    what have you done to the pasteboard??
    why do I have to jump through hoops to see objects off my pages? I routinely put things there I might need and now I have to rework my layouts too see the pasteboard.

    IF I DON'T WANT TO SEE THE PASTEBOARD, I HAVE PRESENTATION VIEW.

    stop with the needless changes and do some real improvements,ents, like allowing me to select various points (from different strokes) and align them without moving all the strokes.

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  7. pasteboard

    Nearly every Indesign document I open now the pasteboard jumps about in size as soon as you do anything on the page. It's really distracting and interferes with my workflow.

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  8. Pasteboard not centered in layout view

    I'm not sure if this is the right bug category, but when trying to view spreads, no matter what view option I pick, the pasteboard is aligned right only, with lots of extra room on the left. If I scroll all the way left, the left edge of the pasteboard is about in the middle of the view area and if I scroll all the way right, nothing past the right edge of the pasteboard is visible. It should be the other way around if not centered, because at least then, all my tool panels wouldn't cover up what I…

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  9. 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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  10. 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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    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

  11. takes time changing from type tool to select and vice vers

    is there any issues with newest updated indd? im having trouble with using it and takes time changing from type tool to select and vice vers

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  12. keyboard shortcut "duplicate" not working

    keyboard shortcut "duplicate" not working

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  13. Spread keeps moving when searching.

    Lock the spread so it does not move when searching for text.

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  14. "Balance Ragged Lines" does nothing

    When activating it on the Paragraph panel or in the Paragraph styles, there's no change in the paragraph at all.

    I'm using MacOS 10.15.4 (19E287), and the latest version of InDesign 15.0.2.

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  15. Font list on wrong side of scree

    Hi all. I have no idea what happened. I have Indesign 15.0.2 x64.
    I have been working in Indesign daily and this morning, all of the sudden things seem all jacked.

    Mainly, which I cannot figure out, the font list for years has been on the left hand side of the screen when working with the text tool. Today it is on the right side of the tool bar. I reset to my preferred workspace, nada. I selected Essentials Classic and same.

    What happened and how do I put it back? Essentials Classic should not have a different layout. InDesign…

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  16. ruler guide disappears when deselecting

    When dragging a new ruler guide, it disappears after deselecting it. This only occurs when you've placed it on a major gridline.

    v. 15.0.2

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  17. lay out

    when overlay is opend

    the system takes a minut to load it in its longer than your screen when you dont close it soon enoug it fixes it self on your screen i tryd to close it in varios ways but it would not work. now its stuck on it and i dont get it off

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  18. overlay glitch

    when overlay is opend

    the system takes a minut to load it in its longer than your screen when you dont close it soon enoug it fixes it self on your screen i tryd to close it in varios ways but it would not work. now its stuck on it and i dont get it off

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  19. Unable to drag nodes text frame

    InDesign 15.0.2, running Catalina 10.15.4

    I can easily add/remove nodes to a text frame but I have tremendous difficulty trying to move a node with the direct selection cursor. When I click and drag the node, the entire frame moves, indicating the node never got selected. A node seems to only manage to get selected about 10% of the time. I am not doing anything special for that to happen. It randomly works and 90% of the time it doesn't. Very frustrating.

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  20. Table second row incorrect spacing by default

    After including the table in the InDesign, I noticed that the second row bottom and top spacing gets automatically adjusted even if I try to adjust it manually or even after deleting the second row, the spacing on the second row is not showing up correctly. Please check attached screenshot for your review - check the second and third row spacing. Also, please check the table border lines as it is confusing.

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