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  1. Ctrl-0 then paste no longer quite centres

    It appears the latest version doesn't quite centre when doing the normal 'cut object > ctrl/cmd-0 to centre and fill the page on the viewport > paste'. On a 210mm x 280mm layout it's giving a centre co-ordinate of 105.112mm x 140.112mm rather than 105mm x 140mm.

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  2. Bug: Indesign randomly doesn't save

    System: Windows 19, Indesign 17.1
    Steps to reproduce (though the trigger of this problem isn't known):
    1. Open a file, change something. The asterisk next to the file name marks there are unsaved changes.
    2. Hit Ctrl+s, then Ctrl+w to close. It will ask you to save again.
    3. Cancel that requester and hit Ctrl+s again, plus Ctrl+w. The same.
    4. Cancel again, then use the menu entry "Save", then hit Ctrl+w. Same story.

    The asterisk remains and ID also doesn't lock as it usually does when saving (I'm not network, saving files take a few seconds). In this situation…

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  3. InDesign not updating placed AI files

    Placed AI file does not update correctly. InDesign 17.3 and Illustrator 26.3.1 - An AI file is placed into InDesign initially with all layers set to "print" - then the file is updated in Illustrator by changing one or some layers to "not print" and saved. As expected, in Indesign the placed AI shows an alert icon over the graphic. When I select update, the AI still displays with ALL LAYERS still visible. To test what the issue may be, I placed the identical file next to the existing one. THAT file came in correctly - they are the exact…

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  4. CC library issues - errors importing and no browser sync

    I am using Adobe Cloud v17.3 and have 2 related issues:

    1. When I try to import a CC library, it doesn't fully import. Only a few items appear.
      This library has been successfully imported on other occasions, so I am confused.

    2. I have built another CC library within my InDesign environment. When I try to view it online, it says that I don't have any libraries?!

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  5. Strange blanks – personalization

    I have a table that I use for data merge. There are empty cells in it: an academic title that not everyone has

    Example

    Salutation: Dear
    Academic title: Dr.
    Last name: Miller

    I I only have one text field, which makes things difficult for personalization for people who don't have an academic title:

    " <<Salutation>> <<Academic Title>> <<Surname>> " --> " Dear Dr. Miller"

    In the place where the academic title should be, these blanks appear, which can only be removed manually. With a list of 1,000 invitations, this is an enormous amount of time.

    Via Search/Replace I cannot find…

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  6. InDesign display shift problems

    1. Version: InD 17.3 x64, in Windows 10 Enterprise, Intel(R) Xeon(R) W-10885M CPU @ 2.40GHz 2.40 GHz, 128GB RAM. I'm halfway wondering if having the system's display scaling set to 125% is disagreeing with the InD app....
    2. Steps causing issue: Make edits on a page with text frames and placed graphics.
    3. Expectation: Layout items render normally.
    4. Result: Sections of layout display shift by several pixels, creating broken display of layout. Uploading mild examples (part of top edge of graphic has shifted; section of edges of frames has shifted). Often lines of text are half cut off by the effect. Can happen…
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  7. Object Styles within Object Style Groups cannot be set to Document.pageItemDefaults (Scripting)

    See this thread in community forum: https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign-discussions/script-cannot-set-an-object-style-as-a-default-frame-style-if-this-style-is-inside-a-folder/td-p/13062809

    If an object style is within a group, it cannot be assigned as the appliedTextObjectStyle in Document.pageItemDefaults. Have not checked whether the same is true for appliedGraphicObjectStyle

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  8. Bug: Arrange mode "4-up vertical" scales one document differently

    System: Windows 10, Indesign 17.1
    Steps to reproduce:
    1. Open 4 identical documents in A4 size, preferably single spreads
    2. From the menu select to arrange them as "4-up vertical"
    3. Press Ctrl-0 on all to fit the documents into the window
    4. Compare the zoom value

    In my case, on a full HD monitor, one document ended up having a zoom of 51.75% while the other three had 51%.

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  9. No multicore, no gpu support this is RIDICULOUS

    Okay hear me out, I know for a fact this has been brought up I know.

    However in 2022 a multinational company doesn't support multicore and gpu performance for windows this is just insane, it's the biggest F U to the community.
    How I'm supposed to work on anything if my performance is garbage with VERY FEW OBJECTS, now you might say ah yes just press typical performance or fast perfomance if your pc is struggling. I have a proper pc (i9 9900k, 32gb ram, rtx 2080) really if this gear STRUGGLES with TEXT editing I'm speachless, for the sake…

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  10. Pages panel doesn't show scroll wheel

    The scroll wheel on the pages panel is not showing up and my pages are all off to the right side. Restarting indesign does not fix this issue and restarting the computer also does not fix this issue.

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  11. Window top bar (closed/hide section) blocked by Mac UI Bar

    Window does not fit on Mac (using the latest 'notch' macbook pro). See attached image.

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  12. Maintain the Layers Panel scroll position when switching between documents.

    Maintain the Layers Panel scroll position when switching between documents.
    At the moment when you switch between documents the scroll position of the Layers Panel 'resets' to showing the top most item in the layers list.
    On documents with many layers (where the scroll bar is present) every time you switch documents you have to scroll down to find the active layer. Very unproductive.

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  13. High resolutiom

    DEAR ADOBE!
    I have a problem with Indesign that can not display images in high-resolution-mode.
    All pictures turn black and striped. The problem started after upgrading to Monteray 12.4
    I have already been in contact with your support via chat for two hours.
    It looked promising, but when they then restarted my computer via remote control,
    I lost contact with you and have not been able to give feedback since.
    I am VERY disappointed and want help with this as soon as possible with someone who speaks
    Swedish. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE / MARIA

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  14. I can not display images in high-resolution-mode

    DEAR ADOBE!
    I have a problem with Indesign that can not display images in high-resolution-mode.
    All pictures turn black and striped. The problem started after upgrading to Monteray 12.4
    I have already been in contact with your support via chat for two hours.
    It looked promising, but when they then restarted my computer via remote control,
    I lost contact with you and have not been able to give feedback since.
    I am VERY disappointed and want help with this as soon as possible with someone who speaks
    Swedish. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE / MARIA

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  15. Relinking incorrect files

    Today's thing that is usefully broken on this terrible app is I can select a link from the links pallet, right click to relink it and Indesign will handily decide to relink a different linked file on the page forcing me to repeat the process. This is happening every now and again and not every time I relink files.

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  16. В процессе верстки стиль абзаца произвольно изменяет язык

    В процессе верстки книги стиль абзаца произвольно изменяет язык на арабский, что не позволяет выполнять русские переносы.

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  17. Option Type > Fill with Placeholder Text doesn't work

    Nothing happens when I click on the menu option "Type > Fill with Placeholder Text". Version: Indesign 17.3 x64, System: Windows 10 Pro.

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  18. Appliquer des gabarit à des pages selon des conditions

    Bonjour, après de longues recherches, je remarque qu'il n'y a aucune possibilité d'appliquer des gabarits selon des règles (présence de texte, grep, présence d'image, pourcentage du bloc de texte rempli, présence d'un style, etc.) à des pages spécifiques (à la première/dernière page, entre certaines pages, fonctionnement similaire au grep, etc.). On pourrait réaliser cela en donnant plusieurs gabarits à une page et donner des règles pour choisir lequel appliquer (avec une option pour choisir les pages de manière dynamique).
    Pour ma part, je cherche désespérément un moyen dynamique et automatisé de cacher le folio/numéro de page lorsque que c'est une…

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  19. InDesign Share for Review @mentions are not sending emails to the contributors

    People are leaving comments with the @mention option but the @person is not receiving those comments in email so they don't know that the comment was made.

    I'm using Version 17.3

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  20. Adobe cloud app - Preferences under account - Notifications tab just spins

    I open the Preferences pop-up under my account image. I click on Notifications tab but it just spins a blue circle and never shows me anything. All the other tabs in this pop-up work fine.

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