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  1. Type on path ID CC 2018

    creating a path then adding type to the path causes the terminal beachball of death– tried 4 times, restarted app and Mac tried again. Force quit required each time. I was able to copy a path with type on it from an older document. Very painful

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      Need more info  ·  2 comments  ·  Text/Story/Table  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Microsoft word

      bug in program InDesign CC 2018 (?)

      Can not import Microsoft Word file in CC 2018 (system Windows 10 Version 1703)

      send a screenshot in Czech language

      translate screenshot: This file can not be placed. No filter was found for the requested operation

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        Need more info  ·  2 comments  ·  Others  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • InDesign 2018 and High Sierra cannot export correct looking pdf

        pdf will export but it exports a previously saved file. I even tried saving as a new doc and still it exports to the older art.

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          0 comments  ·  PDF Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Hi

          Please provide the following information:
          1. What version of InDesign CC (2018) are you using? Is it 13.0 or 13.0.1? You can verify this in the About box.
          2. What do you mean by “it still exports to the older art”? Do the linked files used older linked graphics or the file itself is exporting to an older version of the file?
          3. Is it specific to a particular file or is happening constantly with all the files?

          Also, please share the file with which you are seeing the issue, as a package with all links and fonts, at anasgupt@adobe.com

          Regards
          Anasuiya Gupta

        • For some reason my design in indesign is not fully visible when i am working on it, even when i select fast display or high quality display

          it is so annoying to be working on my design and not to be able to see all of my work on my screen as so much of it is blank, and is only visible when i export it as a jpeg. THis is so unprofessional and inconsistent when trying to design that i can clearly see all of my work as i edit and improve it. Can you please investigate and improve the software so my work is visible as i continue to edit. Also have the screen is in grey and the other half in white like a…

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            0 comments  ·  Graphics/Images/Assets  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Find Missing Pathfinder

            Please restore now Missing Pathfinder in CC 2018
            I teach InDesign and the practicality of Pathfinders in InDesign.
            Now it’s gone missing, no explanation !!
            Disappointed and worried. What is your point ?

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              0 comments  ·  Graphics/Images/Assets  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • InDesign changing opacity for an unselected item

              I am trying to place a slightly opaque rectangle over an image but when I select to lower the opacity on the rectangle, the image (regardless if it's above or below) changes as well.

              What's more odd is when I select that photo after I do the action, the image says it is at 100%. The "change" has not been reflected. I have uploaded a 1-2-3 photo demo. Note the photo's slight change in transparency although set at 100%.

              This happens when the photo and rectangle are in separate layers, as well. The two items are not placed within each…

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                1 comment  ·  Effects/Transparency  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                This is expected behavior.
                There is something called as Transparency Blend Space in InDesign (see under Edit menu) which is either set to Document RGB or Document CMYK. When you change the Transparency of any element on the page, the RGB or Grayscale Images suddenly change – they become muted. The color space you choose as your transparency blend space will determine a lot about the look of your transparency effects. Everything on a spread is converted to the transparency blend space, regardless of whether that object is actually involved in the effect.

              • Auto-size text boxes with rounded corners expands randomly.

                Version 2018, 13.0

                Set a text box to auto size height and width (with no line breaks)
                Make the corners rounded
                As you can see in the attached jpgs of before and after, sometimes the box expands in width and sometimes in height, but randomly, not wrapping around the text correctly.

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                  1 comment  ·  Text/Story/Table  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Clip to Frame paragraph shading

                  InDesign 13.0 x64 Windows

                  Create a paragraph style with paragraph shading, width set to column. Set positive left and right offsets. Enable "Clip to Frame".

                  Expected result: Shading does not extend beyond frame.
                  Actual result: Shading offset is clipped on left frame margin, but clipping is not honored on right frame margin.

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                    0 comments  ·  Styles  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • drop shadow effect bug - in NEW 2018 Indesign

                    The Blend Mode in DROP SHADOW is FROZEN on MULTIPLY.. I cannot choose any other blend option... i.e. screen, darken, lighten..and it defaults to MULTIPLY...

                    I tried drop shadow filter on multiple elements and documents.. STILL FROZEN... BIG BUG..

                    I'll go back to using the older version until you get your issues fixed.

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                      4 comments  ·  Effects/Transparency  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Hi,
                      Can you add a video showing the issue? and some steps to reproduce the issue…
                      We are unable to reproduce this bug.
                      Are you on MAC or Win? Does it happen with all documents?
                      You can add a video to WeTransfer/Dropbox etc and add a link here as comment.

                      Also, please confirm if your issue is similar to one mentioned here.. https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/31964464-blending-effects

                      -Aman

                    • InDesign steals focus in Windows 10

                      Whenever InDesign launches or performs a task such as PDF export, if the user switches to another application, InDesign will steal the focus back.

                      This annoyance has been around for quite some time as outlined in this thread: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2001514

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                        1 comment  ·  Others  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        On Windows 10, the focus stealing does not happen with InDesign CC 2018. Same with Illustrator CC 2018.
                        However, as some users have noted, focus stealing happens with Photoshop CC 2018.

                        We’d like to know if you are still experiencing this issue with InDesign.

                        Thanks,
                        Adobe InDesign team

                      • I am Korean, but I can not write vertically. I can not rotate the left menu bar, upper menu bar, letter tab character. There is no language

                        I am Korean, but I can not write vertically. I can not rotate the left menu bar, upper menu bar, letter tab character. There is no language or oriental language choice. Please make sure you have made the capture
                        The company had access to the same ID.
                        But you should not come home.

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                          0 comments  ·  Text/Story/Table  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Hi,
                          Can you please uninstall InDesign and then reinstall it with the settings in Creative Cloud same as mine.. I have shown these settings in settings.png attached.

                          Let us know what happens then

                          -Aman

                        • Indesign

                          I have updated from CC 2017 to CC 2018 and opened an existing 740 page book. This is an indesign book file .INDB with 25 chapters and numerous index entries.
                           
                          When I view the index panel in CC 2017 all the entries are there. Screenshot index-cc2017
                           
                          When I view the same files in CC 2018 the index panel is completely empty and there is no index at all. Screenshot index-panel2018
                           
                          AND YES
                          I rebuilt the preferences and the exact same thing happens. These screenshots were done after the pref rebuild when I noticed the problem.
                          Is there…

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                            0 comments  ·  Book/TOC  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • CC2018 Swatch panel bug

                            The InDesign CC 2018 swatch panel displays different sets of swatches when set to different view options. “Small name” seems the most complete. Swatches are missing with the other settings especially after opening a document from a previous version of InDesign.

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                              Need more info  ·  1 comment  ·  Colors/Swatches  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • color theme menu is off the screen and I can't resize it or see bottom of menu

                              when i open the color them window, the bottom of the menu pops up off screen. I can't see the bottom of the color theme menu and I'm unable to resize it.

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                              • InDesign: 2018, newest update erases all user-saved Workspaces

                                Newest update erases all user-saved Workspaces. Newest update to Photoshop 2018 doesn't...argh.

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                                • Printing error: The Adobe Print Engine - Across spread with tables in booklet

                                  When printing a one table across a spread you will encounter the Adobe print engine error.

                                  1. InDesign CC 2018
                                  2. Create one table across a spread and print to booklet.
                                  3. Adobe Print Engine error display
                                  4. see attached

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                                  • underline and paragraph rules don't work

                                    In version 13.0 can't modify the value of the line thickness, and is always the same stroke size: 1pt

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                                      0 comments  ·  Performance/Usability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Find text and replace doesn't work with this new update!

                                      1. Find text and replace doesn't work with this new update!
                                      2. I (and many others) have requested that footnotes work in tables - is this ever going to happen?? Please..!

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                                        0 comments  ·  Text/Story/Table  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Hi,
                                        Can you please add a small video (on WeTransfer/Youtube/Dropbox) and post a link here so that it can be looked into?
                                        We have tried to reproduce it but unable to do it.
                                        Also, please try once after clearing your cache and preferences. forums.adobe.com/thread/526990
                                        -Aman

                                      • InDesign freezing when copying a text box containing text and set to auto width/height

                                        1. Version 2017.1, Build 12.1.0.56, MacOS 10.12 and 10.13

                                        2. Steps to reproduce:
                                        - type some text in a text box
                                        - set the text box to auto width or/and height
                                        - copy the text box
                                        - voila, instant freeze

                                        3. Expected result:
                                        - no freeze

                                        4. Actual result:
                                        - freeze

                                        5. Video:
                                        https://youtu.be/VlAwB9YBIyA

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                                          4 comments  ·  Text/Story/Table  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Hi,
                                          Can you please let us know if you are using any application like Keyboard Masetro, TextExpander, Quicksilver, or ClipMenu.
                                          With Keyboard Mastro the issue is reproducible at our end.

                                          -Aman

                                        • indesign export

                                          I export a pdf and then decide I want to make a tweak. So I tweak the indesign file, re-export my pdf, and then the pdf doesn't update the preview! I have to re-export TWICE in order for the pdf to be updated. Anybody else having this problem?

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                                            0 comments  ·  PDF Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Hi

                                            Please provide the following information:
                                            1. Which version of InDesign are you using?
                                            2. On which OS are you seeing this issue? Win or Mac?
                                            3. This issue is reproducible with each and every file or with some specific files?

                                            Regards
                                            Anasuiya Gupta

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