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  1. Export to PDF crashes when Printer's Marks checked on in PDF export window menu (Indesign 14.0.1 )

    When I leave Printer's Marks unchecked, Indesign exports effortlessly.

    Crashing while exporting to PDF happens with any design, regardless of the contents in the design (RGB, .ai files, etc.)

    I have tested it on exporting older designs that have already been sent to print with printer's marks, prior to this issue.

    Note: checking or unchecking Bleed and Slug don't interfere – only Printer's Marks do.

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  2. Edit and Copy text box, delete another box, copied box is lost

    MacBook Pro (2018, 13-inch, 2.3 Ghz Intel Core i5), with High Sierra (10.13.6), and InDesign (14.0.1).

    I have two text boxes - Box1 and Box2 - with text in them.

    I edit the text in Box1, copy Box1 (not the contents; the text box itself).

    I delete Box2 by pressing the Backspace key while Box2 is selected.

    I paste, and get Box2.

    Expected functionality: The box I specifically copied - Box1 - should be resident in the clipboard. Not Box2.

    Deleting an item should NOT copy it to the clipboard and overwrite the previous clipboard contents.

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  3. Crash when placing DOCX with paragraphStyles

    Version: InDesign 14.0.1, macOS 10.14.3

    Steps:
    1. Open attached InDesign document (please rename .jpg in .indd, there was a bug while uploading the file)
    2. Place "ThisDocumentHasParagraphStyles.docx" in the document
    3. InDesign crashes :-(

    It seems it has something to do with the ParagraphStyles that are in the Word document. If I try to place the DOCX file named "ThisDocumentDOESNTHaveParagraphStyles.docx", then InDesign doesn't crash.

    Attached is a screen video capture of the process (rename .jpg in .mp4 please)

    Please help!

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  4. Find Font reports fonts activated with Suitcase Fusion are in system folder - knock on effect in XMPie


    1. CC2019 Win10_64 (Suitcase Fusion 9)

    2-4. Activate fonts with suitcase Fusion and use in job. Find Font will show the correct path to Fusion's font vault. After continuing to use InDesign and Fusion for a while, usually within 30 minutes of normal use, Find Font reports the same font is now in system folder.

    This causes an issue with the XMPie uCreate plugin. When the incorrect path is shown, XLIM Preflight detects an issue with the font and won't allow the job to be exported. NB: I have recreated this bug with XMPie uninstalled.

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  5. Using text variables causes highlighting text in PDF to be inconsistent/scrumbled

    When exporting to PDF from a file including text variables, it results in text in pdf that it is impossible to highlight correctly. and therefore - it is impossible to mark PDF comments on it. Screenshot and PDF files are attached.
    It only happened with ARIAL font, and only in certain book files (that were created in previous ID version). I couldn't recreate the bug in another file.
    When I removed the text variables the PDF was exported fine.
    I also had another kind of conditional text I made in these files - it was a sentence written inside the…

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  8. PDF Export do not provide the option that people have to use braille devices can read it :(

    The Option to create a document for People who use a braille device is vanished. Huge Issue as the information letter is also beeing read from blind people (school with blind childs and teachers in vienna). The provides me with the update that they cant read it any more. Issue starts with InDesign CC 14.0.1 PC Version.
    Please advice of fix this.

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  9. NO BUG, but my ide to make better work in Indesign.... ON SWEDISH... OM FÖRBÄTTRING I INDESIGN CC 2019 med flera... Jag skulle vilja att ni

    ON SWEDISH... OM FÖRBÄTTRING I INDESIGN CC 2019 med flera versioner...
    Jag skulle vilja att ni i Indesign skapade möjligheter att spara olika inställningar i en lista, på olika skuggor jag gör för bildramar och bokstavs skuggor. Nu finns inget sådant! ....Torgny

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  10. Using text variables causes highlighting text in PDF to be inconsistent/scrumbled

    When exporting to PDF from a file including text variables, it results in text in pdf that it is impossible to highlight correctly. and therefore - it is impossible to mark PDF comments on it. Screenshot and PDF files are attached.
    It only happened with ARIAL font, and only in certain book files (that were created in previous ID version). I couldn't recreate the bug in another file.
    When I removed the text variables the PDF was exported fine.
    I also had another kind of conditional text I made in these files - it was a sentence written inside the…

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  11. Indesign 2019 placing my pictures reversed/ inverted; had to use an older version

    Indesign 2019 placing my pictures reversed/ inverted; had to use an older version for multi page PDF placement to work properly.

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  12. Swatches should show text colour when character style is applied

    When a GREP Style applies a character style that includes a colour change the Swatches panel and the Fill in the Control Panel do not show the applied swatch. The swatch shown is for the base style without the GREP Style applied.

    In the attaches screen shot the green text is affected by a GREP Style. As you can see the Swatches panel shows the text is black, not the applies swatch.

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  13. Swatches panel not displaying correctly

    My swatches panel is not displaying correctly. In order to view my current swatches, I have to extend the width of the panel. When the swatch panel is the same width as the other panels, the swatches are completely hidden. Also missing at any size are the buttons for new swatch, delete swatch, etc. These buttons appear on other panels but not swatches. Quitting InDesign and rebooting my computer did not resolve the issue.

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  14. Profiles conversion doesn't work anymore with InDesign export PDF

    Hello,
    Sorry for my approximative english.
    It's no longer possible to do high-res PDF export from InDesign because it doesn't convert color profiles correctly (it seems InDesign consider there is no profil on imported documents). Same conversions works fine on Photoshop.
    We use InDesign CC 14.0.1 and joboptions we made (PDF/X-1a:2001 - Acrobat 4 (PDF 1.3) - convert to destination : ISO Coated V2) with Bridge coordination.
    We're a big french comic books publisher and it's a very important problem for our workflow.
    It's like a bug, I try some things I found on forums, but nothing works (delete all…

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  15. How to clear round corner options

    Recently I have set-up a corner options to drag rectangles with a specific round corner. Now I want to drag regular rectangles, with no round corners anymore. But when drag new rectangles they all have round corners.

    Note that I have already set the corner option to 0 in the Corner options panel (Object menu). But nothing changes.
    Can somebody help me ?

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  16. Import incorrect frame size

    When importing images into indesign I am experiencing a random bug on several different documents - when importing the image normally fits to the frame but in this bug it creates a random sized frame that is bigger than the image which stops me placing things the size I want them.

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  19. Preferences missing from Edit menu

    The Preferences choice in my Edit menu is not showing.

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  20. Adjust Minimum Increment Preferences

    When using a document set up in inches, the default minimum measurement increment is .0625. It's really hard to work with increments this large when working with drop shadows, other effects, or working with space before and after. I'd love to be able to edit this default minimum increment so these things are easier to work with in inches.

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