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  1. Text Replacement

    When I have text selected, I click on the box with the Font name and type out the font that I want. Then click on the font weight preference, but it just reverts back to the original font, it does not actually apply the font that I am click on in the dropdown. The only way I can choose a new font is by using my arrow keys and then hitting enter for the selection. I have a stylus so I thought maybe it's just my pen not working, but this doesn't seem to be the case because it doesn't…

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  2. Bottom of Text Wrap is Incorrect

    My body text doesn't wrap tightly to the bottom text wrap of my object like it does at the top (see gap between text wrap and start of body text).

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  3. Indic script rendering issue

    It seems that Indic Scripts should be supported by default in InDesign, without having to separately check boxes in preferences or select "World Ready Paragraph Composer" in the paragraph window's menu.

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  4. will not find/change text in locked boxes. why is there an option to find/changed locked text if it does not work?

    My idea is if you have a feature in the find/change panel that ostensibly allows you to find and change text in locked layers or boxes....that it should work to change the text! Trying to change locked section heds, but the feature won't find and change them unless they are unlocked. Which. IS. Not. Helpful.

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  5. merging cells in a table

    I am trying to create a 9x12 horizontal postcard with 4 vertical columns and 5 horizontal rows. Then I merge cells to create different size ad boxes. By the time I get to the last merge, it pulls everything up and looks like it is adding another row at the bottom. For example: merge the whole bottom row into one ad box; merge the right column 4 boxes into one ad box; merge the left 3 boxes beginning from the top into one ad box; merge the center 6 boxes into one large ad box. So, there should be a…

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  6. ne

    Using current version of InDesign (2018). Everything up-to-date.

    Headers disappear on 2nd page of copied tables. Similar to problem seen

    This happens every time a copied table goes to 2 or more pages.

    Tried resizing frame but nothing changed. Attempted to install 2017 fix file but will not load.

    Any ideas/help would be appreciated.

    Thank you.

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  7. Cmd/Ctrl+Backspace and Cmd/Ctrl+Delete bugs

    Hi,

    Cmd/Ctrl+Backspace and Cmd/Ctrl+Delete bugs act erratically in latest InCopy (13.1) on Mac and Windows: contrary to all other apps and InDesign Story Editor, they delete words from seemingly random side of the cursor.

    See https://forums.adobe.com/message/10524905

    Actual result: Cmd+Del often deletes from left hand side, Cmd+Backspace often deletes from right hand side of the cursor.

    Expected result: Cmd/Ctrl+Del always deletes the word to the right of the cursor; Cmd/Ctrl+Backspace always deletes a word from to the left of the cursor.

    Regards
    m.

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  8. hebrew support

    hello,
    we are an israeli book publisher
    we work a lot with spelling marks on letters.
    on last versions of photoshop and illustrator and older indesign versions we are pressing alt + different letters and it gives us the letter with marks.
    but only on indesign 2018 it doesnt work..
    we have to do it through gylphs all the time.
    it costs us a lot of time. plaese fix it and let us know. we tried to do it with the indian support and they couldnt do it...

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  9. type shifting

    Type in indesign 13.1 constantly shifting - it as though there is a text wrap that causes it to "bump down" a space. There is no rhyme or reason to it - it is happening every time I pace a text box. SOMETIMES zooming out will fix it, but is is a real drag to not have WYSIWYG. Annoying

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  10. Text box adds extra space...?

    Text Boxes are adding extra space. I do not have any space after or tabs or anything else in my paragraphs.

    I am very keen on having all my text boxes fit to perfect size especially for this file because I am creating a fillable form and don't want oversized text boxes. I also keep them to their size to make sure everything is perfect.
    Anyone else having this issue?

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  11. Dynamic spelling doesn't find repeated word with initial capital letter

    It became apparent yesterday, unfortunately after a brochure had been printed, that InDesign doesn't flag repeated words when one of them starts with a capital letter and, in this case the company has ended up paying for a reprint. Although several people had proof checked the brochure, nobody had noticed and I only had time to view with dynamic spelling, rather than reading the whole thing. Is this a feature for some reason? Personally I'd rather it be flagged with or without caps and be able to make a judgement myself if time is short.

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  12. First baseline offset not being applied

    More than half the time that I try to change the First Baseline Offset in the Text Frame Options panel, the default setting (Ascent) will not change. When I select a different option from the drop-down menu, such as Leading, Ascent stays selected (before I'm even given the chance to click "OK" or "Cancel"). The only solution I've found to this problem is quitting InDesign and reopening it again and again.

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  13. Absatzlinie im Text sichtbar, im Absatzformat nicht

    Beim Anlegen des Dokuments habe ich Absatzformate erstellt. Das Absatzformat für Überschriften wurde mit einer grünen Absatzlinie eingerichtet.

    Nach Speichern und erneuten Öffnen des Dokuments haben die Überschriften immer noch die grüne Absatzlinie. Will ich das Absatzformat aber bearbeiten, um die Absatzlinie zu verändern, sieht es im Pannel so aus als wäre gar keine Absatzlinie gesetzt.

    Wenn ich die Absatzlinie nun erneut einrichte, haben die Überschriften im Text zwei Absatzlinien. Die grüne alte und die 'neue'.

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  14. inverting years automatically

    inverting years
    I'm working on a book about archaeology and just noticed that in a text indesign switched years in a date before BC, It should be 1650-1050 and it switches automatically to 1050-1650, is this a bug or is it some preferences that make this happen? Thanks

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  15. in indesign cc2018 GREP

    beginning of paragraph doesn't work!

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  16. Bad tabulation behavior in ID 13.1

    The filling caracter (.) of a tabulation disappears in function of the value of the 1st line spacing without any reason at all. Please watch the video attached to this bug report. This is a big issue absent in previous versions.

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  17. Several years old bug is still alive in InDesign CC

    InDesign CC shows obscure behavior for Arabic subtending marks. Some times it kerns these marks towards right as shown in line 1, 3 & 4. Sometimes it adds extra space on both sides of these glyphs as shown in the line five and sometimes it automatically makes the digits size smaller as shown in line 1 & 2. While MS Word 2013 shows the correct shapes for all these marks as required. The Arabic script is written in right to left direction.
    Image shows the correct shape in MS Word 2013 and wrong behavior in InDesign CC.
    Test font and…

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  18. Clearly a bug in InDesign CC

    While working on an Arabic font I need to kern the space U+0020 between certain letters. So the required lookup is added to the font, with instructions to apply kerning whether the preceding letter have marks (above or below) or no marks at all i.e. the kerning is not effected by the preceding letter's marks. The Arabic script is written in right to left direction.

    Now the MS Word is showing the correct behavior as shown in the image. The first pair (without marks) and the second pair (with brown marks) both are kerned as instructed by font but the…

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  19. Till yet InDesign CC does not recognize some common Arabic Marks

    Till yet InDesign CC does not recognize some commonly used Quranic Arabic marks like uni08F0, uni08F1 and uni0F82, though these are added to Unicode several years ago. Images, test file and test font "Uthman" are added.
    First image shows these marks.
    Second image shows their correct placement above or below the letters in MS Word and the wrong result in InDesign CC.
    Test font "Uthman" and test indesign document are attached.

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  20. Control characters breaks 'regular' font rendering

    I pasted some cells from Excel into an Indesign text box. After that, the text rendering was completely distorted garbage text). Worse, I couldn't select the "Roman" font anymore, in any open document. Upon testing, that included many "normal" fonts like Georgia Regular, Minion Pro Regular and Warnock Pro Regular. I tried switching to International English MacOS and Indesign, I tried several versions from Indesign 13.1 back to CS6, and on Mac and Windows – same thing.

    Finally, I discovered the control characters in the Layout text editor, and when I removed them (and restarted Indesign), everything was back to normal.

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