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  1. Indesign CC2019 14.0.1 - Some panels collapsed after restart

    Indesign 14.0.1 x64, german, Windows8

    I have "Character", "Paragraph|Stories|Attributes", "Layers", "Color"-Panels docked to the left side of Indesign on Screen 1. I also have several other panels stacked but freefloating on a second screen. No panel is ever minimized. No panel is ever collapsed in my setup. I always have them expanded and open. This is my standart workspace. After closing Indesign and starting it, sometimes it collapes the left-docked panels. The freefloating panels on screen2 remain ok.

    In settings "auto-minimize panels" is OFF.
    "Auto show panels" is checked "ON".

    Please see screenshot attached.

    Expected behaviour is - of course…

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  2. Unable to open menus in Control Panel

    We are unable to open the menu in the Control Panel in the current InDesign (different Windows 10 machines). InDesign 14.0.1.209, please see screenshot attached.

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  3. panels keep moving

    The tool panels keep changing position, flying out or closing in a seemingly random manner. Certainly their movement is counter productive to any given use.

    I've just updated to ID 2019 and my panel positions are all lost. This is after several month of wrestling with the demented behaviour Adobe has given them.

    In the 'old' days, one set up the panels how preferred and pretty much left them alone.

    Could Adobe please return to this functional panel behaviour and stop them flying out, moving about, or getting lost on each update?

    Having to click things open and close don…

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  4. preview 'w' shortcut doesn't work

    Regularly doesn't respond to the 'w' key shortcut to toggle between regular/preview views.

    Closing entire program fixes the issue.

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  5. [CC2019] [Bug] Sort by name not automatically applied

    After a designer applied "Sort By name" in the paragraph style panel, and adds another style or renames a style, the style list is not automatically sorted again. The panel doesn't keep the list of styles automatically sorted by name.

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  6. Properties panel does not get loaded on startup if part of a current workspace

    I made Properties panel part of my workspace. Saved the new updated workspace under same name (re-written).

    Now when I start InDesign, last workspace gets automatically loaded but the Properties panel does not show up. Have to click in Reset workspace, only then it reappears.

    Recently I added another panel to be part of my workspace (Bookmarks). This panel always shows up automatically upon launching InDesign, but the Properties panel is still missing along will other panels that are attached to it (layers, pdf comments).

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  7. InDesign CC2019 PDF comments pallet closing when douments close closes all attached/combined pallets

    The PDF Comments pallet automatically closes when you close a document, any document, no matter if it has PDF comments or not, which closes any pallet that is either combined or attached to it, which, if you don't want to keep opening and closing it all the time is annoying as I tend to keep pallets I use regularly or semi-regularly open all the time.

    System:
    macOS High Sierra (10.13.6)
    Late 2014 27" iMac Retina 5K
    3.5GHz i5
    16GB DDR3

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  8. conflict of making your document smaller than your margins

    InDesign CC 2019 v. 14

    The New ”New document” dialog box doesn't give any warning of the conflict of making your document smaller than your margins allow. It just changes the width and/or height back to what it was as a default if your margins are too large and does not warn the user about it.

    And if the user fails to notice that the size switches back, it will create a document that’s not the size intended. User may not even realize what is it that went wrong.

    In the Legacy New Document dialog box, when you click OK,…

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Layers panel is always minimized upon start

    After launching InDesign the panel group with the panels "Layers/Scripts" is always minimized (AID2.png) although I saved my workspace with expanded panels (AID1.png). Tried to resave my workspace or create a new one, but the issue remains. When I reset my workspace the panel gets expanded, but only until the next launch of InDesign. It's not severe bug, but a bit annoying to reset the workspace on every launch of the program, because a workspace actually is dedicated to help avoid setting the workspace again and again, shouldnt' it?

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  12. autocomplete texts in document info form

    in the form of document info the autocomplete feature doesn't work. so when i want to add the author of new document, i must write it whole everytime.

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  13. Inconsistent unit names in Czech version

    The "points" are called "body" in the Czech langauge., the short version is "b". Unfortunately Adobe CC apps are very inconsistent and you can find "b" (InDesign, Photoshop), "b." (InDesign) or even not translated "pt" (Illustrator).

    Please make it consistent. If you can't change it in all Adobe apps, at least make it "b" in InDesign. (Adobe CS 6 is correct, line thickness is represented as "b" while CC displays "b.".

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  14. Mistake in Dutch Tool Hints

    In the Dutch version of Indesign, the Tool Hints say that Ctrl+drag copies the item while dragging. This should be Alt+drag.

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  15. Preferences won't fully show text

    Preference menu truncates the preferences option so it can not be read. Unable to resize window to see the text.

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  16. Menus and dialog boxes are off

    Using Windows 10, menus are off by 1. For example when hovering "Edit" the menu for "File" displays, Layout displays Edit, and so on.

    Also when clicking create new document, the dialog is blown up and does not work other than the "X" to close out.

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  18. Putting an InDesign extension into Panel mode from Modeless fails to display the extension

    Changing the <UI><Type> field in the manifest.xml from Modeless to Panel for an extension which has already been run as a Modeless type causes InDesign to crash, or fail to display the panel. This change was possible in previous versions of the application, and works correctly in Illustrator.
    Steps:
    1) Start with the UI Showcase sample from the Adobe CEP resources GitHub. https://github.com/Adobe-CEP/Samples/tree/master/UI_Showcase
    2) Install it
    3) Start the InDesign application
    4) Open the Modeless version of the UI Panel from the Extensions menu
    Result: this shows correctly
    5) Close the panel, shut down InDesign
    6) Change the UI/Type for…

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  19. 字符表字間過大

    it is hard to see chars even enlarge (space too big)

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  20. ShortCut with ¨;¨ key on Spanish Keyboard:

    Hi I live in Costa Rica and my Mac have a Spanish Keyboard, Indesign have Commands with ¨;¨ key and the Spanish Keyboard haven´t that key, it have the key ¨ñ¨ , so I can´t use all shortcuts with ¨;¨ key..

    Please Help

    Marvin Montoya
    mar.mv16@gmail.com

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