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  1. UI scale don't work for 1080p: or too big or too small.

    UI scale don't work. I'm using 2 screens of 1080p and only allow me 2 options, one too big, so I can't read or use anything on the bottom. The other option show the text and symbols ridiculously small.

    This don't happened with others Adobe software. I'm working on W10.

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  2. Traduction problems with french version

    There is a problem of traduction here (french version)
    Objet>Masque>Option
    The title of the popup is in English

    There is an other problem in the menu "Fenêtre"
    A cap is missing in the line "commentaires"

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  3. can't enter text in find/change field

    Mac 10.13.6 InDesign 15.1.2
    Can't enter text in find/change fields
    Open document
    Select text tool
    Select find/change from pull down menu
    Attempt to enter text in find field.

    Won't accept text in find field

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  4. can't enter text in find/change field

    Mac 10.13.6 InDesign 15.1.2
    Can't enter text in find/change fields
    Open document
    Select text tool
    Select find/change from pull down menu
    Attempt to enter text in find field.

    Won't accept text in find field

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  5. Benutzeroberfläche

    Wenn ich in InDesign CC 15.1.2 die Benutzeroberfläche auf »****« stelle, kann ich keinen Cursor in den Texteingaben der Bedienfeld-Menüs sehen … er scheint leider auch »weiß« zu sein. Wo liegt der Fehler?

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  6. cursor disappeared

    MacOs 10.14.6 - Retina display
    Indesign 15.1.2

    By clicking in any field (font size, line spacing, mask for inserting texts in the index etc.) the cursor is no longer displayed after updating Indesign to version 15.1.2

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  7. The Stroke Panel Table Cell Stroke picker box is adjusting other Workspace panels in its shared column

    My saved workspace has the Stroke Panel at the top of a column of panels and when I create a table and click into it to change its stroke, the Table Cell Stroke picker in the Stroke Panel expands. When I click outside of the table and the Table Cell Stroke picker goes away, the panels that expanded collapse, but other panels below stay in place. If this is done repeatedly, the other panels' locations/sizes would be altered permanently needing the Workspace to be reset.

    The video below shows what happens when the above described action is performed multiple times.…

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  8. 15.1.2 No cursor visible in Input fields in Light/Medium Light themes

    Since installing 15.1.2 on iMac 10.15.6 (and after restart) , I can't see my cursor (blinking) in the Find/change input field. I can type in some text though, but still no cursor visible

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  9. Zoom mismatch

    When UI scaling is active Zoom level is no longer accurate in both displays.

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  10. Wrong translation of “Publish online” UI in Czech language

    Please correct wrong translation of "Single" and "Spread". In the latest version of InDesign the translation means "One FIle" and "Extension", crazy, isn't it? Please follow the long established terminology developed in old days when you did ask humans to translate UI items and you did consult it with local experts: the names are correct in InDesign PDF export dialog, so why don't you reuse the correct terminology?
    The correct form is "Stránky" and "Dvojstránky".

    !!! PLEASE stop using robots or Google Translate for new features in InDesign !!!

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  11. [UI] Edit in Textmode – window won't open

    When opening the "Edit in Textmode" / "Im Textmodus bearbeiten" (cmd + Y) the window will not show up.

    I have tested this on several macs in our company with different kind of additional monitor setups or no extra monitor attached.

    InDesign Version 15.1.1

    Steps to Reproduce:
    1. Take what ever textframe you want => Cmd + Y or rightclick "Im Textmodus bearbeiten" / "Edit in Textmode"
    2. The Window will not show up and you might think it is broken...
    3. It shows up when you go to New => Page for example (Or probably update the UI in…

    2 votes
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  12. "Update Library Item" option missing in context menu of Libraries

    I am trying to update a library item. It's a previously created library item that I've made changes to. There used to be a contextual menu item called "Update Library Item" but it's gone.

    When resetting the prefences with Shift+Option+Command+Control at the start of InDesign or (for me) uninstalling and reinstalling a certain plugin, that menu item appears again.
    One user found out this:
    Renamed Adobe Indesign folder in ~/Library/Caches. That did the trick for me !!
    For the ultimate test, I put back the "old" Adobe Indesign folder and the issue was back again.

    Link to the old forum…

    6 votes
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  13. Exporting Indd document to PDF > window only partly visible (4K monitor)

    When exporting a document via File > Adobe PDF Presets > Export to PDF on a 4K monitor, the window is only partly visible. I cannot change the settings because I only see the bottom part of the window. See Screen shot.
    Indesign version 15.1.1 x 64
    OS Win 10 Pro Build 18363
    Monitor BenQ PD2700U at 3840 x 2160 resolution (= 150 %, recommended)

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  14. Indesign UI scaling

    Indesign UI scaling on a high DPi screen is poor and needs fixing asap. I am using a Dell XPS 13 9300 with a 4k display. Version of Indesign is 15.11. Even with UI scaling set to high, the UI is unacceptably small - too small to any kind of work. Other apps seem ok. WIndows display settings set to 300%, which is sufficient for basically everything except Indesign

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  15. [bug] UI won’t show up although app seems to have launched successfully

    macOS Catalina 10.15.5
    MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019)

    Nothing appears when I create a new document or open one. The app seems to be working though because it keeps adding a numeric increment every time I create a new file. InDesign is updated to latest build. Please advise.

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  16. Find/Change dialog does not working

    InDesign Find/Change dialog does not open neither after keyboard prompt (CTRL + F) nor after to pulldown menu choice

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  17. BUG - 15.1.1 - Mac/PC - text threads don't display

    On both Mac and PC, the 15.1.1 version doesn't display text frame threads.

    When I create a new doc, threaded text frames DO show the threads. But when I open pre-existing documents, threads don't show at all. I've confirmed this behavior with a few other people, on both OS platforms. I'm running on Win10/64, [Version 10.0.18363.836]. The Mac users were on very recent OS's.

    Allen

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  18. Click, click-drag combinations no longer work as they did previously.

    Upon upgrading to 15.1.1, on Mac OS 10.14.16 Mojave

    -Triple-clicking won't select a whole line, and, yes, I selected "triple-click to select whole line" in preferences.

    Double-clicking does won't switch from the object tool to the text tool.

    Double-click and drag won't extend the selection.

    I didn't find anything in the Mac OS, Wacom, or InDesign prefs that referenced click or click-drag options. Adjusting double-click speed doesn't change this bug.

    If these features were disabled to take advantage of the swipe features of Apple mouse and tablet gestures, please add a preference option to use a standard mouse.

    This bug…

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  19. FIle extension should NOT be highlighted in the Save window.

    FIle extension should NOT be highlighted in the Save window.

    This didn't use to happen, but all the adobe apps has started doing this from 2 or 3 updates ago.

    PLEASE REVERT. There's no good reason for the file extension to be highlighted.

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  20. InDesign Comment Area for Edits and Notes

    Is there a note feature in InDesign to add notes for edits? I have always added a text box from a copied email but wonder if their is a sidebar utility so I don't loose the notes as I page scroll. Normally I have 2 screens but I think this feature would be cool as I continue my career in InDesign.

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