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  1. Cannot load PPD file in the Print dialogue box when choosing PostScript file, ID 19.4 version

    When generating postscript file from the print dialogue box, one needs to choose a custom PPD file. This was possible up to the previous version. Now the drop down box does not have an option to load a PPD file. Adding a PPD folder under the preset folder with your custom ppd file also does not work (this also worked up to the previous version). That is a big departure from the previous version and brakes my workflow.

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  2. links don't work on exported PDFs when opened in Microsoft Edge

    Hi there, so in my work I regularly have to make PDF's that have links and tables of contents. They also need to be printable.

    To do this I build them in InDesign and Export as 'Adobe PDF (Print)'. This results in a file that navigates with the view I want with working links and the right colours etc.

    BUT not on Microsoft Edge. Its taken quite a while to realise that that links don't work there. They will work in Firefox, Chrome and Acrobat with no trouble. PDF's made in other programs (I only tested Microsoft Word) work fine…

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  3. Bleed marks export outside of bleed area

    Document is set up as pages and with .125 bleed on all sides. When I export with bleed marks and select "use document bleed settings" or manually type in .125 on all sides, the bleed marks appear just OUTSIDE of the bleed.

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  4. Randomly occuring corruption in PDF export.

    Two variations of this issue. Both occur when processed by a Fiery RIP. Screen Preview and PitStop show nothing wrong.

    1) PDF starts to RIP, but partway through it fails.

    2) PDF RIPs, but (some) sections of text containing ligatures are substituted for completely wrong glyphs.

    In both cases, re-RIPing the same PDF gets the same error, but exporting a new PDF solves it. (It occasionally takes more than one attempt at re-exporting)

    We also use Xmpie to generate personalized letters, and the glyph error text issue will start at some increment of 100 records and last exactly 100 records…

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  5. pdf export failure background task

    hello,

    my indesign (19.4) doesn't want to export the pdf file for print, which is really annoying.

    1) all photos are cmyk;
    2) all colors are cmyk;
    3) if i export the pdf in pages as separate files, it works.

    otherwise no can do. pic attached.

    it is the second project this situation occurs and the first time the workaround was to save the file again, with another name, then work with this new copy.

    also i mention that the indesign file seems very large (177 mega), although it has 42 pages only... may be some pics are big and…

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  6. Glitching while working and problems while exporting in PDF

    glitching while working and problems while exporting in PDF

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  7. Letter after drop cap disappear in PDF

    In InDesign 19.x ME version, the letter after Drop Cap disappears in the PDF file.
    When will you release us from the idiotic World-ready composer and allow us to use Adobe Composer to write from right to left?

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  8. Pdf export and Adobe print to pdf gets image errors in prints from InDesign 19.3 x64

    The pdf looks correct in the pdf but lines looks very different after printing the pdf. Both export in different qualities, and Adobe print to pdf different qualities gets the same results. The image is a map and the errors are desturbingly big. Microsoft print PDF works so the errors are Adobes. The map itself is from ArcMap GIS and printed as pdf with Adobe pdf printer and linked to InDesign.

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  9. Exporting a page to an existing PDF file

    Hello,
    I've been using Indesign for over 20 years and I often come across the following problem: you're working on a large catalogue, you export it as a PDF and after proofreading, a page needs to be corrected. You apply the correction and export the whole catalogue again, overwriting the previous one, or (another method) you export just the corrected page and import it into the PDF using Acrobat tools.

    It might be interesting to be able to tell Indesign to export only the corrected page and to integrate it directly into the existing PDF in order to save time…

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  10. Missing Graphics

    Certain aspects of my file is not properly populating with all of the graphics that are imbedded on the Master pages only on the even pages.

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  11. 19.2 Arabic version, missing periods in exported PDF

    In an exported pdf, periods (or other ending characters) at the end of paragraphs are missing, if the paragraphs were aligned right or justified in the original English version.
    The time-consuming work-around option is to make the period LTR char direction.

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  12. Crop marks encroach inside bleed zone

    I work in a print shop. Bleed and crop marks should NEVER, NOT EVER, encroach into the bleed zone. InDesign should be set up to default the crop mark offset to automatically match the specified bleed, so that the crop marks in a PDF appear OUTSIDE of the bleed zone.

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  13. I can't export pdfs with broken Hyperlinks? It considers an Apple Shortcut link as a broken URL?

    I added URLs with Apple Shortcut link (Shortcuts://run-shortcut?name=***) and I couldn't export as pdf due to broken hyperlinks. It used to work before and Now it keeps giving me an error message whenever I try to export it.

    Update: exporting pdf doesn't work with no apparent broken links or apple shortcut links

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  14. Export Interative PDF

    The crash/error occurs when I export the interactive pdf with a little over 2000 pages at the almost end of the exporting process. so I downgraded the version of InDesign to 18v and now it works fine. Still, I have many files already made with updated indesign (19v).

    I am a Mac OS user.
    Please please fix this issue. I desperately need this to be fixed for my work.

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  15. Hebrew that is conditioinal text does not export properly to PDF.

    1. This is the case in InDesign 19.0, 19.0.1, 19.1, current beta version. 2-4. Hebrew text with diacriticals (vowels and others) that is marked as conditional text exports to PDF incorrectly. Diacritical marks are missing or misplaced. Sometimes an unexpected box appears. The same file, with conditions removed exports correctly to PDF. (Other exports, e.g., JPG) are correct. The same file exports properly in 18.5
    2. Attached files: a. Hebrew text with condition applied and same text without condition applied. This is the pdf export. I would provide the indd file but this webpage does not accept indd files. b. Screen with…
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  16. interactive pdf export hangs forever

    ID 2023 won't finish the export to Interactive PDF task and hangs for minutes on the "finishing document" stage. It must then be force quit to continue. Cancelling the export doesn't work. Screenshot attached.

    ID 18.5.1.79, M1 Max MacStudio, MacOSX 14.2.1

    I must use ID 2022 in order to export interactive PDF because ID 2024 is impossible to use with Hebrew files. see here: https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/47461556-you-have-screwed-up-hebrew-in-indesign-19-0-1

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  17. Can't export pdf from InDesign then InDesign closes

    I can't export a pdf from InDesign, then InDesign itself closes (no crash report, even though I changed the setting so I can see one). This issue has only started today (18 December); the last time I exported a pdf was 4 days ago and it was fine. I'm using Windows Pro 10, have updated InDesign to the latest version, restarted the computer and tried various settings. Please help! I have a client waiting for the document and I can't deliver it. With thanks.

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  18. End nested style here character appears in bookmarks as empty rectangle

    When I use End nested style character in headings, these are exported into bookmarks as empty characters. They have no meaning in bookmarks.

    InDesign 19.0.1 on Windows

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  19. InCopy cannot export assets that were inserted from CC Library into PDF - link reported as missing

    The only way to export Notes from InDesign into PDF is to use InCopy, however exporting to PDF form InCopy is now compromised, because any assets in the document inserted from CC Library are reported as missing.

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  20. last letter in text frame disappears from PDF Hebrew

    We're having issues with the last letter or the punctuation at the end of a sentence disappearing when the file is exported as a PDF. Primarily happens with right-to-left language, we're using Hebrew.
    Been happening since the update to 19.0 onward.

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