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  1. InCopy assignment names don't change with file name

    Backstory:
    We have particularly formatted files that we use to create new versions for new products. The copy isn't created new, but modified from the old version that was already used in InCopy.

    The Issue:
    My InCopy guy FREAKS OUT when he sees the name of the assignment assets (attached screenshot) are that of a previous project not at all related to the file he's currently working on.

    The Long and Complicated Solutions:
    I know there's a way in InCopy to rename these, but it's long, complicated and outside of a standard workflow. A shorter and easier method would be…

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  2. Placing illustrator files is very very very slow after update

    After updating AI and INDD, placing AI files into INDD is taking a very long time. I made an update to an AI file that was placed into an existing INDD files that contains 13 placed AI files. I only updated a few of the linked AI files. Prior to the AI and INDD update, updating these placed links took a few seconds each max. Now, just to update the two links takes about 2 minutes.

    This MAY be an AI bug, but I don't know how make that determination as I updated bothat the same time.

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  3. Issue with images not showing when searching in InDesign

    High Sierra InDesign 13.1 NAS File Server

    When trying to search my artwork folder (called Color Art) for items containign the word "steak" on my NAS to place an image in InDesign it comes up as if it was empty. If I then leave InDesign and do a search the "steak" images appear. Not having this search function has been crippling to my dept. eating up all sorts of time.

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  4. drag in picture size and Frame Fitting bug

    when I drag in a photo into indesign, I normally can resize the frame to adjust the size of it by dragging the frame box. But at the newest indesign 13.0.1 , this option wont 100% fit in the frame box. whatever frame I tried to make, the photo just won't fit 100%. High Sirra system

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  5. glitchy grey squares and triangles popping up under images when placed, they also sometimes pop up under the cursor.

    I keep getting grey squares and triangles pop under the cursor or under images when I place them on my document and Its very distracting. Im not sure if its anything to do with the new update?

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  6. Update images

    ⌘-u should invoke the "Update Links" command in this dialogue. ⌘-d should invoke "Don't update".

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  7. Text in placed Illustrator object extends out of frame in PDF

    I have a map done in Illustrator, saved as an .ai file. This has been placed into InDesign and slightly cropped so that one of the text labels is cut off. When I export this to PDF, the complete line of text shows on the page, extending out past the edge of the frame. The line and shape objects are cropped to the frame though.

    The attached PDF shows screenshots illustrating this.

    I have had the same thing happen in the same InDesign file (well, the same map template) with a placed InDesign document instead of a placed Illustrator file.

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  8. Cannot turn auto-fit to default

    I am using Adobe InDesign CC 2018 13.0 for macOS (10.13.1). It seems that the auto-fit is default turned off right now. I changed the setting in Objet-Fitting-Framing Fitting Options and checked the box of Auto-fit with no documents open.

    However, I am still unable to set auto fit into default.

    Thank you.

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  9. Minor Illustrator file changes not detected

    InDesign does not recognize that an placed AI file has changed -- if the change is minor, for instance shifting graphics on the artboard. If Illustrator artwork is moved relative to the artboard, then just saved (command S), the file does not show as modified in the Links panel. In order for InDesign to see it as modified, the Illustrator file must be Saved As and overwritten. This is an ongoing problem for at least the last three iterations of InDesign, but specs are:
    InDesign CC 2017 13.0
    Illustrator CC 2017 22.0.0
    OSX 10.13

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  10. Object Layer Options not working using Photoshop files

    I've placed the same layered photoshop files into ID three times to show how an animation works. Going to 'Object Layer Options' and clicking 'Keep Visibility Layer Overrides' is meant to keep your selected layers visible, even if the Photoshop is resaved. This no longer works. Once the link updates, all three update to look the same and forget which layers i've told it to show. Why?

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  11. BUG Make "Fit Frame to Content" finally work with rotated/skewd content


    1. Version: CS4 and above

    2. Steps: Just rotate/skew a picture within its box and use "FitFrameToContent" and watch the content gets cropped!

    3. Expected Result: The picture frame gets fit…

    4. Actual result: The content gets cropped.

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  12. Alt text not appearing for images across spreads

    in ID 2020, image across double-page spreads will generate an alt-text error when exported to accessible PDF. This problem goes away when saved as IDML and opened in ID 2019.

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  13. InDesign does not retain image size when linking with images with the same sizes.

    InDesign does not retain image size when linking with images with the same sizes (Preferences->File Handling->Preserve Image Dimensions - same behaviour whether checked or not) - When placing from desktop - when relinking it works - but it is not so user friendly :)

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  14. CC Libraries content icon with spinning wheel

    I have a 3GB CC Library full of adverts for a magazine. Whenever I drag a new advert over to the CC Libraries panel, it will add the new artwork, but then its icon will show a blank square with four spinning squares inside. This has occurred ever since ID v15. I'm currently using v15.0.2.

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  15. Linked AI / vector file previews with jagged bezier curves when rotated 90 degrees

    Bezier curve of linked AI file previews as jagged/tangent straight lines when rotated 90 degrees. Looks fine at all other angles.

    Linked file is saved as AI 2020.

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    We have verified this issue using customer document.Issue is reproducible in InDesign’s 15.0.2 and 14.0.3 versions.
    We will update this thread once we have proper fix for this issue.

    Workaround:
    Please switch to CPU rendering and change display performance to typical.

  16. return, tab not working after placing object from library, until mouse is clicked somewhere in text

    InDesign 15.0.1, Mac
    After placing item from libary inline into the text, tab and return keys have no effect until the mouse is clicked somewhere in the text.

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  17. Placed graphic displays and exports outside stroke.

    A placed graphic will show onscreen and in graphic exports like PNG and JPG outside the stroke when the stroke is aligned to the inside of the frame. InDesign 2020 and earlier. To reproduce: place a graphic, add a stroke to the frame, align stroke to inside, export the page to jpg or png. A thin portion of the image is visible outside the stroke. Obviously, this is most noticeable when the stroke is thick and white.

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  18. AIGPUSniffer crashing while launching InDesign 2020 on macOS Catalina

    I was wondering if anyone can help me when I startup Indesign 2020. The AIGPUSniffer quits unexpectedly. I am running Mac Catalina 10.15.3. You could see it because a system icon jumps at the dock, and if I try to reopen, it keeps quitting.

    I have a new Macpro 16inch with the GPU AMD Radeon Pro 5500M 8GB.

    This problem is only happening in Indesign, no in other adobe applications.

    I even tried to uninstall Indesign and reinstalled, but the problem persists.

    I also tried the Creative Cloud Cleaner Tool, where I have to uninstall everything.

    Also, try turning off…

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  19. A white border is added to all exported .jpeg files

    I've been selecting objects and exporting them as 72 / 96ppi jpegs. Whenever I inspect these files, there's a small white border added to the top and bottom. It's bizarre and i'm at a loss for why this would happen.

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  20. Dropbox indesign

    Indesign won't 'reveal in Bridge' if the file is in a business shared Dropbox folder

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