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  1. 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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  2. 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.

    1 vote
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  3. Incompatible with Windows 10, won't even open

    My Windows 10 laptop simply will not open InDesign.

    3 votes
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  4. 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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  5. 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.

    2 votes
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  6. 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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  7. 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 →
  8. 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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  9. 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

    1 vote
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  10. 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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  11. 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.

    4 votes
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  12. 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.

    103 votes
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    275 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

  13. 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.

    7 votes
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  14. Custom GREP-queries are suddenly away

    I had a nice collection of custom GREP queries. But suddenly they are away. They were numbered from 1 to 18. I'm very down to do this all again … Is there a way to find this again? Where are the custom queries saved? I updated from macOS 10.12.4 to macOS 10.12.5. Maybe that's the reason? Or is the reason that I had numbered them?

    2 votes
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  15. Cell Style override crash

    Crashes when applying and overriding a cell style to a table that has previous overrides. Tried it multiple times on multiple files, all with the same crash result.

    3 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Crash  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    To identify the cause of this issue, we had started our investigation with the aim to resolve it. You might have also received email from us seeking more details to help in our investigation.

    We’ve concluded our investigation and came up with the finding : Either the issue is fixed in the latest release of InDesign or the issue was intermittent in nature at the time of its reporting and is not reproducible now.

    We recommend you to upgrade to the latest version of InDesign 2020.0.1 (if you’re not already on it). It contains a lot of stability fixes.

    If you still face this issue even after updating to the latest version of InDesign, please submit the crash report to us. (The guidelines to submit crash are available at (https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/submit-crash-reports.html)

    We seek your support in our continual effort to improve InDesign.


    Adobe InDesign Team

  16. Inversion dans un menu

    Indesign version 2017.1 (version française) : Pour autoriser la réorganisation des pages il faut décocher dans le menu "autoriser la réorganisation des pages" (au lieu de le cocher).

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  17. Indesign freezing when trying to change leading in style

    Indesign CC 2017.1 release

    12.1.0.56 64 build
    I am trying to change the leading for a particular style that is used in footnotes and when I attempt the change Indesign simply freezes. At the moment the leading is 9 pt but I want to increase to 11 pt. I don't have this problem with ordinary styles

    2 votes
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  18. As part of my partners Master Collection cs5.5 she cant open InDesign as its says:

    My partner cant load up her InDesignCS5.5 as part of her Master Collection.

    We've tried to reload software but don't want to keep doing it and wasting licensed uses.

    The error it generates it captured below in attachment:

    Its says entry point not be located in the dynamic link library... WORLDREADY.RPLN

    Is she missing a plug-in?

    Thanks for any assistance.

    1 vote
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  19. 3 votes
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  20. New defined Character Color in Paragraph Style not visible


    1. Version of Adobe InDesign, InCopy or InDesign Server
      Adobe InDesign CC Version 2017.1 Build 12.1.0.56
      MAC OS X Yosemite 10.10.5


    2. Steps to reproduce the issues
      Create a new Paragraph Style
      Go to Character Color tab
      Create new color with a double click in the black square
      Define some values for C/M/Y/K and click OK


    3. Expected result
      The new color shoud show up at the end of the existing color list


    4. Actual result
      The new Color don’t show up
      After changing to another tab and back the color show up


    5. Test file, screenshot, video or GIF capturing the issue (optional)
      Video…

    19 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Styles  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    The fix for this issue is now available in the latest update 14.0.2 of InDesign 2019.
    If you are unable to see the update notification yet, open the menu (three dots) from the top-right of Creative Cloud desktop application and click on ‘Check For App Updates’.
    Once the update button is shown against InDesign, click on the button to update to Id 14.0.2.

    If you face any problems with the new update, do let us know in the comments.
    https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/fixed-issues.html

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