Adobe InDesign: Bugs

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  1. Can't add uncapitalised word to dictionary

    When I come across a word with an internal capital during spell-checking, eg: iPad, the 'Add' box is live (blue) but nothing happens when I click it.

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  2. Selecting text is offset slightly so you select the wrong characters

    Selecting text is sometimes really difficult as where you click is slightly off from what InDesign thinks you're clicking on. That means that when you highlight a word, it often misses the first character that you're trying to select. You then have to move the cursor slightly over another character for it to highlight it.

    It's really frustrating as it doesn't seem to happen in all documents. The ones I'm having issues with at the moment use the customer's own font but I've been using that same font for about 5 years with no issues until now.

    I'm using InDesign…

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  3. Creating TOC cause InDesign crash

    I have a document of 97 pages and I need to create the TOC with one single style (it's a list of product SKUs).
    Every time I click OK on my TOC dialog to create the TOC InDesign crashes.
    I tried to convert the document in IDML and reopen it but I have no luck.

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  4. Minion Pro Glyphs won't export to epub

    Minion Pro glyphs won't export to epub despite license saying it's supposed to be supported. Other glyphs are working (wingdings 2 are showing in the pic). It does export to pdf, just not epub.

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  5. Import PDF Comments - New Bugs identified - Part 3

    We're also facing below issues in the new feature, called 'Import PDF Comments':

    (1) [CRITICAL ERROR] When any insertion is happening at the end of paragraph, InDesign is swapping the last character after the new insertion

    (2) When any PDF comments appeared within the tinted panel, it's not replacing properly

    Please let me know for any clarifications on the above given feedback.

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  6. Duplicating Page with table and copy/pasting a table changes content of table BUG?

    Version: 14.0.2

    I have a table that represents a linear calendar. Each month occupies a single row. I created a table to make the calendar, with each date in its own cell. I had some trouble figuring out how to make a new cell start at 1 for each month, as it wanted to continue from the last month's last date (...32, 33, 34, ...). I managed to make it work by changing the numbering options on each individual starting cell.

    However, now when I try to duplicate a page containing the calendar, or if I try to copy/paste the…

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  7. InDesign CC 2019 export to PDF - certain colors not exporting

    I am trying to export a flyer to PDF but the background color (Pantone 2955 C) isn't displaying on the PDF. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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  8. InDesign CC 2019 export to PDF - certain colors not exporting

    I am trying to export a flyer to PDF but the background color (Pantone 2955 C) isn't displaying on the PDF. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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  9. tiny ui

    My UI is tiny and I can't work out how to increase the size of the menus etc

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  10. DataMerge facing pages odd disposition

    Indesign 2019 14.0.2 x64 on Windows 10
    I have created a data merge document that uses a facing pages master. My document before DataMerge only has one page. When the document is created only right pages are created, but the spread come back to facing pages if I add a second layout or if I toggle "allow selected spreads to shuffle" off and on again.
    If my model has two pages, the document after DataMerge creates a list single right and left pages alternated untill you change the layout or toggle shuffle.
    I think that it should be a spread…

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  11. Cannot find Layout Adjustments options

    I am using Adobe InDesign 2019 and cannot find "Layout Adjustments options" in no menu on my Mac. I am attaching a screenshot of my Layout menu. Why is this happening?

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  12. Paste & Crash: The New Adobe Game

    14.0.2.324 CRASH Every. SIngle. Time. I. Paste text from Word (16.26 Mac). What tha what tha????

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  13. JavaScript appliedMaster override causes textFrame to move on X axis

    When overriding via JavaScript, the same elements (textFrames) move 0.75" to the right on the x axis!

    This does not happen when overriding master elements on a page manually - everything works as expected i.e. the textFrames don't move.

    I'm using InDesign 14.0.2 x64 on Windows 10.

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  14. export image

    InDesign fails to export image files to a server location. No slashes in the file name. Export to Desktop works fine, export the same file to a server folder and nothing happens after dialogue box disappears.

    This needs some sort of error or alert...or they could make it work correctly.

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  15. idml shifts images in bounding boxes

    PLEASE FIX THIS.

    We send both indd and idml file formats to asian print suppliers. depending on the adobe version the supplier is using we are finding images can shift within bounding boxes - cutting them off at the crop. Or text frames reduce – cutting off copy. This is an incredibly expensive discovery if it not caught in pre-press.

    My team is sending hundreds of files a year to Asian printer suppliers. this bug occurs in about 1 out of a hundred files.

    PLEASE FIX THIS.

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  16. Text variables consistently break export to fixed epub, resulting in crash.

    When there are multiple text variables (say in a running foot, or TOC) the export to fixed epub causes InDesign to crash. When the variables are resolved to actual text, the export works fine. I tried this in InDesign 14.0.2 and also in the Beta Build (14.0.3.407) with the same (crash) result.

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  17. split layout view is changing so both views are the same page when I copy paste

    Split layout view is changing so both views are the same page when I copy/paste. So the left is Page A, and the right is Page B. If I copy something from page A, then click on the right view to paste into Page B, the left view also becomes Page B. Rather than staying Page A. It didn't do this before, but it started a few months ago.

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  18. Appearance of Black set to "Ouput all Blacks accurately" will produce 95% Black Text in PDF

    We use the Setting "Output all Blacks accurately" in the ID Preferences.
    If we output a greyscale PDF. Black text is rendered as 95% Black not as 100% as intended.

    I think this constitutes as a Bug.

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  19. Indesign cannot be embedded in Chinese fonts

    Indesign cannot be embedded in Chinese fonts, but can only be embedded in subsets. It is recommended to add warning reminders.

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  20. Spell check crashing InDesign

    InDesign 14.0.2 MacBook Pro

    Whenever I try and use Spell Check in my current document, the app crashes.

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