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  1. automatic page numbering

    InDesign 2020 - I can no longer get automatic page numbers. When I insert special characters>marks>current page number on the master page, it inserts two 'ss' and won't insert an 'A' for the page number? I have copied an automatic page number from an old file and pasted it into this new one I'm working on, and it works OK. Has anyone else got any experience of this? What's your work around or solution?

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  2. MacOS Save As dialog box bugs: escape key not closing, file name highlight bug

    Escape key no longer closes Save As dialog box (macOS Catalina, InDesign 15.1.1), AND file name is no longer highlighted correctly -- it either isn't highlighted at all, or incorrectly includes the extension.

    This behavior is different from 20+ years of using Adobe products. Please Fix!!

    Escape key DOES close the Export dialog box, so it is OBVIOUSLY a bug. Else, why would it be designed inconsistent behavior, hmm?! (looking at you, UX team)

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  3. [BUG] Text from pdf disappears when placing a pdf

    When placing a (PitStop server certified) PDF some texts in the placed PDF disappear (on screen as well as print).
    Only happens in latests Indesign/photoshop/illustrator, older versions work fine.

    PDF has no errors or problems in Acrobat pro preflight and PitStop server.

    Confirmed by several users in community forum:
    https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign/placed-pdf-file-into-indesing-part-of-pdf-file-disappear/m-p/11258536?page=3

    Sample file attached.

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  4. [bug] UI won’t show up although app seems to have launched successfully

    macOS Catalina 10.15.5
    MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019)

    Nothing appears when I create a new document or open one. The app seems to be working though because it keeps adding a numeric increment every time I create a new file. InDesign is updated to latest build. Please advise.

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  5. Number 5 does not work Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad

    I have this bizarre bug when I'm typing the number 5 on my bluetooth Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad, the style of my typography changes, and the n° doesn't appear…

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  6. 탐색기나 브릿지와의 호환

    인디자인 cc로 업데이트 한후 탐색기나 브릿지에서 이미지를 가지고 올때 드래그가 안되는 현상이 가끔 발생합니다. 너무 불편합니다. 문제 해결좀 해주세요.

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  7. Viewing page with linked image causes file to be marked as dirty (needs saving)

    InDesign version: 15.1.1
    Additional versions tried: 15.0.3, 15.0, 14.0.3
    MacOS Mojave (10.14.6) on two different computers

    To reproduce:
    1. Create a new empty document.
    2. Add a second page to the document.
    3. Place Image, onto the page you're viewing (I did a PNG)
    4. Save and close the document.
    5. Open the document.
    6. Wait 2-20 seconds, doing nothing to change the document.

    Expected result: document opens to page with placed image, nothing else happens / changes.

    Actual result: document opens to page with placed image, and after a delay the document is marked as changed (asterisk appears in…

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  8. Crash during spell check

    At any stage in spell checking but usually at the start. Running Mac Catalina and In Design 15.1.1 on a McBook Pro 2019.

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  9. caption

    When using the ‘generate live caption’ -and i read more than one data-field- the caption is placed over several paragraphs.
    When this is used in combination with numbering paragraphs (to auto number the pictures) every line gets a new number e.g.

    So this is a pretty useless option right now, I have no idea how to fix this…

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  10. Intraktive Felder

    Bugs in den Fomularfelder.
    Schriftgrad steht auf automatisch. Wenn daraus ein Interaktives PDF generiere wird, wird der Text beim überlaufen das Feldes nicht kleiner wie es eigentlich sein sollte, sondern der Text läuft weiter und ist dann nicht mehr zu sehen!
    So kann die neue 15.1 x64 Version nicht verwenden werden!

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  11. dropbox sync font file issue

    InDesign 15.1.1 creating font sync issue with Dropbox where it repeatedly changes the AdobeFnt22.lst file again and again while Dropbox tries to sync the file folder. This causes the editing process to be exceptionally sluggish and unresponsive when attempting to edit files saved to Dropbox folders. This does not happen on files saved to local drive (e.g. desktop) only Dropbox folders, and only in the most recent update. Previously it has not been an issue.

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  12. The app.doScript () statement no longer works since version 15.1.1...

    The script that I am attaching works up to version 15.0 and does not work with the next versions (certainly with version 15.1.1). The error that returns is "Unable to load Adobe Indesign Type Library 1.0" (translated from Italian). It does not seem to me that there are incompatibilities with the app.doScript () statement that generates the error.

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  13. The app.doScript () statement no longer works since version 15.1.1...

    The script that I am attaching works up to version 15.0 and does not work with the next versions (certainly with version 15.1.1). The error that returns is "Unable to load Adobe Indesign Type Library 1.0" (translated from Italian). It does not seem to me that there are incompatibilities with the app.doScript () statement that generates the error.

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  14. Find/Change dialog does not working

    InDesign Find/Change dialog does not open neither after keyboard prompt (CTRL + F) nor after to pulldown menu choice

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  15. Pages palette bug

    Hello,

    You will find a file in the attachment, please open it. Now open the page palette. Now try moving the pages in the correct order of the numbers by moving the thumbnails. You will not succeed!
    I reported this bug over a year ago and it still isn't fixed! (Indesign version 15.5.5)

    Edit: Unfortunately I cannot attach an Indesign file. Please provide me with an email address so that I can send you the file.

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  16. Cannot save file (damaged file)

    Since updating Indesign to 15.1.1, sometimes I can't save files on our server. I don't have any issues with other Adobe apps. I get the following error saying that the file is damaged (even with new files).

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  17. BUG - 15.1.1 - Mac/PC - text threads don't display

    On both Mac and PC, the 15.1.1 version doesn't display text frame threads.

    When I create a new doc, threaded text frames DO show the threads. But when I open pre-existing documents, threads don't show at all. I've confirmed this behavior with a few other people, on both OS platforms. I'm running on Win10/64, [Version 10.0.18363.836]. The Mac users were on very recent OS's.

    Allen

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  18. Animation issue on page load

    Hi,
    The issue is in the attached document.
    This problem is there for the CC 2018-2019 & 2020 Versions.
    Not sure why its taking years to fix this. Hope it will be addressed soon.

    Best Regards

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  19. 15.1 and 15.1.1 Locking up and freezing when opening packaged files

    Same bug that we had with CS6.

    Basically if a Document Fonts folder exists, then opening the INDD file takes forever and/or freezes up constantly while working. But if we rename the subfolder or delete it altogether, then ID performs normally.

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  20. Native support for table formulas in InDesign

    I have found countless workarounds for scripts that support formulas in InDesign, but how is this not a native tool?

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