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  2. new folder

    command Shift N – new folder when trying to save/export a file - it doesn't work for me in Indesign 2020 with Mojave.

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  4. unable to open old pagemaker files in In

    Unable to open old pagemaker files in InDesign with .PM5, .p65 and .pmd formates

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  5. Textskalierung mit shortcut und mouse funktioniert nicht mehr


    • InDesign 14.0.3.


    • Textrahmen mit Text aktivieren, gedrückten Taste (cmd und alt soweit ich mich noch erinnere), mit Maus Textrahmen Ecke anfassen und ziehen um zu skalieren
      -> Das ging früher, ist aber seit einigen Versionen nicht mehr verfügbar oder verändert. Ich finde es nicht mehr und auch keinen Hinweis darauf, wo es jetzt ist


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  6. I can't change dictionary settings from German

    Hi – I have tried to change my (inherited) document spelling several ways to English (UK). It's saying in the all the right places that it's English (UK) but then when I spell check the document it's showing German 2006 reform. Can anyone help me change it, or is it a bug? Thank you.

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  7. color profile problem

    what's happening?
    the same file, but on one page - one color profile,
    and on the second page - already a different color profile ??????

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  8. Incopy with Conditional text not holding

    I design electrical manuals in InDesign, some text is shared between books using InCopy. Some of the text is product specific so I use Conditions to turn that text off and on. But when I create the Condition in one book and then open the book with shared InCopy links, that text and everything after it is now that same Condition.
    I tried everything to fix this. The only workaround I found to work is making the Paragraph Return before the text I want Conditioned and leaving the Paragraph return after my text Unconditional will work.

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  9. cross-reference

    Quando cerco di inserire un rimando non riesco a visualizzare il numero di pagina riferito al rimando.

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  11. Update unavailable

    InDesign 15.1.2 was released several days ago but it does not show up in Creative Cloud 5.2.1.441, and I have no way to update ID. As of today, there is also an update 15.1.2 for InCopy, and that doesn't show up either. Running macOS 10.13.6.

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  12. Getting missing font warning when trying to delete a page - won't delete page!

    I am trying to DELETE a page and get a missing font warning - when I agree to update fonts and agree to "do you want to continue updating numbering?" it cycles back to the same warning, and won't delete the page. Over and over again. The font is Avenir, which some people are apparently having problems with, but I just want to delete a page before exporting to pdf.!! help!! I've tried opening and closing InDesign, fixing the file separately and in Book mode, nothing works....have a deadline NOW.

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  13. When I base a new master page on another, and then override any one element in the new master, the keyboard on my Mac quits working

    In Indesign (15.1.1), when I base a new master on another, and then override any one element in the new master, the keyboard on my Mac (OS 10.14.6) stops working. It stops working in InDesign--either I get nothing or I get random zooms and other oddities, unrelated to the keystrokes--and it stops working in every other program as well until I reboot.

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  14. "Synchronization completed successfully..." message shows up even if AppleScript's user interaction preferences set to "never interact"

    When synchronizing a book via AppleScript, the "Synchronization completed successfully..." dialog shows up even if the user interaction script preferences are set to "never interact".

    Yes, this message has the "Don't show again" option. However, it's still a bug - because the dialog shouldn't show up at all when user interaction is suppressed.

    On new installations of InDesign or new machine, this message always causes confusion to end users. It means that running the script for the first time will always fail. Users get upset.

    Hope it can be fixed! No dialogs should show up when user interaction is disabled…

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  15. ctrl+[

    Version 15.1.1.

    Using CTRL + [ when the CC Libraries Window/Tab is open closes the window on the workspace instead of sending the selected object backwards. I have to manually go back to the Toolbar and check CC Libraries so it can reappear again only for it to close out again when I use CTRL + [ unless I manually click on my artboard or close out of the window first before using the shortcut. Maybe it's a shortcut that I'm unaware of, and if it is I think it's being shared with a shortcut that is used too frequently…

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  16. OpenAsset extension in ID 2020 for Mac

    I installed the OpenAsset extension in my InDesign 2020 on a Mac running OS Catalina. My Exchange says that I should be able to launch it from Windows > Extensions > OpenAsset. There is no Windows menu option; under the Window option there is no Extensions submenu anymore.

    Please advise. I use this extension extensively with work.

    Thanks,

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  17. MacOS Big Sur Creative Cloud Download Manager iCon not clearly visible in Apple Menu

    MacOS Big Sur Creative Cloud Download Manager iCon is barely showing up at the top of my screen. Since the top control bar in Big Sur is now transparent, I am using a black background so its quite faint. Attaching screen shot. This wasn't an issue with previous OS and had the same black background.

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  18. New document 'Command N' not working.

    I know you have are already looking at this issue, but I have attached a PDF of active applications and plug-ins on my Mac which help you diagnose this issue.

    Macbook Pro 16" 2019 running OS 10.15.5 (19F101)

    Thanks

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  19. Content log access

    If a file gets lost there is no way to check the log of the last 7 days or more.
    One can only see the 20 last used files.
    Is there a way to access the content log to check what happened to all the files worked on?

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  20. InDesign still doesn't create usable PostScript file

    As reported several months ago, PostScript files created by InDesign do not open correctly in Acrobat Distiller or Illustrator or Mac's Preview.

    Problem continues with 15.1.1.

    [In my case, this need for ps would be eliminated if you restored the ability to directly export Thumbnails as a PDF!]

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