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  1. Media panel gone HUGE

    So, after running in a while on the new Adobe 2020 app, I noticed that the Media panel started to grow in size each time I opened the tab. Before I could notice, the Media panel was absolutely huge.

    I tried to:


    • Reset the workplace


    • Reset the UI scalling


    • Uninstall and Install again InDesign 2020 (While removing UI Preferences)


    • Restart PC


    Nothing has worked.

    The only solution that seems to work as of right now is to downgrade to 2019.

    44 votes
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  2. Wrong use of German term »Nutzen« in the PDF export options dialogue

    The term »Nutzen« is not used correctly as this usually refers to how many units of a design you put onto a printing sheet.

    What it should read in the options is simply »Doppelseite« or »Doppelseite fortlaufend« or »Doppelseite (Deckblatt)« or »Doppelseite fortlaufend (Deckblatt). The term »Nutzen« should be omitted completely.

    40 votes
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  3. CEPHtmlEngine Helper

    Hey,

    since ID 2020 on OS X Catalina, I’ve a problem with CEPHtmlEngine Helper.
    After a while, my MacBook Pro fan is running high and in the activity window, CEPHtmlEngine Helper is running between 90 and 100%. I’ve to kick the process stop it. First, I thought its Photoshop, because I read it on google, but when I analyzing the process in the activity window, it shows, that this is caused of InDesign.

    22 votes
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  4. 15.1.2 No cursor visible in Input fields in Light/Medium Light themes

    Since installing 15.1.2 on iMac 10.15.6 (and after restart) , I can't see my cursor (blinking) in the Find/change input field. I can type in some text though, but still no cursor visible

    17 votes
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  5. Burmese font rendering error

    InDesign CC 15
    WorldScript doesn't compose Burmese Unicode characters correctly, shifting the location of some characters and not positioning some accents correctly, do you have a plan to fix this as it has been like it for a long time? Other languages like Lao and Khmer have been fixed over time, but not Burmese.

    11 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Text/Story/Table  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    The fix is now available in the Beta build of InDesign – InDesign 16.0
    We will be rolling out the public hotfix release soon after a round of validations are completed.

    Please download the latest beta build from the Downloads section of InDesign Prerelease portal to test this.

    1. Go to adobeprerelease.com
    2. Log in with your Adobe Id.
    3. Once logged in, search for “InDesign Prerelease” program in the list.
    4. Click on the program to join the same.
    5. You can download the latest available build from “Builds and Plugins” section on the page.
    6. The steps for installing the build can be found in the release notes.

  6. Khmer Script Punctuation Line Breaking Is Broken

    Regression Bug (used to work in InDesign CS 5.5)

    Adobe InDesign CC 15.03 currently will break lines between Khmer script and its punctuation even though no space is present (Khmer Unicode Punctuation: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khmerscript#Spacingand_punctuation ) as pictured in the attachment.

    Desired Result: Khmer punctuation should stay with the Khmer script preceding it (just like an English period, comma, question mark, etc. does). The whole word should line break with the punctuation (currently Khmer uses zero-width spaces [U+200B] to indicate a word-boundary).

    10 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Text/Story/Table  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    The fix is now available in the Beta build of InDesign – InDesign 16.0
    We will be rolling out the public hotfix release soon after a round of validations are completed.

    Please download the latest beta build from the Downloads section of InDesign Prerelease portal to test this.

    1. Go to adobeprerelease.com
    2. Log in with your Adobe Id.
    3. Once logged in, search for “InDesign Prerelease” program in the list.
    4. Click on the program to join the same.
    5. You can download the latest available build from “Builds and Plugins” section on the page.
    6. The steps for installing the build can be found in the release notes.

  7. 15.1.2 inserting ANY html is not working

    Version:
    bug only appears on inDesign 15.1.2 on OSX.
    I tested on inDesign 15.1.1 and inDesign 14.x and it had no issue.
    I also tested on inDesign 15.1.2 on Windows and it had no issue.

    Steps to reproduce the issue:
    -click on "object" -> "insert HTML code" then click "ok". changing the HTML snippet or not make no difference.

    Expected result:
    an HTML item is added and previewed correctly without any error message

    Actual Result:
    The preview of the HTML snippet is not working and after a few seconds, a dialog modal appears saying "Waiting time exceeded for HTML renderer.…

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  8. TYPO IN POLISH LANGUAGE VERSION

    There's a typo in polish language version (marked on the picture).
    It should be "powiel" not "powile".

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