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  1. Correct UI Resolution for 4K Screens

    I have a 4K laptop (Dell XPS 15"), and the UI is just too small. Not small as in "I wish it was bigger", but rather "It is impossible to interact with the UI".

    From scrolling through forums and such, it seems that this problem exists since 2014 or so, when 4K screens where a rare sighting.
    But now these screens are becoming more popular, and the fact that they aren't supported by InDesign is pretty absurd. Especially when other programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier etc.) work completely fine.

    I've seen suggestions for workarounds that have to do with setting the…

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  2. Change font without changing style

    Assume that I have selected some text which contains instances of bold, italic, or other "styles" (not INDD "styles," but variations of a typeface within a specific font family).

    In previous versions of InDesign, I used to be able to change the typeface of the selected text, and maintain all instances of bold, italic, etc. In newer versions of InDesign, this is only possible when I navigate to the new font family by scrolling through the menu; when I search for a font family, I am presented with only the specific members of the family, not the family itself. This…

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  3. Can't hide "Search Adobe Stock" in File Menu

    Via Edit -> Menus, you can't hide the Search Adobe Stock entry from your File menu. Attached is a screenshot with everything hidden via Edit -> Menus, and Adobe Stock remains.

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  4. user preferences not holding

    Adobe InDesign CC 2017 - being used in a Virtual Machine (VM) - VMware Horizon Client.

    User preferences are not holding when I switch them to what I like. Yes I quite the application after setting them and then sometimes they will be the same but then sometimes when I open ID they revert back to the default settings.

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  5. Problème pointeur de souris. Il est instable et bug avec les outils sélection et texte

    Le pointeur disparait, change de forme, est complètement instable

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  6. The ability to resize all suitable dialogue boxes

    There are some boxes that aren't resizable that make work frustrating to have to scroll back & forth - e.g. the "Table of Contents..." box - would like to be able to resize these sort of boxes to be able to see the entire list in a view. There are others but they escape me atm. I'll post the list as I come across them.

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  7. Adobe Indesign Ruler - Corrupt Display

    Adobe Indesign Ruler - Corrupt Display.
    When opening a document and mousing thru the document the display of the ruler starts to add "marks" in the measurements.
    We have been able to reproduce this in versions 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018.
    We have gone and used the rename "enUS" method and it only works temporarily.
    The issue is sporadic and can happen on new documents or old.
    Also sporadic through out the versions as well - same document can happen on one version and not another version.
    All application updates have been applied as well as Mac OS updates for…

    4 votes

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  8. InDesign CC2018 is not compatible with Nvidia GPU anymore

    With NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX 2 GB and MacOS High Sierra 10.13.3,
    pictures in boxes are going to be greyed, when manipulate the border/box. They are also going to be greyed when moving the content. With CC2017 it works properly. I was in contact with a chat support person already, who can proof this.

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    Need More Info  ·  Sumit Garg responded

    Hi ,

    Can you please share screenshot for this issue. And , are you facing this issue for all the documents ?

  9. Unable to scroll after zooming in.

    Often times, after I have zoomed into a page, I lose the ability to scroll up and down through the page. This happens to both my scroll wheel and the hand tool. I have attached a video demonstrating it.

    I'm on a macbook pro OS X

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  10. import options are collapsed (CC2017)

    when importing a file, the import options are collapsed, so you always have to check if the "import options" are marked. can reproduce. should be uncollapsed like the versions before.

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  11. effects panel blank

    InDesign 17.2
    Effects panel randomly went blank inside. Shows the panel itself, but no options or buttons inside of it. Tried closing and reopening panel and restarting indesign. Still blank. Been using InDesign for 20+yrs never seen this particular problem before.

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  12. file name

    I'm in InDesign 17.1. File names under Recent Files are overlapping and become illegible. Restarting the device and application doesn't solve this issue.

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  13. UI scaling window problems

    There are numerous problems with the new UI Scaling Feature when it is set to any size other than the smallest. I've attached several screenshots and a screen recording.

    Screenshot 1: New document window. Toolbars slightly overlap the buttons and the ruler.
    Screenshot 2: On the right edge of the main window, there is a gap between it and the panels.
    Screenshot 3: Bottom of the main window has a white bar along the bottom.
    Screen recording: Panels that all collapsed down to an Icon or Icon/Name only don't pop up in the right position when you click on them.

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  14. PLEASE INCREASE THE USER INTERFACE FONT SIZE - My eyesight is suffering!

    I have tried to increase the zoom size to increase the overall font size when I am working on InDesign and it is still too small! My eyesight really hurts, even after the adjustments. Note: The adjustment works with Illustrator, so I am not sure why Indesign cannot do the same thing. I am so tired of the tiny font size.

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  15. Unable to Rename Items Within a Layer

    Using Adobe InDesign Version 16.2.1

    I used to be able to click on the name of an item within a layer to be able to rename it. I am no longer able to do this. If I click the layer, it flashes once to allow me to change them name but immediately goes back to being normal. It will not allow me to change the name anymore. I never had trouble with this before.

    I am able to change the name of the actual layer by double clicking it and renaming it in the "Layer Options" pop-up box but there…

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  16. ID File Finder windows always revert back to minimal size after each use

    All windows in the File menu that access the Finder (Save As, Export, Place, etc) always revert back to their minimal size after using them once instead of keeping last used size. Always need to resize the window to see more items in my destination folder.

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  17. Ruler with "pixel dirt"

    I've noticed this "pixel dirt" at the base of the upper ruler. Sometimes, it shows up, I quit and it's gone to later show up again, "out of the blue".

    InDesign v. 16
    iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2017), 64GB RAM. MacOS 10.15.7

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  18. cmd+shift+N

    I used to be able to hit cmd+shift+N in the Save dialog box to create a new folder. This no longer works on version 15.1.2.
    I'm on macOS Mojave 10.14.4

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  19. Don't match system theme

    Wen I use black theme in macOS Catalina all windows inside indesign still white.
    I use last indesign and last macOS

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  20. Text cursor not displayed in InCopy on MacOS 11 (Big Sur)

    I know that InDesign 2020 (15.1.2) and InCopy 2020 (15.1.2) are not and will not be supported on Mac OS 11 (Big Sur), but nevertheless we are doing some testing because. Our customers may upgrade their Mac or buy a new one with MacOS 11 installed and expect that everything works as before.
    So we are doing some basic testing to be prepared.
    For InDesign 2020 (and 2021 prerelease) it looks fine. No big surprises.

    In InCopy however I am running into a strange glitch: the text cursor doesn't show up in all view modes (story, galley, layout).

    Did anyone…

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