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  1. Image copyright notice in EPUB exported images removed by ID

    If you create an InDesign ePub that contains images with copyright notices, inspection of the exported image files within the EPUB (ie. OEBPS/image/*) shows that the embedded images have had the copyright notice removed.

    Ideally, copyright messages should be retained throughout the export process.

    The TIFF source file has an IPTC Copyright message.

    macOS Big Sur, ID 17.3

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  2. epub doesn't support the none color. Since it has no colour it needs to output in a way that it is not displayed to the user.

    Erub doesn't support the colour "None" which I use when I need to hide text from a document. [ And seriously it would be MUCH easier if you allowed people to post files created in YOUR tools to user voice. You look like you don't care. ]

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  5. EPUB export converts nonbreaking hyphens to regular hyphens

    EPUB export converts non-breaking hyphens to regular hyphens. This behavior should be corrected immediately and export a non-breaking hyphen in an InDesign document to a "& # 8209 ;" HTML glyph.

    This glyph, when inserted into an EPUB XHTML content file via manual editing, is respected by most EPUB readers including Thorium. There is thus no standards-based reason to convert these on export.

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  6. Adobe Digital Editions bug in Windows

    Fixed-format epubs created by InDesign (17.2.1) show correctly in Adobe Digital Editions (14.5) on Mac (OS 12.3) but incorrectly in Adobe Digital Editions (14.5) on Windows (10). I have attached screenshots that show the difference. I was unable to upload the original files.

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  7. ID 17 English LTR document with any RTL text exports as RTL epub

    I edited this to remove the urgent notice. The publisher does not want to publish this book as an epub.

    The basic problem remains, however.

    When exporting an epub 3.0 from an academic book written in English with some RTL text sections, typically tables with Hebrew and English text, the epub exports in reverse order. That is, the title page is at the end of the epub, and the last page of the text is the first in the epub. So far it seems that the presence of any RTL elements, even a single character, causes the epub to export…

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  8. translation German

    See here: https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign-discussions/wrong-translation-in-german-version-of-indesign/td-p/12853784

    Object→Object Export Options: EPUB tab:
    epub:type should be translated to epub:Typ and not "Schrift" which is basically the font type.

    17.2

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  9. Swipe gesture not working in Android Chrome.

    Swipe gesture not working in Android Chrome.

    https://helpx.adobe.com/us/indesign/using/publish-online.html
    Among the contents of the above page, "Smoother page transitions with swipe gesture improvements" is specified.

    However, the swipe gesture function works normally in IOS-based browsers, but does not work in Android-based browsers (Chrome).

    Very inconvenient for Android based customers/clients.

    To go to the next page, touch the bottom of the screen to bring up the navigation menu/button that disappears every time, and then press the "next page button". The customer/client should repeat this behavior on every page.

    This is a very serious bug and must be fixed asap.

    I've tested it…

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  10. navigation

    The navigation bar at the bottom of the screen is visible as soon as we hit a key.
    It is a bit annoying when you use this tool to make a presentation..
    Can we add an option to hide it ?

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  11. InDesign publish online broken links and missing objects

    Have major problem with publish online, missing objects and links with question marks showing. This comes after 8 months working on this document with no issues at all. Really need this sorting by Adobe as I have to deliver project at end of this month latest.
    Here's how it appears
    https://indd.adobe.com/view/b91790d7-6683-449b-b86c-0b72ed80a746
    If you look at attached image, that's how it appears within InDesign

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  12. publish online failure

    When publishing online, objects appear missing, indesign drawn objects, text, placed svgs, etc. Shows a question mark where the object should be
    I'm using latest InDesign CC, have scanned computer for virus/malware, reinstalled Indesign, with no resolution of problem which started on 3rd March. Previous to this I've been using for 8 months with no problems Publishing Online whatsoever, been totally rock-steady.

    See this link from Uwe Launder:
    https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs

    See this Publish Online with missing InDesign drawn elements:
    https://indd.adobe.com/view/b91790d7-6683-449b-b86c-0b72ed80a746

    Here's how it should look (see attached):

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  13. Publication Analytics

    We need reliable analytics on epublished documents to show to our clients. Over time we update the documents and for some mysterious reason the "Originally Published" date is wrong. How am I supposed to know if the numbers are from the update I made a week ago or or from our first publishing last september. And no... There are no dublicates of that document.

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  14. browser console errors caused by Adobe code

    Adobe code loaded via iframe causes errors in browser console. See screenshot attached. We also see this in the examples on Adobe website: https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/using/publish-online.html

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  15. pali

    INDD 2019 v14.0.2 x64.

    I have an INDD book. I export the book to PDF and everything is fine. I export it to ePub and many things go wrong:
    (1) spacing between words goes haywire. This appears to happen when they are Small Caps.

    (2) Certain characters are missing and not rendered - for example ḷ, ṇ, ṃ, ṭ, etc.
    (3) Footnote hyperlinks are no longer working.
    (4) ToC hyperlinks are not working.

    I attach both PDF and ePub files. System doesn't let me attach epub or zip files si I renamed epub file to "Udana-Master-epub.pdf" - please change file…

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  16. Bug affichage éléments graphiques

    Bonjour. Je rencontre un bug d'affichage à l'export avec Publish Online. (cf pj) Je ne sais pour quelle raison sur toutes mes publications, le graphisme est découpé de façon étrange une fois publié, alors que sur le PDF tout est OK... c'est très embêtant car les usagers pensent qu'il y a un problème sur les documents alors que ce n'est pas le cas... Je rentre ce problème depuis plusieurs versions d'InDesign.

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  17. publish online shrunk window

    My publish online window looks shrunk and i can't see the percentage or the sharing icons.

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  18. Error 39 - An error occurred while uploading your document. Please try again.

    Hey all,

    Really seeking some help or guidance here, we've been experiencing issues with all of our users attempting to upload/publish a document within InDesign (This is occurring with all InDesign files and on all machines I've tested so far).

    I have performed a fresh installation into a virtual machine running Windows 10 (10.0.18363.1854) and version 17.0 of InDesign where the issue is occurring also.

    I have followed https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/upload-error-publishing-indesign-document.html#sa_src=web-messag... however disabling network proxy is not an option as we're an enterprise environment.

    I can see 200's for reaching the endpoints mentioned in various Adobe support documentation however I have…

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  19. Publish Online is a total disappointment

    Publish Online is an unreliable source for analytics, one its touted features, and it needs to be resolved immediately.

    Here's an idea: make it function in ANY web browser or get rid of it entirely. I don't care if it has a 90-minute lag time, please just start somewhere and fix this issue. I am so unbelievably frustrated that I was able to provide analytics after one hour of publishing my document and now, three days later, nothing appears. It's embarrassing and humiliating when part of my job relies on this to function as expected and it NEVER does when…

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  20. Some hyperlinks/cross-references lost in HTML export

    When exporting a document containing hyperlinks and/or cross-references to HTML, some hyperlinks are lost.

    See the screenshot of an example InDesign document attached. (This is an anonymised excerpt from a much larger document.) The index item at the bottom contains cross-references to numbered/lettered paragraphs in the text above.

    In the actual HTML output files from both InDesign 2020 and 2021, some of those cross-references have not been correctly converted into hyperlinks. (Compare the links in the expected HTML output file.)

    Ugly workaround: insert extra characters immediately before and after each distinct hyperlink/cross-reference. In the actual 'bookended links' HTML file you…

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