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  1. InDesign Share for Review @mentions are not sending emails to the contributors

    People are leaving comments with the @mention option but the @person is not receiving those comments in email so they don't know that the comment was made.

    I'm using Version 17.3

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  2. Hyperlinks In Document Not Linking Out

    I am working in InDesign 17.3.

    I can create and update the Share for Review link itself but all hyperlinks within the document won't work. The hyperlinks show up as links in the document and online (blue, underline) but when you click on them they don't do anything. You can't right click to get options to open in a new tab or copy the link.

    The links work when you export as a PDF or publish online but not when you do Share for Review.

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  3. All resolved comments disappeared

    Overnight all resolved comments and their respective users disappeared from the Review panel. When switching the filter no comments are shown anymore and i can't get them back in neither scenario (logging in the CC online and looking in the review link, looking in InDesign itself and so on). Is there any chance to get those resolved comments back? They haven't been deleted neither, either the client or I resolved those through both ways and the day before everything was there and viewable with the respective filter. Without them it's nearly impossible to keep a backlog of all the changes.

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  4. Share for review comments disappear when updating link

    I am currently working with a 102 page document that is shared with several customers. Once I make edits and I update the link, all comments from myself and the customers disappear. Even after restarting my computer, updating InDesign, signing out and signing in of Creative Cloud, the problem still persists. I am working on a MAC and InDesign version 17.2.1. This problem is only happening with one project file, and I've also tried moving all of the pages to a new document with no luck. I appreciate any help.

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  5. share for review

    Shared a document for review on the latest (17.2.1) version of InDesign and when coworkers tried to access it, it just spun and never loaded.

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  6. Share for Review / Hyperlinks not working

    Hyperlinks are not working on Share for review, using image, text or even buttons. They work fine if you export the document as Interactive PDF. Already tried to delete the review and upload a new version, but nothing seems to work.

    Does anyone else have this issue?

    Working on ID v.17.1 x64

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  7. Review: Previous feedback is no longer displayed in previous file version

    Previous feedback is no longer displayed in previous file version! This is extremely tedious when checking the files, because even if you make a copy of the file and assign a new review link to it, your colleagues cannot compare the corrections with their comments. Likewise, I cannot check whether I have received the feedback with the subsequently marked errors and thus adopted them.

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  8. Duplicating Document within Finder Causes Both to be linked to the same Review "Share For Review"

    I just encountered a very annoying bug. It seems that if you duplicate a file in the finder (Mac OS) with a document that already has a review, the copy seems to keep the link to the Shared for Review review. Also the original maintains the link. Even if you try creating a new review it seems both files are connected. The way to avoid it is to do a Save Copy from with InDesign. So I guess within the InDesign document when you just duplicate in the finder there is some information that somehow keeps it lined to the…

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  9. Share for Review - Public Recipients Still Can't Access Without Adobe Account

    I'm using InDesign version 17.0.1. Using Share for Review, I was able to chose Public and send invitations. The recipients received the e-mail from Adobe, but if the recipient is on a computer without an Adobe account, when they click the button to access the file, it doesn't open - it will just spin for several minutes then display a File Preview Error . The instructions I have for Share for Review said that choosing Public would allow users without an Adobe account to access the file, but this does not seem to be the case. I first tested this…

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  10. Share for Review Unreliable

    I love the share for review function, however it is proving too unreliable to be used in a professional setting.

    Here are the issues that my team and I encountered on a regular basis:

    Review comment window is blank
    Updating sharing link freezes program
    Review page in browser won't load (spinning circle of death)
    Document in browser glitches and jumps around when trying to navigate
    

    These are pretty serious issues that need to be resolved. I like the innovation, but in order to make it part of our process, reliability is the most important aspect.

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  11. Missing highlight, replace, and strikethrough in browser

    Highlight, replace text, and strikethrough are missing from Chrome browser. It works in Firefox and Safari. I don't want to force my clients to use a certain browser. I'm using: macOS 10.15.7, ID 2022 (17.0.1), Chrome 97.x, Firefox 95.0.2 and Safari 15.2.
    I see this issue has come up for others as well but never really resolved. Please help.

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  12. Share for review won't update link with Indesign version 17.0.1

    I've tried quitting, signing out of Adobe, restarting my computer, exporting PDFs and more and nothing seems to solve this issue. I only have been experiencing this consistently with the latest version. I'm on a Mac with Big Sur version 11.5.2 as well and it's not limited to one document, it happens for the majority of my documents.

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  13. Share for Review - Scroll bars in Safari are invisible

    InDesign 17.0.1
    Safari Version 15.1
    Mac OS 10.15.7
    iMac Retina 5k 27in 2017

    When viewing shared review files in Safari, there are no visible scroll bars. This is present in every file I share for review. Scroll bars are enabled.

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  14. Share for Review

    After sending out a "Share for Review" in InDesign, I went back to the file after people made comments and when I go to the review, the only option is to create a new review. But if i go to my email notification and click on the link, I can see the review that way. I did not "save as" to the file.

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  15. gi@brand-ing.co.uk

    The new version of INDesign just doesn't work.
    Installed.
    Now uninstalling.
    It continually keeps being unresponsive.
    Another error now on Cloud, suggesting relancing it as it's taking .longer than normal.

    Poor from Adobe to launch yet another bug fix that's even more buggy

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  16. Share for Review

    I'm now using InDesign 2022. I open an old document and save with a new name as I have done for years. However, now when I go and create a Share for review, the old file name still appears in the Share for Review tab as the Title. Even when I've changed the title in that tab, it seems to revert back to the old title of the original file I based my new file on. This title is what appears on the pdf that is sent to the reviewers. So this can be very confusing and a HUGE problem.…

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  17. Share for Review - Critical Scrolling Bug with Large Documents

    Indesign Version 17.0

    When scrolling in large documents (200-500 pages) the browser-window of Share for Review the screen hops between 3-5 different screens multiple times a second. This bug makes the feature basically unusable. Sometimes it snaps back (maybe after rendering correctly?), sometimes it just doen't.

    The bigger the document, the faster the error seems to occur. Working on my 200 page-document with my team is essentially impossible right now.

    There is a post about this over here with a video: https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign-discussions/share-for-review-scrolling-bug-with-large-document/m-p/12516079#M452898

    Our team has this problem on Mac, Windows - and on Safari, Chrome and Firefox (didn't check other…

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  18. Indesign Review Panel cutting off comments from the web app.

    My boss is leaving comments in the web application and it gets cut off in the Review Panel in Indesign. Took me a sec to figure out, ended up signing into the web app to find out it wasnt showing me all they said.

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  19. "Share for review" somehow linked to old file

    Had an older file that was Shared for Review and used it as a template. Saved the file under a different name, another user made some changes to the file, and this other user then Shared for Review. But the Share for Review under the new file says "You cannot access comments because another user has an active review for this document". But if i open the review under the newer file it takes me to the old file. Neither of us can see the comments under REVIEW in InDesign. We can see the comments if we go to the…

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  20. Share for review automatically loads when opening a file

    I have am using version 16.4. Every time that I open a file, a Share for Review pops up on the screen. I have NEVER shared an InDesign document for review with this feature. Even if I click it away, as soon as I open another document (2 files now open), the Share for Review pops up again. How do I stop this from loading every single time? I just want to get to my documents without any slow down, and am frustrated that I can't find anything in any of the menus to turn this off.

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