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  1. idml rechtecke verschoben

    Beim speichern in der 2020 Version als IDML und dann dem Öffnen bei einer anderen Person, die die 2018 Version hat, wurden Breiten/Höhen geändert und das Rechteck ist verrutscht statt X/Y 0/0 auf 0,88/0,88.

    Das ist für exakte Arbeit bedenklich und man kann dem System dadurch weniger vertrauen, es sollte also eine Lösung gefunden werden, sodass es in jeder Version gleich ist

    Beim erneuten öffnen der idml in der 2020 Version, in der es gespeichert wurde, sitzt alles wieder normal wie vorher.

    Vielen Dank und viele Grüße
    Emely

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  2. Place dialogue blank

    The place dialogue is often a nearly blank/greyed-out box. Sometime ID crashes, sometimes it allows me to a place the file through the dialogue, sometimes the dialogue disappears when I click the pasteboard. It happens seemingly randomly.

    Using Mac 10.14
    ID 2021 multi-installed for CJK settings and English UI

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  3. book fails to synchronize after chapter-file edit

    Win10/64-Pro, InDesign 16.0.1/64

    A book with 53 chapters fails to detect edited chapters when re-synching.

    This problem did not occur with other recent updates of InDesign. Normally, when a chapter-file has been edited, a yellow bullet appears next to the filename in the Book chapter list. This isn't happening, because the files are not being detected as edited. Perhaps the book feature's metadata was corrupted by the update from 16.0.0 to 16.0.1?

    When I rebuild the book, even after full re-synch and renumber operations, chapters whose files have just been edited are not updated.

    The only way I can get…

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  4. Layout drop down does not work

    When I click on the layout menu dropdown and select any of the options like move pages, delete, duplicate, etc. Nothing happens. I have the most recent version of InDesign. I also get a default option when I click on the File drop down options and requires me to restart so I can save, export to pdf etc.. This is incredibly frustrating.

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  5. Share link is low resolution

    Make the web preview higher resolution.

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  6. Updating Excel file causes crash

    InDesign 2021 on Mac 10.14.6
    Clicking link to update file causes immediate crash.
    A quick internet search finds that his been a long ongoing issue. (Maybe fixed at times? I'm not seeing posts for 2021 version.)

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  7. newest indesign quits upon trying to save

    newest indesign quits upon trying to save, or it just freezes and I have to force quit.
    running mac big sur

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  8. Issue: InDesign hangs for 30s or so before new document or window appears.

    Issue: InDesign hangs for 30s or so before new document or window appears.


    1. Using InDesign 16.0.1 on PC (Win10)

    2. Steps: Create new document or create new window for existing document.

    3. Expected: Prompt appearance of new blank document or additional window.

    4. Actual: InDesign hangs for 30s or so before new document or window appears.

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  9. nested style bug

    InDesign 16.0 and 16.0.1
    Mac OS 11.1.1

    I am struggling with adding a custom character to the 4th column of the nested style definition. I can pull down the menu to access the presets, but when I want to add a custom character (like Opt+8 for a bullet) it's not working as expected.

    If I'm persistent, I can type it in sometimes, and sometimes it takes it but still shows the first menu item (Word).

    This is happening in multiple documents. I have reset preferences and installed 16.0.1, with the same result.

    ~Barb

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  10. Color changes when overprint preview is switched on.

    Hi,

    With the latest version of InDesign v16.0.1 running on macOS Catalina, a strange phenomenon appeared. When "Overprint Preview" in switched on displayed colors change. Oranges become reddish. When the images/vector graphics are checked in Photoshop or Illustrator they look OK.

    When Overprint Preview is OFF, colors are displayed correctly. But when OP is turned on, they change. Most drastic change takes place in the orange-red region.

    Attached are two screen shots.

    Bet regards,

    Refik Telhan
    rtelhan@icloud.com

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  11. Color changes when overprint preview is switched on.

    Hi,

    With the latest version of InDesign v16.0.1 running on macOS Catalina, a strange phenomenon appeared. When "Overprint Preview" in switched on displayed colors change. Oranges become reddish. When the images/vector graphics are checked in Photoshop or Illustrator they look OK.

    When Overprint Preview is OFF, colors are displayed correctly. But when OP is turned on, they change. Most drastic change takes place in the orange-red region.

    Attached are two screen shots.

    Bet regards,

    Refik Telhan
    rtelhan@icloud.com

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  12. text frame anchored causes ID to hang

    I have a text frame (with text wrap, and also an inline image) anchored to a line of text in the main story.

    When I adjust this frame while it is still anchored, it causes ID 16.0.1 to hang. This is the same behaviour as in versions before. No crash report because of ID 'just hanging'. The fix is force quitting.

    macOS 11.0.1. This was also happening with earlier versions of macOS.
    The remedy is: 'Free' anchored object, make adjustments, and re-anchore the frame.

    Added info:
    possible connection: this happens when anchored to text with paragraph shading!

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  13. minion pro black

    Whenever I open a document that contains the missing typeface Minion Pro Black, Indesign crashes on mac. Over and over...
    It does not crash when opened on PC.

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  15. pdf export


    • I have the latest and greatest just installed 2021 version of inDesign 16.0.1 x64 on Windows 10, i7 3.2Ghz with 16GB RAM

    • I have tried exporting to idml and saving again as I have seen suggested elswhere

    • I have tried restarting my computer, and inDesign many, many times.

    • everytime I try to export the file it gets most of the way through, then hangs on the same percentage everytime.

    • Background tasks shows an error / warning, but gives no clues as to what it is.

    • no matter how long I leave it (hours) it will not advance past the stuck…
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  16. set default open folder

    Upgraded to ID 16.0.1x64 today on a Win 10 64 system. File Open, or File Save, both want to use "This PC > Documents" and not the original file folder. Didn't have this problem prior to the upgrade.

    How can I set the default file open folder?

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  17. Option-Click and Drag

    InDesign 16.0.1. (and prior)

    I updated to Catalina OS on Mac. Option-Click no longer works as it should. It is supposed to straight duplicate one time. Now it is acting as a step and repeat and is creating 2 duplicates instead of one. Please help. I can't find how to fix this.

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  18. Rotate effects same direction with page rotation

    When you need to rotate a page (180º) effects applied to a text frame aren't keeping the same viewable as it was originally set.

    i.e: If you have a text with a Drop shadow applied with an angle of 135º if you rotate the page 180º the effect applied is upside-down, not following the original X and Y position, it should be -45º to keep consistency, please see attached jpg

    Make sense?

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  19. nuovo

    Quando faccio File, Nuovo documento, non mi fa vedere la pagina

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  20. Unwanted dark lines generated around PNG files on export

    Adobe Indesign 2021
    When I export designs using an imported PNG graphic, the finished PDF shows an unwanted dark line around the crop area of the PDF.
    This doesn't seem to happen with jpegs or ai files.

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