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  1. InDesign 16.1 - nested styles read line break as Paragraph return.

    If I place a shift-return in a paragraph with a nested style, the program reads it as a paragraph return and behaves as if the new line is an new paragraph, adding the starting nested style to the new line.

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  2. Bugs paragraph styles border overlaps the text

    I'm using Indesign CC2021 on Mac 10.14.6

    Paragraph styles are adjust with borders but the borders overlaps the text, while the borders are merged in paragraph style.

    When I export the PDF, the problem seems to disappear.

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  3. Habillage indesign

    L'habillage avec le cercle est réglé par défaut à "3,528 mm" lorsqu'on le passe à "0" il repasse tout seul à "3,528 mm",

    https://youtu.be/D-r7117WMY8

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  4. Serious GREP style bug: ampersands

    Hi, InDesign team.

    I've run into a serious bug with GREP styles. Any GREP expression containing an ampersand character that is entered as a GREP style in a paragraph style will suddenly acquire additional ampersands whenever I scroll through the list of GREP styles.

    STEPS TO REPRODUCE:

    Create a simple GREP style as part of a paragraph style.
    The entire GREP expression should consist of the single character &. (Though this also happens when the & is part of longer expressions.)
    Make enough other GREP styles that you need to scroll in the window to see them all.
    Close the…

    3 votes

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  5. paragraph

    customization of paragraph rules

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  6. A numbered list style don't the numbers but plain bullet

    16.02
    New style based in another one.
    In Viñetas y numeración I enter the following data (image)

    The output a list as show in second image (with no number but bullets).

    Expected result must be:

    A. xxxxxxxx
    B. xxxxxxxx
    C. xxxxxxxx

    When I'm creating a style of a numbered list. The style show me no numbres, but plain bullet instead.

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  7. Nested styles no longer working.

    InDesign 2021

    Used to be able to set a nested style up to or through any specific character (for example a : . Now that option is not working any more. Can only select from the drop down menu. Can work around with a grep style but it's not as easy to get it right.

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  9. pb signalement changement local dans un paragraphe

    Quand on applique un style de caractère – que l'on a créé – à un mot dans un paragraphe qui a un style de paragraphe, Indesign ne le signale plus avec le +
    Il ne le fait que si c'est un cmd+maj+B ou cmd+maj+i

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  10. IndexOptions are lost in IDML when you use styles in a style group

    Version Indesign 2020
    Steps to reproduce.
    1. Create a document with an index
    2. Create styles for the index in a style group
    3. Generate an index with the styles that are in a style group
    4. Save as IDML
    5. Open the IDML
    6. Try to generate the index

    Expected result: The settings/options in 'Generate Index' are kept as they were in the original file.

    Actual Result: The options are reset to the default styles, not the styles inside the style group.

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  11. InDesign import from Microsoft Word does not pick up all formatting

    InDesign 16.0.1, macOS 11.1, MacBook Pro M1
    1. Import Word file
    2. InDesign text randomly ignores bold and italic formatting present in Word doc. See attached screenshots.

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  12. Problem with locally overrided paragraph with Nested Style

    There is a problem with pasting new text to locally overrided paragraph. Nested Style doesn't work. Indesign 16.0.1.

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  13. nested style bug

    InDesign 16.0 and 16.0.1
    Mac OS 11.1.1

    I am struggling with adding a custom character to the 4th column of the nested style definition. I can pull down the menu to access the presets, but when I want to add a custom character (like Opt+8 for a bullet) it's not working as expected.

    If I'm persistent, I can type it in sometimes, and sometimes it takes it but still shows the first menu item (Word).

    This is happening in multiple documents. I have reset preferences and installed 16.0.1, with the same result.

    ~Barb

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  14. Order of charakters change by performing a charakter style

    I made a charakter style for italics. When I apply this charakter style the order of the charakters change in reverse order. See the two screenshots below.

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  15. 'New hyperlink from URL' no longer creating 'Hyperlink' Character Style

    InDesign 16.0 2021

    When using the 'New Hyperlink from URL' command, the default 'Hyperlink' Character Style is no longer being created, or applied if already present. The interactive hyperlink functionality still works, but no styling is being applied to the selected text as previously (in fact, if any Character Style is already present, it is being removed).

    Previously, this command would convert the selected text to a hyperlink, and would also apply a 'Hyperlink' character style at the same time.

    Please restore the previous function, or enable a user toggle to revert to the previous behavior is this is an…

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  16. Border is not extending when table comes

    I am using InDesign CC 2019

    Expected Result:
    While using InDesign Border Features to format box items, there is an option to Merge consecutive Border and Shading with same setting in paragraph style. This is working for text and Images. But when inline table comes in between, border is not extending for tables.

    Actual result
    I have attached screenshot of expected result and actual result for your quick reference.

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  17. text turns into Symbols

    When I place a document from Word into InDesign and apply a paragraph style the fonts all change to Symbol font. This has been going on for years through multiple versions of the program. Can you please fix it? Or explain how to avoid it?

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  18. line break between XML elements not behaving as expected

    I have some XML in this format:

    <ROOT><DOCUMENT>
    <CHAPTER>Chapter One</CHAPTER>
    <CONTENT>This is what happened in Chapter 1.</CONTENT>
    <CHAPTER>Chapter Two</CHAPTER>
    <CONTENT>This is what happened in Chapter 2.</CONTENT>
    </DOCUMENT></ROOT>

    I have a pre-tagged template where the <CHAPTER> tag maps to a paragraph style with Keep Options, start paragraph=Next page (i.e., every new chapter should start on a new page). The <CONTENT> tag maps to a basic paragraph style, and <ROOT> and <DOCUMENT> are not mapped.

    Notice there is a line break in the XML after <DOCUMENT>.

    After importing, the result is that page 1 appears blank (because of the line break) and…

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  19. Styles for buttons and forms

    It would be nice to be able to create styles for the buttons and forms so you don't have to manually adjust it when your document has heaps of the same fields.
    Even just being able to change the default settings would be useful. I have to waste so much more time having to manually change each field setting.

    Who decided that Minion Pro, 12pt and scrollable was what people wanted?
    Also, why would a checkbox by default be checked, most of the time you want a checkbox not to be checked when creating a form??

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  20. Based on paragraph style doesn't show group the style is in

    In Indesign 2020 when paragraph styles are based on other paragraph styles that are within a group, the based on area does not indicate which group the style is in, it only shows the name of the style. Which makes it difficult to know which actual style it's based on if you have multiple styles with the same name that are in various groups. Screen shots of Indesign 2020 attached and Indesign CS6 where it did show the group name in the based on area.

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