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  1. 71 votes
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  2. Share Review not showing online "pins"

    The comments are marked on web as "Non Mapped Comments" while in Indesign they´re showed in right places!

    The comments are synced "n" times before this momment

    32 votes
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  3. Share for Review strikethrough & highlight from online edits aren't visible in InDesign

    InDesign Vs. 16 Share for Review: if the reviewer uses the strikethrough text or highlight option, I don't see these in my indesign doc. I can see the strikethrough text on the browser version, but the highlight disppears completely. The review comment is in both places, just not what it's referencing.

    22 votes
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  4. 15 votes
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  5. 13 votes
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  6. Share for Review SYNC Broken

    I use "Share" > "Share for Review" on a Program for review by multiple departments for edits. I received notifications of over 200 edits, but upon opening the InDesign file to begin changes, the "Window" > "Comments" > "Review" Panel data is empty and again says "Create Review".

    So the connection from my online review and the source InDesign is broken. Additionally, there is no option to save that online version as a pdf to import the comments via that option in "Window" > "Comments" > "PDF Comments"

    6 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Share for Review  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We’ve released an update to InDesign – 15.1.2

    Please update to this latest version and see if the issues you were facing earlier have got resolved.

    Remember to check how you are signed into your CC account and if need be, sign out and sign in again. Since Share for Review is a service and dependent on your login to your Adobe ID account, it is important that CCD app is working well with your credentials.


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  7. page range for publishment in 'share for review' is set by last print/export job

    When sharing for review, the published document can be limited to a certain page range, because it takes that setting from the last print/export job. The only workaround is to first reset that range in the print/export window. Then publish for review to see all of the pages.

    Being able to select what pages to share (or not) would be a nice feature in the 'share for review' interface. This way, I would not have to make versions, separating artwork ready for review, and artwork that is not.

    6 votes
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  8. 6 votes
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  9. share for review is not working consistently

    If I try updating a share for review link the share for review panel freezes as shown in the attached image and nothing happens.
    I have to close and reopen the indesign file for the Share for Review to update the link, but it only works once or twice, before it begins to freeze again.

    4 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Share for Review  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This issue was fixed in InDesign v15.1.2 and later.

    Please update to the latest available versions and see if the issue(s) you were facing earlier has got resolved.

    Remember to check how you are signed into your CC account and if need be, sign out and sign in again. Since Share for Review is a service and dependent on your login to your Adobe ID account, it is important that CCD app is working well with your credentials.


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  10. Share for Review: Image Quality

    Can we have an option where Share > Share for Review has a high-quality view as opposed to the low-res preview (see file attached- Review (left) and Original (right)) please?

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    0 comments  ·  Share for Review  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Share for Review is to quickly share a design that is still a work-in-progress with the Reviewer(s) for quick feedback. Since the review opens in a browser for the reviewer, it has to load quickly even on slow networks, that’s why the image quality has been kept low deliberately so that the page loads quickly without long wait times. Using high-res views will slow down the loading of pages in the browser considerably, marring the experience.

    Hope this helps.


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  11. Share for review

    During this pandemic, I'm am trying to use the 'share for review' feature for a book I'm laying out. It is 600 pages, 300 spreads, about 333 MB file. It includes images and text.
    I've designed other books -- the printer had no problem with the files
    I'm using a Mac with InDesign 15.1.
    When I tried to share the file, 4 pages - 2 spreads uploaded. I tried again and 8 pages - 4 spread, appeared for sharing. I didn't choose them, it is what InDesign randomly chose.
    As an experiment, I created another file and tried to upload…

    4 votes
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  12. 3 votes
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  13. When I share to review, weird things happen

    I have InDesign 15.1.1 and I've been using the new Share to Review feature often. I've noticed that my text and tables would completely disappear on random pages and the Table of Contents became messed up as well. To make the text reappear, I had to adjust the size of the frame by a pixel or two then it would return. It didn't matter if I made the frame bigger or smaller.

    3 votes
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  14. Share for Review

    Share for Review does not seem to be working even after another update.

    I sent an invitation by "Invite Only". My client received an email with a link and the only 2 options available for my client are "Sign in with an Adobe ID" – 99% of my clients will not HAVE or NEED an Adobe ID.

    The second option is "Enter a password if one has been shared with you." Unfortunately, I was not given the option to set up a password. However, when posting publicly I could.

    And lastly, when I update the file (link), there was no…

    3 votes
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  15. Multiple Share for Review Issues

    I work with a team of 6 designers and we are all experiencing regular and multiple different issues with Share for Review – we are all using the latest version 2021 and are needing to try multiple things each time with varied results to get Share for Review to work – these include:
    1. Restarting Indesign
    2. Logging and in about of Adobe CC
    3. Trashing preferences
    4. Saving a file Copy

    Ths is extremely frustrating, wasting a lot of time and energy and money – I am sincerely hoping you are aware of all of these issues and are…

    2 votes
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  16. sharing for review - review comments not getting saved

    I have had a couple different reviewers make some comments, pins, etc and then close out of the review and when they went back into the review their comments were not there.

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  17. Last updated stays on 'this week'.

    My version is 15.1.2

    It seemed to work before, but the 'timestamp' when I click on Update Link remains 'this week'. I remember before it said something like 'X minutes ago'.

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  18. Turn off Share for Review email notifications

    Is there a way to Turn off Share for Review email notifications?

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  19. 1 vote
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  20. Share for Review – Filename for the reviewer

    I am loving this relatively new feature, but struggling to get full buy in from my reviewers because the filename displayed in their email notification is an Adobe generated random name and not the name of the actually file you are sharing. How can you make sure that the review filename is the same as the name of the actual Indesign document?

    The attached is an example of 3 such emails.

    I don't understand why the filename is not replicated.
    ( I know that S4R saves the review PDF in the Artifacts folder – if I force change that, will…

    1 vote
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