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  1. Resizing Text boxes causes text to disappear/flow oddly

    Narrowing the text box causes text to disappear and not have the correct leading. Never have had this happen. It almost seems like it's automatically adding it's own "Space After".

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  2. Smart Grid feature not working properly. Green lines don't appear showing alignment with object's previous location

    As the title says, when I move an object, the temporary green smart grid lines do not appear to show whether I am in alignment with the object's previous position. I noticed this when I was trying to replicate the 3rd video titled "Align and group content" in the "Edit Content" tutorial.

    https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/how-to/edit-modify-content.html

    I am using Adobe InDesign version 14.0.2 x64 on Windows 10.

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  3. CC library window reappears when adding new paragraph style

    Please stop the CC library pane appearing every time a new paragraph style is created. Seems to be a bug as there's no clear relationship between the features.

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  4. Smart folder (Mac) not showing items

    When trying to place a file with "File/Place", smart folders in the file browser do not load any items to select from. Same also with image relinks.
    Strangely the same thing with "File/Save as" works fine.

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  5. InDesign totally unusable for large threaded tables after 2015 version

    Using Windows 10 Pro, high end computer (Ryzen 1800X, 32Gb RAM, NVMe SSD, 1080Ti)

    Create an Excel file with 8000 rows of random data, place into InDesign with as unformatted table.

    Use shift-click to create pages and thread the table to each page.

    Try to scroll without InDesign freezing for 30 seconds. I can't.

    I have tried:
    - Cleaning preferences / logging on different username to have a fresh profile
    - Using a different computer
    - Turning off preflight
    - Using fast display performance
    - Change the composer away from world ready, trying single line instead of paragraph
    - Turned…

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  6. Issue with Scrolling in Properties Panel

    When scrolling in properties, as soon as the cursor lands on a drop down menu the values start to change. THIS MAKES IT UNBELIEVABLY PAINFUL TO WORK.

    I want to scroll the panel without changing any values accidentally. I should not have worry about placing my cursor on a few pixels wide of empty area to scroll without any issues!

    If it is possible to turn of this feature please help. Otherwise this is a very annoying bug.

    In short, scrolling only works without issues only on the limited area around the panels.

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  7. Can't press 'Done' in Adobe Comp after adding columns and guides

    If I go to settings, add guides, I will not be able to get out of the settings as the done button does not work

    Worked with support and they are saying it is not a bug, but offered no further steps other than posting here

    Case ADB-7060282-R3X8

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  8. "paragraph style options" window size

    Paragraph Style Options window opens bigger than my screen (regardless of the size screen I'm working on) and there is no way to resize the window or set the default size of the window? In order to work with Paragraph Styles, I am constantly having to move the window around so I can see all the options there, then move it again to see the preview in my document.

    WHY CAN'T WE RESIZE THIS WINDOW? There's no reason it needs to be this large; most of the space is blank.

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  9. missing fonts

    CC 2019 - MISSING FONT MESSAGE OPENING FILES

    InDesign files opened on pc's after upgrading to Windows ver1809 cannot load fonts - upon opening file, missing fonts error with option to substitute fonts. The same files will open correctly on Windows ver1803 pc's. These results can be duplicated on multiple pc's.

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  10. InDesign CC 2019 No search results when trying to place a file

    When I try to place a file in InDesign CC 2019 (or ANY CC 2019 app) and I enter text in the search box to find my file it defaults to "my Mac" instead of the folder I want it to search. Then when I select the folder I want to search it yields no results even though I KNOW there is a file there containing that word in the name. The folder I want it to search is on a remote server. I have tried to reindex the remote server in Spotlight (by adding it to the privacy tab…

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  11. Type Tool Flicker

    Specs:

    InDesign CC2018 (13.1)

    Mac Pro Late 2013

    Mac OS Mojave (10.14.3)

    64 GB RAM

    AMD FirePro D300 2048 MB

    Any document when first opened will blink the document window (not the entire screen - just the document) when clicking into a frame with the Type tool.

    It occurs one time only then the remainder of work on that document is fine.

    Open another document, issue reoccurs.

    Double-clicking a text frame with the Selection tool will not blink and take you into the text frame without issue.

    I've reset ID Prefs, removed all third party plugins and zapped my PRAM…

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  12. Menu Items Opens Webpage to Buy InDesign

    Indesign CC 2019
    Multiple clicks on menu items with the same results.
    When clicking on menu items the menu item should appear.
    When clicking on Type>Tabs, About InDesign opens a webpage (see attached) to buy Indesign. Each menu item goes to the same webpage. First time I have had this happen.

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  13. InDesign performance is ****

    The actual performance of InDesign is, speaking gently, ****. I really don't know how you can release such a buggy version. I'm doing nothing on my machine except writing this text and InDesign is using more than 500 % of my CPU and the fan of my graphic card is going nuts!

    Calling the actual version "production ready" is a joke. I am really disappointed about Adobe. The only program actually which is really good and performing is XD.

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  14. Placed Illustrator files do not show transparency correctly on GPU Preview

    When placing an .ai file with transparency, the file renders without any alpha channel at all in GPU Preview. Switch to CPU Preview, and the .ai files render correctly. Transparency should be shown in both modes, right?

    iMac 27 High Sierra 10.13.6

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  15. Macintosh InDesign V14.0.2. Freezes everytime I open it. Mojave operating system.

    I can't use InDesign as it freezes everytime I open it. I have a brand new Mac Mini with Mojave. I have removed 14.0.2 and am loading an older version that actually worked - 13.1. Please let me know when 14.0.2 is working.

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  16. InCopy becomes very slow when a cross-linked document is closed

    InCopy 14.4, MacOS Mojave 10.14.4
    I work on an InCopy document that was assigned to me from InDesign. I want to create a cross reference to another document. Hereto I open that document, check out the content, switch back to my working document and create the references.
    After this I close the referred document and this freezes InCopy. What I see is that the CC-synchronization starts to blink constantly in my top bar. Every mouse click or cursor movement takes appr. 45 seconds to take effect.
    This is unworkable.

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  17. Updating to Mac OSX Mojave, Indesign now behaving slow and shortcut make new document does not work anymore

    Drawing a box, moving it around etc is now a kind of laggy. Moves but slow and kind of stuttering.

    The GUI overall, menus etc, behaves a bit slower as well. Not much but not as quick and responsive at it was in Sierra.

    Have tried de-activating GPU but that has no difference at all.

    I have the latest version, 14.0.2.
    Updated to Mojave because the Adobe chat support suggested that would help out some other issues I have had.
    One reason was that command + new shortcut stopped working. And now it stopped working again...

    Same thing happens in…

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  18. Text selection selects whole document AND cursor jumps to top of document after saving

    InCopy 14.0. MacOs Mojave 10.14.4
    I work in a icml-document which was assigned to me from InDesign. It contains references to other documents and a lot of comments (for the designer).
    After I have made the third or later comment, it becomes impossible to select text. InCopy selects the text from the top of the document upto the point where I click the mouse. When I try Option+Shift+Arrow, the cursor jumps to the top of the document. I can save the document, after which the issue is away until I have made a few extra comments, but which also puts…

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  19. InDesign opens two files when only one selected.

    When I open a file, InDesign will open another file at the same time, one that I didn't select. Not a horrible inconvenience, but why is this happening?

    InDesign CC 14.0.1 x 64

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  20. Unusable actual InDesign CC 2019

    Actually InDesign is not production ready. Every few seconds the beach ball spins. I found a workaround which is … well ok but not satisfying: As long as I work in the idml-file it works but as soon as I'm opening an indd file the program slows down extremely.

    That can't be the solution! Why don't you see that?

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