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  1. font size

    InDesign 13.1.x64

    When you have two monitors, the main with 125% font size and the secondary with 100% font size, the mouse pointer didn't work well on secondary screen when selecting menu options.

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  2. library

    the drag-and-drop function no longer works in the library in the new Adobe Indesign cc 2019 14.0

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  3. No brake style broke All Caps style

    In Polish language I'm using no break GREP in style to automatically correct hanging letters at the end of the line. When I have this GREP and change style to 'all caps' it doesn't affect letters with 'no break'!
    It worked fine with all CC versions till latest update! Why Adobe with the latest version release always broke something that work for years

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  4. Gradient background missing when export as PDF

    I just updated to the 2019 version of Adobe InDesign and was sent a file that was created with the same version. Some of the background was made using a gradient and disappears (becomes white) when I export to PDF. My colleague is able export and retain the gradient no problem, so it seems like it is a bug or setting that got changed. My InDesign expert colleagues tried basic troubleshooting and couldn't find the answer, so it doesn't seem to be obvious. Any ideas? Thanks!

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  5. False layer gets duplicated through context menu

    If for example layer 1 is selected in the layers panel and layer 2 is right-clicked, the context menu for layer 2 appears. If you choose to duplicate the layer 2, the selected layer 1 gets duplicated. Deleting works as expected.

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  6. Page-jump dialog disappears, leaving ID non-interactive

    On three occasions since installing CC 2019, I've:


    • selected [command+j] to jump to a page


    • had the page-jump dialog appear, grab focus, and then immediately disappear


    • this has left InDesign in a non-interactive state, where I have to force-quit.


    Running on a 2017 5K iMac/High Sierra

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  7. Libraries menu name

    The menu name for the CC Libraries needs to be consistent across programs... Photoshop/Illustrator it is called "Libraries" in Windows -> Libraries

    In InDesign it is called "CC Libraries". It should be called "Libraries" just like the others.

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  8. page number in page manu not shown

    Hallo. Leider werden die letzten Seitenzahlen im Seitenmenü abgeschnitten.

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    We have released an update for InDesign CC2019 (v 14.0.1) which contains fixes for some key issues. If you are not already on 14.0.1 (build 209), then we recommend you to update to latest version.

    If you still face this issue even after updating, please send the following information to santalwa@adobe.com :

    Reproducible Steps –
    • Is the issue related to a specific document(s)/asset(s)? If yes, can you please share the document(s)/asset(s) with us? Please package the entire document(To package the document, Go to File → Package)
    • Does trashing InDesign Preferences and Cache help resolve the issue? Please take a backup of the same before trashing them.

    Adobe InDesign team

  9. "Punched-in" values are not properly input. Possible latency issue.

    For example, when punching in numbers to resize an object, the first number will often go ignored.

    Also, when punching in new values for type (Font Size and Leading), when hitting TAB (from Font Size) to punch in a new Leading value, the value will not completely replace the current value if currently an "auto" value if I begin typing immediately. This results in an unwelcomed and unwarranted "invalid numeric value" popup.

    This has been happening ever since I can remember (all CC versions)

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  10. images oversized on text import

    This is not a new issue. Just haven't reported it before.
    I work on educational books. Text comes in Word files.
    Almost every time I place a Word file with graphics, the graphics show up HUGE. Some are so big, the only way I've been able to deal with is create a huge file, open the text box up to include every bit of space.
    Today... the only size that would allow me to see the graphic was 400p x 400p!

    Not an isolated issue. I receive Word files from multiple sources, and every Word file upon import has graphics…

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  11. Edit original not launching native application

    Edit original was easy to access using option + click linked image.
    Since the latest update InDesign v14.10 and Mac OS Mojave, this action opens the 'Import PDF' dialogue and if you click 'Ok' launches Photoshop. The linked image is an Illustrator .ai file. All used to work, why the change?

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  12. Assert after closing InDesign CC 2019 Debug.

    After clear installation Adobe InDesign CC 2019 Debug every time when I am closing application I have this Assert dialog box:

    Interface kLanguageImpl changed but not marked dirty. First difference occurrs at offset 54

    d:\development\siriusr14\source\omlib\session\pmpersist.cpp (1425)

    I have only Skip and Debugger buttons. Skip open new dialog box (the same information).

    There are no plugins. Only clear install.

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  13. .ai imported file bounding box turns solid black when printed

    .ai imported file bounding box turns solid black when printed. The previous version of ID left me choose "the printer determines colors" under Color Handling. After the recent upgrade that selection is no longer available.

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  14. exporting a book to PDF (dialogue box

    When exporting a book to PDF from Indesign CC2019 on Mac OSX Mojave, the export pdf dialogue box ("Generating PDF") displays (showing progress / page count) but it can't be hidden (or covered over) by switching to another app or browser window like it used to. Eg if it was z layers in CSS, it is always sitting on top and getting in the way of multi-tasking whilst exporting the book file.

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  15. Indesign CC 2019 Bugs(Preserve Styles and Formatting from Text and Tables)

    I usually use the inDesign to import the created word file.
    However, if I check the Preserve Styles and Formatting from Text and Tables in indesign cc 2019 and import the file, the formatting of the text will be deleted.
    This does not happen with Indesign cc 2018, but this will continue to happen in this 2019 upgrade.
    I ask you to correct this problem.

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  16. Objects with Opacity Fill below 100%, appear as 100% when PDF proof placed in a layout file.

    Created ad with objects containing simple color fills below 100% (50% and 30%) opacity. Exported proofs to use in a Indesign magazine layout file. Once the PDF was dropped into a frame, those faded opacity values jumped back to 100%. Fix was to re-edit the original files, change Opacity values, re-save, re-export proof, drop proof back into main layout. Very annoying.

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  19. Support for higher resolutions

    I didn't find a possibility to open "Mehr Optionen" (more options) in the new tab "Eigenschaften" on the right side BY DEFAULT. On TFTs with 2160px there is no need für reducing options

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  20. Assignments checked out from two PCs simultaneously

    I updated my CC to 2019, but the designer hasn't. She's still using 2018.
    I had checked out some assignments from a indd file in the intra server and checked all in when I was done.
    Before notifying my designer she came and asked, "how were you able to work o the assignments when I was working on them?"
    She was working on the same indd file, from InDesign, with all assignments checked out.
    And yet, when I checked all in, she got "update" signs next to the assignments. And weirdly, when she updated them all, they updated fine with…

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