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  1. Pasteboard flashes in sync cursor with GPU performance enabled

    In my experience, this is a new issue arising with InDesign 2023. Anytime the cursor is active in a text frame, the pasteboard flashes in sync with the cursor. If I click another application so the cursor stops flashing, the pasteboard also stops flashing. If I select the frame or something else in InDesign so the cursor disappears, it stops flashing. But anytime the cursor is active and flashing, the pasteboard also flashes. It's very annoying and distracting, and assuming it's a graphics issue, I deactivated GPU Performance. This fixed the issue. I'm on iOS 11.6.7 (with Apple M1 chip…

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  2. UI Artifact on Apple M1 Max with ultrawide screen

    Display Artifacts

    • Macbook Pro (2021)
    • Apple M1 Max
    • macOS 12.6
    • Display: C49RG9X @ 5120x1440 120Hz
    • App: Adobe Indesign 2023 v18.0

    Ever since switching from an Intel mac to M1 mac, indesign randomly display this artifact anywhere when I scroll thru my working document. Previous 2022 version also suffer this problem, it's totally random. Only way I can get rid of this is zoom in and out and the artifact will go away. (Screenshot blur out some element for privacy purpose).

    Also maybe this is also related to sleep & wake up of the mac on ultrawide resolution, after waking up…

    2 votes

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  3. Kashida and Diacritical Positioning dialogues no longer available

    Hi InDesign team, I do not have the Arabic language support dialogues available any longer on M1 Mac which where available to me on Intel previously. Specifically, my Kashida dialogue in Character menu, and Diacritical Positioning also are not available. Please rectify this.

    1 vote

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  4. Text box disappears, styling not displayed in real time

    I am using the latest Indesign update for M1, 16.3.2 (Big Sur 11.4)
    I am now having problems where the text box that I am styling disappears. I either have to zoom in or out, flip pages, or now go as far as closing the file and opening it, because Indesign is either not displaying the changes made, or the text disappears. Placing a cursor within text is also not accurate, and either a character to the left or right.
    These are new issues, please advise.

    11 votes

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  5. Selection Tool cursor disappear issue

    Reposting this issue from Beta Version as it has not been resolved
    I am using Indesign Prelease 16.3
    Cursor disappears after period of inactivity.
    Cursor will appear if hovering over an object, otherwise invisible.
    A restart will resolve this which is not ideal

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  6. InDesign Beta Critical for Many M1 users.

    I can't stress enough how important this is for many M1 users.

    I have a $1.5 million grant proposal due in 6 weeks and depend critically on InDesign to draft the proposal. Things were going along great until a day or two ago when the beta expired.

    Why not renew it until the public Beta is released? Or at least update the beta.

    The non-M1 (Rosetta) version is very buggy and adds at least 10% extra effort to my workflow. Please help!

    1 vote

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  7. Glitching

    Been experiencing heavy glitching on a few occasions, especially when sharing to another screen via HDMI

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  8. Indesign M1 Beta expired

    The beta suddenly stopped working and won't allow med to access InDesign on the M1 machine, no update on the Creative cloud installer beta section, and removing and reinstalling the app doesn't solve it.

    Will there come a new beta update soon?

    12 votes

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  9. swatch palette folder minimizing

    Each time I deselect then reselect the Swatch Palette all of the Groups folders are minimized, even if I recently expanded the folder. Please retain folder view status when the Swatch palette is minimized.

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  10. No new Dialogue Boxes

    Indesign refused to open any panels that were not already docked to the side e.g. Effects, Pages. Fixed with a restart of Indesign.

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  11. Remove file extension in Captions

    I want to set up Captions to have the filename beneath the image, but I want an option to hide the extension.

    2 votes

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  12. View window only to the right

    Hi

    When viewing a document in 100%, it is not possible to move the page view to the left.

    Torbjørn

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  13. Spell check does not work

    When I open the dialog, it already says "Spell Check Complete" at the top. I changed what to search, to get it to say "Ready to Check Spelling" then clicked "Start", but nothing happens—just goes back to saying "Spell Check Complete".

    InDesign Beta (16.3) running on M1 MacBook Pro.

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  14. Color Destination (Dot Gain %) doesn't work on INDB export to PDF

    Dot Gain exports from InDesign Book Panel do not convert (PDF remains full-colour).

    Steps to reproduce:
    1. Export to PDF from Book panel
    2. Convert to Destination > Dot Gain 15%
     
    Result: Full-colour images
    Expected: B&W images
     
    System info
        Application: InDesign v16.3.0.5
        OS: macOS v11.2.3, RAM: 16.00 GB, CPUs (logical): 8

    1 vote

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  15. Scrolling redraw errors

    Scrolling quickly thru a document created for dummying a magazine, and the screen did not redraw parts of the document correctly. Happened twice before reporting. Tried uploading a screenshot, but would not post with it.

    InDesign (Beta 16.3), OS 11.2.3

    2 votes

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  16. Scrolling redraw errors

    Scrolling quickly thru a document created for dummying a magazine, and the screen did not redraw parts of the document correctly. Happened twice before reporting. Image shows what I was doing at the time and what was open. (Edison Mail, Acrobat Pro DC, and InDesign Beta)

    InDesign (Beta 16.3), OS 11.2.3

    1 vote

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  17. Command "O" does not always work

    Opening documents with Command "O" does not always work. Many times I have to go back to the Home Screen to open a document. This is both in the current release and the Beta.

    InDesign 2021 (16.1); Beta (16.3)

    1 vote

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  18. Ralentissements constants - latence

    Application version = InDesign 16.1
    Ordinateur = Macbook Pro avec puce M1

    Steps to reproduce the issues
    Le bug est que à tout moment, pendant que je suis entrain d'écrire, en train d'intégrer une image.. sans crier gare, InDesign fige complètement et m'empêche de faire quoi que ce soit d'autre jusqu'à ce qu'il dégèle.
    Quelques fois, ça se produit peu, et à d'autres occasions, c'est sans arrêts, je veux dire aux 5 - 10 secondes. C'est insoutenable en contexte de production.

    Expected results
    Je m'attends évidemment à ce que je puisse faire mon travail sans interruptions constantes et aussi, en…

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  19. Looking for InDesign 2020 to install on new MacBook Air

    Hi there, I just got a new MacBook Air and searching my CC for Versions of InDesign 2020. I need it to work together with the publisher app «Wood Wing Studio» which doesn't work on InDesign 2021. But my Creative Cloud only show's me Versions to intall from InDesign 16.0 upwards. I also had InDesign 2020 installed on my old MacBook Pro running on Big Sur and had no problems with it. Is there any solution for this? Thanks!

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  20. Colour Theme Overlay tool - floating palette does not disappear once tool deselected

    The colour theme overlay tool does not disappear once a different tool from the tool palette has been chosen. In addition, the popup to select different perceptual palettes (Bright, Colourful etc) does not always appear or appears erratically.

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