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  1. If a user selects 'allow viewers to Search and Copy text in the published document' when publishing online, all the hyperlinks stop working

    When publishing online, if a user checks the box, 'allow viewers to Search and Copy text in the published document', all the hyperlinks stop working properly. If you're lucky, a link may work the first time you click it, but then it won't work if you click it again (Latest version of INDD on a Mac).

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  2. Publish Online: if forbidden character in the document name, the name has to be filled in again

    To me it’s okay that “special characters” are not allowed in the title of a "publish Online" document.

    But if a user gets this message, his/her title is completely deleted and he/she has to fill out the title again. Although there’s maybe only one forbidden character in it.

    Annoying. Any chance to change this?

    6 votes

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  3. html footnote

    I have the problem that the export of HTML from InDesign CC24 spits out a completely different structure for the footnotes, now the footnotes are a ordered list, even if the lists are output in text during export.
    Please find attached screenshots of CC23 and CC24.

    1 vote

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  4. published web version does not display all photos

    Published book online, some photos do not show in browser, although they show in thumbnails.

    Inspected Images to show relevant html code:

    The following format common to all images which display properly:

    <img class="_idGenObjectAttribute-1 _idGenObjectAttribute-2" src="https://cdn-sharing.adobecc.com/content/storage/id/urn:aaid:sc:US:9d90fa1a-a13c-4094-bf40-f65b20dcb184?access_token=1718904573_urn:aaid:sc:US:76569b79-0070-4915-b49c-936fe1076ec6;public;1718859538964_ecff2d98f49c3699beae3c9a1454c43e28d1f217&amp;api_key=InDesignLastMile9" alt="">

    The following format common to all images which don’t display on page (but do display on thumbnail)

    <img class="_idGenObjectAttribute-1 _idGenObjectAttribute-2" src="bassian_thrush_%284%29.jpg" alt="">

    1 vote

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  5. Page navigation counter resets for each chapter

    When exporting a reflowable EPUB from InDesign (19.4), the "Page Navigation" checkbox in Export Options → General generates accessible and usable doc-pagebreak markers and corresponding page link entries in a TOC.

    The minor issue I'd love to see resolved is that the ID counter of page numbers resets back to 1 with every chapter/file when exporting a .indb Book file, making all page numbers mismatched from Chapter 2 and forward.

    Technically, the page links "work" from the TOC because they link to both a unique file and a unique marker within the EPUB. But the page ID#s don't match the…

    1 vote

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  6. Reflowable EPUB3: "Page Navigation" export option adds a space inside hyphenated words at page breaks

    1. Version of InDesign: 19.4

    2. steps to reproduce

      • create a new InDesign file
      • add a text frame to the blank page
      • add enough text so some words are hyphenated at the page breaks for the next pages
      • export to epub3
      • enable "Page Navigation" on EPUB export
    3. Expected result
      Page navigation markers are added without interrupting the hyphenated words at the page breaks.

    4. Actual result

      When using the "Page Navigation" export option for reflowable EPUB exports, InDesign adds a <span> and </span> tag pair with a blank space character in the HTML export instead of simply dropping the soft hyphen that was…

    4 votes

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  7. Publish Online

    When creating a document using Publish Online, there are several pages with graphical issues / glitches that aren't reflected in the original working file. We would like a fix for this please! I've got the published link below so you can A-B it against some of the attached screenshots from the original working file.

    Indesign v: 19.4 x64

    Here is the online published doc: https://indd.adobe.com/view/c2dd71db-83fc-48e7-a917-86440f6ed2cf

    2 votes

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  8. Problem with endnote formatting when converting to EPUB

    I was converting a print book file to an EPUB using the 19.4 updated version of Indesign. The print file had footnotes on every page.. In the conversion options box, I selected the option to convert footnotes to endnotes, but the formatting of the numbers in the EPUB were not consistent. Each footnote number that was on a new page in the original Indesign files was bigger than the other numbers (see screenshots). To attempt to fix the problem, I converted the footnotes to endnotes in the actual Indesign file before exporting to EPUB. This fixed the numbering issue but…

    1 vote

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  9. Publish online - Play videos

    I was trying to play a video in Publish Online there are 4 buttons to play each video but every time I click on one button, it all comes out in one click.

    The links to each button seem all correct but when it comes to playing online it seems the button doesn't control the videos

    1 vote

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  10. Published Online Document Not Loading

    The links from publishing online are all down and not working. "Document Not Found" after latest InDesign update. Really need this fixed as it's super important to our workflow.

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  11. Password protect bug

    The new password protect feature worked fine on the 25th April.
    However I've noticed a bug on a document I was testing today 27 April.

    The same document was showing a 'access denied' page though would allow me to see page past page 1.
    Page 1 would not load.
    The same thing happened on a newly uploaded version of that document.
    The document has 16 pages with animation to the first page.
    This error happened across safari and chrome browsers.
    The document works fine when re-uploaded without password protection.

    2 votes

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  12. Publish Online does not zoom in/out or change orientation properly on mobile

    I am using InDesign 19.3, and have been using Publish Online to create dozens of magazines in digital format. I have just realized, however, that when viewing them on phones (either Apple or Android), the orientation switches are klunky and zooming in/out does not work very well. We do have the code embedded in a simple frame so that it can be branded with our logo. That should not make a difference, however. This problem seems to go far back in the forums and there have been no improvements or updates over time. Is there anything in the pipeline to…

    1 vote

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  13. in design 2024: Master pager transparency incorrectly exported on publish online

    I have a same master page (G), applied to several pages. When I publish online, some of them are ok, and others are not working on transparency texts.
    (Although on The EPub preview I can see them all ok)

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  14. Hide spread does not work with publish online

    InDesign v 19.0 - Publish Online
    I welcomed the fairly new 'Hide Spread' option, which is long overdue. But unless this is a bug, I am astonished that the hide spread feature does not work when you use the Adobe Publish Online option!?
    I think the initial message said the hidden pages will be excluded when exporting (to PDF I presume), but I assumed it would also work when using the Publish Online option!
    But my experience publishing online just now shows me the hidden pages are always included. I changed paste board set-up to 'Digital Publishing' in case that…

    1 vote

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  15. Disable the download video link in Publish Online

    When viewing video on Publish Online, there's an option to download the video. It would be nice to be able to turn that off when uploading in the same way that the sharing can be turned off.

    Thanks in advance.

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  16. Exporting INDB to ePUB causing random pages to rasterize

    When exporting from InDesign to ePub my book exports great however two random pages from Chapter 1 are also rasterized at the end of Chapter 1. I have no settings that should cause this. Please help!

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  17. Online Publishing not taking all images

    Using both InDesign 19 and 18.5, publishing online no longer functions on a Mac running Sonoma 14.1. This issue started days ago. I’ve Packaged projects, saved them locally, and confirmed all images are linked but when I publish them, some images do not tranfer. And it’s random. If I publish over and over again, an image that didnt appear before may make it through. This is a terrible bug for me personally as I rely on digital publishing and sharing interactive presentations for my business.

    3 votes

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  18. Publish Online Broken Objects

    Publish Online Suddenly not displaying images correctly since 6th November 2023

    Hi there,
    Yesterday I tried to update an InDesign document which I'd published online.
    I had to add some stuff to the document which I then published online with the changes (new publish, not over written) and it seemed to break some of the embedded images. I thought it must be the changes however I did test the back up I had which was an identical document and when publishing it online again some of the images or all of them are broken. Without making any changes in InDesign,…

    3 votes

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  19. 3 votes

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  20. 5 votes

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