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  1. Share for Review breaks when INDD files are duplicated for versioning

    Everyone I know who uses InDesign duplicates files regularly to create various versions of documents. Share for Review seems to have a major problem with this. When I create multiple versions of a document by duplicating an original, InDesign cannot seem to differentiate between the various versions, even if they have different names and are completely separate files. The only solution seems to be if you have only one document open at a time and break the link to start over. It's maddening, as I have 9 versions of important documents that I need to share for review, and when…

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  2. Share for Review from InDesign Book 'artifact' error

    When I try to share chapters from a book for review the Share for Review either doesn't function beyond clicking the 'Share for Review' 'Create New Review' or populates the details with the wrong file name and then fails to proceed (giving an 'artefact' error.

    I solved it by doing the chapters one at a time with no other chapters open and the InDesign Book closed - but it took me a few hours to work this out.

    Even when doing the chapters separately their Title Field of the Share for Review document is sometimes the previous document's name and…

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  3. Share for review feature box shows up blank

    1/10 times it works, but most of the time it does not. I have tried logging in and out of my accounts and restarting my computer, but it still isn't working for me today.

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  4. Share for review

    Hello, am I being dumb? I can share individual files, but when I try and share a book, “share for Review” is greyed out and the Review panel is black.

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  5. Share shows few pages

    I have a document with 50 pages, when I share for review only the first 7 are uploaded. Help.
    Indesign v15.1
    Share for review public, no other settings available, no password
    Document has 50 pages, only 7 are available on link.

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  6. Share for Review fails to update

    No issue creating a Share for Review. However updating an existing Share for Review results in an endlessly spinning blue circle and the link does not update.

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  7. Share Review Highlight tool not showing on the desktop version

    I am using Version 16.0.1 x 64 and decided to test Share Review. I noticed that the highlight tool Is only showing in the online version. When I activate the comments on the desktop Version I see that there should be a comment on that page but doesn't show the text to be highlighted. (I tried Changing the colour of the highlight and still Not showing) - I am leaving the comment as a guest.

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  8. Share Review Highlight tool not showing on the desktop version

    I am using Version 16.0.1 x 64 and decided to test Share Review. I noticed that the highlight tool Is only showing in the online version. When I activate the comments on the desktop Version I see that there should be a comment on that page but doesn't show the text to be highlighted. (I tried Changing the colour of the highlight and still Not showing) - I am leaving the comment as a guest.

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  9. share for review doesn't activate

    can't update my files anymore
    or create new update file,
    or create a review file with an other document...
    it's like broken...

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  10. share for review isn't working for client

    My client gets: File preview error. File preview not available, please reload to try again.
    They can see the document icon to click on in the "Shared with me" but when they click on it, it gives the the: File preview not available, please reload to try again. They are on Windows if that helps. It appears to be working for everybody else that it was shared with.
    Update Resaved file with new name, reshared, all is working!

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  11. track changes

    I just updated InCopy and now others can't see my changes.

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  12. Share link is low resolution

    Make the web preview higher resolution.

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  13. share for review not working

    So first, i made my link and everything went fine. Then after a few times updating it, it started saying that there was an error, and now, there's just nothing that appears in the panel.

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    Try the following solutions:

    SOLUTION 1
    -———
    1. Close InDesign.
    2. Bring up Creative Cloud Desktop (CCD) and Sign out.
    3. Launch InDesign and Sign in here (not from the CCD).
    4. Create a new document.
    5. Open Share for Review panel.

    SOLUTION 2
    -——-
    1) Close InDesign.
    2) Close Creative Cloud desktop app.
    3) Navigate to the OOBE folder located here:
    Windows: [System drive]:\Users\[user name]\AppData\Local\Adobe\OOBE
    Mac OS: /Users/[user name]/Library/Application Support/Adobe/OOBE
    4) Delete the opm.db file.
    5) Launch Creative Cloud desktop app.
    6) Launch InDesign

    Please let us know if the above solutions work for you.


    Adobe InDesign team

  14. COMMENT BUBBLE WILL NOT DISAPEAR IN INDESIGN DOCUMENT AFTER CORRECTIONS MADE

    COMMENT BUBBLE WILL NOT GO AWAY, EVEN AFTER ATTEMPTING TO DELETE AFTER CORRECTIONS HAVE BEEN MADE.

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  15. Indesign 16.0 crash when I publish for review a specific document

    Indesign 16.0 crash when I publish for review an indesign document contain 36 pages with some AI imports.
    I can publish other simply indesign documents.
    I can't understand why.
    Please help me.

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  16. Indesign 16.1 share for review

    Can't share for review in Adobe Indesign 16.1. It works in Adobe Indesign 15.1.3
    Please fix bug in 16.1

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  17. 'Share for review' showing name of a previously shared document, hasn't recognised which document to share

    InDesign 16.0
    Mac OS 10.15.7
    Chrome Version 86.0.4240.183

    Share for review should respond to whichever tab is in focus

    Steps to recreate.


    1. Have 2 InDesign documents you want to share for review

    2. Open one of the files

    3. Go to share and review, see the filename populated in the panel's field

    4. Create the share

    5. Open the other InDesign document

    6. Go to share and review

    Expected: Document that is in focus in the open tab is the file that is being shared

    Actual: Previous file's name is still populated. Changing it and sharing creates an error.

    And now this has happened, restarting…

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  18. review

    ID 16.0
    When I receive a replacement comment I find it unfortunate that it is not possible to validate the replacement in inDesign and that it is done automatically. Same for deletion.
    it would really save time

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  19. review

    ID 16.0 CC2021 Any unresolved comments from one version to another of the share are lost.
    Unresolved comments should continue to be shared. Otherwise it limits the collaboration in real time.

    It seems like the "update a link" buttun makes a new review
    rather than just updating the file online.

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  20. share

    In the lists "published "and "shared with me", can you add the dates of documents

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