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  1. Slow

    Ever since these latest updates to InDesign, the performance is slow even with Display Performance set to Fast. I looked through the RAM and made sure no other settings were making it lag. I've uninstalled and reinstalled with no difference in performance. There shouldn't be a need to update InDesign so frequently, I've used Adobe products for over 10 years and these updates are making the usability go backwards.

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  2. IDML

    Found a bug (in all versions of InDesign) where an IDML does not have the correct CustomGlyph string:


    1. Create a text box and select the font "Zapfino".

    2. Using the Glyphs panel, choose the character for the word "Zapfino" (which is GID 1059). Export to IDML. The IDML will open fine.

    3. Select the character again and change the font to Times. The character will become "uhorngrave", which is GID 1059 in the Times font.

    4. Export to IDML. Open the IDML and it will display as an invalid character.

    The bug is because an IDML does not contain the Glyph ID and…

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  3. Bugs with Whitespaces in Justification’s Composer when work with Thai language and other issues

    As my report on bug with text wrapping in 2020 version (https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/38998636-bug-with-world-ready-composer-when-use-space-like). Many of issues were fixed, but some still remain.
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    Before going to the issue in the title of the post, I want to specify some issue that doesn’t fix form my last report. If you see on the attachment img 02, you will see the issue about text encoding (it just only my suspicion) that happen when you just copy and paste text (specifically in Thai) form 2020 version to 2019 or to another text editor. After I had pasted text into TextEdit almost vowels…

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  4. Bugs with Whitespaces in Justification’s Composer when work with Thai language and other issues

    As my report on bug with text wrapping in 2020 version (https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/38998636-bug-with-world-ready-composer-when-use-space-like). Many of issues were fixed, but some still remain.
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    Before going to the issue in the title of the post, I want to specify some issue that doesn’t fix form my last report. If you see on the attachment img 02, you will see the issue about text encoding (it just only my suspicion) that happen when you just copy and paste text (specifically in Thai) form 2020 version to 2019 or to another text editor. After I had pasted text into TextEdit (you can…

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  5. Bugs with Whitespaces in Justification’s Composer when work with Thai language and other issues

    As my report on bug with text wrapping in 2020 version (https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/38998636-bug-with-world-ready-composer-when-use-space-like). Many of issues were fixed, but some still remain.
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    Before going to the issue in the title of the post, I want to specify some issue that doesn’t fix form my last report. If you see on the attachment img 02, you will see the issue about text encoding (it just only my suspicion) that happen when you just copy and paste text (specifically in Thai) form 2020 version to 2019 or to another text editor. After I had pasted text into TextEdit (you can…

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  6. freezing

    I use InDesign 15.0.2 on Win 10 and it constantly freezes / crashes. Or on and off complains that certain Adobe fonts are missing. Opening and closing the file restores the fonts.
    E.g. when I open my file and try to change a stroke color InDesign freezes.
    InDesign is basically useless.

    Hope you can give me a solution to fix this.

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  7. Won't allow to print or export file

    Good afternoon - I have now been working on this issue for over 1 week! I have reproduced the entire publication, saved under diff name, and it will export less than half of the pages! Please advise.

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  8. numbered list doesn't count up - only counts 1, 1, 1

    InDesign 15.0.2 , Mac OS Catalina 10.15.4

    I've been provided text to put into document. Copy pasted in (stripping formatting), added Paragraph Formatting (basic paragraph), then selected text to make it a numbered list ... and it numbers every item as number 1.

    I did my own list, and it worked fine (1, 2, 3).

    I copied the text from within the document into the new correct list, it reverted all the numbers back to 1,1,1.

    I retyped the text to keep the correct numbering - that fixed the issue for me.

    I've attached a video showing what happens when…

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  9. Crash when changing bullet character options

    Just updated to the newest InDesign version (as of 28.03.2020).
    Whenever changing the character style on a bullet list, in my case trying to change the character color of the bullet/numbering character (1., 2., 3. ...) , either via paragraph style -> bullet options or directl via character style window, InDesign crashes. The application does not crash when I choose the "Overprint Fill" option.

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  10. Please cancel the card payment.

    I didn't want to, but the card was paid. I thought it was a trial version.
    Card payment 24000 won minimum request

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  11. Style shortcuts keep disappearing

    InDesign 13.1.1

    I'm not sure what is going on but it's been happening for a while now. The only way I've been able to fix it has been to trash my preferences. Unfortunately even that doesn't last long, sometimes as short as a day.

    I make a lot of paragraph and character shortcuts for my projects. Each has it's own set of fonts so although I use the same shortcuts each are attached to different fonts so when I jump into a project I need to be able to see the shortcuts in the panel to remember which to use.…

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  12. New Document UI Issue

    When opening InDesign and creating a new document, I am treated with a black box that houses all the options and selections to open a document. If I change the UI to touch based, it shows up. When I go back to regular mouse and keyboard, it goes black again.

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  13. InDesign Performance Issues

    Fix the bugs with InDesign 2020.
    One problem is the Window-Interactive-Media does not work. Media Settings Window does not show up 95% of the time. When it does you cannot change Media settings.
    There are more problems than this in InDesign 2020. Poor release.

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  14. document dialogue

    On opening the latest version of InDesign, instead of the usual new document dialogue all I get is a constant circling - see attached. I can only override it by seeting Preferences to Legacy new document which is certainly not as usueful.

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  15. formatting

    There NEEDS to be a way to keep formatting when copy/pasting. I need to keep formatting when copying text from .docx and pasting into indesign. This is a MUST! Us copy editors need this ability. Using textedit/notepad and copying from there doesn't work (that is the solution recommended to me by technical support). Please Please PLEASE fix this!

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  16. Table second row incorrect spacing by default

    After including the table in the InDesign, I noticed that the second row bottom and top spacing gets automatically adjusted even if I try to adjust it manually or even after deleting the second row, the spacing on the second row is not showing up correctly. Please check attached screenshot for your review - check the second and third row spacing. Also, please check the table border lines as it is confusing.

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  17. 「最近使用したもの」から開くと、テキストフィールドにキーインできない。

    「最近使用したもの」から開くと、テキストフィールドにキーインできない。

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  18. Cannot pull guides from ruler. Show Guides is on. This has been a problem in 15.0 and beyond!

    Cannot pull guides from ruler. Show Guides is on. This has been a problem in 15.0 and beyond!

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  19. footnote

    Indesign CC 2020, when i make paragraph in one column and i add footnote with style includes split in 3 columns it does not work it give me

    also i neet to enable footnotes in tables

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  20. footnote

    Indesign CC 2020, when i make paragraph in one column and i add footnote with style includes split in 3 columns it does not work it give me

    also i neet to enable footnotes in tables

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