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  1. Export and Save As dialogs not showing up in MacOS Monterey

    1. 16.4
    2. Installed MacOS Monterey then InDesign Export or Save As dialogs stopped working.
    3. Export or Save As dialogs should be showing up
    4. Export or Save As dialogs not showing up with either keyboard shortcuts or when using the dropdown menu.
    5. The issue was validated by your support staff Lakshay (Adobe) through remote access 26.10.2021
    53 votes

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  2. Inconsistent names of spaces in Czech UI

    There is a mess in the names of spaces in Czech UI. The names of spaces are not consistent:

    Em Space = "Em mezera" or "Dlouhá mezera"
    En Space = "En mezera" or "Krátká mezera"
    Nonbreaking Space = "Pevná mezera" or "Nedělitelná mezera"

    Depending on the situation, the user sees either one or the other name for an identical space.

    I suggest to:
    1. Use "En mezera" and "Em mezera" only. It is not the traditional Czech name, it is an Anglicism, but quite widespread and understandable
    2. Use "Čtverčíková mezera" and "Půlčtverčíková mezera", the traditional typographic terms, nevertheless some…

    3 votes

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  3. InDesign window in fullscreen after escaping presentation mode

    When entering presentation mode (shift+w), and then escape,
    InDesign windows becomes fullscreen.
    It would be great to get back to same size and position.

    InDesign Version: 18.0

    3 votes

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  4. Workspace not loading on open in 2023

    So, today's thing that's broken is when I boot up indesign for the first time of the day all my panels and toolbars are missing. Selecting my workspace doesn't bring them back, I have to select a different workspace, then select mine to bring them back. Does anyone at adobe actually care about Indesign any more? This app has been riddled with bugs now for around 4 years - stuff that's been flagged up years ago still not fixed, like the graphics streaking across the page causing objects to disappear for example

    1 vote

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  5. Text on Homescreen of Indesign displays wrong

    Text on Homescreen of Indesign displays wrong, text layers are on top of each other

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  6. Pages panel thumbnail resolution

    When InDesign 2022 (17.0) came out, the resolution of the thumbnails in the Pages panel was lowered, even with Display Performance set to High Quality Display. It's not just the greeking of the text. I can see the pixels themselves.

    This forces me to still have to use InDesign 2021 so that I can see the contents of the pages in the thumbnails.

    Screenshots posted for comparison.

    1 vote

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  7. Cursor continually freezes, Indesign auto shortens swatches pane

    Glitch happens at random intervals, but so frequently that it's becoming maddening. Right now it's happening every 30 seconds to a minute, seriously F'ng my workflow today.

    M1 MacBook Pro, occurs whether I'm using my Wacom tablet (often I blame this first). It seemed to have happened after the last updated, along with an accompanying issue where I have to continually reset my workspace if I disconnect/connect to an external monitor. If I don't reset my workspace, Indesign refuses to show any tool panels.

    See attached video.

    1 vote

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  8. Presentation mode InDesign resizes window bug (Mac OS Ventura)

    Hello, there is a annoying bug, that drives me crazy.
    If you setup the UI-size to position 1 in the preferences, InDesign can’t remembers the window size correctly (see. video).
    When I’m in the presentation mode (shift w) and after I left it, the app window of InDesign is resizing small (or another wrong size).
    If you change the UI-size back to position 2 (standard setting) this bug doesn’t happening. I checkt it again and again.

    And it only happens when the two 27" 4K displays are connected.
    I’m working on a MacBook Pro 16" M1 Pro in MacOS Ventura.

    1 vote

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  9. system prompts glitch out and bug the program

    So, sometimes when I get a prompt, that might be rare I got it once for now but still wanted to share it, so when I get a prompt sometimes, like a system prompt from Indesign like those ones that say some warning and have an ok button(basically a dialog box) so when I get a dialog box it glitches out, disappears but stays active and not clicked and thus you can't do anything in the program because the dialog is in focus so naturally until you click it all the options in the program are greyed out(almost all) including…

    1 vote

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  10. Script editor doesn't open when JSX menu is activated

    The menu Edit Script (from JSX file, under script palette) doesn't open the file in the script editor. Instead, the CC App pops-up which is very annoying and time consuming (InDesign 17.4).

    2 votes

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  11. Palette management is a nightmare. What happened?

    M1 Macbook Pro connected to dual displays. Adobe user for 20+ years.

    There seems to be no hope for palettes and window positions on Mac OS. I run multiple resolutions at different times based on the displays that are in use. Adobe apps are simply unable to maintain any palette and window locations. The application window moves to half the screen. The documents become dislodged from overall application frame. Palettes "jump" when I move them.

    As a user I understand that I have a responsibility to manage my settings, but after repeatedly resetting workspaces and trying to re-arrange palettes. I…

    1 vote

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  12. Bottom toolbar/scroll bar dissapears when in fullscreen mode

    At first i thought it was my monitors, but it also does it when I have InDesign open on my laptop. I'm running the latest Microsoft update, and when I select Fullscreen on the InDesign window, the bottom bar disappears, so I'm unable to use the bottom scrollbar. It only re-appears when i minimize the window

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  13. dialog boxes does not appear at all

    There are missing crucial dialog boxes in InDesign 2023 on Mac, like colour or align. Only restart helps.

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  14. "Selection" and "Direct Selection" tool icons mixed up in toolbar

    The button images for "selection" and "direct selection" tools are mixed-up. The buttons are still in their correct place, but the "selection tool" button now displays the white arrow in the toolbar, the "direct selection" button the black arrow.

    The mouse arrows themselves remain correct, as do their functions.

    17 votes

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    We're happy to announce that we've reverted the icons of Selection Tool and Direct Selection Tool in the latest update of InDesign - version 17.2 that is available from Creative Cloud Desktop application.


    Please update to this latest version to see the change of these tool icons.

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    Adobe InDesign team

  15. Can't grab window

    When working on an InDesign file, when I need to grab the InDesign window (by clicking and dragging) and move it, I usually have to make three attempts before my mouse "catches" the window. InDesign 17.2, Mac Studio OS 12.3.1. It's very random when it works and not works, but mostly it doesn't work on the first attempt.

    7 votes

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  16. Won't let me scale gradient panel up/down

    Indesign won't allow me to scale the gradient panel up or down, it is stuck at a constant size which makes it hard/impossible to work with complicated gradients. The issue doesn't appear to be on any other panel that i'm using.

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  17. different color appearance of different files of same settings and colors when both windows are open and change by mouse over

    Two documents with the same settings. The same graphic in these documents appear differently in each document. But the appearance of the colors change by mouse over to look alike the colors in the other document. Both windows of the documents are opened at the same time. It must be a bug in the software.

    I'm using Indesign 18.0 of the Adobe creative cloud
    On a MacBook Pro (13-inch, M1, 2020)

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  18. Layer selection window size in import options

    When importing a .psd or .ai file, the layers selection window is ridiculously small (you can only view 4 layers at a time), making it a real pain to select layers on a big file. Please, at least make it resizeable.

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  20. %-Sliders not working properly anymore when palette attached to the right edge

    InDesign 17.2 / 17.4: Ever since these two releases came out, I am not able to use my palettes when they are attached to the right edge of my workspace. Example: I want an item in 76 % magenta. I select the item, click ”effects" (Effekte for me, since my default language is German), then choose magenta. Finally I want to slide the percentage to 76. As soon as I touch the slider, the tool disappears. This happens to sliders as in Colors and Transparency, and only if the tools are arranged in a list view in the sidebar. Setting…

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