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  1. Duplicating several pages with ALT moves them

    Dragging several pages of a document with the ALT-key does not duplicate the pages where I drag them, it moves them (without copy). It only works with one page or when I drag them at the end of the document. You should be able to duplicate several pages between other pages with the ALT-key.

    InDesign 15.1.2 on macOS Catalina

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  2. discrepancy with the unit of measurement v15.1.2 on macOS Mojave v10.14.6

    There is a discrepancy with the unit of measurement. Even tho it is set up to inches, the "new document" dialog box keeps the bleed, margins, and gutter in millimeters.

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  3. Page number underline

    Page numbering with underline aligned left and centre has a horizontal offset underline. Only aligned right seems to be working correctly.

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  4. Master pages populate page panel in wrong order

    When dragging more than one master page to the pages panel, the masters populate in descending order instead of ascending order (for example, Masters A, B, C populate in pages panel as C, B, A.)

    I'm able to consistently replicate this error on two different computers running different versions (INDD 15.0.3 and 15.1.1)

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  5. Hidden characters not showing

    Indesign 15.1.2 OSX Catalina 10.15.4 MBP 2020 16"

    Hidden characters not showing, either from keyboard shortcut or from drop down menu, having tried various options, resolve seems to be shut down Indesign and restart Mac... not a quick fix!

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  6. Page numbering is broken

    Since the latest update (InDesign 15.1.2) you can no longer change the page numbering to roman numerals or a, b, c etc. When you make a new section and change the style of numbering system - nothing changes. You can also not make a page have a new number - for example change page 10 to page 20, it will remain as page 10. These are very important features of InDesign and need to be fixed as soon as possible.

    Step 1 - Menu - Layout - Number & section options
    Step 2 - Change page 1 to style 'i,…

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  7. Books documents styles - shared without syncing

    Manually syncing styles between documents is clunky and prone to error.

    Styles for a book should be centrally definable, and accessible by individual documents. There should be a single source for paragraph, character, table, cell styles as well as footnote/endnote options.

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  8. Background colour is being adding to table when I go to edit

    Since Indesign 2020 installation in July when I go to edit in a table that has colored borders, this colour then appears in the background and it is hard to make changes as you can't read the text.

    How can I stop this happening?

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  9. publish online doesn't load properly in Safari when video on page

    Please help, trying to create an online document to showcase the work of Learning Disabled Theatre Company who cannot perform during lockdown.
    Works ok in Firefox and other browser on PC but not when using Safari on a Mac.
    Using Adobe Indesign 2020 V15.1.1
    Problem is that any page with a video on appears top left without video, sometimes jumps and video appears, sometimes sits there, all other pages load correctly
    Videos are placed from computer, tried both drawing a box and placing and dropping video straight onto page. Videos all MP$, size and dimensions are different:-
    Page 2
    video…

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  10. automatic page numbering

    InDesign 2020 - I can no longer get automatic page numbers. When I insert special characters>marks>current page number on the master page, it inserts two 'ss' and won't insert an 'A' for the page number? I have copied an automatic page number from an old file and pasted it into this new one I'm working on, and it works OK. Has anyone else got any experience of this? What's your work around or solution?

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  11. Pages palette bug

    Hello,

    You will find a file in the attachment, please open it. Now open the page palette. Now try moving the pages in the correct order of the numbers by moving the thumbnails. You will not succeed!
    I reported this bug over a year ago and it still isn't fixed! (Indesign version 15.5.5)

    Edit: Unfortunately I cannot attach an Indesign file. Please provide me with an email address so that I can send you the file.

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  12. dicitionary

    Settings for Dictionary gets reset again all the time.
    I am using "Deutsch Rechtschreibereform 2006" and it gets reset to "Deutsch Rechtschreibeversion 1996". Also the ""-Setting below will be changed.

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  13. Some spreads gone grey and only export as blank pages in 15.1.1

    I have a 48-page magazine about to go to print and three spreads have suddenly gone grey - as you see in screenshot. In the Pages panel they appear blank and when I export them - also blank. Getting worried...

    Separately, the "Fit Page/Spread in Window" instead zooms in to 2,642% magnification.

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    Can you please provide more information to santalwa@adobe.com
    • Reproducible Steps – What were you doing when you encountered the issue in InDesign?
    • Error snapshot or video recording of the issue?
    • Is(Are) the issue related to a specific document(s)/asset(s)? If Yes, Can you please provide the document(s)/asset(s)?
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  14. Master Items misssing when used based on page

    Using Windows 7 or Mac OS no matter even it's in preview Indesign CC.

    I found this and very annoying to fix it manually in master page items.

    Steps Created Master Page A for body text pages
    Created master Page B: As a chapter opener. It's based on Master A. Only removed top running header.

    Now applied in pages:
    Left side page : Master Page A.
    Right side page chapter opener and applied Master Page B

    Result: Part of Running Header is disappear in Left Side Page, right side page ok as is.

    Am I missing something. Getting this kind…

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  15. caesura

    Hello,

    I would like to suggest for the next version of Indesign to make possible the caesura between two consonants only.

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  16. Multiple spaces between words

    No idea just a simple bug report, but first your system places multiple adds in the process of getting to this point. Second I'm not interested in playing games with your process, I do not have time. NOW, here is the problem:

    While copying text from https://www.easa.europa.eu/sites/default/files/dfu/EasyAccessRulesforAirOperations-Oct2019.pdf on the while on the internet and pasting into InDesign I get one or two spaces between the words. I then have to remove the spaces manually. I'm working with a lot of information and do not need to take the time removing the spaces.

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  17. 인디자인2020 - 마스터 페이지 변수들 오류발생

    최근 인디자인2020 업데이트 후 문제가 발생했다.
    마스터페이지의 변수들이 모두 첨부파일과 같이 나타난다.
    (ex: 페이지번호 매기기...)

    사용된 서체: Noto Sans Bengali

    빠른 확인 및 수정 답변 기다리겠다.

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    Please provide more information to santalwa@adobe.com
    • Reproducible Steps – What were you doing when you encountered the issue in InDesign?
    • Error snapshot or video recording of the issue?
    • Is(Are) the issue related to a specific document(s)/asset(s)? If Yes, Can you please provide the document(s)/asset(s)?

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  19. ID 2020 15.1 - All text variables (including page numbers) replaced by "ss" text

    Just updated to ID 2020 15.1 and found a bug which makes the program unusable forcing me to immediately downgrade.
    When I open on of my ID documents created in previous version of ID, all of my defined text variables as well as page numbers are corrupted and replaced by the "ss" text. Changing the style has no effect. I can create page number based on the 'Basic Paragraph' style but when i choose any other previously created style, the number changes to 'ss'.
    Even the variable field preview shows 'ss' text instead of variable name.
    The same document opens…

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  20. refresh all stories not working correctly

    InDesign 2020 v15.0.3 running on Mac Catalina.
    When I type command-option-/ to refresh stories the refresh seems to go into a toggle mode swapping back and forward between correct and incorrect layouts. Very difficult to know if the correct version is working. Similar to the 2017 bug where table headers disappeared but even WORSE as the usual fix does not work consistently. Have to manually check EVERY page of document before sending to client as layout goes crazy.

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