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  1. Page Tool 'Use Spacing' does not affect pages, then crashes

    As you can see from the screenshot, the use spacing option does not affect pages at all. I've got about 39mm of space between each page, tried typing 5mm and they don't move, even though it displays as 5mm.

    No matter how many pages are selected with the Page Tool option, nothing changes.

    Previously had a problem with the page align tool, but managed to fix it by resetting Indesign Preferences.

    This didn't fix the 'Use Spacing' option though, and after a few times of typing various numbers into the box, it crashes.

    Any patches to help with this?

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  2. Display Performance view high quality crashing

    When viewing an indesign document when the Display performance is set to "High Quality"indesign often crashes. Even when it's just a single object.

    MacBook Pro (M1)
    macOS 12.2.1
    indesign 2023 (18.0)
    x2 ASUS PB279 (3840x2160)

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  3. template design can not be previewed

    All of the template designs are coming up blank even when selecting preview. I am new to InDesign and this simple thing is disappointing

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  4. InDesign 18.1 x64 crashes depending on AppliedLanguage

    InDesign 18.1 x64 will open the de.idml file from the archive attached below* but crashes when trying to open cs.idml. The only difference between these two files is a single AppliedLanguage attribute set in Styles.xml.

    Please look into why this happens with only one of them (or if both files are considered incorrect, let us know why).

    *What I have attached is a .zip archive renamed to .txt. Please rename it back and extract the two files I've mentioned. Your form did not allow me to upload neither .idml nor .zip files.

    Thanks for any help! Arnold

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  5. Bug with the display mode / problema con el modo presentación

    When you put the presentation mode and remove it, the screen is automatically minimized and does not allow you to continue in full screen.

    Cuando pones el modo presentación y lo quitas se te minimiza la pantalla automáticamente y no te permite seguir en pantalla completa.

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  6. versions 18 and 17, when using the hyperlinks (adding new, editing old) the program crashes and closes. Makes Inde sign very hard to use.

    versions 18 and 17, when using the hyperlinks (adding new, editing old) the program crashes and closes. Makes Inde sign very hard to use.

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  7. [BUG] Export file to remote server cause Indesign & Finder crash

    Indesign 18.1 on Ventura 13.0
    If I export a file (PDF, JPG, ...) on remote location and then click on it in finder, InDesign and Finder crashes and I must restart computer.
    But if I export to local location, everything works fine.

    So now I must export local and then copy exported file to our remote share server. :(

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  8. InDesign 2023 crashes when opening older InDesign files

    Can't open older version files in InDesign 2023. Using Microsoft Office 2016 64-Bit Edition (yes, I know we're really behind in our operating system). It looks like it's going to open the file, and then it crashes InDesign. Have tried restarting, re-installing InDesign and no go. Have even tried saving the old file as an IDML mark-up file and it still won't open.

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  9. Crash on Importing Large Word File

    InDesign v17.4
    macOS 12.6 Monterey
    Mac Studio (2022)

    InDesign is crashing on importing a large (859-page) Word .docx file. The document begins to import for a couple of seconds but then InDesign crashes and there is a 'may be damaged' warning on reopening the file.

    Attempts were made to import into a completely new document and multiple variations of import settings have been tried, as has resaving, duplicating and deleting comments and saving the Word file. Smart Text Reflow has also been turned off but this hasn't helped.

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  10. InDesign 2023 crashing when using links panel

    Though it rights itself occasionally, this happens only when I use the links panel. I am having to cmd-D to import, but that is adding lots of time I don't have.

    Restarts of both InDesign and my latest model MacBook Pro are not fixing this.

    What can I do?

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  11. story editor crash

    Anytime I use the Story Editor there is a high probability Adobe Indesign crashes. I am using the latest version of Adobe Indesign on an Apple Macbook Pro 2017 on OSX 12.5.1 Monterey. This problem seems to happen to others as seen in this forum thread here: https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign-discussions/indesign-crashing-when-opening-story-editor-mac-m1/m-p/12472886
    Scroll to the bottom of the thread to see others with the same problem which has not been solved by the listed solutions. I have also tried exporting the document as IDML and then opening that with the same problem. I have also tried resetting my preferences. I still have this problem…

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  12. Corrupt pages of a document

    Corrupt pages of a document

    Goodnight,

    I have spent several months trying to solve a problem that I have only in 4 pages (pp. 226-229) of a 400-page doctoral thesis.

    The problem is that these 4 pages are not printed, nor can they be exported to pdf, nor can I touch anything within the pages themselves, as if these pages were corrupted.

    When you search for those 4 pages, the text is not visible, EVEN THOUGH IT EXISTS. If you click inside the frame, if you can write.

    I have tried absolutely everything: I have updated to the latest version…

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  13. Lenteurs sur Indesign 2023

    Sur la version 2023 (18.0) faire un assemblage est très très long. Plus de 20min pour un doc 16 pages..
    Je me dit : je vais prendre l'idml pour l'ouvrir sur la version 2022... idem j'ai laissé tombé : beaucoup trop long.

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  14. Indesign 2022 - Crashes - Menus not working - and more!!!

    What a joke!
    Crashes randomly
    Menus not working or opening adobe site in safari
    Luckily keyboard commands still work
    Adobe should be billed by all of its users for wasting our time with this garbage
    Worst release EVER!! and I have used it since the beginning.
    Time for a change at the top of the development team.
    and all the way down. DOn't you test this at all!
    SHAME ADOBE take the money and give us rubbish

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  15. Indesign crashes when pressing the hot keys for copy

    Indesign 18.0 (Apple Silicon/Intel)
    Mac OS Monterey Version 12.6
    Macbook Pro (16 Inch, 2021)
    Chip Apple M1 Max

    Brand new Macbook Pro, brand new installation of Indesign. It crashes every time I press hotkeys for copy. When it re-opens it crashes again. Everything is delayed and slow when I reopen, so I save, close Indesign and re-open. I get a good 5-10 minute run and it crashes again. Crashed 10 times today.

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  16. indesign crashes when quitting from Dock

    When quitting from MacOS Dock (right-mouse click on the icon), Indesign crashes like most of the time.

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  17. InDesign crashes when deleting pages from multiple files

    This doesn't happen on every single file, but it happens probably once a week or so. I will need to delete anywhere from a couple pages to a couple hundred pages in an InDesign file, and when I try to delete those pages, InDesign will freeze and crash.

    The option in Preferences to add pages to the end of the Story Editor is not checked on, so that isn't causing it.

    The issue will persist even if I save the file as an idml and open in older CC versions. Thank heavens I still have my old CS6, because the…

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  18. delete text crash

    Opened and made a copy (Save As) of an existing doc in ID 17.4, moved to ID 18 when it became available. Replaced about 2/3 of the existing material with new text or images. Found one specific text box that crashed when I tried to delete it. Tried deleting the text in the box, another crash. Tried deleting text in chunks, and got down to just one letter that was causing the crash.

    Fix not required. This is a result of regularly importing Word docs from other people. (The proof is the document recovery notice: the recovery called for links…

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  19. Application crashes/closes without submitting error log when trying to re-link or replace a file via drag and drop

    I am using the most recent version of indesign (17.4).

    When I try to re link a file (a PSD in this instance) or to use drag and drop to change the file to something else, the application completely shuts.

    It does not produce an error log and I have even tried regedit to get it to gather a crash dump but no joy.

    I have tried to revert to a previous instance of InDesign but this does not fix the issue either.

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  20. InDesign 2022 crashing when pasting or importing MS Word text.

    Running Windows 11, I can't import text from Microsoft Word. Even by copying the texto on Word and pasting onto InDesign, the app crashes over and over and over again. I just can't work.

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