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  1. transform

    Special Character Current page numbers, double digits loose all kerning. Not able to adjust.

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    We have released an update for InDesign CC2019 (v 14.0.1) which contains fixes for some key issues. If you are not already on 14.0.1 (build 209), then we recommend you to update to latest version.

    If you still face this issue even after updating, please send the following information to santalwa@adobe.com :

    Reproducible Steps –
    • Error snapshot or video recording of the issue.
    • Is the issue related to a specific document(s)/asset(s)? If yes, can you please share the document(s)/asset(s) with us? Please package the entire document(To package the document, Go to File → Package)

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  2. Height and Width-Bug in object styles with anchored images in CC 2018

    I want to apply an object style, the size and position options are set to "width only" (nothing else is set).

    If i apply this style to a normal frame or a frame with a placed image, everything is fine. But if it's a frame of an anchored image, the height is changing too!

    Example: A frame with 100x100mm should be changed to 200mm width after the applied style. If it's a frame of an anchored image, it will become 200x155mm. (?!)

    CC 2018, OSX Version

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    Hello,

    Issue has been fixed in InDesign’s latest update, Id 13.1.
    Please update your InDesign for the resolution of the problem.

    Thanks,
    Abhinav

  3. InDesign CC 2018 crashes when copying textbox with anchored object into Photoshop CC 2018 document

    InDesign crashes when I copy a textbox with an anchored object from Indesign document into Photoshop document

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    Issue is fixed with InDesign’s latest 13.1 update.
    Please upgrade your InDesign for the resolution of the issue.

    Thanks,
    Abhinav Kaushik

  4. 2018 crashes

    I am able to get to the point of "do you want to start automatic recovery..i'll hit yes and no...crashes right after that

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    CLOSED  ·  amaarora responded

    To identify the cause of this issue, we had started our investigation with the aim to resolve it. You might have also received email from us seeking more details to help in our investigation.

    We’ve concluded our investigation and came up with the finding : Either the issue is fixed in the latest release of InDesign or the issue was intermittent in nature at the time of its reporting and is not reproducible now.

    We recommend you to upgrade to the latest version of InDesign 2020 (if you’re not already on it). It contains a lot of stability fixes.

    If you still face this issue even after updating to the latest version of InDesign, please submit the crash report to us. (The guidelines to submit crash are available at (https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/submit-crash-reports.html)
    We seek your support in our continual effort to improve InDesign.


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  5. 3 votes

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  6. dopo l'aggiornamento non tiene i parametri di stampa all'interno del driver

    col nuovo aggiornamento non tiene i parametri della stampante allinterno del driver

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  7. underline and paragraph rules don't work

    In version 13.0 can't modify the value of the line thickness, and is always the same stroke size: 1pt

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    Need More Info  ·  amaarora responded

    Hi,
    Can you please add a small video (on WeTransfer/Youtube/Dropbox) and post a link here so that it can be looked into?
    We have tried to reproduce it but unable to do it.
    Also, please try once after clearing your cache and preferences. https://forums.adobe.com/thread/526990

    -Aman

  8. Find text and replace doesn't work with this new update!

    1. Find text and replace doesn't work with this new update!
    2. I (and many others) have requested that footnotes work in tables - is this ever going to happen?? Please..!
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    Need More Info  ·  amaarora responded

    Hi,
    Can you please add a small video (on WeTransfer/Youtube/Dropbox) and post a link here so that it can be looked into?
    We have tried to reproduce it but unable to do it.
    Also, please try once after clearing your cache and preferences. forums.adobe.com/thread/526990
    -Aman

  9. drop shadow effect bug - in NEW 2018 Indesign

    The Blend Mode in DROP SHADOW is FROZEN on MULTIPLY.. I cannot choose any other blend option... i.e. screen, darken, lighten..and it defaults to MULTIPLY...

    I tried drop shadow filter on multiple elements and documents.. STILL FROZEN... BIG BUG..

    I'll go back to using the older version until you get your issues fixed.

    5 votes

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  10. InDesign crashes while accessing printer setup or printing on Windows

    I've had no issues in writing documents, but printing an existing one crashed InDesign2018. A crash report was automatically generated and sent to you &/ or Apple.

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    The fix of the issue is now available in the latest InDesign 2021(v16.0.0.77). We recommend you upgrade to the latest version for the fix.

    If you are unable to see the update, go to the Creative Cloud application and click on the context menu on the top right and click on Check for App Updates.


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  11. 2 votes

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  12. changing document size

    Hello!

    I am using the latest Version of Indesign CC 2018. (13.0).
    The following bug exists in the previous version as well.

    Create a new indesign document of (for example) 500 x 500mm.

    Next, place some single objects close to the border, but stay inside the documentformat.

    Now, go to "File; Document settings", where you can adjust the document size. Decrease the size from 500 x 500 to (for example) 400 x 400, with the Preview-Button ENABLED.

    Wait for the moment until the Objects move OUTSIDE the document border, because of the to smaller fileformat.

    Now, again increase the the…

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  13. Indesign CC 2018 Crash

    Issues with the updated Indesign crashing when inserting any text or images. Comes up with Indesign stopped working crash error.

    Major issue as this is part of my job... How do I revert back to the old one whilst this is fixed??

    Thanks

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    Hello All,

    We have fixed a number of crashes with InDesign’s latest Nov’17 update.
    Please download the latest InDesign version (InDesign CC 13.0.1) for the fix.

    List of crashes and other issues that have been fixed with the update can be found at the below provided link:
    https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/release-note/indesign-cc-13-0-1.html

    If you are unable to see the update yet, go to Creative Cloud application, click on the context menu on the top right and click on Check for App Updates.

  14. publish online responsive design

    Indesign Publish Online publication, doesn’t work properly on a small screen.
    On a small screen, or in a small webframe, some of the buttons disappear
    ( thumbnails, zoom in, share, download etc.) and are not accessible in another way.

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  15. HTML-Export: Bildname unvollständig

    Wir nutzen beim HTML-Export für die Bilder die Funktion „Mit Serverpfad verknüpfen“. Dabei wird im src-Attribut im Element img der Pfad und der Dateiname der Abbildung eingetragen. Beim Dateiname der Abbildung fehlt aber immer das letzte Zeichen!

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  16. Mouse Latency Issues

    Indesign 13.0; macOS High Sierra 10.13; Macbook Pro 15" 2015

    When using the trackpad the cursor lags even when the display mode is changed to fast. This lag is quite visible even in small size documents.

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  17. styles don't export to pdf tags

    All my paragraph styles are set to automatic for export options. When I export to pdf 99.9% comes over as 'span' in the reading order structure, not what it is supposed to be.

    There is the occasional H3 for some reason on some versions exported. Appears totally random. None on attached sample.

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  18. InDesign CC 2018 crashes when copying a text box

    I just downloaded ID CC 2018 and every time I copy and paste a text box, whether inside the same document or a different one, the entire program crashes.

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    Hello All,

    We have fixed a number of crashes with InDesign’s latest Nov’17 update.
    Please download the latest InDesign version (InDesign CC 13.0.1) for the fix.

    List of crashes and other issues that have been fixed with the update can be found at the below provided link:
    https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/release-note/indesign-cc-13-0-1.html

    If you are unable to see the update yet, go to Creative Cloud application, click on the context menu on the top right and click on Check for App Updates.

  19. CC2018 exporting pixelated PDF

    Every export setting is giving same result.. Some have hidden items showing up. all have pixilations. Illustrator is exporting perfectly, I use 1 of 2 export settings for everything we do here.

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    Fix of the issue is now available in InDesign’s latest November’17 update.
    Please upgrade to the latest version InDesign CC 13.0.1 for the fix.

    If you are unable to see the update, go to Creative Cloud application and click on the context menu on the top right and click on Check for App Updates.

    Thanks,
    InDesign Team

  20. changing subset fonts in the Control Bar

    On occasion, when changing the subset font (or font variant) via the upper Control Bar, the change doesn't register on the document. The character palette also doesn't register the change (they should match).
    CC 2017 v12.0.0.81
    Font: Miller

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