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  1. SuperMegaBlack

    You have added a new color swatch called "SuperMegaBlack." WHY?!?!? It has precisely the same CMYK values as simple "Black." Very misleading, and a very stupid idea.

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  2. Indesign cc 2018 crash mounted volume on "Save As..."

    Environment:
    - Adobe InDesign CC 2018 13.1 (13.1.0.76),
    - MacOS v 10.12.6.
    - Mounted SMB share (Windows Server 2012 R2 full share permissions).

    When editing a document on the mounted SMB share, then doing a "Save As...", there's a delay, then pinwheels, then crashes.

    Attached are the screen shots of the dialog boxes that occurs as it crashes, plus the Apple crash report.

    It does NOT crash on "Save".

    It does NOT crash on "Save A Copy..." UNLESS - sometimes you try to save over a pre-existing document. It will complain that the file is open even if it isn't…

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    CLOSED  ·  amaarora responded

    To identify the cause of this issue, we had started our investigation with the aim to resolve it. You might have also received email from us seeking more details to help in our investigation.

    We’ve concluded our investigation and came up with the finding : Either the issue is fixed in the latest release of InDesign or the issue was intermittent in nature at the time of its reporting and is not reproducible now.

    We recommend you to upgrade to the latest version of InDesign 2020.0.1 (if you’re not already on it). It contains a lot of stability fixes.

    If you still face this issue even after updating to the latest version of InDesign, please submit the crash report to us. (The guidelines to submit crash are available at (https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/submit-crash-reports.html)

    We seek your support in our continual effort to improve InDesign.


    Adobe InDesign Team

  3. inDesign Form Fields are Hidden in Acrobat after Export

    I created two form fields in inDesign using the Buttons and Forms panel. When I export my pdf (interactive), I cannot see the form fields. Interestingly enough, when I click "Prepare Form" in Acrobat, the form fields appear, and without doing anything, I can save the pdf and the form fields will continue to work as expected. Obviously this is much more time-consuming than if the fields were just visible by default.

    My document is very simple: 1 page, a couple lines, minimal text, some hyperlinks (which all function correctly), and the two form fields.

    I believe it has something…

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    The way you have described the issue you are facing is pretty simple and straight-forward. You don’t need to toggle any specific setting to specify Form Fields in InDesign or view them in Acrobat. The Form Fields are visible with a light-bluish background in Acrobat. Wonder what could be causing the issue to happen for you.
    Even though there doesn’t appear to be anything special in the document you are creating, could you share the same so that it can be looked at for troubleshooting?

    Adobe InDesign team

  4. Crash ID2018 with a right click

    InDesign 2018 (latest update) on macOS Sierra (latest update) crashes when right-clicking a text box with Apple Magic Mouse. Text box could be empty or full, same result. Help please!

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  5. Move Page bug, can't select Start or End

    When attempting to move a page to either Start or End of document, I select those options, but it continually reverts back to Before or After page. InDesignCC.

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  6. Images with same name confusion

    We've had a couple of instances in the past month with InDesign documents linking to different images that happen to have the same name and are in 2 different file locations. It seems that in some instances, InDesign will take it upon itself to relink the wrong images even though those images haven't been touched (either on the file system or in the InDesign file). There has been one occasion where this happened and it wasn't spotted until the document was printed with the wrong images in and today someone noticed while working on the file that an image had…

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  7. 字符表字間過大

    it is hard to see chars even enlarge (space too big)

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  8. audio

    when I publish on line the first page will not play audio unless you click off it and click on it again.

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  9. type shifting

    Type in indesign 13.1 constantly shifting - it as though there is a text wrap that causes it to "bump down" a space. There is no rhyme or reason to it - it is happening every time I pace a text box. SOMETIMES zooming out will fix it, but is is a real drag to not have WYSIWYG. Annoying

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  11. Auto-Fit tick box does not work and has no effect when placing images into a Frame or Rectangle

    I am using InDesign CC 2018 V13.1. In previous versions the Auto-Fit tick box worked just fine. With CC 2018 it does not. When placing an image into a Frame or Rectangle, ticking the Auto-Fit tick box has no effect. The image is placed into the box at full size. I then have to resize the image manually or using the Fit Content To frame button. I teach InDesign at Cambridge University and this missing feature is confusing for beginners. Please let me now how to rectify this issue.

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  12. index alphabetizing with multiple words

    When there an index entry has more than one word, the space between the words is improperly accounted for resulting in misalphabetized entries. See screenshots.
    Using ID CC 2018, but I've seen examples going back 2 years.

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  13. Crashing when entering text in paragraph style name field

    To get this crash...
    Duplicate an existing Paragraph Style via Panel drop down menu.

    Select text in name field.

    Type... crashes within the first couple of characters.

    Message... Internal Error

    Doesn't happen every time, but too often.

    Adobe InDesign CC 2018

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    CLOSED  ·  amaarora responded

    To identify the cause of this issue, we had started our investigation with the aim to resolve it. You might have also received email from us seeking more details to help in our investigation.

    We’ve concluded our investigation and came up with the finding : Either the issue is fixed in the latest release of InDesign or the issue was intermittent in nature at the time of its reporting and is not reproducible now.

    We recommend you to upgrade to the latest version of InDesign 2020.0.1 (if you’re not already on it). It contains a lot of stability fixes.

    If you still face this issue even after updating to the latest version of InDesign, please submit the crash report to us. (The guidelines to submit crash are available at (https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/submit-crash-reports.html)

    We seek your support in our continual effort to improve InDesign.


    Adobe InDesign Team

  14. My Publish Online with the following message: Error # 22

    My Publish Online with the following message: Error # 22

    How to solve?

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  15. IndesignCC blurry text

    Text in IndesignCC is fat/blurry. See compared to the same file output in Acrobat.

    IndesignCC 13.1
    Windows 10
    NVidia Graphic

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  16. Doesn't let me save in RGB

    InDesign CC2018

    I'm trying to save a PDF in RGB, but when you are in the output section to change from CMYK to RGB, it doesn't let me, it automatically changes to CMYK.

    Even if I start the file in Web version since the beginning.

    I tried with new files and it still doesn't let me.

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  17. Text box adds extra space...?

    Text Boxes are adding extra space. I do not have any space after or tabs or anything else in my paragraphs.

    I am very keen on having all my text boxes fit to perfect size especially for this file because I am creating a fillable form and don't want oversized text boxes. I also keep them to their size to make sure everything is perfect.
    Anyone else having this issue?

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  18. Dynamic spelling doesn't find repeated word with initial capital letter

    It became apparent yesterday, unfortunately after a brochure had been printed, that InDesign doesn't flag repeated words when one of them starts with a capital letter and, in this case the company has ended up paying for a reprint. Although several people had proof checked the brochure, nobody had noticed and I only had time to view with dynamic spelling, rather than reading the whole thing. Is this a feature for some reason? Personally I'd rather it be flagged with or without caps and be able to make a judgement myself if time is short.

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  19. First baseline offset not being applied

    More than half the time that I try to change the First Baseline Offset in the Text Frame Options panel, the default setting (Ascent) will not change. When I select a different option from the drop-down menu, such as Leading, Ascent stays selected (before I'm even given the chance to click "OK" or "Cancel"). The only solution I've found to this problem is quitting InDesign and reopening it again and again.

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  20. ShortCut with ¨;¨ key on Spanish Keyboard:

    Hi I live in Costa Rica and my Mac have a Spanish Keyboard, Indesign have Commands with ¨;¨ key and the Spanish Keyboard haven´t that key, it have the key ¨ñ¨ , so I can´t use all shortcuts with ¨;¨ key..

    Please Help

    Marvin Montoya
    mar.mv16@gmail.com

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