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  1. Bug: Text wrap above/below, left/right buttons reveresed

    When I assign text wrap to an object and unlink above/below, left/right settings... if I click the arrow to increase top wrap disctance, it changes the right setting on the object, the bottom arrow changes the left. What should be the Left setting, changes the Top setting on the object, etc... since latest update (15.0.1 x64, Windows 10)... looks like the icons in the widget are on the wrong settings.

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  2. UI SCALING ISSUE ON 4K DISPLAY ... TOO SMALL!!

    As I'm sure you're aware by now, the tools and menu links in InDesign are way too small when displayed on a 4K screen. I've just installed CC on a new Dell XPS 15 7590 with 4K LCD screen with default Windows scaling setting of 250%, which works fine for all the Adobe apps I use (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Acrobat) except InDesign. PLEASE FIX!

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  3. Pop up window doesn't go away

    when I save my ID file to a removable drive, I get a pop up window saying I am saving to a removable drive. There is a Check Box to "Don't Show Again" and it happens everytime.

    Tried support, but they were no help

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  4. Revert Feature

    The 'Revert' feature is greyed out & cannot be used.
    This needs to be corrected.
    It takes extra time to manually put in original dimensions on a document.

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  5. InDesign and Acrobat accessibility conflict

    Adobe InDesign version: 2019 CC

    We are currently trying to establish the best workflow in creating fully accessible PDF's for screen readers and I believe we have come across a bug in the communication between InDesign and Acrobat.

    Quick summary:

    H1 elements on multiple lines read as separate elements unless assigned manually in Acrobat
    The Structure and Article order does not transfer to the PDF

    To explain the issue clearly I have numbered the images in the process order.


    1. Image: 1 InDesign Accessibility setup.png

    2. I have setup ‘paragraph styles’ and used the correct ‘Export Tagging’ tags for each style.

    3. I…
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  6. indesign inside indesign error CMYK on PDF exporting

    Problem in inDesign v15. Previous versión works fine

    I use huge indesign files (wen name it A) inside a indesign file(we can name it B), is cool feature that optimice our workflow. After update, everythink looks working well but when we exporte print file in PDFx1a Format we experiment problems on RGB->CMYK conversión on images os "A"file, when we export from "B" file. But it work fine if we export on the original "A" source file. Some similar issues are detected, leaving space in white or low, strange white image file as described on attach file.

    Not very sure if…

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  7. cmd-J does not make the correct page active

    In a document with facing pages and a wider-than-usual artboard (10in):

    When using cmd-J to navigate to the left page of a spread, the page number indicator at lower left displays the right-hand page number, and the right-hand page is what's active.

    This does not happen at all magnifications.

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  8. Automatic insertion of columns upon text alteration, always in the same spot on the page; this occurs irrespective of style (paragraph, char

    Posted that this was happening last update: this column "Layout" occurs no matter what style (paragraph or character) is selected, and the column layout affects all text placed over the area where the automatic "columns" occurs, in other words, anything adjusted or placed over the area (positioned always two columns at approx 4" down the page).
    What seems to trigger the insertion of this four-line column layout is any text alteration - it gets inserted on random pages!
    I have checked all "unseen" screens, object styles, text box controls, preferences. I am completely flummoxed (user of Adobe InDesign over 25…

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  9. Message about pasting text with endnotes shows up one paste later

    Pasting text with endnote(s) does not show a message. You instead get that message the next time you paste an object, even if that object is not a text box containing endnote(s).

    There is also a grammar error in the message, where the word "and" should be ", which" — and there is no period at the end of the sentence.

    This has been in the last few versions of InDesign. I am using 15.0.1 now.

    Reproduce:
    - Copy text with endnote(s) to the clipboard
    - Paste text into a new thread
    - Text pastes properly; a new page is…

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  10. Blur

    A solution for the 'presentation vieuw'. When I use this (with mac Catalina) a blury screen appears with big black / red / blue / green areas. This is both for CPU and GPU vieuw. Very anoying!

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  11. Workspace and documents will not open

    My (mac) laptop battery died before I could plug it in. I restarted the computer, opened InDesign, and it appears to start up fine, however no workspace will show up and no documents will open. I cannot work. I restarted, then I opened while holding keys to delete preferences and restarted again and nothing.

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  12. Desempenho de exibição

    Quando Clico com o botão direito sobre uma imagem e peço para o Desempenho de Exibição, mude de Exibição típica para Aperfeiçoada, no menu ele muda, mas na realidade ele mantém a visualização selecionada pelo menu supperior

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  13. screen mode button is gone

    Screen mode button has been removed from tool bar and there's no way to add it back in MUST HAVE SCREEN MODE BUTTON IN TOP TOOLBAR where it has always been in the past.

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  15. Numbers changes to character at epub

    When I export to epub some numbers change to other characters. Ex.: number 1 changes to ١ and 9 changes to ٩.

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  16. Footnotes disappears

    Some footnotes disappeared without reason then appeared back when I changed something in the linked paragraph. InDesign didn't display any kind of warning about this problem.

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  17. animation file from indesign, 'recovered files' every time in trash (indesign didn't crash)

    when I save an animation file from indesign, I get a 'recovered file' every time I restart my Mac. I try to remove it, but then my document starts going crazy. (indesign didn't crash, it just happens)

    animation in indesign works fine, but the maps keep coming and it is irritating.

    indesign 2020 with newest version
    mac catalina newest version

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  18. Deleting a table row containing text crashes InDesign

    Quite simply, deleting a table row with 3 columns and a combination of text and font awesome crashes when using right click -> delete -> row.

    I can replicate the issue every single time across multiple documents.
    The current workaround for me is to delete all the content in the table row then deleting the row seems to be OK.

    Indesign: 15.0.1
    Mac OS: Mojave 10.14.6 (MacBook Pro)
    Note: This didn't happen on InDesign v14.0.3.

    Thanks,
    Aaron

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  19. InDesign CC 2020 - Error trying to package editorial projects

    the last few days Ive been trying to package documents and I keep getting the same error (for whatever editorial project I have) that says "Indesign cannot package the document... Cannot copy necessary linked file(s)" (see printscreen) but all files are properly linked, in CMYK and 300dpi's (as I need them to be - never encounter this issue in over a decade of using Indesign) so Im kinda despairing here since Im on a schedule...
    Does anyone know how to help please??
    Thanks in advance.

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  20. spelling issue

    I'm trying to spellcheck but it is defaulting to Dutch 2005 reform even though its set to English UK in preferences. How do I fix this as it used to be fine?

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