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  1. GPU Performance makes colours dull/desaturated

    With GPU Performance enabled, all colours appear desaturated. In fact, it looks like colour management is simply turned off. Please note, this is not a Transparency Blend Space issue. It affects Spot, RGB and CMYK colours.

    With GPU Performance disabled, colours appear vibrant and correct. It would be great to have this issue resolved, as I certainly want to take advantage of the GPU when using InDesign.

    InDesign 2023 v18.0
    MacOS Ventura 13.0
    MacBook Pro M1 Max 32GB RAM

    7 votes

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  2. Exported PNGs or JPEGs RGB Colors Slightly Different Versus Illustrator Export For Screens

    So here is the situation and setup.

    Illustrator File with Pantone Colors (Book LAB colors)
    Color Settings are synced via Bridge (NA General Purpose)
    Illustrator file is in CMYK Mode

    In Illustrator File is exported to PNG (via Exported for Screens)

    In InDesign the same Illustrator file is placed in InDesign and then Exported as PNG file.

    When looking at the attached image the RGB values are slightly different most noticeably in the red. When looked at with the eyedropper in PS the CMYK values read as the same on both but the RGB is slightly different.

    For example:

    InDesign…

    2 votes

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  3. Swatch gets duplicated when already in a Swatch Group

    Swatched get duplicated when importing objects with the same color swatch if the original swatch is in a group.

    To replicate the issue:
    1. Import an object from Illustrator. A swatch is created.
    OR Create a new swatch.
    2. Make a group with said swatch or swatches.
    3. Re-import same object from Illustrator. A new swatch will appear with the same name but ending in "2".

    Eg. Although a "C=100 M=0 Y=0 K=0" swatch exists (in a swatch group) the new object (which is the same as before) will create a new swatch names "C=100 M=0 Y=0 K=0 2". If…

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  5. Indesign 2023 does not use your working space

    I found out when making pdfs of black only images. It was making them 4c images which is wrong. I checked my color settings which were correct. The work around is to click assign profile and select your current working space. I tried the same layouts in 2022 and it worked just fine.

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  6. Swatches panel scrolls when selecting a swatch with wacom tablet

    InDesign 2022 v17.3

    Whenever I select a swatch using the pen on my Wacom Intuous the swatches panel scrolls randomly, sometimes scrolling so far that the selected swatch is no longer visible. This issue happens about 95% of the time while using the Wacom.

    Using the mouse or touch function on the wacom does not have this issue. This issue also doesn't affect any other panels within InDesign.

    1 vote

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  7. screen reproduction of color is spazzing out

    I'm trying to get InDesign to display colors correctly. I have synced all my settings with our printer, deleted a cache file (Users⁩ ▸ ⁨username ▸ ⁨Library⁩ ▸ ⁨Preferences⁩ ▸ ⁨Adobe⁩ ▸ ⁨Color ▸ ⁨ACEConfigCache2.lst) that was causing a problem, updated the program, restarted the computer—all the usual suspects. (Deleting the cache file worked for about one second—it repopulated the instant I re-opened InDesign each time).

    Now what's happening is that the appearance of color isn't stable. It changes between two looks, seemingly at random, as I click on things. I've attached screenshots of the two different ways that it…

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  8. jpeg export different RGB numbers

    I drew a blue box in indesign. colour #001f54
    Exported jpeg, the blue box is now #192451

    The file is set to RGB. No matter the profile or colour setting picked it exports as the wrong blue.

    I'm on 17.2.1

    I tried using 16.0
    And no matter what profile I get a different blue (#002055)

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  9. picture skin tones colour change to red when I import JPEGs

    Since I updated to ID 17.1, some colours in pictures – especially skin tones of blonde people – turn reddish, when I import them as JPEGs. Please find below an example of the same picture, saved as JPEG and as TIF (in PSD the colours are identical).

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  10. color swatch

    1. Adobe Indesign 2022
    2. Edit>Keyboard Shortcuts>Panel Menus>Color: Add to Swatches>Assign a hotkey. Select a color and use the hotkey to assign a color in the InDesign document, and it will 100% of the time crash the program.
    3. Expected result is to have the selected color swatch created in your swatch library.
    4. InDesign will crash/close.
    1 vote

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  11. In the latest version of the In Design software, the color of the black and white arrow are inverted when you choose the dark themes in the

    correctly reconfigure the arrows of the selection tool (black) and the direct selection tool (White)

    3 votes

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  12. HSB color not behaving correctly when applied to image

    HSB colors do not display correctly qhen applied to a (flat) grayscale image.

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  13. Swatch Tint becomes black in stead of white

    When adding a swatch color to a flat grayscale image, setting the tint makes the color darker in stead of lighter.
    See how the color preview behaves the right way, but the image does not.

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  14. Background Color changes to something crazy

    Background colors (that should just be white) go crazy on tables and other pages until InDesign is quit and re-opened. There's no specific action that seems to trigger the issue, and it appears intermittently. This is happening on version 16.4.0.54.

    2 votes

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  15. Colour Profile Reset Issue / Sync Adobe Indesign 16.1

    It is becoming a bit of a issue when after updating to 16.1. The colour Profile resets to this setting. Then again going to bridge to set up the original profile again. After a few hours, closing the program, it resets again.

    6 votes

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  16. FILL/STROKE BOX MISSING

    Fill/stroke boxes missing in the swatch panel. You have to go to the left panel to change colours.

    INDESGING 2021 / 16.1

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  17. InDesign: Changing color of TIFF

    Having an issue with InDesign. I've placed a TIFF file and its not displaying correctly when color is changed for BLACK only. See video attached. I can change the color percentage on any color but black.

    However, when a PDF is exported the changes are applied and display correctly on a PDF. This is a DISPLAY issue within InDesign. PLEASE HELP!!!

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  18. background

    Background colors (that should just be white) go crazy on tables and other pages until InDesign is quit and re-opened. There's no specific action that seems to trigger the issue, and it appears intermittently. This is happening on version 16.4.0.54.

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  19. Icons in Colours-WIndow not really visible

    Since Indd 17.0 i cannot see if icons of Text/Outline Text vs. Frame/outline FRame are activated. The work, but its try and error

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  20. Make Color Picker pickup actual color

    On an RGB-image it should take an RGB color. Escpecially when the document is set to 'RGB Blend Space'.

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