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  1. Publish online - Play videos

    I was trying to play a video in Publish Online there are 4 buttons to play each video but every time I click on one button, it all comes out in one click.

    The links to each button seem all correct but when it comes to playing online it seems the button doesn't control the videos

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  2. Glitching while working and problems while exporting in PDF

    glitching while working and problems while exporting in PDF

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  3. hyperlink removes style

    This is ID 19.4.

    Hello– I have a character style applied to some (but not all) of the text in a TOC (see Attachment 1). As a test, we'll consider the word BELFAST, which has this specific style applied to it: font Roboto Bold, size 10, leading 12, All Caps, PMS 5275 CMYK.

    However, when I use the 'Add Hyperlink' function to the entire text block (from BELFAST to the page #), the previously described style I have applied onto BELFAST is removed (see second attachment).

    The particular TOC I'm showing you is short so no biggie, but I have…

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  4. Scripting bug with Book files and the new EPUB Page Navigation option

    In InDesign 19.4 on macOS 14.4.1, the document.epubExportPreferences.epubCreatePageNavigation and book.epubExportPreferences.epubCreatePageNavigation properties are supposed to allow scripts to toggle the reflowable EPUB "page navigation" option on and off. However, only the document.epubExportPreferences.epubCreatePageNavigation property functions properly. The book.epubExportPreferences.epubCreatePageNavigation doesn't do anything. Regardless of whether it is "true" or "false", the output always includes the page break markers when outputting reflowable ePub from a book file via scripting.

    2 votes

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  6. When duplicating page(s) the layout breaks

    I'm on windows 11.
    Since updating to 19.4 i noticed that everytime i duplicate a page it moves my whole layout around. It happens not only if i alt drag the page, also if i right click duplicate and when i made an alternate layout in the page panel. It also doesn't matter if i lock a layer. Everything gets moved a little bit to the right or the left, to the top or bottom. Sometimes it also slightly scales an image i believe. The only thing i can do against it, is copy the whole spread and paste it…

    2 votes

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  7. OpenType features bug, missing glyphs on PDF export and convert to outlines

    I've run into a bug when converting text to outlines, and PDF export, relating to OpenType Features.

    I have a font, Chartwell, that has worked perfectly in InDesign for 13+ years. I recently received this bug report from a customer, but am able to recreate it on my end.

    In InDesign’s UI, everything still seems to work correctly. However, when exporting a PDF or converting the text to outlines, some glyphs disappear completely. (See image)

    The font uses complex Discretionary Ligatures to pull off substituting pie chart shapes. The issue doesn't appear for all discretionary ligatures, but something about this…

    4 votes

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  8. when importing documents from Word and mapping to paragraph styles

    Everytime I start mapping styles on import InDesign crashes. This is taking up too much time, I have tried exporting/saving the doc as an rtf etc but to no avail. I am running Sonoma 14.4 on a brand new Macbook Pro 16"

    1 vote

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  9. UI settings greyed out

    No one EVER solves this. Those of us who work on TV monitors (for the large size) can never get the panels text (among other things) to scale up so they are legible. This causes great eyestrain and is just terrible, over all. Usually, it is suggested that I change my resolution, but I can't do that, because it would ***** up everything else on my computer, including ID. This problem has been around for about 20 years, and the folks at InDesign don't care. They have never fixed it.

    2 votes

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  10. Indesign transparency effect doesnt work when published online

    My Indesign is the newest version,19.4.
    The text transparency effect (multiply) doesn't appear in the online published version. it goes back to the solid color, not the color + multiply effect
    Preview is working fine and I had no problem when its exported to PDF

    1 vote

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  11. InDesign resets window position set by Magnet utility on macOS

    In the current v19.4 (2024), when I use the common utility Magnet to resize the InDesign window (i.e. the Application Frame) to full screen, InDesign itself will reset the window position as soon as I ⌘-tab out of InDesign and return to it. No other app on my Mac does this, and it's very frustrating. Manual window size changes are honoured.

    There are other inconcistencies about InDesign's window positioning on macOS too — if it opens on my laptop screen, the application bar (above the control panel) appears under the menu bar and is almost invisible.

    Please fix.

    3 votes

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  12. CC Libraries palette vibrates nonstop

    InDesign ver 19.4, when I click on the CC Libraries palette, the scroll bar and the bottom of the palette vibrates or jumps vertically up and down nonstop. I can't get it to stop. Closing and re-opening the palette didn't help. Restarting ID didn't help. Very distracting when using your libraries palette.

    1 vote

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  13. When language is set to Polish, InDesign insert American ("") instead of Polish quotes („”)

    This is very annoying thing. Could you please fix it? (In InDesign CS6 it worked like a charm ;) ).

    I'm using the newest InDesign (19.4 x64) and Windows 11 (23H2)

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  14. Conflict - when I select "e" and I would like to change it to "ę" (Polish special character) with right alt+e, InDesign opens Export dialog.

    Please, remove the Export dialog in this particular situation, this is super annoying.

    I'm using the newest InDesign (19.4 x64), Polish version and Windows 11 (23H2)

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  15. Request: import of layers when placing a child INDD

    At the moment, there is only the option in the extended Place dialog to switch layers of the placed child INDD on or off. Switching layers of a child object should be possible in the parent INDD. Would be way more convenient than right-clicking every child object and select the Layer options.

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  16. Letter after drop cap disappear in PDF

    In InDesign 19.x ME version, the letter after Drop Cap disappears in the PDF file.
    When will you release us from the idiotic World-ready composer and allow us to use Adobe Composer to write from right to left?

    55 votes

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  17. Published Online Document Not Loading

    The links from publishing online are all down and not working. "Document Not Found" after latest InDesign update. Really need this fixed as it's super important to our workflow.

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  18. Alert is shown on opening documents in InDesign(v19.4.0.63) - "This file is already open by another user or another application."

    After updating InDesign to V19.4, I'm now locked out of many of my previous design files. I'm receiving the error, "This file is already open by another user or another application. This file may be stored on a network server and cannot be opened until the other user closes it."

    I reinstalled V19.3 and can now access these old files but I would prefer to use the most up to date version if possible. happy to provide a sample if needed.

    14 votes

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  19. i have latest pc version of InDesign, 19.4 x64, and Separations Preview no longer shows ink percentages, at all

    i have latest pc version of InDesign, 19.4 x64, and Separations Preview no longer shows ink percentages, at all.

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  20. InDesign becomes non-responsive

    Since updating to 19.4, InDesign often becomes non-responsive during normal work. UI items become grayed out and I have to click on document tabs multiple times to switch documents. I cannot edit things – nothing happens when I click in a document. I have to save documents (thank goodness that still works) and restart InDesign to get it back to normal

    3 votes

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