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  1. Trackpad scroll issues with InDesign v15.0.2 on new MacBook Pro 16" 2.4 GHz 8 core processor 64GBmemory. .

    InDesign v15.0.2 Trackpad is not scrolling well on new MacBook Pro 16" 2.4 GHz 8 core processor 64GBmemory. I just upgraded my equipment to top of line MacBook Pro. and bought the subscription to Adobe all apps. I have been using 2013 MacbookPro with CS6. My files are unresponsive in Indesign. I typically collage with 600+ photoshop images to make is single design on multiple pages. On my old system I was not running into problems except new OS was incompatible with CS6.

    This is unacceptable. I called Adobe and they were not helpful.

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  2. Unable to drag nodes text frame

    InDesign 15.0.2, running Catalina 10.15.4

    I can easily add/remove nodes to a text frame but I have tremendous difficulty trying to move a node with the direct selection cursor. When I click and drag the node, the entire frame moves, indicating the node never got selected. A node seems to only manage to get selected about 10% of the time. I am not doing anything special for that to happen. It randomly works and 90% of the time it doesn't. Very frustrating.

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  3. AdobeFnt.lst empty when creating Package

    After upgrading to InDesign 15.0.2, the "AdobeFnt.lst" file in the "Document fonts" is empty, i.e. it contains no font entries, despite the font files being present in the folder. This happens when creating a Package via "File > Package". In the report dialog that shows up before creating the package, all fonts are OK.

    The AdobeFnt.lst file only has the following contents:

    %!Adobe-FontList 1.20
    %Locale:0x409

    => Here would now normally all the fonts in the "Document fonts" directory be listed. (%BeginFont etc.)

    Up to InDesign 15.0.1 this worked flawlessly. The error can be reproduced on macOS Catalina and Mojave, Windows…

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  4. Can't Export PDF due to Indesign background tasks error

    Re-installed latest version of Indesign and still have the problem.

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  5. Easy-Access On/Off Toggle Needed for "Use Typographer's Quotes"

    I create and edit spec sheets that use lots of "typographer's quotes" and "non-typographer's quotes" AKA "inch marks." Having "use typographer's quotes" turned OFF allows me to type an "inch mark."

    So I constantly have to open preferences to turn typographer's quotes OFF to create inch marks in my dimensions charts, then turn it back ON to use typographer's quotes in my paragraphs.

    Adding a quick-access toggle for typographer's quotes, or even including a shortcut to type the opposite kind of quotation mark would be helpful and save time.

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  6. Power Efficiency

    Since I've moved to working remotely entirely, I've noticed how quickly using several Adobe programs burns through my laptop battery. I'm running a brand new 16" Macbook Pro with the latest MacOS Catalina version, and I'm lucky if I get an hour and a half of battery life while running InDesign and Illustrator at the same time. When I review what is using the most battery life, my Mac lists InDesign, Illustrator, and Core Sync as the main culprits.

    Now, I understand that these programs at times are fairly graphically intensive, but the battery life I'm getting is absymal, and…

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  7. interface is too big....

    1080p, 125% screen setting is in use. (laptop)

    Too big an interface for me. Photoshop or illustrator is displayed normally.

    But the InDesign interface is too big.

    InDesign Version : 2020.0.2
    Steps to Reproduce a Problem: 1080p, 125%
    Actual Result: Interface Abnormally Large

    *screenshot including

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  8. interface is too big....

    1080p, 125% screen setting is in use. (laptop)

    Too big an interface for me. Photoshop or illustrator is displayed normally.

    But the InDesign interface is too big.

    InDesign Version : 2020.0.2
    Steps to Reproduce a Problem: 1080p, 125%
    Actual Result: Interface Abnormally Large

    *screenshot including

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  10. jittery cursor

    My Indesign cursor flickers and is jittery when I have Photoshop running in the background. I'm running Catalina 10.15.4 on a 27" iMac Retina 5K. Never experienced this problem before this week.

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  11. InDesign crashes sporadically while scaling/rotating objects

    I've noticed numerous times that InDesign will crash while scaling/rotating objects. Can you please fix this bug?

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  13. document fonts bug

    Bij gebruik van de document fonts in indesign 15.02 worden bij het afsluiten van de job en het verplaatsten van de order naar de server gedeelte van de ordermap weer terug gezet naar de mac. Dit is alleen te voorkomen door na elke order indesign af te sluiten en weer opnieuw op te starten

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  14. CC Libraries panel gets stuck when Relinking

    Sometimes the CC Libraries panel gets stuck with the 'Select a graphic to relink' message when relinking. Can't select any options when this message is displayed.

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  15. Can't sort by group or type when Relinking to CC Libraries

    When relinking to CC Libraries, you have no choice but to see a list of randomly sorted (or alphabetically sorted.. who knows) assets in CC Libraries. Users should be able to sort by Type or Group like in the normal CC Libraries panel.

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  16. InDesign should warn users when text size limit is reached

    InDesign should warn users when text size limit is reached. This is especially important when resizing existing documents. If you have a huge billboard covered in lockups/text elements that you're resizing, you have no way of knowing whether the text limit is reached unless you notice it. A warning dialogue box would be nice.

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  17. Can't open Colour Book as it's own panel, therefore can't save to Workspace

    Can't open colour books as it's own panel (unlike Illustrator which allows you to). This would be useful because it would potentially allow you to save a colour book in an InDesign workspace, saving a lot of time if you consistently work in a single colour book/space.

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  18. Increase the size (thickness) of the ruler guides

    Hi,

    Give the possibility to increase the size (thickness) of the ruler guides (all the time / when hovering over the ruler guides or using a shortcuts). This would be present in the software preferences. It's not always easy to see them well. Thanks.

    Bye.

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  19. Separate the footnotes in a specific block

    Hi,

    Give the possibility to separate the footnotes in a specific block that could be manipulated. It's a good idea, no ? Thanks

    Bye.

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  20. "Align to bleed" option in Window > Object & Layout > Align panel

    Hi everybody !

    In Window > Object & Layout > Align... why not also offer "Align to bleed" ? It would be very helpful. No ? Thanks.

    Bye.

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