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  1. Indesign FREEZES or GETS STUCK when convertign another "version" file

    My Indesign version is CC 2019. 14.0.2 64 bits
    I try to convert from version 18.2 and I logged in, as the advertisement said. But when I click "convert" the button turns from blue to grey and unselectable. And the advertisement freezes there. I have to put cancel and the program lets me cancel and the bar above is again functional. But nothing else. The program still doesnt let me convert the file.

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  2. Conditional texts applied to wrong parts when exported to an idml

    1. Version of Adobe InDesign, InCopy or InDesign Server: v17.4.1 x64

    2.Steps to reproduce the issues:
    Export an Indesign file with conditional text settings as an idml file and open the idml file in the InDesign application.

    1. Expected result
      Conditional text settings are applied to the same paragraphs and texts as the InDesign file from which the idml was exported.

    2. Actual result
      Conditional text settings are applied to unexpected paragraphs and texts! Seems like this only happens when one or more of the condition is displayed and does not happens when all the conditions are hidden...

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  3. trados idml version

    Hello!
    We export the idml file from indesign 2022. We must later open the file in Trados for its translation and it doesn't let us because it identifies it as a cs4 file. With indesign 2021 it also happens, but not with previous versions, with which Trados opens them correctly. Can you help us?

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  4. Bug report: Incopy idml files does not show up in assignments palette

    Indesign - Incopy
    I can’t handle multiple idml files in the assignment palette/InDesign.
    It could be related to system update installation - the problem appeared right after installing MacOs Ventura.
    I can only drag one or two - not three or more - text objects into Incopy assignments in a Indesign document. It produces idml-files, but they are not shown in the assignments palette. Editing ‘Add all stories to assignment’ does not work either.
    Does anybody have an idea what I can do to solve it or I have to wait for a bug fix? 
Screendump example uploaded.
    I have…

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  5. IDML Saving Stuck at 95% in InDesign 2022 - v 17.0.1x64 - Windows 10 Pro x64

    Idml Export Stuck at 95% for Indesign file (604) pages mostly text , i tried many times and resave the file in different indd file name and location, and still stuck in 95% when saving to IDML, even in exporting to IDML or Packaging the Project, the problem is the same

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  6. idml letter spacing

    Hi Team ID,
    We love the IDML export because we can send that to our translation office and get close to final-artwork-files back. But we realized paragraph and character styles which include letter spacing values do not have letter spacing any more after export. Can you fix this please?

    Thank you

    TA

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  7. Regenerate QR-code upon opening IDML

    Third party tools are able to edit the content of a QR-code. However, when opening the edited IDML, the QR-code image itself is not being regenerated until the user manually edit's the QR-code en saves it.

    I would expect InDesign to regenerate every QR-code upon opening an IDML file.

    Use case: translating IDML files using CAT software, where the content of QR-codes needs to be translated (another URL destination per language)

    InDesign Version: 17.0.1

    Steps to reproduce the issues:
    1. Create QR-code in InDesign.
    2. Export document as IDML.
    3. Edit QR-value directly in the IDML (value for UrlLink attribute…

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  8. When I save out an IDML version of my INDD 2022 v17.0 file, the text boxes from my Master page are in a different location on every spread.

    Also, when I tried opening my INDD file in an older version (INDD v1.64) nothing happened. My file did not appear in the window, so I couldn't "go back" to an older version of INDD.

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  9. Issue in saving multi-page PDF as IDML

    Hi,

    I placed multipage PDF in InDesign and embedded the links.

    Then I haved the document as IDML, so all the pages are getting replaced with the first page of PDF.

    For example I have a PDF (test.pdf) having 4 pages, then links will be : test.pdf, test.pdf:2, test.pdf:3, test.pdf:4

    But after saving it to IDML, links are getting converted to test.pdf, test.pdf, test.pdf, test.pdf. Means page number is getting lost from the link.

    And all the pages will have content of 1st page only.

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  10. Damaged File message

    I'm getting the same error message "file is damaged when trying to create new ICML files. There seems to be a bug in the latest update. InDesign saves a recovered file and that seems to fix the problem. BUT the file is not damaged, it seems to be a bug in the latest update. Can you guys take a look.

    Thanks!!

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  11. hyperlink accessibility

    Hyperlinks with alt text added in the accessibility section get lost when saving to .idml.

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  12. Index not listed correctly after converting IDML file to INDD

    When I convert INDD files to IDML, and then I convert those again in INDD the index file disassembles completely the layers.

    It seems to happen from the third level like in this example:

    Chapter 5

    5.9
    1.1.1
    1.1.1
    1.1.2
    1.1.2.1
    1.1.2.2

    How can I avoid that, and let the Index keep the right list from the first conversion?

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  13. Idml save as/pdf export location should be relative to the location the file was opened from.

    The bugs are recurring after every other update. It's really aggravating since the updates you bring to the build hardly feel like they add useful tools or new functionality. However, the bugs keep returning randomly on different updates. Your standard recurring update bugs are taking a toll on my work quality and speed because they are slowing me down. this is not justifying the monthly fee I am paying. At this point i'd be willing to pay you the monthly subscription to go home and leave the program alone.
    Make a checklist of the bugs that keep coming back and…

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  14. Index not listed correctly after converting IDML file to INDD

    When I convert INDD files to IDML, and then I convert those again in INDD the index file disassembles completely the layers.

    It seems to happen from the third level like in this example and the PNG file attached:

    Chapter 5

    5.9
    1.1.1
    1.1.1
    1.1.2
    1.1.2.1
    1.1.2.2

    How can I avoid that, and let the Index keep the right list from the first conversion?

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  15. Index not listed correctly after converting IDML file to INDD

    When I convert INDD files to IDML, and then I convert those again in INDD the index file disassembles completely the layers.

    It seems to happen from the third level like in this example and the PNG file attached:

    Chapter 5

    5.9
    1.1.1
    1.1.1
    1.1.2
    1.1.2.1
    1.1.2.2

    How can I avoid that, and let the Index keep the right list from the first conversion?

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  16. Index not listed correctly after converting IDML file to INDD

    When I convert INDD files to IDML, and then I convert those again in INDD the index file disassembles completely the layers.

    It seems to happen from the third level like in this example and the PNG file attached:

    Chapter 5

    5.9
    1.1.1
    1.1.1
    1.1.2
    1.1.2.1
    1.1.2.2

    How can I avoid that, and let the Index keep the right list from the first conversion?

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  17. Tracking gets lost with IDML

    Hi guys,
    We use the IDML format to transfer data with our translation office. I realized when I open the translated IDML files again the paragraph styles which include values for tracking in paragraph or character styles lost these values.
    I hope no ther settings in the styles are affected.

    Is there a workaround to fix this or is it already on the bugfix to-do-list?

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  18. CAT does not import an IDML which seems to have empty stories

    Hi, I need to import the attached document into my CAT Tool. But, once the document is exported, it seems empty. I noticed that the files have empty stories; all the text seems to be stored elsewhere. This is the first I have seen IDML files like this. Could you tell me, if the designer have missed sth? Best.

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  19. IDML: missing Font Style property in Character Style after export

    Version: InDesign CC 2020 15.0.1

    How to reproduce the bug:
    1. Create a Character Style with "Bold" Font Style and apply it to a word/character range
    2. Save in INDD file format
    3. Export the IDML
    4. Open the IDML and you will notice that the bold property for the Character Style was lost

    Expected result: the Character Style should be the same as in the original INDD file

    Actual result: the "bold" property was lost during the export process. The INDD file is fine.

    I verified that InDesign CC 2019 14.0.3 is not affected by this bug.

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  20. idml rechtecke verschoben

    Beim speichern in der 2020 Version als IDML und dann dem Öffnen bei einer anderen Person, die die 2018 Version hat, wurden Breiten/Höhen geändert und das Rechteck ist verrutscht statt X/Y 0/0 auf 0,88/0,88.

    Das ist für exakte Arbeit bedenklich und man kann dem System dadurch weniger vertrauen, es sollte also eine Lösung gefunden werden, sodass es in jeder Version gleich ist

    Beim erneuten öffnen der idml in der 2020 Version, in der es gespeichert wurde, sitzt alles wieder normal wie vorher.

    Vielen Dank und viele Grüße
    Emely

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