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  1. Incorrect re-linking of image files with rotation metadata

    This bug occurs in all versions of InDesign.

    InDesign reflects the EXIF orientation in the transform panel when an image file is placed. However, under the following conditions, the result of relinking will be incorrect.

    * The image file is rotated 90 degrees with EXIF orientation.
    * In the transform panel, the vertical and horizontal percentage values are different.

    Image files taken with an iPhone often retain the EXIF orientation rotation. If such a file is placed in indd by the client and the vertical and horizontal percentage values are different, there will be a problem that will cause drastic…

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  2. Textwrap 2020

    Textwrap from old saved document takes spacing from paragraph indent...Thus you can see the very wide right margin for image.

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  3. Placed rotated PDF - incorrect view in InDesign 2020

    Has anyone noticed the following erroneous representation (high-resolution rendering) of placed PDF when rotated (e.g., 90º)?

    Concerns x4 as well as x1a.

    Regards,
    Joerg

    InDesign 2020 v15.0.0.155
    macOS Mojave 14.6

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  4. thumbnails of links not available in Indesign 2020

    when i'm placing images (psd files) in indesign, there are no thumbnails of the links.

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  5. Textumfluss bei Version 5.0

    funktioniert nicht richtig. Man muss immer auf Rahmeneinpassung klicken, damit die Änderungen gemacht werden = sehr mühsam

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  6. Content Collector Linked Images Not Updating

    OS: Windows 10
    InDesign Version: 14.0.3
    Folder: Our folders are saved on Dropbox using desktop app
    Who has the problem: My whole team at work.

    My team runs static banner ads in automotive. The auto brands have event logos each month. We have several vehicles in running. Each file contains one vehicle and five different ad sizes. To update the logos faster we have them linked to a single InDesign file. That way we only have to relink the logo images in the one file. On original setup the links naturally are direct links, but since we archive each month…

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  7. Embedding links won’t work, if you do not inbed each links manually

    If you choose multiple pictures in your links-panel and click “embedding all instances”, it does show the “embedded in document”-icon, but this is a false information. It only works, if you embed every image individually after selecting one by one image.

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  8. Cannot use restrain option or opt/command/shift to make duplicates?

    Something I have been frustrated with since CS 2019 was introduced is starting to really annoy me now. I have not been able to find how to fix the problems but basically ....
    If I draw a rule using the Line tool using 'shift' to restrain the rule to horizontal or vertical does not work, it just floats about at any angle you can think of - I just want to draw a perfect horizontal rule without having to go and edit the position markers!
    Then there's the restrain option to enlarge or reduce shapes/images etc - it no longer…

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  9. Can't Place images after upgrading to Mac Catalina

    Just upgraded my MacBook Pro to Catalina and suddenly I'm unable to place images. When I select Place from the File menu, click on the file I want, the Open command is grayed out. The only way I can get images onto the page is by dragging them from Bridge. I'm running ID 14.0.3, the latest version.

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  10. updating a placed multipage pdf

    Hello,
    When a multipage pdf is placed in InDesign, and an update of the pdf is needed, it is possible to do 'update link' in the links panel. But when 'show import options' is ON (in the 'place' window), all of the placed pages of the pdf will be replaced by page 1 of the updated pdf.
    For my opinion, if you want to update the instances of a placed pdf, the responsive pages have to be updated. At least the option must be accessible when updating the link.

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  11. [Copyright-Notice] Automatic Caption for images

    When creation an automatic caption for images it is possible to chose the option "Copyright" but this actually referts to the IPTC - Core "Source" (Quelle) and not the "Copyright - Notice" which is used by Adobe Stock.

    So it is not possible to automaticly use the Adobe Stock Copyright notice because InDesign seems to read the wrong MetaData field.

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  12. Activated Fonts Don't Load

    I created a graphic with Minion Pro Bold font but when I reopen the file to do more work a pop up window says I need to activate the Bold. Only when I shut down the software and reopen it after activating does the Bold font appear as originally designed. This happens over and over and seems like an unprofessional bug in the software.

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  13. Choose image among several

    In CC2019 Indesign, when importing several pictures at once and trying to place them in prepared frames, the right arrow to select next image doesn't work properly (slow reaction and only shows next picture while placing cursor on next frame or displaying an image but loading an other one in the frame). Worked well in CC2018. Is this a bug and if yes, how to fix it?

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  14. Open Asset Plugin window keeps opening up even though I keep shutting it. It continuously interrupts my flow.

    The Open Asset plugin for Indesign continuously pops up. I don't use it. I don't want to use it. I want it to stop popping up and interrupting my workflow. If I close the window, it should stay CLOSED.

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  15. Imported CMYK JPEG files appear inverted or as negative

    Reproduced in Adobe InDesign CC 2018 and 2019 on Mac and PC

    1) Converted a PDF file to a CMYK JPEG and a RGB JPEG
    2) Import both images into InDD
    3) RGB image previews/prints correctly
    4) CMYK image previews/prints as inverted/negative

    The CMYK file opens correctly in other apps: Photoshop, Illustrator, Preview, Web Browsers, etc.

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  16. InDesign randomly replaces placed images with grey boxes

    Indesign 14.0.2
    Max OS 10.13.6

    Indesign will on occasion replace all placed images in document with grey boxes.

    Issue occurs seemingly randomly when moving elements in the document.

    Issue affects all placed images in document, including .ai and .png images.

    Issue is not document-specific, although seems to affect documents containing transparency more frequently.

    Additional new images placed while issue is ongoing results in a grey box.

    Changing Display Performance settings does not resolve issue.

    Restarting InDesign resolves the issue.

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  17. Links within linked Indesign files appear pixellated even if the links are updated.

    Linked images within linked Indesign files appear pixelated, even if the links are updated. It's temporarily fixed by relinking the file – but it goes back to appearing pixelated when the file is reopened. This has only happened recently and has never been a problem in the past.

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  18. impossible to have high quality display with bitmaps

    With cs6 no problem. The same bitmaps files (TIFF) with CC, the display is very bad, even in high performance. Impossible to find a solution with technical assistance. Graphic designers with whom i works have the same problem. Apparently on the forums it would be a known bug. I work with windows 10.
    Two screenshot to see the difference between CS6 and CC

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  19. Image catalog script - For creating Contact Sheets

    Under Scripts, my image catalog script does not complete the place command to create an image catalog for me. When bug is worked out, I would also like an option to number each image, instead of only placing file names.

    To recreate: Create new document, letter size. Open scripts, and run Imagecatalog.applescript. Set rows and columns( doesn't matter, also doesn't matter if labels is checked or unchecked) . Page will populate rectangle boxes, but not graphic frames nor insert images.
    Indesign CC.

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  20. cc libraries deletes my text

    Hello.

    When adding my own text to a file in InDesign/CC Libraries (See attached image) - it deletes part of the text so I have to rewrite it again.

    Example:
    'Saks' becomes 'ks'

    There's a glitch and the text disappears.
    It's a collaboration work account, but can't it get more stable?

    best regards.

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