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  1. Anchored textframe with auto-sizing/auto-adjusting "height" causes InDesign 2020 to freeze

    Anchored textframe with auto-sizing/auto-adjusting "height", text aligned to baseline and anchored object settings "anchored position: custom", "anchorPoint: bottom left/center/right" causes InDesign 2020 (15.0.1) to freeze (on Mac and PC).


    1. create an new document (size doesn't matter)

    2. create an new textframe (dimensions doesn't matter)

    3. create a second textframe (dimensions doesn't matter)

    4. insert some text in second generated textframe

    5. select the text and apply the option "align to baseline".

    6. anchor second textframe into the first created textframe

    7. set anchored object settings of the anchored textframe to: "anchored position: custom" and "anchorPoint: bottom left or bottom center or bottom right"

    8. select the anchored…

    104 votes

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    15 comments  ·  Text/Story/Table  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    47 comments  ·  Document/Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    The fix for this issue is available in the latest Prerelease build for InDesign – build 16.3.0.24.

    InDesign Pre-release build availability
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    To download and install a prerelease build from the Creative Cloud desktop app, go to Apps > Categories > Prerelease. If you are unable to see the Prerelease tab or the InDesign and InCopy builds, do the following:
    Go to adobeprerelease.com and login with your Adobe ID, go to the InDesign Prerelease program and accept the Prerelease Agreement if shown
    In the Creative Cloud Application, go to Help > Check for app updates
    Logout of the Creative Cloud Application and login again
    Note:
    In order to access the Prerelease build make sure you have registered for the Prerelease program with the same id which you use to login on Creative Cloud.


    Please try out the build and tell us if the fix is working alright for you.

  3. 2021 cannot create new document

    I just updated from 2020 to 2021 version.
    Now, when trying to create a new document, the dialogue works as expected but when clicking "erstellen" (create) nothing happens.
    Even after restarting the whole system (Mac Catalina).

    45 votes

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