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  1. Red stripes in InDesign document

    Why do I get red stripes in the indesign document when I have more than two files open?

    98 votes

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    We're happy to announce that the fix for this issue is now available in the latest update of InDesign - version 17.2 that is available from Creative Cloud Desktop application.

    Please update to this latest InDesign version to get the fix.

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    Adobe InDesign team

  2. Place (cmd+D) can't see tagged folders on mac

    Place command (cmd+D) can't see the tagged folders, so i can't find my documents quickly as it should be...

    All other commands (export cmd+E for exemple) allow me to navigate from my tagged folders.

    Please add the same option to place command.

    8 votes

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  3. Return the use of "master pages" instead of "parent pages"

    In the latest version Adobe decided that their job was to educate us to speak proper language, which is why the word "master pages" was replaced with "parent pages".
    We do not find any problem with the phrase "master pages" and believe that it is not Adobe's role to dictate policy according to progressive agendas.
    We demand to return to the previous concept of "master pages".
    The term "parent pages" is confusing and misleading, with all the documentation of the software on the web for 2 decades referring to master pages.

    22 votes

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  4. Major delay when changing page via the page up/down or double-clicking on the page icon

    Major delay when changing page via the page up/down or double-clicking on the page icon. Usually happens when you have first opened a document. For example when you apply the keyboard command Opt-Pagedown, the icon on the bottom left of the screen immediately shows the page has changed but nothing happens. Sometimes it wont redraw the new page until you click on the screen and this only works after some time has passed (approx 6-8 seconds after). This was always instant in previous versions. My settings for view are on >Typical and I have Type Contextual Control set to >OFF.

    3 votes

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  5. Can't get rid of grids

    Cannot get rid of grids in the Japanese version of Indesign, also can't create a new document without them!

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  6. Unable to see Preset Templates in New Document

    When I try to open a New Document and find a template, all I can see are black boxes with a description. If I click on Preview I do not get one. Please see screenshot. How can I fix this?

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  7. addidtionl layer(s) are invisible in embedded INDD

    The objects on layers except the main layer are invisible if you place the indd document in another indd document. If you move the object to the main layer and refresh the link they are visible again. PDF export is not effected by this.

    Id 18.0, Mac OS 11.7.2

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  8. new documents open in full screen

    I am using ID 18.1 on Mac OS 12.5.1. Every time I open a new InDesign document the document takes up the whole screen. I have unchecked application frame under windows menu. I have unchecked "show home screen" in preferences. It is extremely annoying to have to grab the lower right corner of the window to size it down every time I open or create a new document. Where is the setting/preference to fix this?

    1 vote

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  9. Navigation bug on InDesign 18

    When I open a document with several pages (facing pages) and I use the option + up or down arrow shortcuts to scroll the pages, indesign skips 2 double pages instead of one. The bug is intermittent. Only on Indesign 18.0 and 18.1.
    I came back to version 17.4.1 and no more problems.

    1 vote

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  10. Moving to the next page lag and sometimes doesn't even happen

    When I scroll to the next page the display doesn't change, it stays as the page I was originally on. Sometimes I have to close the document and reopen to access the page I want.

    2 votes

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  11. Document.metadataPreferences and linkXMP entries only return first delimited value

    Steps to reproduce:
    1. Create new Indesign document
    2. Choose File menu > File Info
    3. In the Author field, enter "Jack; Jill" (excluding quotes)
    4. Click OK
    5. Run script "alert(app.activeDocument.metadataPreferences.author);"

    Result:
    "Jack"

    Expected result:
    Either "Jack; Jill" or ["Jack","Jill"]

    5 votes

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  12. 'Delete Empty Pages' in InDesign preferences does not recognize content on parent page

    When 'Delete Empty Pages' in InDesign is checked within preferences (found in the 'Type' tab) it does not recognize content on a parent page. Personally, I think if there is type on a parent and it is applied to a page(s), the page(s) should not be considered empty and automatically deleted.

    Thanks for listening.

    1 vote

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  13. Margins outside page bounds

    In the new New Document setup dialog it is possible to set margins larger than the page dimensions which results in Margins outside the page area. This does not happen with the legacy dialog.

    Please see https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign-discussions/bug-issue-with-margins-and-paper-size-document-with-margins-outside-document/m-p/13425416#M507464 for more details.

    Unable to attach sample .indd file...

    1 vote

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  14. code 6 I can't open my ind file!

    I use latest version, I delete the app and upload it again. Try everything basiclly. And there is no appdata folder in my computer. What should I do??

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  15. 2022 gpu

    InDesign CC2022 - v 17.3 on Mac Mini with Intel UHD Graphics 630 BenQ dual displays attached.

    Multiple users reporting screen redraw issues with GPU Performance turned on.
    Resolves with a view change or toggling GPU off an on.

    2 votes

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  16. links problems

    Problem on the new INDESIGN 17.4 update with links panel, all my links are OK and files are in the Link folder but cannot export to PDF due to not accessible URL !

    I've to manually update every files of every In design project !
    It doesn't work either with the update link folder option in the panel !

    2 votes

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  17. I can't see anything except drop down menu items when I create a new document

    That's just it. I create a new document. Put in the pages, margins, units etc.. then.. nothing. Nothing comes up. I can still see the menu items and am able to save the file - but I can't see it or work in it.
    I tried pressing spacebar. nah
    I tried opening from file.. nah
    I tried different views and different previews. Nothing.
    Illustrator works just fine.
    Also, what's the difference between open normal and open original?
    I can't believe I had to waste 30 minutes on this.

    1 vote

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  18. Moving pages between documents buggy in indesign 18.0

    When attempting to move pages from one .indd file to another, the application occasionaly tells me that the page format is different, which it isn't. What happens is the pages don't show up in the target document although being deleted from the source doc (delete pages box checked) … closing and reopening the application helps sometimes but not for good. Is there any way to resolve this issue?

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  19. Read Only

    Indesign CC 2023 version 18.0 Files open as “Read Only”
    As soon as updated, some files have started to open “Read Only” (RO)
    My OS: Windows 10 Pro 10.0.19044 or 21H2
    PC Desktop
    I am working remotely through a VPN to a server IP address
    I have Indesign 2023 18.0 , and Indesign CS6 installed. I have not opened the CS6 in years. Also noted: My machine does not automatically uninstall the former version when it updates. I manually uninstalled Indesign 2022 after I started using the 2023. At first I thought the RO problem was a conflict, so that…

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  20. InDesign Version 17.4 x64 Deleted 2 spreads and InDesign closes. When re-opening the file I get "my file may be damaged. Do you want to op

    InDesign Version 17.4 x64

    Deleted 2 spreads and InDesign closes.

    When re-opening the file I get "my file may be damaged. Do you want to open it anyway?
    I select OK and the files I selected to delete still remain

    Process is repeateable every time

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