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  1. fonts activate

    Indesign 15.0.1: Hello, I have the same problem. Adobe Fonts don´t load. When I click to activate a font it changes icon to "activating" but it never activates.

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  2. flash 2020

    With Flash ending in 2020. What is going to happen to the feature to export an interactive workbook?

    I have tested and exported as an HTML but the site still asked me to use Flash. The look and interactive abilities where not there. It was a grey screen.

    What is an alternative way to export an InDesign file to have the same abilities of an interactive workbook? (same look and interactive buttons)

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  3. Working with files from a very fast server,

    We are having issues with using files on server with someone who has a file open in indd and while watching their own computer screen see someone else actually changing text in the file on their computer. How is this possible, we never had this problem before until 2 weeks ago. I thought that when the first person opens a file and the ldbk file is created, only the first person has full access. Everyone else would then have read only access?? Help? By the way we have been using this method for 14 years without issues until now>>

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  4. Symbol Font Character Set Alt Codes not working

    Symbol Font Character Set Alt Codes not working.
    Some Alt Codes Short Cuts not working in Indesign, but the same font is working fine in Pagemaker, Adobe CC Acrobat DC Pro, Coreldraw, Microsoft Word, and all other applications, but not working Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro as well as Indesign CC.

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  5. Symbol Font Character Set Alt Codes not working

    Symbol Font Character Set Alt Codes not working.
    Some Alt Codes Short Cuts not working in Indesign, but same font is working fine in Pagemaker, Adobe CC Acrobat DC Pro, Coreldraw, Microsoft Word and all Other applications, but not working Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro as well as Indesign CC.

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  6. Symbol Font Character Set Alt Codes not working

    Symbol Font Character Set Alt Codes not working.
    Some Alt Codes Short Cuts not working in Indesign, but same font is working fine in Pagemaker, Adobe CC Acrobat DC Pro, Coreldraw, Microsoft Word and all Other applications, but not working Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro as well as Indesign CC.

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  7. The operating procedures are not smooth, often pause

    In version 14, all the operating procedures have become unsmooth, often paused, and sometimes even have to wait for more than 30 seconds!!? I am sure that my hardware device has high-performance computing power.

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  8. Brand new computer. Worked great for 2 days and today InDesign not opening and I'm on deadline.

    InDesign not opening. My system has more than enough on the requirements and was working super fast for 2 days. Now, InDesign not opening. On a magazine deadline.

    What is happening??? Pay $600 and can't use the program 2 days in? Are you kidding me? This didn't happen with my CS version!

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  9. Missing character

    We are facing problem of Missing character while placing tag file directly on indesign.

    we found bug in your side, 

    Please check attached screen shot

    you can saw in "Black" is printed like "lack".

    Please check indesignTagfile.txt that you found we passing correct "Black" word.

    Please look on this issue  

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  10. Infinite recompose hangs CC15/18

    The attached IDML test case (also applicable to CC15/18 clients) enters an infinite recompose loop directly after opening. The second text column repaints continuously. This in itself doesn't directly block interactive use of the InDesign client since recomposing is a background task, but as soon as one tries to save/export the document to disk the application hangs (most likely waiting for a stable document state).

    It's notable that the exact placement of the small text frames containing arrows are a necessary piece of the puzzle. Moving them outside of the main text column stops the recompose loop, but then moving…

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  11. Search tool not showing up

    When I go to help in order to search it doesn't let me. The search tool is not there.

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  13. IDML conversion service is unavailable

    When trying to convert an indd file to idml, I get this error message. There are no indications as to when the service will be back online.

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  14. IDML conversion service is unavailable

    When trying to convert an indd file to idml, I get this error message. There are no indications as to when the service will be back online.

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  15. update notifications

    My adobe indesign doesn't alert me when there are updates. I'm working in 13.1 and I my files were worked on in 14. This is a reoccurring problem.

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