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  1. Imported drawn PDF comments don't adjust in ID layout


    1. ID 14

    2. Import a batch of PDF comments into layout, including edits made using the Oval and Arrow tools to show placement. Then proceed to apply edits, thereby adjusting the location of the text on the page.

    3. I would expect the drawn edits to be tagged to a location in the text, and to track with the copy as it reflows. If this feature is going to be available, that is.

    4. Actual result: the markup remains on the page at the coordinates at which it was imported. By the time to you get to that location, if you've been making…
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  2. PDF comment panel resets when moving back and forth to the doc

    The website is too awkward to search quickly, if this has been posted/mentioned before, so apologies if this has been covered.

    I'm working on a catalogue I have PDF Comments on, and I'm sourcing content from other ID files. When flicking back and forth, the PDF Comment panel resets back to the top and opens up each page tab, after I've minimised that page, because it's so long.

    It's making it really annoying to go from the cat to a doc, come back, and have to scroll down dozens of pages' worth of comments, to get back to where I…

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  4. No visable PDF comments in PDF Comments Window

    ID 15.1.1, Win10

    31.8.2020 The problem exist also in New-File Window: only the black window, one can see in the attachment

    After importing the comments from a PDF file there is nothing in the PDF Comments Window. Although the comments are visable in main text, I cannot accept them in PDF comments windows, because I don't see them there.

    I have the same problem with the main InDesign window: when no file is opened, I see only black flat, no icons of previously opened files, as it was in previous versions...

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  6. InDesign 2020 • Script • PlaceMultiplePDF

    I've called a few times about this and this is the fastest way I've been shown to do Place MultiplePDF, resize pdf and fit proportionally:
    • Script
    • PlaceMultiplePDF
    • New document
    • Document Settings – deselect facing pages
    • Move master page to this document and apply to all pages
    • First page re-size PDF to margins
    • Fit Page Proportionally
    • CTRL ALT 4 to each page (document 898 pages)

    Can you come up with a script where you can re-size the pdf to the margins and fit the page proportionally? The CTRL ALT 4 is helpful but…

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  8. Text disappears after hitting 'Accept' in PDF comments

    ID 15.0.3

    Just started getting our client to use PDF Comments (instead of printing, writing on, then B&W scanning, then emailing back), I've imported the comments, then hit 'Accept' over the text amends he's made, the text then deletes/disappears. There's no styling or rules or anything else applied, it's just straight text.

    Screen shot had 4 price points on, but after hitting accept, it's gone. If I change the price manually and leave any original text (to see what happens) such as the $ symbol, then hit 'Accept', the manually altered text stays, but the $ disappears.

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  9. PDF comments: Delete <FEFF> marker after removal of all comments

    After choosing »Delete all comments« from the fly-out menu of the PDF comments panel at every position, where a comment was before the removal, a <FEFF> char is left behind, which shows up as a zero-width colon (:), when special characters are turned on.

    Since this is a useless char after deleting the comments, the <FEFF> should also be removed, when selecting the removal in the fly-out.

    <FEFF> shows up with XML tags, notes and index markers, so we can’t simply do a TEXT search for <FEFF> to remove it.
    BTW:
    \x{feff} doesn’t work in GREP search, which is kind…

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  10. Mapping errors of PDF comments for deletion when applied to list items (CC 2020)

    PDF comments for deletion of list items get wrongly mapped to InDesign when importing to CC 2020; e.g. include the last character from previous list item if bullet point / numbering was included in selection to be deleted, or are mapped to a completely wrong part of a document.

    Haven't tested with older versions of ID.

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  11. Indesign quitting and slow while shooting PDF's

    InDesign 15.0.2 slow PDF creation, gets worse the more PDF's i shoot in a row, finally indesign quits.

    It all started when indesign was working very slowly.
    I fixed this issue by turning off GPU and Preflight.

    I have to regularly shoot Hi and Lo res PDF's, 50 at a time, 2 page brochures, 100 pages in the document, the first 3-5 pdf's shoot fine, then it starts to slow down, i spend 30 seconds on each pdf just watching the spinning progress wheel before it will even let me type in the page numbers, this gets worse and worse…

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  12. Please cancel the card payment.

    I didn't want to, but the card was paid. I thought it was a trial version.
    Card payment 24000 won minimum request

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  13. PDF comments made in Acrobat are not matched in my InDesign

    Hi !

    Since a couple of weeks comments PDF made by my client are not matched in my indd files.

    I have the latest version of inDesign and my client's Acrobat is up to date to.

    We are use to work on long files about 400 pages… pages can have different sizes. We didn't change anything in our workflow… I don't understand why it doesn't work anymore. About only 10% of comments matches… the other ones are (?)…

    Thank you for helping and fixing this bug.

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  14. Printing error with Acrobat

    I get the following error message when I try to print InDesign documents to Acrobat.
    %%[ ProductName: Distiller ]%%
    %%[ Error: ioerror; OffendingCommand: readstring ]%%

    Stack:

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    øR½=Ö¤%%[ Flushing: rest of job (to end-of-file) will be ignored ]%%
    %%[ Warning: PostScript error. No PDF file produced. ] %%

    Getting frustrating. Any ideas on how to repair it?

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  15. PDF Comments not working

    ID 15.0.1 Mac

    Import PDF comments from file, including strikethroughs, replaced text, comments

    Faithful transfer of all edits to ID file

    Edits not being applied properly in ID file, though clearly present when PDF is viewed in Acrobat. It usually just deletes the text rather than replacing it.

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  16. "PUBLISH ONLINE" - DESCRIPTION FEATURE

    INDESIGN > PUBLISH ONLINE > GIVEN OPTIONS - Title & description fields = what is the intention behind these options?

    My intention to use these would be, to supply additional information within the document/ link to my client, whom I share this link with.

    > Client opens the document > but the provided information are not displayed anywhere... so what's the point?

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  17. Import PDF Comments - New Bugs identified - Part 4

    We're also facing below issues in the new feature, called 'Import PDF Comments':

    (1) Corrections importing in wrong place
    (2) Corrections missing in InDesign
    (3) No correction marked in PDF, but still correction found in InDesign

    Please let me know for any clarifications on the above given feedback.

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  18. Selection of PDF Comments

    InDesign CC2019 (14.02 x64) Windows 10

    I am only able to select the corresponding sticky note icon from imported PDF comments at 100% or less view magnification. This is unhelpful as at this scale, large dimension sized documents the text is greeked out, I need to zoom in to see what is written in my document to compare against the comment, but then have to zoom back out to select the next icon to bring that comment to the fore of the list.

    Please correct so I can select sticky notes while panning throughout a document at >100%.

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  19. PDF Comments Insert Issues

    PDF Comments do not insert at the correct location when the Insert is marked at the start or the end of a paragraph. The insert at the start of the paragraph instead gets inserted at the end of the previous paragraph. The insert at the end of a paragraph instead gets inserted before the final character (tested with period and question mark and happened with both).

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    Hello All,

    Thank you for reporting the issue to us.
    We have fixed the issue in the latest version of InDesign, Id 14.0.3

    Please upgrade your InDesign application to the latest version to try out the fix.

    If you are unable to see the update yet, go to Creative Cloud desktop application, open the menu (three dots) from the top-right corner and click on ‘Check For App Updates’.

    If you face any problems with the new update, do let us know in the comments.

    You may also follow the below given link for the list of all fixed issues in Id 14.0.3
    https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/fixed-issues.html

  20. pdf comment

    PDF comments are made in an export from a book document from InDesign 2019.
    When importing the comments in the different InDesign files from the book, the comments from the previous book files appear somewhere between the comments of the current book file and are not marked as unmapped comments.

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