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  1. BUG Make "Fit Frame to Content" finally work with rotated/skewd content

    1. Version: CS4 and above
    2. Steps: Just rotate/skew a picture within its box and use "FitFrameToContent" and watch the content gets cropped!
    3. Expected Result: The picture frame gets fit…
    4. Actual result: The content gets cropped.
    3 votes

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    Under Review  ·  amaarora responded

    Hi,
    Thanks for reporting the issue.
    We have been able to reproduce it and will consider it for fixing.

    -Aman

  2. Error message "Save File Operation Failed" seen for PNG/JPEG export in Adobe InDesign 2024

    InDesign 2024 (v19.0)

    In v18.5 any design can be Exported as a JPEG or PNG.

    When I Export a design to JPEG or PNG in v19.0 then I get the "Save File Operation Failed" message and the program freezes - see attached screen shot

    2 votes

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  3. Color Swatch Menu Closes Upon Right-Click

    1. Adobe InDesign v19.0 When I click the color swatches panel menu dropdown, the menu drops down, and I am able to edit existing swatches and I am able to add new swatches. The problem occurs when I attempt to right-click on a color or if I press the hamburger button at the top right of the panel. When I try to do either of these, the entire menu closes.
    2 votes

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  4. When adding a list to a Right to Left Paragraph, tab leader disappers

    1. InDesign (Middle East) 18.1.0.51

    2. In a Right to Left Text Frame type a few words in a Right to Left Paragraph direction, following by tab with a period leader definition and then type a any any number so you will get dots between the last word and number (like in TOC). See in the attached image. Selceet one of the list options (numbering or bullets) to see the tab leader disaapers.

    3. Numbers or Bullets should be added at the begining without change the rest of the text.

    4. The Tab leader disappers (see attached image)

    An ID prepared documnet can be…

    2 votes

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  5. Crash while export to JPG

    indesign 16.2 (mac version) crashes every time exports jpg and it tries to overwrite existent jpg

    2 votes

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  6. Misplaced pin icons and shapes in Share for Review

    Pins or shapes in Share for Review are always shown with misplaced icons or shape "borders". All browsers render it similarly. In Chrome, after reloading and clearing cache through DevTools, pin icons are changed to numbers and shapes disappear (in DevTools there is some error...). Btw, in Opera for Android, there are shown numbers by default. Using InDesign 15.1.1 for Windows, tried different files on laptot/desktop with the same results.

    About a week before I used the function for the first time and everything was fine, but I'm not sure if InDesign had the latest update.

    Working example: https://assets.adobe.com/id/urn:aaid:sc:US:f5b91a94-c27e-44bd-9b09-f46e662affc8?view=published

    2 votes

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  7. Menu item "Convert footnotes and endnotes" missing

    Although my software is up to date, the option "Convert footnotes to endnotes" is missing from my "Type" menu item (image). The interface is in portuguese, but you can see there are only four itens on the footnote/endnote area, the fifth ("Convert footnote to endnote") is really missing...
    I tried unistalling and installing InDesign again from Creative Cloud but it didn´t solve this issue. This menu item is also unavailable on Edit>Menus...
    System: Windows 10 / 64 bits
    Adobe Indesign (2020): 15.1.1 x64

    2 votes

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  8. CMD+O (Open File) STILL Doesn't Work in 15.0.3 on first launching InDesign

    This still hasn't been fixed!! When first opening InDesign 15.0.3 CMD+O just gives a 'dead key' beep, and it doesn't bring up the 'Open File' dialog. You must use the MENU to open the first file. After you have opened a file from the MENU, the CMD+O will then work. PLEASE FIX, for us long-time users this is painfully annoying! I have reported this in previous releases.

    2 votes

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    Under Review  ·  amaarora responded

    Thanks for reporting the issue. We are reviewing it

    -InDesign Team

  9. svg mask

    InDesign does not keep masks that are embedded in the SVG. It ungroups them, causing hidden parts of the SVG to display.

    2 votes

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    Under Review  ·  amaarora responded

    Thanks for reporting the issue. We are reviewing it

    -InDesign Team

  10. indesign crashes when deleting marker

    when i delete an index marker, indesign crashes. It's not with all markers, just one word that crashes the document. That word is in my table of contents and in my index so both crash.

    2 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Book/TOC  ·  Admin →
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  11. Optical Kerning issues after recent v15 update

    After the recent update (v15.0), I am having issues with Optical kerning, specifically with the font Noto Serif Khmer (Cambodian font). The kerning is completely off. I've opened the file in v14.0.3 and everything works fine in that version.

    2 votes

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  12. RotatedTable-BaseLineGrid-NOT-WORKING.PNG

    ( InDesign 2020 version 15.0.0.155 on Windows 10 ).

    The custom baseline grid is not working at all if a table's text frame is rotated.

    It is working with text outside a table if the frame is rotated.

    https://community.adobe.com/t5/InDesign/baseline-grid-landscape/m-p/10717436#M159385

    2 votes

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    Under Review  ·  amaarora responded

    Thanks for reporting the issue.
    This issue seems to be present from a long time. We are reviewing it

    -InDesign Team

  13. Accessible PDF Alternative Text Fail When Object Set to Multiply

    InDesign 14.0.2

    When an object is set to "multiply" in Effects and exported to Interactive PDF, there is a Alternative Text fail reported when running Accessibility Full Check. When the "multiply" effect is removed, there is a clean report. Please fix.

    Attached are both the original file (with multiply on) and the PDF generated. If you remove multiply, it works.

    2 votes

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  14. windows 10 - paste number from clipboard history into X/Y-object coordinates

    How to repeat the issue:

    1. Activate Clipboard history in windows settings (win 10)
    2. Copy a random number to your clipboard (my testnumber "-2,375")
    3. Create a new document and place a rectangle (or random object) on your page
    4. Select the object and click (focus) in the field for the y-coordinates
    5. hit "windows+V" to open your clipboard history (must be activated in the settings)
    6. Click on your previous copied number.

    6-Bug. The number has been pasted two times in the y-coordinates field.

    Test system:
    - Win 10 pro (1809)
    - current Indesign CC version (how to check the actual version?)

    By the…

    2 votes

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    Under Review  ·  amaarora responded

    Thanks for reporting the issue.
    We are reviewing it

    -InDesign Team

  15. Anchored Object Lock/Prevent Manual Position Override

    The Prevent Manual Positioning creates a Locked Object, but unlocking the widget doesn't remove the Prevent manual override.

    When you check to "Prevent Manual Override" an anchored object receives a lock adornment. An object Style can be created from this object. If that lock is unlocked the Object style shows as override, but the "Prevent Manual Override" is still checked.

    If the object style is redefined. The lock adornment is still unlocked, and the "Prevent Manual Positioning" is still checked. Reapplying the style locks the object.

    There should be more consistent behaviour of "Prevent Manual Positioning" and the "Lock". Even…

    2 votes

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  16. Cmd/Ctrl+Backspace and Cmd/Ctrl+Delete bugs

    Hi,

    Cmd/Ctrl+Backspace and Cmd/Ctrl+Delete bugs act erratically in latest InCopy (13.1) on Mac and Windows: contrary to all other apps and InDesign Story Editor, they delete words from seemingly random side of the cursor.

    See https://forums.adobe.com/message/10524905

    Actual result: Cmd+Del often deletes from left hand side, Cmd+Backspace often deletes from right hand side of the cursor.

    Expected result: Cmd/Ctrl+Del always deletes the word to the right of the cursor; Cmd/Ctrl+Backspace always deletes a word from to the left of the cursor.

    Regards
    m.

    2 votes

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    Under Review  ·  amaarora responded

    Hi,
    Thanks for reporting the issue.
    We will look into the problem

    -Aman

  17. idml file with frontend xml crashes with lower version indesign

    when ever we try to make idml files with frontend xml, which required to open lower version of indesign file, it get crashes. Now i got in a conclusion idml files with frontend xml does not work... can you fix.

    2 votes

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  18. BUG: Changes aren't tracked for bottom-right table cell

    The last cell in a table is a “dead” cell as far as Track Changes is concerned. If you copy cells from another row and paste them in the last table row, if the selection you are pasting into contains the last cell in the table, the pasted text will not be marked as a change. Likewise, inserting a new row in a table as the last row via drag and drop isn’t marked as an insertion at all. Inserting a new column in a table as the last column via drag and drop is tracked as an insertion for…

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    Under Review  ·  amaarora responded

    Hi,
    Thanks for reporting the issue.
    We have been able to reproduce the issue.

    “The last cell in a table is a “dead” cell as far as Track Changes is concerned. If you copy cells from another row and paste them in the last table row, if the selection you are pasting into contains the last cell in the table, the pasted text will not be marked as a change. "
    This issue seems to be present since CS 6

    -Aman

  19. Publish Online thumbnail navigation has disappeared

    The cursor changes on hover and link works but the graphics are missing for forward and back.

    2 votes

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  20. 2 votes

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    Under Review  ·  amaarora responded

    Hi,
    Thanks for reporting the issue. The crash/protective shutdown is reproducible at our end.

    -Aman

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