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  1. ID CC crashes when edit original is clicked from right-click context dialog in Win 10

    Running CC 2017.1 on Win 10 with tons of memory. After ID has been running for a couple of hours and I right-click edit original on a l inked AI element it instantly crashed. However, choosing edit original from the links menu does not crash. Have deleted cashes and recovery, turned off plugins. Nothing works. See attached error message.

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  2. When I start inDesign (12.1.0.56 x 64 build, English Windos version), I get a message from Windows Script Host code 800A0035

    Everytime I start inDesign (12.1.0.56 x 64 build, English Windows version), I get a message from Windows Script Host code 800A0035 (see attached). How can i get rid of this bug?

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  3. "align to document guide" function menu is inverted

    The menu says "align to document guide" but it disables this function

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  5. Horizontal page display in Pages pane should be spine aligned

    When View Pages Horizontally is chosen in the Pages pane, the ('floating left'—CSS speak) spread thumbnails should all align on their spines, making the first odd-numbered page flushed to the right as the even page to the left.

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  6. Interactive elements do not export to interactive PDF

    Version - Adobe Indesign CC
    2015.3 Release
    11.3.0.34 Build
    operating on Mac OS X El Capitan, Version 10.11

    Steps to reproduce issues:

    Create a new document with a double-page spread in Indesign.
    Import four images into document and arrange on spread.

    Import a shape into Indesign that will be assigned as a pop up box that will appear above Image 1 when rolled over, and place shape next to Image 1.
    Place some text (e.g. "Image credit') on top of shape and group text with shape.
    Open Buttons and Forms dialogue box:
    - Convert group to a button.
    - Set…

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  7. Text Frame Otpion

    Text hops around in text box from top to bottom when moving text frame. I have seen a lot people online having the same issue. Only work around, and it's just that a work around not a fix, every time you place text you have to go to Object>Text Frame Options>Baseline Option and click "Use Custom Baseline Grid". Doing this every single time I place text is getting rather tedious. Just encountered bug today, restarted both indesign and imac, the bug stayed. About to re-install indesign all together.

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  8. Surface Pro 4 And Gestures

    I have a new Surface Pro 4. When using Adobe applications, gestures on the touch pad (for example pinching or scrolling) either don't work or are really bugy with little control. I was told by Adobe that this is due to the detachable keyboard on the Surface Pro.

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  9. InDesign Publish Online positions incorrectly...

    If you follow the below link in Safari (Mac Desktop), any spread that contains an ad repositions itself in the top left corner of the screen instead of centered. Additionally, in all browsers, the videos all autostart at the same time when the publication opens for the first time. Anyone have any ideas?

    https://indd.adobe.com/view/fc04e8a4-61f4-4c44-b306-0a01723b11ed

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  10. Multiple Bugs in CC17

    Display issue 1
    Random lines appeared on my screen. Baseline grid and guides were hidden as I was in Preview Mode, no explanation for these lines.

    Display issue 2
    Text doesn’t display correctly when I apply a different Paragraph Style Sheet. (It displays the text in both the original Paragraph Style and new paragraph style on top of one another, even though the new Paragraph Style is selected). I needed to deselect and reselect another paragraph of text to rectify the issue.

    Dialogue box issues
    Both videos show how I’m unable to select from the drop down menu in InDesign.…

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  11. window

    Fuck You Adobe

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  12. wont activate clipping path in InDesign

    shows clipping path available under options, but will only activate if done thru Phototshop

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  13. The lists of entries for a cross reference is not ordered

    Some panels with items (e.g. links) can be ordered by clicking the column header. Others cannot. Among these are the lists of references to choose from when inserting a cross-reference. These seem to be totally unordered. As a result, it is a pain to look for the right one (e.g. choose from a few hundred in a large document). I consider this a bug because other panels do have this ordering

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  14. Images re-imported and resized in Windows lose scale settings when opened on Mac

    Version of Adobe InDesign CC: 12.1.0.56

    Steps to reproduce the issues:
    Import document from Word as source into MacOS version.
    2. Open file on Windows computer, re-import one of the images via the Links box and resize to match previous settings (e.g., 91.4%)
    3. Save.
    4. Open again in Mac, and the updated images have lost their sizing and blow outside of the Frame..
    Expected result:
    Image sizing should be retained across platforms.

    Actual result:
    Thee updated images have lost their sizing and blow outside of the Frame..

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  15. print dialog page size

    Since the latest version, the print dialog box no longer clearly shows when the image area exceeds the page size on the preview in the lower left. Before, the image area that would not print would be greyed. That is no longer the case.

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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 2020.0.1 (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.


    Adobe InDesign Team

  17. text

    text contorn doesn't work, the box is empty. Any idea?

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  18. Export from book file default to wrong filetype

    CC 2017 12.0.0.81
    Using the regular export menu, export an interactive PDF. That becomes the default. But now I want to export a Print PDF from the book panel, it keeps defaulting back to interactive PDF. So to make its I don't have to remember to choose Print PDF (for every single export), I have to first export a random Print PDF using the regular export menu, just to switch the default in the Export Selected files to PDF option.

    The two export locations: File > Export and using the flight from the Book panel, shouldn't be tied together. They…

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  19. Mistakenly copying layer name instead of layer content

    Nobody command-clicks the an Indesign layer hoping to copy the layer name, but much of the time when attempting to copy the layer content, the layer title is the only thing brought into the clipboard.

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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)

    Adobe InDesign team

  20. I am using InDesign CC 2017 on my laptop (windows) but unable to use Publish Online feature.

    I am using InDesign CC 2017 on my laptop (windows) but unable to use Publish Online feature. Error #1H appears when I tried to publish a document online.

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