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  1. ALL DAY pdf export

    It took 5 HOURS to convert a file to pdf 1. ID had a terrible time reading an Illustrator vector -- same vector on every page. Felt like I was back in 1999.

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  2. Compression settings almost ignored when exporting to PDF

    For some weeks now, compression settings (almost) do not apply when I export a PDF.
    When I use "300dpi-maximum quality" a pair of pages weight 105Mo, but if I use "130dpi-medium quality", the same pair of pages weights 103,8Mo, not exactly the same, but not what's expected..
    And If I "optimize" the 130-medium file in ACROBAT PRO at identical 130-medium settings, it reduces to 1,1Mo (which add a step before I can send each PDF by mail to someone)
    This apply as well to the ID I receive from other people than to my own creations.
    I'm used to ID…

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  3. Beveled and Embossed image should not flatten during pdf export

    A bug that needs fixing:
    InDesign Version CC, I embedded an image, applied a shear, applied the bevel and emboss effect, when exporting to pdf, it flattens the sheared image and adds a weird bevel in the middle of the image. Screenshot 1 from InDesign, Screenshot 2 from resulting pdf. This needs to be corrected.

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  4. Failed to connect to Acrobat DDE server

    1. Latest Indesign with latest Acrobat running on Windows 10 (1709)
    2. When exporting a PDF with activated option "Open PDF after export" and with Acrobat being already open with a document (but only in display mode and no dialogue window open), it would sometimes not open the PDF in Acrobat, but after a while show an error popup saying it failed to connect to Acrobat DDE server. I never had this in former versions of Indesign and Acrobat.
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  5. InDesign 2018 and High Sierra cannot export correct looking pdf

    pdf will export but it exports a previously saved file. I even tried saving as a new doc and still it exports to the older art.

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    Hi

    Please provide the following information:
    1. What version of InDesign CC (2018) are you using? Is it 13.0 or 13.0.1? You can verify this in the About box.
    2. What do you mean by “it still exports to the older art”? Do the linked files used older linked graphics or the file itself is exporting to an older version of the file?
    3. Is it specific to a particular file or is happening constantly with all the files?

    Also, please share the file with which you are seeing the issue, as a package with all links and fonts, at anasgupt@adobe.com

    Regards
    Anasuiya Gupta

  6. glow

    I had created a 1-up postcard for a proof in InDesign, and then placed it in a second InDesign document 3-up. When I exported it to PDF from the 3-up document using "Fiery Optimized" settings, the resulting PDF was missing all outer glow effects. Looking at the PDF, the outer glow on page one was on the "Sacramento Investor" logo on the lower left positions, and on page two, on that same logo, plus the text on top of all the property photos

    I packaged the doc and links, which are attached. As part of that process, I created a…

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  7. pdf display default

    When I try to export an InDesign file in PDF, it automatically saves it as a 2-page folder booklet.
    The display and layout options in Export to PDF are "default" and cannot be changed to "1 page".
    How can I change this and have a regular 1-page document?

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  8. The File size increases after the document is curved and exported.

    Once the document is curved and exported the PDF file size is more then the uncurved PDF

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  9. Export PDF, *.ai files with masks areas are inbverted if cropping marks set

    If I export my indesign file with straight page format is ok, but when I want to export my printer's cutting marks and bleed then my *.ai files that were contained in the indesign files are not good anymore: the mask areas that were previously correct are now inverted...

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  10. Indesign fails to create new PDF's from imported Xerox scans

    tested on pc version Adobe Indesign CS6 8.1

    All imported pdf color scans from Xerox WC78xx copiers fail to create a new PDF in Indesign when using 'High quality Print' setting in Indesign PDF preferences.
    The only workaround is choosing convert to CMYK (or press quality) in Adobe indesign pdf preferences.
    Xerox now knows about this (I contacted them as first) but they say it's not their fault, Indesigns handels their scans wrong.

    my Xerox contact is Bart.Knops@xerox.com

    Please help ASAP, as this affects all users of indesign with Xerox machines (a lot!)

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  11. inDesign buttons not show

    Some interactive buttons not show in acrobat DC. I have to click on something (e.g. the zoom) for showing all interactive buttons. Huge bug!

    Tested on windows and mac.

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    Under Review  ·  Anasuiya Gupta responded

    Hi Michael

    Thanks for reporting the issue. This is a known bug and is currently under review.

    Regards
    Anasuiya Gupta

  13. adobe 2017 exporting pdfs are terrible in any colour profile. Printing and rgb pdf is fine.

    no ideas - need help! Indeign is useless to me without being able to make good pdfs in both cmyk and rgb

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  14. karen.whitbread@xerox.com

    Alt text missing on hyperlinks after "Export as Interactive PDF"

    I work primarily in InDesign and create accessible PDFs. During the design stage, I always add the alt text when creating hyperlinks or adding images, and export it as an interactive PDF.

    As we know, after updating beyond InDesign version 16.1, the hyperlink alt text will not appear on the Link tag, but instead, it appears on the "Link - OBJR" (aka "Annotation") tag within the Link tag.

    I work on long reports that usually have hundreds of hyperlinks and this is a big and very time-consuming problem for me,…

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  15. syntax issue in exported pdf out of latest ID Version

    Was exporting a simple white pdf created with Indesign and High Print Quality Profile. Preflight is saying that there is a syntax-issue (General File Format Error).
    Using the latest Version of Indesign. Thats happening with every pdf at the moment.

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  16. EXPORT OPTIONS GREYED OUT

    HI
    when trying to export from the recent indesign the options that i normally use are greyed out. see attached sceenshot, i have tried this on another computer and all seems fine, both are running mojave and indesign 2019

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