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  1. Slow performance - spinning wheel - AdobeFnt22.lst

    Hi Adobe, we are still having major issues with a lot of spinning wheels in InDesign version 15.1.1. because of the AdobeFnt22.lst files that are created with every document. Basically when we open a document it resyncs/updates the AdobeFnt22.lst file of every document that was previously worked from that Mac. This is causing a lot of network traffic and spinning wheels in InDesign. The problem is fixed if we restart the Mac or rename the "Document fonts" folder so that InDesign no longer uses the fonts so does not create an "AdobeFnt.lst" file. Can you please sort this out, it…

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  3. PDF export preferences: document-based, not application-based

    So I'm working on 3 Indd documents. On one of them, I need a PDF of page 4 only. The preferences are reset for all 3 documents to output only page 4. Why should I have to remember to reset the output for ALL 3 to All Pages? Shouldn't this be a document-based preference, not an application-based one?

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  4. Fonts Not Loading

    Font loading is sporadic in InDesign 15.1.1 on macOS Catalina 10.15.5

    Fonts that were working just fine yesterday suddenly won't load. I've cleared caches to no avail.

    This affects InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop... however, Photoshop seems to be hit or miss... sometimes they load, sometimes they don't.

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  5. thumbnail size

    I'd like to be able to adjust the size of the graphic thumbnails in the CC Library panel, similarly to the ability to adjusting the thumbnail size in the Gallery view of Lightroom.

    I am drawing from about a hundred images to build out a deck. Many photos are shot in similar locations and are subtly nuanced. On my 13" Macbook, I can't really distinguish them. There's plenty of room for a single line of larger images, but currently no ability to change their size. This makes ID largely useless for building out this deck unless I'm on my 27"…

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  6. Indesign screen doesn't always refresh

    This happens to me since long, first time I report it here:
    Working in a document of ± 40pages. When I change the para style of one or more paragraphes, Indesign can't keep up the screen display with this change and shows the old AND the new situation at the same time on the screen. When moving to a new spread and going back to this page, MOST OF THE TIME it's alright. But very annoying. This has been happening at least since versions 2019.

    Using iMac 2015, 24 GB RAM, latest macOS, ID 15.1.1

    PS: this bug-page is also…

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  7. dicitionary

    Settings for Dictionary gets reset again all the time.
    I am using "Deutsch Rechtschreibereform 2006" and it gets reset to "Deutsch Rechtschreibeversion 1996". Also the ""-Setting below will be changed.

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  8. ID2020 Running variable falls back to previous header randomly

    Current version 15.1
    Did not have this issue with previous version, produced 2 reports within a month one before the update and one after. The first one went out fine, the second one have the following glitch:


    • All pages have ONE master page footer including ONE variable connected to a header style - simple and standard, never caused an issue since the beginning of the function's history .

    What happens in the spread:
    Page 1 contains Header 1 and footer refers to H1
    Page 2 contains Header 2 and footer refers to H2
    Page 3 contains no header and footer…

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  9. Latest Indesign update changes text flow.

    InDesign 15.1.1.1 introduces a new error. Text flow in a long document with justified text changes. I am using Mac Mojave 10.14.6. When I reinstalled 15.1 this problem went away.

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  10. Open recent items gone!!

    Up until the last version of Indesign, we could go File > Open Recent and find files that we've been working on. With the latest update 15.0.2 this has now gone :(

    Now I'm using MORE time going through Finder to find these files!!

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  11. Cannot remove hyperlink from image

    For some reason InDesign has no option to remove hyperlink from an image. It took me hours to search for solution until I gave up and deleted the image and recreated it with a new hyperlink. This is pathetic and needs to change. When you right click an image, we should see "Hyperlink" > "Remove Link". This is so basic, its really upsetting to have to post this here.

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  12. Jumping to wrong tabs

    Hi, when I try to click on the File menu, it keeps jumping to Window instead. That goes for any menu item I try to open. I'm using the 2018 version of InDesign on Windows.

    Thanks

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  13. Wrong links

    I've noticed that whenever a file with links is duplicated on a different server, the copy will link to the images of the original file instead of the ones in its own folder if it can. If those images are modified in the copy, the changes will also appear in the original links instead of the right ones.

    This is a huge problem, because what the user think is their most recent version of a work might not actually be at all, which can lead to very serious mistakes, and as far as I can tell it's been going on…

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  14. InDesign freezes while working with "Scale Tool"

    When using the "Scale Tool", every 4 or 5 times or so the app freezes at the dialog box and there's no way to exit. You have to force quit the app and hope that your work is autosaved. Unacceptable and only started happening recently.

    InDesign 15.1.1 on macOS Mojave 10.14.6

    HELP!

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  15. takes time changing from type tool to select and vice vers

    is there any issues with newest updated indd? im having trouble with using it and takes time changing from type tool to select and vice vers

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  16. Click, click-drag combinations no longer work as they did previously.

    Upon upgrading to 15.1.1, on Mac OS 10.14.16 Mojave

    -Triple-clicking won't select a whole line, and, yes, I selected "triple-click to select whole line" in preferences.

    Double-clicking does won't switch from the object tool to the text tool.

    Double-click and drag won't extend the selection.

    I didn't find anything in the Mac OS, Wacom, or InDesign prefs that referenced click or click-drag options. Adjusting double-click speed doesn't change this bug.

    If these features were disabled to take advantage of the swipe features of Apple mouse and tablet gestures, please add a preference option to use a standard mouse.

    This bug…

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  17. Fonts won't visibly load, but preflight is green. Close the doc and reopen - fonts work again.

    macOS Mojave 10.14.6
    InDesign 15.1 & 15.1.1

    When a document is open, some of the fonts will not visibly load. However when you go to Type > Find/Replace it shows there are no font issues. Preflight is green and all fonts are listed as "OK". We then immediately close the document and reopen it everything looks fine. When the same document is opened hours later the problem repeats itself.

    Notes:
    • It appears that fonts loaded from the Document Folder ONLY are OK.
    • Fonts that are loaded simultaneously in Font Book and the Document Fonts folder fail to display…

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  18. qr

    Hi,

    We created a business card for our employee, that includes QR code generated within InDesign. When we tested it with Android it reads everything correctly, but when reading QR code with iPhone, it only reads first and last name and job title. We tested with several different Iphones and everywhere the same result. But when we've tested a similar business card from a colleague, it worked ok. Sending both business cards in the attachment. Daniel Fischer's business card is not working correctly on the iPhone.

    We are using InDesign 15.1.1 x64

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  19. "Shin Dot" and "sin Dot" does not work

    On Mac, InDesign version 15.1.1 - typing the Unicode character "Shin Dot" and "sin Dot" does not work with the keyboard, only with the glyphs panel

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