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  1. Export pdf dialogue box gets stuck

    When export to pdf, the dialogue box gets stuck so that I cannot fill it in.
    I enclose a screenshot.

    Best regards
    /Helena Mannerblad

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  2. pdf export crops images

    Indesign import this PDF and export PDF, result: images are cropped !!!

    Same result Acrobat Pro optimising this PDF !!!

    Acrobat Pro or Indesign print this PDF ok !!!

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  3. PDF export from 14.0.3 3x slower than from CS6

    Export same file from 14.0.3 is sometimes 3x slower than from CS6. Same file, same export settings.

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  4. InDesign White object exports as RGB in PDF/X 2008 PDF

    Not sure if this is a bug or intended but I don't think I have had this before as I have saved this file in the past for printing.

    InDesign Vers. 14.0.3

    White vector object (outlined text in InDesign not Linked/Placed) is changed to an RGB object when exported as a PDF from InDesign using PDF/X 2008 No Conversion Lab Ink Manager Values for Pantones are Lab for Spots & Convert all Pantones to CMYK.

    Tried a test using the Save for Print default setting and it came out fine, as well as testing the Output Color Conversion set to…

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  5. InDesign White object exports as RGB in PDF/X 2008 PDF

    Not sure if this is a bug or intended but I don't think I have had this before as I have saved this file in the past for printing.

    InDesign Vers. 14.0.3

    White vector object (outlined text in InDesign not Linked/Placed) is changed to an RGB object when exported as a PDF from InDesign using PDF/X 2008 No Conversion Lab Ink Manager Values for Pantones are Lab for Spots & Convert all Pantones to CMYK.

    Tried a test using the Save for Print default setting and it came out fine, as well as testing the Output Color Conversion set to…

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  6. Exporting to PDF with print marks increases page size

    Using CC InDesign 2019 14.0.3 on a Mojave 10.14.6 MacBookPro

    For some unknown reason, for the last 3 months or so every time I export a pdf with any print marks, the page size is increased by 4.4mm on every side of the page ... eg I set up a document as A4 (297x210mm) with a 3mm bleed, set my content and then export it with print marks I get a 4.4mm increase on each side of every page - ie the resulting document size is 311.8 x 224.8mm instead of 303 x 216mm

    This causes major issues with submitting…

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  7. export pdf slows down the computer

    After the last update InDesign, exporting to pdf slows down the computer.
    Sometimes InDesign breaks down

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  8. Missing Objects in Word pdf printing

    The file prints the banner and logo okay in pdf. But when I place them in Indesign 14.0.3 x64, and print them from there, two objects disappear. I'm also using Windows 7 7601 and latest Suitcase Fusion.

    It seems to happen with pdf files that are exported from Word from my clients.

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  9. Indesign 14.0.3 crashes on export to PDF when printer's marks checked

    Indesign crashes on export to pdf, but only when printer’s marks are checked.

    I have removed prefs and cache from the library
    I have removed the app entirely and reinstalled 14.0.3

    Indesign crashes regardless the contents in the document, even empty documents crash like any other.

    I’m running iOS 10.14.6 on a macbookpro mid 2014

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  10. Lines appearing around transparent objects InDesign 14.0.2 – when printed from pdf

    Hi

    URGENT: Our studio is currently experiencing an issue when printing PDF's exported from InDesign 14.0.2, which contain transparent images (Tiff and Psd). Flattening objects is an alternative fix, we know, but due to the nature of our business, we need to be able to import transparent images into InDesign, and have them printed, without any issues. Printing with lines occurs both on our studio printer as well as at our litho printer.

    Please could you let us know if there is a workaround for this issue – an alternative setting we can use when exporting our pdf's.

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  11. Making PDFs with files that have EPS graphics is slower than previous

    Since the 14.0.3 update, I've noticed that exporting PDFs that contain EPS graphics is quite slower than under the previous version. Is this able to be confirmed?

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  12. Interactive fields - FontSize too small when populated from Database

    Dear sir or madam,

    we've updated our InDesign from Version 13.x to 14.0.2. Now we encountered a problem with our interactive fields. The fontsize in our generated interactive PDFs is extremely small when populated with values out of our database. In contrast the fontsize is normal when the interactive textboxes are filled manually inside Adobe Reader.

    When we export an interactive PDF from our same source-InDesign file, the problem occurs only with the export from InDesign 14.0.2. No fields or any settings were changed.

    We're using iTextSharp for populating the interactive "AcroFields".

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  13. Placed vector graphics show as low-resolution previews on export of book to pdf

    In InDesign 14.0.2 on macOS 10.14.6, when an InDesign indd file containing placed vector graphics (PDF or Illustrator files) is part of an InDesign book, and the entire book is exported to PDF, some graphics in the PDF show as low-resolution previews.

    Steps to reproduce the issue:
    Create two or more InDesign files with placed vector PDFs, and save and close them.
    Add these InDesign files to an InDesign Book file.
    Export the Book as a PDF.

    Expected result:
    Placed vector PDFs show as vector graphics in the exported PDF.

    Actual result:
    Some placed vector PDFs show as low-resolution previews…

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  14. pdf Export funktioniert nicht

    der pdf export funktioniert bei einigen Dokumenten nicht /Adobe CC 2019

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  15. Text Alignment Issues on PDF

    Mac OS (Mojave version 10.14.6) 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7, Radeon Pro Vega 16 4 GB Intell UHD Graphics 630 1536 MB

    InDesing CC totally up to date, uninstalled and cleaned multiple times.

    When I export a PDF, both with my own settings and the default High Quality Print the text will randomly not be aligned, for example I exported the attached page 5 times with the exact same setting and sometimes it was fine but a few it was messed up. No noticeable pattern, happens when exporting Print PDF and Interactive.

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  16. Export to PDF crashes when Printer's Marks checked on in PDF export window menu (ID 14.02 )

    Reoccurring crash from back in February 2019:
    When I leave Printer's Marks unchecked, Indesign exports effortlessly.

    Crashing while exporting to PDF happens with any design, regardless of the contents in the design (RGB, .ai files, etc.)

    I have tested it on exporting older designs that have already been sent to print with printer's marks, prior to this issue.

    Note: checking or unchecking Bleed and Slug don't interfere – only Printer's Marks do.

    (I have mailed all details in the crash report.)

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  17. Accessible PDF Alternative Text Fail When Object Set to Multiply

    InDesign 14.0.2

    When an object is set to "multiply" in Effects and exported to Interactive PDF, there is a Alternative Text fail reported when running Accessibility Full Check. When the "multiply" effect is removed, there is a clean report. Please fix.

    Attached are both the original file (with multiply on) and the PDF generated. If you remove multiply, it works.

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  18. InDesign CC 2019 export to PDF - certain colors not exporting

    I am trying to export a flyer to PDF but the background color (Pantone 2955 C) isn't displaying on the PDF. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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  19. InDesign CC 2019 export to PDF - certain colors not exporting

    I am trying to export a flyer to PDF but the background color (Pantone 2955 C) isn't displaying on the PDF. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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  20. Appearance of Black set to "Ouput all Blacks accurately" will produce 95% Black Text in PDF

    We use the Setting "Output all Blacks accurately" in the ID Preferences.
    If we output a greyscale PDF. Black text is rendered as 95% Black not as 100% as intended.

    I think this constitutes as a Bug.

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