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  1. 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.

    3 votes

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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

  2. Text and picture boxes flash white when selecting and moving

    This is a problem I’ve been experiencing for some time and it’s still present in the latest version I’ve updated to.

    Whenever I select any item on the page - a picture box or text box - and I drag to another position, the item flashes white for a frame as I move it. This occurs whether I move the item with or without holding down the Shift key. It is only the item that flashes, not the rest of the page, but if I am moving a large shape or the background image, it becomes uncomfortable to the eye.

    2 votes

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  3. Damaged capitals

    In Design 19.3 x64
    After pouring in an editable file (MS Word 2010), where the capitals were in the footnotes in the names of the author(s) and editor(s) the capitals did not include the last letter of the last name or the last two letters.
    Earlier versions (3-4 updates) worked fine.
    Selecting the author's name and including capitals does not help. Further the last letter (or two) are not capitals. You have to mark the name and a comma (sometimes even a space) to make the full name capitals.
    It takes more time, more attention to correct all the footnotes.…

    2 votes

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  4. Line Jumps by Half its Stroke Weight in InDesign CC (Version 18.3)

    In InDesign CC (Version 18.3), there is a persistent bug where a line jumps unexpectedly by half its stroke weight when attempting to change its length. This issue has been present for some time and occurs consistently. Enabling or disabling the scaling options in the settings does not have any effect on this behavior.

    Steps to Reproduce:
    1. Open InDesign CC (Version 18.3) on the affected system.
    2. Create a new document page or open an existing document.
    3. Draw a line with any length and stroke weight.
    4. Select the line to edit it.
    5. Try to change the…

    2 votes

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  5. Adjust Layout Moves Locked Guides when "Adjust Locked Content" Option is Disabled

    Locked guides that overlap the page margins move when using Adjust Layout while "Adjust Locked Content" is unchecked.

    Expected behavior: Locked guides shouldn't move when using Adjust Layout unless "Adjust Locked Content" is checked. Unlocked guides should move regardless of the option being checked.

    Steps to reproduce:
    Add ruler guides to a page that overlap the page margins
    Lock guides "View > Grids & Guides > Lock Guides"
    Open "Layout > Margins & Columns"
    Enable "Adjust Layout" and uncheck "Adjust Locked Content"
    Increase or decrease the size of a margin that overlaps the guide

    I haven't found any workaround for…

    2 votes

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  6. Why is it so hard to handle type on a path in InDesign?

    Why is it so hard to handle type on a path in InDesign?
    At present is it clumsy, inarticulate and frequently unresponsive. You often can't select the path the type sits on.
    As an example, try putting type on a circle. It is hard to centre and only sits at the top. It's quite common to want type on the bottom of a circle too, especially if you are creating a sort of stamp design.
    In the old days of Freehand, which you own, all you had to do was specify centre, type away, and for text on the bottom…

    2 votes

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  7. 18.1 tools greyed out except for type tool, cannot edit document

    Have searched all options on programme, checked other documents, then computer, finally shutdown and restarted. Still cannot access anything to do with any actions on the tool bar

    2 votes

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  8. Window resizing doesn't work in 18.1

    Hi, just updated to ID 18.1 and when I go to resize the document window to make it narrower (just grabbing the right side), it resizes the entire thing – height and width, doesn't go back to the way it was properly and ends up on the bottom of the screen, instead of just making the window narrower.

    2 votes

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  9. Preview 'glitching' when changing fonts in text blocks

    Had this problem in 17.2 but still occurring even now I've upgraded to 17.3.
    Working on a Mac Mini macOS Monterey 12.5.1

    If I make any changes within a text block (weight, style or actual font) the selected text will 'glitch' and does not refresh properly when I'm choosing a font or different weight of the same font, causing issues with visibility and layout. It only corrects itself when I click off the text block, either onto the dashboard or another section of the design. This isn't ideal when I'm making design decisions as it impairs layout and aesthetics.

    This…

    2 votes

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  10. Window top bar (closed/hide section) blocked by Mac UI Bar

    Window does not fit on Mac (using the latest 'notch' macbook pro). See attached image.

    2 votes

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  11. footnote

    body text is overlapping with my footnote. I have to readjust the text box very slightly to reset or something to make sure it doesnt overlap and go to the next page. I am dealing with hundreds of foots and having to check each pages for this issue is taking considerable amount of my time. Kindly fix thank you.

    I am using indesign 2022 17.3
    I am using Macos catalina ver 10.15.7

    2 votes

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  12. If a list has a span, footnotes will appear before the list, not at the bottom of the page.

    I have many list paragraph styles, some of them formatted as spans. When I hit a footnote, it appears above the span, and can only be sent to the bottom of the page when the span is removed. This happened before and after the latest upgrade.

    A png is attached

    2 votes

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  13. Round corner appearance from InDesign 2018 file is changing, when open it on InDesign 2020 version

    We are moving from InDesign 2018 to InDesign 2020 version.
    Expecting that all previous files created in InDesign 2018 version should open correctly in later version without any design or font changes.
    We found an issue on Corner radius for Rectangular box. Changing the corner radius appearance when file opened in InDesign 2020, though showing same Corner radius settings both InDesign versions (see screenshots).
    Need a fix to open the files correctly in InDesign 2020 version also, without manual changing, as hundreds of files created previously with different corner radius.

    2 votes

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  14. Random lines CC ID 2021

    Random Lines keep appearing. will go if layout is resized - SO ANNOYING. Tried unistall keeping prefs / unistall delete prefs - resave as different name

    Mac 11.4 IND 16.2.1

    2 votes

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  15. 2 votes

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  16. 2 votes

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  17. Pasteboard settings are broken

    Adjusting the pasteboard size between pages is broken - see screenshot, I've set it to zero and still each page is miles apart. Sick and tired of these endless bugs.

    2 votes

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  18. Pasteboard settings are broken

    Adjusting the pasteboard size between pages is broken - see screenshot, I've set it to zero and still each page is miles apart. Sick and tired of these endless bugs.

    2 votes

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  19. I work with book interiors. Have been reading about the nightmares designers have had adjusting the margins of text boxes

    I am not a cool millennial but I work with book interiors. Have been reading about the nightmares designers have had adjusting the margins of text boxes once there are several hundred pages and changing the master pages doesn't alter the actual position of the text boxes. Can I agree with the comments attached below -- to you Adobe company people -- don't **** off loyal users who were using Adobe before the millenials were born -- PLEASE STOP taking away features!!!!! I have recently updated to ID2021. Am I still going to have this bug -- as I now…

    2 votes

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  20. text wrap

    InDesign 16.1v64
    Text Wrap controls behave different with transformed objects.
    At first I was going to report this as a bug and saw one other post where they were having the same issue but then I realized what is really going on so I'm making a suggestion.
    Look at the Text Wrap for an Image object with the controls unlinked.
    I was seeing the bottom control affecting the right side. And the Right side control affecting another side.
    After some research I realized this was only happening on the images I'd imported and rotated 90 degrees.
    Say there are two…

    2 votes

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