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  1. When opening InDesign 2020 files I get a message that the file is damaged. See screenshot. The same file will open with Adobe 2019.

    When opening the file in ID 2019, I get the message that links are missing. Perhaps ID 20 thinks that the file is damaged because the links are missing, so I get the damaged message.
    Using InDesign 2020 on a late 2015 iMac running MacOS 10.14.6, 32GB Ram

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  2. CEPHtmlEngine Helper

    Hey,

    since ID 2020 on OS X Catalina, I’ve a problem with CEPHtmlEngine Helper.
    After a while, my MacBook Pro fan is running high and in the activity window, CEPHtmlEngine Helper is running between 90 and 100%. I’ve to kick the process stop it. First, I thought its Photoshop, because I read it on google, but when I analyzing the process in the activity window, it shows, that this is caused of InDesign.

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  3. spelling

    I am using InDesign 15.0.1 with the English (UK) dictionary. The spell check doesn't work at all - the dynamic spelling feature underlines every single word. I finally upgraded to CC from CS6 because InDesign v8.0 had started doing the same thing, but it still has the same issue.

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  4. Wrong Swedish translation (greyscale downsampling) - very old bug!

    InDesign 15.0.1
    MacOS 10.15.2

    The word "under" marked with red should say "över" not "under".
    There should be three "över" "över" "över".
    The English version use "above" "above" "above".
    The Swedish version of Illustrator and Acrobat use "över" "över" "över".

    It's a clear mistake in the translation. No debate needed.

    I found the file below with Google. It's made in 2005 with InDesign CS. The same error can be seen at page 20.
    https://docendo.se/ovningsfiler/Färghantering.pdf

    So it's a stupid irritating error in the Swedish translation that no-one ever bothered to fix.

    Could you please just do it now?

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  5. Save window file name AND extension are highlighted by default.

    Before upgrading to Catalina, when I go to save a file or export the name of the file will be highlighted.

    I can then tap the right arrow and the cursor (blinking line) will go to the end of the file name but BEFORE the file extension.

    But after upgrading to Catalina, the file name AND the file extension are both highlighted by default so when pressing the arrow key, the cursor goes to the end AFTER the file extension.

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  6. Selection of several words

    It would be great if we could select several words at the same time to apply a style.
    For example, in the sentence "It would be great if we could select several words at the same time to apply a style", I would like to select the words "great" and "words" and "style" at the same time in order to put them in bold all at once.
    Thanks a lot !

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  7. If there is white text on a colored background InDesign thinks there's nothing at all

    If there's only white text on a page but this text has a colored "paragraph shading" ("Absatzschattierung" in German), InDesign does not recognize this color and thinks the page is still empty.

    I reported this in the old "wish form" about four years ago: https://rainerklute.de/bug-report/

    The dialogue shows a way to solve this but why is it not implemented?

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  8. Missing Plugin's

    I currently have Adobe InDesign version 15.0.1 x64 and when I log in it tells me that I have missing plugin's (see below for a list). I am still able to do all other functions but then when I go to package my document it is unsuccessful. The research I have done says I need to add these plugin's but I can't find where to do that in the Help section. I have even uninstalled the app and reinstalled it and I'm still experiencing this issue.

    Missing Plugin's:
    Jobs Model.InDesignPlugin
    Imposition Model.InDesignPlugin
    Channels Model.InDesignPlugin

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  9. Text Box Cutting off Copy with Auto Height On

    I am using version 15.0.1 but this also happens in previous versions. We use multiple paragraph styles to format our text. We have noticed in some cases, not all when we copy the text frame the text box cuts off the last line when copied. Also when you click in a text box and begin to edit the last line disappears. We use many layers and many versions so we copy the text very often, this is causing problems with missing text.

    To get our text formatted we use paragraph styles, we hit enter to go to the next style,…

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  10. Error message when opening document: InDesign detected file is damaged but we repaired it

    Using InDesign 20 (15.0.1) Trying to open files I get these error messages.
    I have tried opening many documents with ID 20 and get these messages. Files will open fine using InDesign 19 (14.0.3). This issue just started yesterday after using ID 20 for about a month.

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  11. Change font without changing style

    Assume that I have selected some text which contains instances of bold, italic, or other "styles" (not INDD "styles," but variations of a typeface within a specific font family).

    In previous versions of InDesign, I used to be able to change the typeface of the selected text, and maintain all instances of bold, italic, etc. In newer versions of InDesign, this is only possible when I navigate to the new font family by scrolling through the menu; when I search for a font family, I am presented with only the specific members of the family, not the family itself. This…

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  12. Cannot copy/paste elements from 2019 to 2020 without the element becoming an image

    InDesign 2019 14.0.3 copy/paste issue into InDesign 2020 15.0.01 (and vice-versa).

    Steps to reproduce:
    1. In a 2019 InD doc, copy a text box with text inside it.
    2. Open a new document in InD 2020.
    3. Paste the text box with text inside it into 2020 InD.
    4. The text becomes an image instead of live text. Though, no links show up in the links panel.
    5. This can be reproduced if copying from 2020 into 2019. But it does not happen if copying/pasting from a 2020 doc into a 2020 doc, 2019 doc into a 2019 doc.
    6.…

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  13. Book panel - button "Add documents" does not work properly

    Adobe InDesign, Versions 15.0.0 and 15.0.1
    Steps:
    - Open a book or an indb file, respectively, or create a book (File - New book)
    -> the book is shown in the book panel without content
    - Press button + ("Add documents") at the tool bar at the bottom
    -> the file file selection dialog is opened with label "Add documents"
    - Select an existing indd file and press button "Open"
    Expected result:
    -> The indd file is added to the book
    Actual result:
    -> The indd file is not added to the book; the file selection dialog is opened again,…

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  14. text variable "Year>Modification Date" prematurely outputting "2020" (in 2019)

    I just updated to InDesign 2020 on 12-27-2019 and today (12-30-19) was updating some ID documents that have a text variable in the master pages (defined as Year > Modification Date), which suddenly (a few days premature!) is now showing up as 2020, even though we're still in 2019! I thought that changing it to Year > Output Date (which changes the field to show the correct 2019) was a temporary solution, but then my new PDFs output with the date field changed to 2020! ANY document I generate a new PDF from now automatically changes the date field to…

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  15. Table Headers Disappear after copy/paste

    Yes, I know this is an old topic that has supposedly been fixed... but...not fixed after yesterday's update, 15.0.1 x64.

    I can add a space in the header to force it into overset and the header comes back, just have to live with dozens of overset errors.

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  16. horizontal line appears in overprint preview

    when I enter overprint preview, a white thin horizontal line appears towards the top of my page. It appears in different spots on different pages. one image shows the page normally not in overprint, the other shoes in overprint with a white line towards the bottom of the photo. the line moves to different places when i go back and forth from overprint view.

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  17. Can't able to delete swatches

    I am using the Indesign CC 2015. My template document contains multiple swatches. I can't able to delete some of the swatches(PANTONE 7731 C, PANTONE 646 C,..). Even the delete option is also not shown for that swatches. Please check and provide the guidelines to handle this case.

    Thanks,
    Dillibabu

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  18. EPUB; Exporting a numbered list to a reflowable pub

    When working with "numbered list: in Indesign, paragraph style work great.

    However after working and exporting it to a reflowable Epub it doesnt respect alignment and moves inward. I have looked up for anyone who has encountered the same problem making sure I wasn't the only one and yup there are others with the same issue.

    I would like not to, for every numbered list in every book, to convert numbering to text. This is something I have seen as an issue since someone commenting since 2014 and not receiving any solution.

    I need to know if there is some…

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  19. Print upside down after rotated the image

    I rotated three images on three different pages. When I printed out the document, those three pages were printed upside down! Not just from inDesign, I exported as pdf file and printed through Acrobat, the same thing happened. They look perfectly fine on screen. Also, if I deleted those rotated images, everything was fine, no upside down pages.

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  20. Can't open dropdown menu's


    1. Indesign 15.01

    2. Click on top menu item

    3. Dropdown menu is opened

    4. Mouse is constantly showing loading symbol and Dropdown menu doesn't open even after a few seconds

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