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  1. .svg library assets are not supported anymore at version 19.3

    Elements from the library with the .svg file format are no longer supported in version 19.3. In Illustrator the assates still works.

    5 votes

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  2. Missing library links cause repeating error message

    When links are in an inaccessible CC Library, instead of "Missing" (red dot in status column) the links are "Waiting" (stopwatch icon in status column).
    This also causes repeated errors "This file is already open by another user or another application. This file may be stored on a network server and cannot be opened until the user closes it."
    So far, the only path forward is to repeatedly dismiss the error and try to relink the artwork before the error re-appears. This has to be done for each "missing" link.

    4 votes

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  3. Placed image is partially outside frame

    When I place an image and drag a custom size for the placed image, the image is outside of the frame.

    Note that this doesn't happen if you simply click when placing, but does happen if you click and drag when placing.

    This has just started happening. Usually the image is within the frame.

    Video attached.

    InDesign version 19..4
    Macbook Pro M2 Pro 2023
    macOS Sonoma 14.4.1

    1 vote

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  4. Library thumbnail not showing

    When modifying or creating an object in library, the existing or new thumbnail is not showing. Instead, it is showing only the CC icon.

    I am using 19.5 x64 on Windows 10 Enterprise OS.

    1 vote

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  5. Modifier l'original

    Je cherche à modifier dans Indesign, l'application qui s'ouvre par défaut lorsque je veux modifier une photo.
    Je veux que Photoshop s’ouvre et non Aperçu quand je clique sur « Modifier l’original »…
    Et éviter de passer par "Modifier avec…" qui est beaucoup trop long pour 500 photos ! Avez-vous une solution ? Merci d'avance.

    1 vote

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  6. Library assets missing in InDesign 2024 v19.3 but visible in Creative Cloud

    Many assets that i've made and added into my libraries that we use for production are now missing for me in InDesign, v19.3, although they are still present in the Creative Cloud app, and my coworker using the same library but on InDesign v19.1 does not have this issue so far.

    Both of us are on the latest version of MacOs, v14.4.

    2 votes

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  7. Images or graphics disappear (Mac M1; Sonoma 14.5) (ID V19.4)

    Hi, It
    This Problem happen >> InDesign performance issue: Text disappears while editing <<
    I'm unable to copy images or certain objects.
    Images or graphics disappear, and I can't click or select them, even though they're still visible in the layer panel.
    I've tried using the "Alternate" function, but the image still disappeared.

    1 vote

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  8. Placing an ICML file in an InDesign file ignores multiple artboards in AI files if they are embedded

    If you have an AI file with multiple artboards which is an embedded anchored object in a text frame it will always revert back to the first artboard when you place the ICML in InDesign.

    1. Create a new InDesign file.
    2. Create an AI file with two artboards and one simple object in each.
    3. Create a text frame in InDesign.
    4. Place the AI file in the text frame and choose the second artboard.
    5. Embed the AI file.
    6. Export the text frame as an ICML file.
    7. Place the ICML file into the document (not check in/check out).

    What happens:
    1. The "Pages"…

    6 votes

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  9. InDesign - OneDrive- Sync problems

    I have synchronized a OneDrive image folder without downloading the image files. When I drag an image directly into an InDesign page, the file usually was downloaded automatically. But now I get an error message that the file might be in use and can only be opened after another user has closed it. If I use Ctrl. + D to import the same image, it works. Is InDesign maybe too fast for OneDrive to give access to the file? My collegue doesn't experience this problem but works with the same InDesign version and file directory.

    1 vote

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  10. Linked .Ai path info doesn't match Bridge link info

    Since Uservoice for Bridge was shut down, I'm posting here. My InDesign document (latest update installed) correctly shows the path to a linked Illustrator file. In Bridge (latest update installed), the link references the same file through a OneDrive path that does not exist.

    I would like to report this to the Bridge team, but I'm not sure how. Or perhaps the InDesign team will know what's going wrong. Getting correct link info from Bridge seemed (at first) like vital capability for complex books with nested links to external files.

    1 vote

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  11. Bad bug when previewing image area beyond the picture box crop

    There’s a terribly bad bug when previewing image cropping. If you click on an image and hold the cursor down, to preview the image area beyond the picture box window, InDesign literally moves the image inside by a few pixels, so, a) it doesn’t accurately show where you HAD the image placed, and b) you always have to Undo Move Item to restore where you had it placed, which makes picture cropping preview completely useless.

    A simple fix would be to show a ghost of what is being cropped when you select the image so that it shows the move…

    1 vote

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  12. Photoshop Layers Not Displaying or Exporting Correctly from InDesign 2024

    Using InDesign 19.3 and placing (via link) a layered PSD into layout, preferred layer visibility (as spec'd in import options) is failing.

    Layer is part of a Group in Photoshop; part of the group is visible, part isn't (when viewed in InDesign).

    It isn't just a preview issue, because if I export a PDF from ID, the layers aren't visible in the PDF either.

    For now, my workaround is to use an earlier (2023) version of InDesign. The layers in my linked PSD preview and export correctly using the earlier version.

    I've tried recreating the missing elements (rules) in Photoshop…

    1 vote

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  13. Indesign dont open pictures from ekstern SSD disk (Ctr D) not funktion (Indesign 9.3) Samsung SSD T7

    Bildene ligger på SSD disk, men får ikke åpnet de når jeg jobber i Indesign og trykker på CTR D, eller Ctr O. Timeglasset bare går.

    1 vote

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  14. 19.3

    holding Shift while scaling is not working! New macbook and indesign 19.3 - VERY FRUSTRATING!

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  15. Setting defaults for anchored objects doesn't work

    I'd really like to be able to set defaults for how an anchored object attaches to the text when I drag to anchor it. Right now it attaches from the bottom right. I'd like to be able to set that to fit my needs.

    1 vote

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  16. Graphic was exported and printed as gray "fast display" placeholder

    I exported a book and checked that with preflight for missing linked images and correct printing resolutions. everything came back ok. however one picture was not correctly linked and exported as the gray placeholder usually seen when "fast display" is enabled.

    Apparently, the resolution of the gray placeholder is high enough as not to trigger the "too low res"-preflight setting of the printer. They did flag a different picture, which i replaced, but this square was undetected.

    The image was "corrected" by relinking it, even though the linked path was correct and it did not show up in the linkpanel…

    1 vote

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  17. cant drag object

    In the middle of working on a document and suddenly can't drag or duplicate objects (alt - drag).

    Indesign is fully up to date. Windows 11.

    I am so freaking sick of all of these bugs. I pay enough for these programs to not cause me so much wasted time. I'm so done. Anyone have a good alternative to Adobe that they like?

    I see some old posts about people having this issue with Photoshop open. I do not have Photoshop open and haven't used it all day.

    1 vote

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  18. selecting objects

    If I want so select one or multiple objects with the arrow courser the workspace gets white when I press the mouse button until I release it. So I can't se my graphics. This is since the 23.0 version.

    3 votes

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  19. QR code

    We created business cards for 20 of our employees with a QR-code showing their contact details.
    On more than half of these, the QR-code works correctly on Android but says "no usable data found" on iPhone.

    1 vote

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  20. InDesign Element changed/defective GREP-Styles after adding it to the cc library

    Indd Version 2022, 17.2.1

    The following Bug occurs: I created an Indd Element with assigend object- and paragraph styles using GREP-styles. If I copy that Element from document to document, it will work just fine. Once I add it to the cc library, the GREP-Styles become defective, even though nothing was changed.
    The defective Styles then stay within that one element.

    futhermore, any object styles using auto-sizing are deformed when placing them from the library.

    the screenshot with the superscript 1 is correct, once in libraries, the 1 won't be superscript anymore.

    The torn yellow box is what happens once…

    1 vote

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