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  2. Document setup window is cropped with large icons

    So after Mojave install on my Adobe apps Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc windows are cropped with large icons so I can't even create a new document see screen shot this is how all apps look.

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  3. fitting rotatet bitmaps

    I do not know if it's a bug or feature request:
    Rotated bitmaps should be fitted to fill its box completely. After fitting no box-backgraund or transparency inside the box should to bee seen.
    Was it not in former versions possible?

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  4. Color Theme Tool not working after upgrade to InDesign CC 14.0

    Hi, this may not actually be a bug and perhaps more of a settings issue - but after upgrading to 14.0 the Color Theme "eyedropper" tool does not seem to be working. The tool selects/highlights properly, palette displays correctly - but the theme elements do not copy over. Any help appreciated as we create / update fairly complex and text-heavy docs on a daily basis.

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  5. BUG InDesign CC2019 Win10 Scrollbars disappear when cursor is in text box

    Scrollbars disappear when cursor is placed in a text box using the Type Tool. Must switch to Selection Tool and click out of text box in order view and use scrollbars again.

    InDesign CC 14 (2019)
    Windows 10

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  6. Type functions do not work on Text frames in CC2019

    In all previous versions, it was possible to select a TEXT FRAME (one or more) and apply any text formatting to the text in it.

    This has been removed in CC2019. With a text frame selected, the text functions in the control panel and in text related palettes -- Character, Paragraph -- are disabled. The functions in the Character and Paragraph Styles panels are NOT disabled but they don't "work".

    Expected result: how it worked in the 13 versions that preceded this one.

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  7. Jagged Text - CC 2019

    Adobe Indesign CC 2019 Enabling GPU Enhancement makes text jagged and discolored. This bug is happening on an iMac using the latest OS "Mojave".

    Below are examples of text with and without GPU enhancement.

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  8. Help > About

    Going to Help > About to see what version I'm using causes InDesign to freeze and crash.
    InDesign 14.0 x 64
    Windows 10 Pro 1803 OS build 17134.345

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    We have released an update for InDesign CC2019 (v 14.0.1) which contains some stability fixes. 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 submit the crash report to us.
    (Guidelines to submit crash are available at https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/submit-crash-reports.html)

    Also, please send the following information to santalwa@adobe.com :

    • Reproducible Steps – What were you doing when InDesign crashed?
    • Error snapshot or video recording of the issue.
    • Is the issue related to a specific document(s)/asset(s)? If yes, can you please share the document(s)/asset(s) with us?
    • Does trashing InDesign Preferences and Cache help resolve the issue? Please take a backup of the same before trashing them.

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  9. PDF Export & Text field crash

    I have also downloaded Indesign CC 2019 and encounter a lot of bugs. I can't select a color profile for the PDF export and every time I click into a text field while layouting the complete program hangs. Unfortunately, you can't work with the program like this at the moment!

    Solution for the problem with the PDF export: Preset PDF export profiles and then select them. So you can bypass the problem a bit. For the second problem I can't find a solution and am very annoyed, because there are also the same probleme with the other programs of CC

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    We have released an update for InDesign CC2019 (v 14.0.1) which contains some stability fixes. 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 submit the crash report to us.
    (Guidelines to submit crash are available at https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/submit-crash-reports.html)

    Also, please send the following information to santalwa@adobe.com :

    • Reproducible Steps – What were you doing when InDesign crashed?
    • Error snapshot or video recording of the issue.
    • Is the issue related to a specific document(s)/asset(s)? If yes, can you please share the document(s)/asset(s) with us?
    • Does trashing InDesign Preferences and Cache help resolve the issue? Please take a backup of the same before trashing them.

    Adobe InDesign team

  10. layers panel disappearing

    My layers panel keeps disappearing - I go to the "Window" menu and open it up, do what I need to do and next time I go to use the layers panel - which I haven't closed - it has closed again... I need to keep revisiting the "Windows" menu every time I want to use it.

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  11. No longer scroll to select items with the arrow keys

    With import of several items you can no longer scroll to select items with the arrow keys?

    It work if i use place CMD+D but doesn't work with CC libraries.

    If i use more than 1 items in the CC libraries i need to place one of the items in the layout and after i can scroll to select items with the arrow keys on the keyboard

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  12. no break is not working 100%

    InDesign CC 14.0 no break is not working all the time. Trying to keep web address together and have no break applied but the text is still splitting even though it can fit a single line of the text box. If I change width of text box the spaces get compressed and almost looks like there is no space between words.

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  13. BUG Indesign 2019CC

    I have installed 2019CC and for some reason I keep having these panels come up. I now have 3!

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  14. Adobe PDF (Interactive)

    Error when exporting to Adobe PDF (Interactive)
    Indesign v14.0
    Mac OS x 10.13.6
    Choose File > Export > Format select: Adobe PDF (Interactive) > click 'Save' > Click 'Export' > Error appears above 'Generating PDF' modal window.

    Error reads: "Failed to Export the PDF file." no code or explanation. See screenshot

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  15. Interactive PDF fields won’t allow me to enter any text into them when reported from Indd.

    Mac OS 10.13.6 | Indesign CC 13.1 | Acrobat Pro DC 2018.011.20063

    When I create a file in InDesign with text fields for an interactive PDF and export it as interactive PDF I get a PDF with blank fields and the fields won’t allow me to enter any text into them.

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  16. A2

    When choosing the A2 format in a new document you get the following tallllll document

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  17. Content Aware Constantly Crashes

    Windows 10 - i7 6700 with a Nvidia Quadro graphics card, and 16gb RAM.

    Layout images in a spread and some dummy text.
    Select image and press teh Content aware fit button
    InDesign crashes

    Expected result
    Image fits with no crashing

    Actual result
    InDesign crashes everytime

    It's a newly created document.

    Images are stored on server - thought this was the problem - moved all images to desktop - still crashes.

    Saved the file to IDML and opened that and resaved it.

    Reset the preferences

    Shut down/End Task of all non-essential programms, including anti-virus.

    CC2019 build 14.0

    File attached (embedded…

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  19. Step and repeat Bug

    Step and repeat is not working correctly.

    If you have an object, whilst holding option, drag the object to a new position and release, the object is duplicated. This works correctly. If i then select Duplicate from the Edit menu, it should repeat the the last duplication. It does not! It uses the last step and repeat measurement. This is a bug.

    This is using indesign 2019.

    The bug is not in indesign 2018, it works correctly here

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  20. Canvas does not update

    On opening a document, the area where the page/canvas would display is transparent (desktop is visible behind). Moving the view causes the canvas appear. When editing the document, the cursor does not appear and text does not appear highlighted until the view is moved. Objects do not display correctly after being moved - sometimes this is fixed by moving the view, sometimes not.

    This is InDesign CC 14.0 on a MacBook Pro 13" 2017 model with MacOS Mojave.

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