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  1. hyperlink accessibility

    Hyperlinks with alt text added in the accessibility section get lost when saving to .idml.

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  2. Text frame indented

    When I move a text frame to the top left corner of a page, the first line of the text is automatically indented. How can I solve this problem? Thanks

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  3. Relink window too small!

    When I go to relink, which is all the time, I have to resize the window as it defaults to a really small size, and it doesn't remember it so I have to do every. Single. Time.

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  4. Do not use Osaka font for PDF page information

    When exporting a PDF with the Japanese version of InDesign for Mac, the Osaka font is used for the characters in the page information. If there are voiced or semi-voiced sound marks of Japanese characters in the file name, an error will be displayed and the characters will be garbled because Osaka does not support those characters.


    1. Name the indd file "だじづでど.indd".

    2. Export the PDF.

    3. An error is displayed and the file name of the page information is garbled.

    Osaka is no longer a very old font on the Mac. Don't use Osaka now.

    Use a font that supports semi-voiced…

    46 votes
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  5. Cannot Export in PDF format

    Adobe InDesign version: 16.0.1 x64

    Platform: Windows 10, Version 20H2 (build SO 19042.685)

    Problem:
    Suddenly, from a couple of days, I cannot export in PDF format anymore.
    When trying to export a file, I receive the message "Failed to Export PDF" (or something similar, I use the Italian version) – see image 1.

    It doesn’t matter the settings in the export window, I tried almost all the combinations, but the PDF generation fails.
    I can export in.jpeg, for example, but it is not useful for me.

    Infos:
    The same file has been successfully exported just a couple of hours before. …

    2 votes
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  6. original file cannot be found

    I'll see the message reveal when I open the indesign file. Can you help to fix it?

    1 vote
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  7. Export

    When exporting (CC2021, Big Sur) JPG from page to OSX Serve (OSX10.10.5), file size is 0 KB, but when export to desktop file is ok. No matter what JPG settings are. No error message. Other exports (pdf, epub) goes well.

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  8. crashing on save

    Crashes when saving to google drive.

    Not only crash the program, but the whole laptop. Running MBP 2017.

    File was lost and corrupted the original file.

    Lost hours of work.

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  9. InDesign 2021 slow when Macbook connected to network

    InDesign 2021 (16.0.1) runs totally slow when the computer is connected to our local network. Even when I work locally the coloured ball is spinning every 15 seconds.

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  10. Epub interactivity panel indesign

    epub interactivity panel preview doesn't show the exact size of text, and it changes the objects' places.

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  11. FY

    Expect collective lawsuit from users, who have enough of your incompetence and losing money.

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  12. Index entry crash 2021

    Adding index entries is crashing the program. I've also had issue copying and pasting and dragging copies on certain pages that I have had to rebuild instead. Really disappointing and driving me crazy with a deadline looming

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  13. 1 vote
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  14. Recents on Home screen Ability to pin indesign projects on the home landing screen

    A frustration with indesign and an opportunity to improve. As a user of indesign I want to be able to pin certain projects I am working on and see them on the landing home screen. (Currently I have to rely on win folders to store projects).

    So that I can easily locate projects that are of value and referenced not so regularly

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  15. Review is good start but needs a lot of work

    Intermittent issue with review panel appearing blank, needs restart to refresh it.

    Document and panel comments jump around making it painful to use in a long document. Panel seems to constantly refresh which appears to be causing the issue? Today can't see any comments or update from my side (see screenshot)

    It would be nice to have comments panel work as the pdf review

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  16. 1 vote
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  17. When deleting a page in page tab numbers remain as before

    When deleting a page in page tab, the numbers are wrong, as if the deleted pages are still there. It doesn't update.
    As you can see in the file loaded, it starts with page 3, not 1.

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  18. 1 vote
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  19. Pdfs come in upside down and inverted when viewed in 'high quality display' in InDesign, 16.0.. Mac OS, Big Sur 11.01.

    The problem is only in 'high-quality display' It shows normal in 'typical display.' When exporting from InDesign to a PDF there is no issue. This is a display rendering bug. Note: pdf I'm linking to was from Adobe XD.

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  20. Unknown error while exporting PDF. Indesign v16.0.1, macOS 11.1 when turning on bleeds and flattening transparency.

    My friend on Windows had no problems exporting the same document in the same settings.

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