Adobe InDesign: Bugs

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  2. Paragraph style bullets and numbering Arabic incorrect display Indesign 2020

    Latest Indesign 2020
    When specifying an Arabic string for Number in paragraph style Bullets and Numbering, the string does not display correctly. Every letter is connected to the letter to the right rather than the letter to the left.

    The wrong behavior is not present in Indesign 2019.

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  3. Split column doesn't work correctly.

    Urgent: ID 2020 splitting multiple columns doesn't work!
    I attach screenshot showing:
    - paragraph style split column
    - screenshot with style applied in ID 2019 14.3
    - screenshot with the same style and same text in ID 2020

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  4. thai

    After updated to the newest Indesign 2020, word cut/ hyphenate in Thai language become incorrect.

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  5. assignments not showing or saving with file type .icma or including the whole path in the file name

    With the implementation of ID 2020 my team and I have run into a problem saving .icma files. (We are currently using PC's and I have not experimented with a mac yet.) I have found 2 things that happen based on what you do prior to changing the assignment location.
    We have opened our files (all ID 2019 versions), all of which already have stories and assignments attached to them. After making our changes, and before saving the file I go to "Change Assignment location" and the file name is extremely long as it includes the complete path, along with…

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  6. Glyph substitution not working with certain Oriya and Bengali glyphs

    The following words in cannot be reproduced in InDesign. It seems the glyph substitution is not working in about 1% of cases.

    র‍্যানিবিজুমাব — Bengali
    ମହତ୍ଵପୂର୍ଣ୍ଣ — Oriya
    ସ୍ଵେଚ୍ଛାକୃତ — Oriya
    କିମ୍ଵା — Oriya

    It looks fine above, in any text editor, or in any Microsoft app, but does NOT look right in any Adobe app I tested, such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop CC 2019 and 2020 of each.
    I am applying the World-Ready Composers.
    I have tried copy+pasting the text from Word and also tried the Place command in InDesign.
    I've tested in both the English North America and…

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  7. Can't add extra space before a styled paragraph

    I need to add a few points of space before a styled paragraph to base align two columns. I add them in the paragraph box, but nothing happens and then the amount reverts to the original amount. How can I override? Never had this problem with previous versions of ID; I'm using the newest one.

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  8. indesign cc on mac book pro 2017 17": The view with "shift + w" is most of the times full of confudes pixels!

    indesign cc on mac book pro 2017 17": The view with "shift + w" is most of the times full of confudes pixels!

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  9. Indents incorrect when importing Word document

    When importing a Word document that contains some indented paragraphs, the left indent being set to 5mm in Word (for example), once placed in InDesign, these 5mm indents typically show as 4.992mm. This would not neccesarily be a problem except that Find/Change in InDesign will not recognise an indent to 3 decimal places and therefore this cannot be located easily and fixed. This is proving to be a big problem in my workflow as I cannot automate the process of re-styling these paragraphs using InDesign Paragraph Styles with Find/Change. This bug occurs whatever measurement system is used, i.e. mm, inches,…

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  10. exportar a SWF

    Hola!! la nueva versión de indesign no tiene la opción de exportar a SWF !!!!!!

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  11. QR Code don't work with Cyrillic symbols

    When you try to write any Cyrillic symbols to QR Code you see everything correctly at edit page. But if you try to scan that QR code you get something like this –ö–æ–ª–∏–±. Could you please fix that error?

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  12. screen blacks out momentarily (flickers, blinks, flashes, etc) in InDesign CC 14.0.2

    screen blacks out momentarily (flickers, blinks, flashes, etc) in InDesign CC 14.0.2
    How do I stop this, it i is very distracting

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  13. Textumfluss bei Version 5.0

    funktioniert nicht richtig. Man muss immer auf Rahmeneinpassung klicken, damit die Änderungen gemacht werden = sehr mühsam

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  14. format de document

    Les fenêtres indiquant le format de document sont trop étroites et n'affichent pas les valeurs en entier.
    par exemple : 2500 mm, le 2 est tronqué
    ou comme sur la pièce jointe pour 370,2 mm et 262.2 mm, le chiffre des centaines n'apparaît pas à l'écran.
    W10 écran 32 pouces 2560 x 1440 pixels

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  15. Adobe InDesign does not support GPU performance

    Dear mrs. aund Mr. Adobe,

    please support the GPU performance for Adobe InDesign 2020 on PC/Windows.

    How can it be that this option has existed for years in Adobe Illustrator, but not in Adobe InDesign? The performance without this support is really scary when zooming and scrolling! It would make sense to let the video card do the work. The technical implementation must be possible on the part of Adobe, because the whole thing works well on the Mac.

    Thanks to our team for accepting this idea!
    Bernetto K

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  16. Keyboard Shortcut cmd-alt-shift-D does not work

    This shortcut to copy elements on a page does not work on Mac. Different Versions and OS-Versions tested.

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  17. Problem with changing the cursor to text

    Spinning wheel of death on cursor tool. Running latest version and catalina.

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  18. Thumb nail of indesign saved files not appearing after 2019 to 2020 update

    Can anyone help me with this issue, since I update to the 2020 InDesign from 2019 all my icons in saved files don't show the InDesign thumbnail is this a bug or just me being dumb?

    note -
    -Files still open as normal.
    -Even if I save them in 2020 formate still no icons
    -Other adobe programs since update show Icons.

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  19. opens two documents

    When i open a document a random second document opens, usually something i had been working on earlier. Double click file A and it opens, and then File Z opens as well without the command to do so

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  20. opens two documents

    When i open a document a random second document opens, usually something i had been working on earlier. Double click file A and it opens, and then File Z opens as well without the command to do so

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