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  1. Changing text color with properties panel.

    This is about changing the text color of a selected text field through the properties panel.

    Current behaviour:
    When a text field is selected the properties panel shows just the color of the box not the text. To change the text color a number of clicks through two submenus are necessary.

    Suggested behaviour:
    Text and box color are displayed directly in the properties panel.

    Thanks!

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  2. Order of charakters change by performing a charakter style

    I made a charakter style for italics. When I apply this charakter style the order of the charakters change in reverse order. See the two screenshots below.

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  3. Search option is not working on EPUB fixed Layout

    I have found a problematic bug for .epub files exported from InDesign and opened in Adobe Digital Editions. The fixed layout epub file is not searchable.

    To note, an epub file exported from InDesign and marked as re-flowable does work.

    This is a SIGNIFICANT issue for me and here's why. I have a 700 page interactive book (includes embedded hyperlinks, videos, audio files) that needs to be distributed and opened by the general population and searchable.

    1) The design of the book is formatted per page and needs to remain as laid out in InDesign. This means we can NOT…

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  4. pdf comments panel (minor UI bug)

    Mouseover on the "show comments"-button shows some kind of internal localization reference.

    See attached imaged...

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  6. Creative Cloud hijacks my entire computer - slow to the point of unworkable

    I see this issue so HUGE in forums everywhere and find it frustrating with the support team coming up with lame answers every time, mostly blaming the user and with micro solutions that are temporary. These issues are known issues and keep coming back. Support close the tickets too readily and we can't re-open those cases to demonstrate how this is unresolved.

    I've tried every remedy including:


    • Uninstall Creative Cloud and all apps and reinstall

    • Many times 'Repaired' - pretty much every restart it needs 'repairing'

    • Used the cleaner tool

    • Cleaned specific cache as instructed

    • Made a second user to…
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  7. Shift and Alt keys not working.

    This seems to happen randomly, but while working on an InDesign doc these keys will stop working and the only fix is to restart my entire laptop. This doesn't really fix anything though because the issue can happen again within minutes of starting back up.

    I use shift and alt a lot to align assets on my pages as well as duplicate certain assets. Among a bunch of other things.

    This happens across all version I use (2019, 2020 and 2021)

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  8. Indd freezes, then crashes, when opening linked (placed) indd files from an indd file

    Indd 16.0 x64, and the previous version. Windows 10. Create a document with test and also linked Indesign "sub-documents" in it. Run spell-check or find & replace, set to check all open documents. Indd opens the linked document, then freezes. You cannot save, quit, or anything. I have submitted numerous crash reports. See https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign/indesign-2020-crashes-while-using-spell-check-with-linked-indesign-files-on-windows-10/m-p/11608010?page=1#M404257 for details.

    My documents are typically books with 10-20 indesign files in each book. Some of the indesign files have placed (linked) indesign files, typically standard "boilerplate" that must be the same everywhere. When I run a spell check across all of the open docs in…

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  9. Opening idml from CC2021 crashes CC2020 but not CC2019 and earlier

    When I save file as an idml from CC2021 I cannot open it in CC2020 as it crashes. CC2019 and earlier can open idml files from CC2021. It seems to be an issue only with CC2020. I've managed to open a 1 page blank document with CC2020 from CC2021, but anything that I've worked properly on crashes when the idml is opened in CC2020. I've attached an example.

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  10. Data Merge Image File Path Mac Big Sur

    Hi, I use data merge with images daily, after I updated my Mac OS to Big Sur the file path format changed.

    from FolderName:file.jpg
    to
    FolderName/file.jpg

    Any chance Data Merge can adopt to that soon?

    thank you

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  11. Hi Team, InD CS -yes I know it's from the ark but I love it! It still does a great job!!

    When placing an item from Library (in this case formatted Text Boxes), what do they actually link to?
    I have them marked "lock position" but then I find them scattered all over the document (a quite long one).
    Is there any way to link them (position them) relative to a paragraph mark or some other text item on the page.

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  12. share for review not working

    So first, i made my link and everything went fine. Then after a few times updating it, it started saying that there was an error, and now, there's just nothing that appears in the panel.

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    Try the following solutions:

    SOLUTION 1
    -———
    1. Close InDesign.
    2. Bring up Creative Cloud Desktop (CCD) and Sign out.
    3. Launch InDesign and Sign in here (not from the CCD).
    4. Create a new document.
    5. Open Share for Review panel.

    SOLUTION 2
    -——-
    1) Close InDesign.
    2) Close Creative Cloud desktop app.
    3) Navigate to the OOBE folder located here:
    Windows: [System drive]:\Users\[user name]\AppData\Local\Adobe\OOBE
    Mac OS: /Users/[user name]/Library/Application Support/Adobe/OOBE
    4) Delete the opm.db file.
    5) Launch Creative Cloud desktop app.
    6) Launch InDesign

    Please let us know if the above solutions work for you.


    Adobe InDesign team

  13. InDesign and Publish, Document, Online using MacBookPro upgrade

    Upgraded MacBook to OS Big Sur v.11.0.1 and now the Adobe InDesign > Publish, Document, Online does NOT work. It does work for a NEW single page doc. MacBook CRASHES when InDesign SPREAD publish online feature is attempted. PLEASE HELP!!! All of my Adobe InDesign docs are SPREADS and I love the online feature.

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  14. sort register

    The index does not sort alphabetically
    example:

    EPH98002xx ..... 237
    EPH99001xx ...... 237
    EPH0100121 ...... 223
    EPH0100123 223
    EPH0100161 223

    EPH99001xx should be after EPH0100121
    Please fix

    Thank you Paul

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  15. insert break character

    InDesign 16.0
    Insert Break Character in paragraph text inserts a Paragraph Break instead.

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  16. 'New hyperlink from URL' no longer creating 'Hyperlink' Character Style

    InDesign 16.0 2021

    When using the 'New Hyperlink from URL' command, the default 'Hyperlink' Character Style is no longer being created, or applied if already present. The interactive hyperlink functionality still works, but no styling is being applied to the selected text as previously (in fact, if any Character Style is already present, it is being removed).

    Previously, this command would convert the selected text to a hyperlink, and would also apply a 'Hyperlink' character style at the same time.

    Please restore the previous function, or enable a user toggle to revert to the previous behavior is this is an…

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  17. Danish translation in 'EPUB Export Options' is wrong

    In the EPUB Export Options window - Metadata - two fields are translated into Danish. But this is not done correctly.
    Re: field 3 "Created by" and 7 "Rights".

    This Text: > should be translated into this

      Oprettet af: > Forfatter:

    Højre: > Copyright:

    (because 'Forfatter' means 'Author' and this metadata information is requied in EPUBs.. and 'Højre' means the opposite of left ... so this is NOT the case here ;)

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  18. bad hyphenations in english

    InDesign CC2021 (16.0) is making very bad hyphenations in English: Great Britain. Some examples in the Screenshot. Thanks for solving.

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  19. Cross references rendered to big/wrong line break

    Text with cross references isn't rendered correctly. The line break is triggered far to early (see IDML and PNG) image. This affects probably all InDesign Version but was reproduced with CC 2020 and CC 2021

    The line break works with the Adobe World-Ready Composers but not with the Classic Composers.

    I cannot use the World-Ready Composers because of the justified nonbreaking space see https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/41793187-bug-since-cs6-nonbreaking-space-s-issue-wit

    Please fix both bugs!

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  20. find/change formatted text error

    using cc2021
    when trying find/change text with sencences with paragraph style (bold), some characters become regular.
    if i change 'Apple' with whole bold to Pineapple, it turns like Pin(bold)e(regular)a(bold)p(regular)pl(bold)e(regular)

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