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  1. 1 vote
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    1 comment  ·  PDF Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Anasuiya Gupta responded

    Hi Michael

    Thanks for reporting the issue. This is a known bug and is currently under review.

    Regards
    Anasuiya Gupta

  2. Glyphs "alternates for selection"

    Glyphs panel: When I choose Show: Alternates for Selection, no alternates display even though there are several alternates for the selection the fonts I am using. I have tried with many fonts over the years and it still doesn't work.

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  3. Not enough contrast in Check Spelling dialogue box

    InDesign CC 2017's Check Spelling results interface is fairly unreadable. In the "Not in Dictionary" and "Uncapitalized Sentence" box, more contrast is needed between the text and background shading. This is true in all appearance settings (dark, medium, light).
    Thanks!

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  4. Recent work not appearing

    When I start up InDesign (12.1.0.56 x64 Build - 2017.1 Release), my Recent work does not appear in the Recent work window. In my other CC s/w, it does.

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  5. Fontexplorer plugin 3.5.3 not compatible with ID prerelease CC 2018

    Bug ID prerelease CC 2018: Fontexplorer plugin 3.5.3 not compatible

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  6. UI Error, serious problem in transform bounding box nodes.

    UI Error, serious problem in transform bounding box nodes.

    Nodes appears a GUI error. Cannot able to transform.

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  7. Links from CC Library suddely missing and can't be relinked

    I sometimes have a problem with links from the CC Libraries, the links work fine when I save and close the file. But then sometimes when I open the INDD-file the day after it says that the links are missing, and when I try to relink it just say that "Either the file doesn't excist, you do not have read permissions to it or the file is used in another application".

    But none of the options in the dialog box are correct, the files in the library still works fine in other documents. I have no idea how to fix…

    4 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Graphics/Images/Assets  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Master-double-page with bleed makes mistake in assigning a single page


    1. InDesign 2017.1

    2. DIN A5 document with double-page and 3 mm bleed. On master-double-page A is no background and on master-double-page B is a full-faced background on the left page and a full-faced background on the right page. If I assign the right page of master-page B, the left page-background will also displayed on the left page (assigned with master page A, where is no background!!!). This just happens if the background of the master-page is set to the bleed (on top-left and bottom). The backgrounds are exact positioned and are not on the opposite page. See screenshots!

    3. On the left…
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  9. Paragraph Panel – Unwanted Text replacement

    Please fix this bug!!!

    When I go to manually change the "Space before" or "Space After", it replaces all my selected text rather than the value I have selected to change within the panel.

    This is IMPOSSIBLE to work with.

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  10. Incompatible with Windows 10, won't even open

    My Windows 10 laptop simply will not open InDesign.

    3 votes
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  11. CC2017

    When I command+W and try to scroll up and down with the arrow keyes it takes forever and its inconstant. Basically its not working at all.
    I just bought the new MacBook Pro 2017 with macOS Sierra 10.12.5.

    I restarted laptop and it continued to make the same.
    In my other Macbook air, it works just as fine.

    2 votes
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  12. Conditional Tables: make them use the Condition Indicator

    Currently, when a condition is applied to a table, there is no visible indicator in layout mode. The attached graphic shows how in Story Editor, the table is highlighted with the conditional text indicator, but in Normal mode, it is not.

    But it should be.

    1 vote
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  13. Every time I create a table of content document in my book and save it in the book, it become unopenable afterwards.

    The table of contents document in my book continues to fail over and over again. I have recreated it 4 times today.

    2 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Book/TOC  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. search

    I use CC 2017, but of course have seen this issue in other versions, Mac, and PC. When typing in a search term, like search term, the letters I type in show up backward, if at all, so mret chraes... which of course makes searching impossible. I can close the program, close the dialog box, and it still keeps coming up. It's so frustrating when you have 1000s of pages and need to find multiple words in between to keep opening/closing/shutting down

    3 votes
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    Need more info  ·  2 comments  ·  Text/Story/Table  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. InDesign 2017 Froze and Will Not Shutdown or Quit

    I am using InDesign 2017 on a Dell Windows computer. I was synching/saving a document and it froze. I shut down the computer but when I reopened the computer the document was still there but I could not do anything with it. I cannot quit. I cannot use my mouse with it. It is frozen as if permanently in a state of incomplete saving at 75%. What can I do to rectify this?

    1 vote
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  16. option "show import parameters"

    where in the Indesign cc is the option "show import parameters" - in the window, the command "put" does not have it at all

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  17. Blocked into portrait mode

    My computer's touchscreen and, accidentally touching The screen, I pressed something that made all my pages go into portrait mode and I can't find a way to get them back into landscape mode. Please help! I need to finish my portfolio for tomorrow and this bug is really disturbing my work! I've already tried changing the orientation by going into file>documents setup, but the settings say my pages are already in landscape mode, even though they clearly aren't!

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  18. Missing links in packages

    Link paths are the original paths, not the ones redirecting to the package's folder, although 'update graphic links in package' is activated.

    2 votes
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  19. Proportional Scaling Using Shift Button Not Working

    In the 2017.1 release of InDesign, the ability to hold Shift and scale objects proportionally seems to have disappeared. I know for me this is a major functionality problem that is increasing the time I have to spend on current projects. I've checked support forums and others are encountering this problem, but I haven't yet seen a solution.

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    248 comments  ·  Graphics/Images/Assets  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello All,

    Thank you for your patience all this while; we really appreciate your support!

    Our investigation suggests that one of common reasons for the problem is that certain software (mostly antivirus and other security applications) and browser extensions happen to enable “Secure Keyboard Entry” on Mac machines due to which some keys such as Shift key in this case do not perform the desired action in InDesign.

    For now I request you to follow the below provided KB doc for the quick workaround of the problem.
    https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/features-do-not-work-keyboard-keys-mac.html

    In the comments section many of the users have confirmed that disabling Webroot SecureAnywhere (a security app) has resolved the issue for them. Please note that, the problem may not be related to a particular software; there could be a different application or antivirus which might be causing the problem by enabling Secure Keyboard Entry on Mac.

    Regards,
    Abhinav Kaushik
    InDesign Team

  20. Ignore All not working in spell check

    When using the spell check, the "Ignore All" feature no longer appears to work. When spell checking a long document this is a pain and it's really easy to miss something that is actually wrong.

    This seems to be a fairly recent thing as it did used to work. Using the latest version of InDesign.

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