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  1. Script | Selection on merged row makes indesign crash

    Hi everyone,

    I'm facing a new problem with a script I was working on, it is supposed to read every cells I selected and let me apply a cell and paragraph style. It works fine unless my first selection is a merge row and the second one a row without any merge.

    so selecting this two rows with this code makes indesign crash (see: rows.png):

    try {

    var mySelection = app.selection[0];
    
    alert(app.selection[0].contents)

    } catch (e) {

    alert("error\n" + e.number + ": " + e.message)
    

    }

    Thanks for your help,
    Nicolas

    here's an example of my selection that crashes (error.png)

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  3. Based on paragraph style doesn't show group the style is in

    In Indesign 2020 when paragraph styles are based on other paragraph styles that are within a group, the based on area does not indicate which group the style is in, it only shows the name of the style. Which makes it difficult to know which actual style it's based on if you have multiple styles with the same name that are in various groups. Screen shots of Indesign 2020 attached and Indesign CS6 where it did show the group name in the based on area.

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  4. new folder

    command Shift N – new folder when trying to save/export a file - it doesn't work for me in Indesign 2020 with Mojave.

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  5. La fenêtre multimedia grandit en permanence et ne fonctionne pas.


    1. version 15.0

    2. importer une vidéo, ouvrir la fenêtre multimédia

    3. utiliser la fonction

    4. la fenêtre grandit en permanence et est inutilisable

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  6. big sur

    Graphics problem in Big Sur B7 and latest Indesign CC.

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  7. shift command does not work for scaling

    I think others have had this problem but I can't find a current stream. I can not scale proportionately an image or text by holding the Shift and Command keys and dragging. I am running CC 15.1.2 I tried to revert back to the previous version with no luck. I tried this with a couple of versions. Is there an issue with IOS 10.15.6? I think that just updated as well.

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  8. Unable to drag & drop images within text frame through custom plugin on Indesign CC2020

    We have a custom plugin, we are using this plugin since Indesign CS4. We have an option to drag & drop images from this plugin pallet into Indesign Layout. With the latest CC2020 SDK, we have upgraded our plugin from CC18 to CC2020 & it works fine on all other functionality except "Drag & drop" within text frame.

    We didn't made any update to the code, the same option works fine till CC2019. Is there any known issue with CC2020 sdk for drag & drop?

    Note: Drag & drop Images from custom plugin into Text Frame. Center Point is not…

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  9. Unable to drag & drop images within text frame through custom plugin on Indesign CC2020

    We have a custom plugin, we are using this plugin since Indesign CS4. We have an option to drag & drop images from this plugin pallet into Indesign Layout. With the latest CC2020 SDK, we have upgraded our plugin from CC18 to CC2020 & it works fine on all other functionality except "Drag & drop" within text frame.

    We didn't made any update to the code, the same option works fine till CC2019. Is there any known issue with CC2020 sdk for drag & drop?

    Note: Drag & drop allows us to place the image at left top corner of…

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  10. Pixelation of transparent .png's mostly using logos when exporting to PDF

    Used a high quality logo, even took the time to replace it a second time. Same result.
    Creates a pixelated black outline, even after replacing it a couple of times.

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  11. Paragraph and Character styles lost during copy and paste

    When text frames are copied and pasted between documents style are lost. This is happening in version 15.1.1

    Copy and paste within same document works fine.

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  12. 'Justify All Lines' Not Working Properly

    The 'Justify All Lines' paragraph option does not work properly when applied to objects within a text frame. The attached example image should help to explain.

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  13. Spinning Ball Every Couple of Keystrokes

    I get the spinning ball every few seconds with InDesign - extremely frustrating! I've tried everything suggested in the community forums.

    I'm running a brand new MacBook Pro (16" 2020 with 2.3GHz/Radeon Pro 5500M/32GB/2TB), with Catalina 10.15.6 and InDesign CC 15.1.2. I've used this MBP for LESS THAN A WEEK, and have NO preferences established-it's super clean right now.

    So frustratingly slow! Spinning ball every couple of keystrokes. Productivity killed.

    I tried everything people have recommended in the community forum including dumping preferences; turning off GPU Performance; changing color preferences to Apple RGB; I have no 3rd party applications running;…

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  15. profil

    Bonjour, Le souci est que sur BR mes fichiers Indd et les exports pour impression en PDF ne contiennent aucune mention de "Profil Colorimétrique", alors que mes logiciels Adobe ont bien la même gestion de couleur à savoir : PREPRESSE EUROPE > COATED FOGRA39
    J'ai beau Attribuer ou Convertir en profil cela ne fonctionne pas !
    Sinon, pouvez-vous me donner la manipulation à faire ?
    Merci
    Cela est très ennuyeux pour les imprimeurs.

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  16. ID very slow on creating packages

    ID 15.1.2 on MBP 15" 2019 macOS Catalina 10.15.6
    Since updating to ID 15.1.2 creating packages (File > Package) takes sooooo much time – especially collecting image files into the Links-folder. Feels like using a last century internet connection to copy them instead of a ssd. Really bad: There's no progress shown on the progress bar. The only way to figure out that ID still works ist to check the Links-folder again and again where you can see the files dropping in one after another …

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  17. unable to open old pagemaker files in In

    Unable to open old pagemaker files in InDesign with .PM5, .p65 and .pmd formates

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  18. "Hue" effect on rectangle breaks anti-aliasing of text

    Description: "Hue" effect on rectangle breaks anti-aliasing of text
    Version: InDesign 2020 (15.0.2. x64)
    OS: Windows 10 (10.0.18363 Build 18363)

    Reproduction:
    1. Create a text frame and fill it with any text
    2. Create a rectangle on the same page and go to Window -> Effects, and set the rectangle's effect to "Hue"
    3. Text on that same page no longer appears anti-aliased

    Figured this out while trying to find out why all the text looked so bad. Ended up copying things to a new document (where text wasn't jagged) one by one, and eventually narrowed it down to the…

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  19. Endnotes with links incorrect when exporting to an accessible PDF file.

    When exporting an InDesign file to an accessible PDF file (tagged PDF), if any endnotes contain hyperlinks, the tagging structure is messed up. Starting with the first hyperlink (not the links for the endnote references), all of the endnotes from that point on are in the link tag for that first hyperlink. I encountered a very similar bug a few years ago when exporting to the EPUB format with documents that contained endnotes that finally got resolved a year or so after the bug was reported.

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  20. Traduction problems with french version

    There is a problem of traduction here (french version)
    Objet>Masque>Option
    The title of the popup is in English

    There is an other problem in the menu "Fenêtre"
    A cap is missing in the line "commentaires"

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