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  1. Adobe cloud app - Preferences under account - Notifications tab just spins

    I open the Preferences pop-up under my account image. I click on Notifications tab but it just spins a blue circle and never shows me anything. All the other tabs in this pop-up work fine.

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  2. Find Font bug when multiple fonts begin with same name

    When a document contains multiple fonts with same family names (e.g. Arial and Arial Hebrew), the search font dialog box only makes available one of the fonts (e.g. if I want to search Arial, even if I select Arial in the available fonts in the search dialog box, the Search Font line will automatically show Arial hebrew so i can't just find Arial. I also have the same problems with multiple Helvetica Family fonts.

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  3. Problem with shadows under tools, but maybe it is just me...

    Could someone confirm?
    As on zoomed screenshots... W11. ID 17.3

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  4. Caption Metadata in Text Variables

    InDesign version 17.3
    A Metadata Caption set in Text Variables can be on a layer separate from an image. In my workflow, this is good!

    Unfortunately, InDesign treats images on layers that are turned off as if they are on, and hence a text box containing a Metadata Caption is presented with multiple images to read from and delivers the message <Multiple intersecting links>.

    I discovered this by having a square image on one layer and a 4:3 image on another layer, a layer turned off. When the text box containing the caption touched the top or bottom of the…

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  5. Creating QR code for UK text message using 11 numbers (‭07875701049‬), but get error message. 'No useable data found' on iPhone camera

    Hmm very limited characters to describe the bug!? I just want to report the bug, or find out if I just need to include certain UK or International telephone codes, i.e. I have used the standard 11 numbers for a UK mobile/cell phone, but have also tried adding country and area codes... but still get the same result. Why is it only giving me an option to send this message with a, 'Post idea' button?? I just want to report a bug!

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  6. Display settings affect Epub output

    I just spent a couple of hours trying to figure out why one of my images (placed Illustrator file) was pixelating in EPub output. The same image is placed in 6 places, and only in three of those instances was the output incorrect. Image is identically placed in all six instances (size and scaling), the link is valid (not missing), and all export settings were correct. As a last resort troubleshooting this, I realized that in the three locations that were pixelated, the display setting for those three was set to Typical rather than High Quality. I set them to…

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  7. pages panel scrollbar and accents in spanish

    Hi. indesign 17.3 has been giving a lot of problems lately. The page panel has no sidebar to scroll down and up. There are pages that go blank and I have to restart the program to get the information back. If I type text, the Spanish accents "'" appear in triplicate. Could you please solve these problems?

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  10. False icon

    Indesign Version 17.2.1
    If I save my file as an Indesign file (INDD), the icon on my desktop shows Photoshop and not Indesign. As a result I can't open the file via double-click because then Photoshop opens and says "Der Vorgang konnte nicht ausgeführt werden, weil dieses Dokument nicht vom richtigen Typ ist". So I have to open it via right click, open with Indesign. That's a little bit annoying.

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  11. Language.

    My InDesign is in Hungarian.
    I would like to have it in English.
    I have uninstalled.
    I have changed language preferences.
    I have installed.
    It remained in Hungarian.
    I have done this 3 times today. It was very boring. This is not a service.
    Your chat support told me this is because I use my Windows in Hungarian.
    This is ridiculous. This is a bug. You must fix it.
    If I change the app to English it should be English for good no matter what my Windows is using.
    E.g. Photoshop is in English!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  12. Language.

    My InDesign is in Hungarian.
    I would like to change it to English.
    Even though I have uninstalled, changed the language preferences and installed it again, it remained in Hungarian.
    I have tried 3 times. It was very boring.
    Your help support said it is because I use my Windows in Hungarian.
    This is not true, because Photoshop is in English for instance.
    Change this!
    If I set InDesign to English, it should be in English, no matter what language Windows is using,

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  13. Rulers

    In the latest version it is much harder to place a guide on the exact spot because the guide in the ruler itself has become much thicker/dotted when before it was just a thin line and was more accurately placed on the needed measurement.

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  14. Layout options for multiple records from data merge

    I have recently discovered Data Merge and it works great for most things. However I need to output multiple records per page set out head-to-head. This is so the output can be printed and folder in half with the text on both side the right way up. More detailed controls would be big help.
    Unless I have missed something.

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  16. overprint

    Overprint in my currently installed versions of INDD (17.2.1) and AI (262.1) is unpredictable. I have ust received feedback from a client, that the date on a recently printed flyer is illegible. It is overprinting on a dark background, but in INDD the element is not set to overprinting. A screen PDF from the same INDD-file is completely normal. I've had this happeining in a couple of INDD-documents since the last update. I have had the same issue with an AI document this week as well.

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  17. overprint is unpredictable in INDD and AI

    In the latest versions of INDD (17.2.1) and AI (26.2.1) i find that the overprint settings have become unpredictable. I have just received feedback from a client, that the date on a flyer i designed for him is illegible. In the attached print-file the date actually is overprinting. In INDD though the element is not set to overprinting. I have had the same issue with another document this week in AI.

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  18. Trackpad pinch to zoom stops working

    I'm working on a new 2021 Mac and across all adobe programs pinch to zoom on the track pad will often stop working. I then have to turn the gestures settings on and off either within the app or on System Preferences (it varies on which one works) to reset it. Or I have to quit the app and restart, which is very disruptive to my workflow.

    I am up to date in creative cloud as of today – 22/04/22

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  19. Frame Fitting options missing

    Recently, Frame fitting options are not showing in full, i have tried InDesign 'reset' multiples , the issues is not solved.
    This happens irrespective of documents .

    Have attached screen shots from my system and the same from different system.

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  20. OCR F font is no longer displayed

    InDesign 17.2

    Since I upgraded to InDesign 17.2, the OCR F font is no longer displayed. The font runs perfectly on Illustrator and other programmes.
    I have cleared the font cache, reinstalled InDesign and re-downloaded and reinstalled the font from Lynotype.
    This font simply does not seem to exist for InDesign!

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