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  1. unknown character


    1. Adobe InDesign 2021

    2.3.4.

    Hello,

    For several months now, when I place a .docx document in inDesign, it can happen that a character is misinterpreted by inDesign.
    It's as if it's invisible for the layout, but it actually cuts the word in half for spelling correction, for example.
    When I copy it to search for it with inDesign with or without GREP, it does paste something (a lowercase L or an uppercase i preceded by a ^ in normal or ~ in GREP) but it doesn't find it.
    When displaying hidden characters it appears as two vertical red dots (see…

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  2. Document Fonts slows everything down

    There is a huge speed / usability problem with text boxes that happens when there is a Document Fonts folder contiguous to the InDesign file. I think it doesn't even have to be a text box with a font from Document Fonts.

    Clicking into or escaping out of text boxes impossible or freezes InDesign. Whole app is super slow, and unusable.

    Id v 16.0.1

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  4. Adobe Fonts: Licensed with Creative Cloud but marked as "not allowed, protected" in Preflight, InDesign

    Please help me: I'm using two fonts for a book soon to be published. I have activated the fonts in Creative Cloud. I work in InDesign. Now a Preflight check tells me that my fonts are "Not Allowed: Protected" (that's the only way to translate that message from Swedish). How do I solve this??? (The fonts I'm using are Minion Pro and Myriad Pro). I thought my InDesign recognised licenses from Creative Cloud. Have I misunderstood this completely? Desperate, please give me clue.. Best Regards, Louise

    InDesign version: 16.0.1
    Screenshots (2) provided.

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  5. Text frame indented

    When I move a text frame to the top left corner of a page, the first line of the text is automatically indented. How can I solve this problem? Thanks

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  6. Cannot use bold version of Adobe Caslon Pro in version 16.0.1

    In the 2021 version of InDesign, the bold version of Adobe Caslon Pro does not work. It leaves a blank space, and if you click on the opentype box, it says "opentype properties are not applicable." The font itself is not the problem...I cannot reinstall the fonts because creative cloud tells me they are already there. Caslon and all its versions are also correctly installed in my windows fonts folder. I also cannot export to a PDF when I have the bold version of Caslon on a page. I CAN see, print, and use the bold font in older versions…

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  7. Spelling - User Dictionary Hungarian Default

    Check Spelling keeps defaulting my Language to Hungarian even when I manually change it to English: USA in my preferences.

    Using InDesign 16.0.1 on macOS Big Sur version 11.0.1

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  8. Spelling - User Dictionary Hungarian Default

    Check Spelling keeps defaulting my Language to Hungarian even when I manually change it to English: USA in my preferences.

    Using InDesign 16.0.1 on macOS Big Sur version 11.0.1

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  9. Spelling - User Dictionary Hungarian Default

    Check Spelling keeps defaulting my Language to Hungarian even when I manually change it to English: USA in my preferences.

    Using InDesign 16.0.1 on macOS Big Sur version 11.0.1

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  10. text frame anchored causes ID to hang

    I have a text frame (with text wrap, and also an inline image) anchored to a line of text in the main story.

    When I adjust this frame while it is still anchored, it causes ID 16.0.1 to hang. This is the same behaviour as in versions before. No crash report because of ID 'just hanging'. The fix is force quitting.

    macOS 11.0.1. This was also happening with earlier versions of macOS.
    The remedy is: 'Free' anchored object, make adjustments, and re-anchore the frame.

    Added info:
    possible connection: this happens when anchored to text with paragraph shading!

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  11. Ongoing Overset Text Error

    No matter where I paste the over-set text in whatever sized text box, that text box will then carry the exact same over-set text error. I click once to paste the text on a page so that it will automatically adjust for space, but still it carries over the same error.

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  12. So what about the rest of us who have older Macs and CAN'T update?

    I'm having terrible problems with my latest and only possible update to InDesign v.15.1.2. You can't move the text but only the text box! Are you kidding?

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  13. sort register

    The index does not sort alphabetically
    example:

    EPH98002xx ..... 237
    EPH99001xx ...... 237
    EPH0100121 ...... 223
    EPH0100123 223
    EPH0100161 223

    EPH99001xx should be after EPH0100121
    Please fix

    Thank you Paul

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  14. insert break character

    InDesign 16.0
    Insert Break Character in paragraph text inserts a Paragraph Break instead.

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  15. Cross references rendered to big/wrong line break

    Text with cross references isn't rendered correctly. The line break is triggered far to early (see IDML and PNG) image. This affects probably all InDesign Version but was reproduced with CC 2020 and CC 2021

    The line break works with the Adobe World-Ready Composers but not with the Classic Composers.

    I cannot use the World-Ready Composers because of the justified nonbreaking space see https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/41793187-bug-since-cs6-nonbreaking-space-s-issue-wit

    Please fix both bugs!

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  16. find/change formatted text error

    using cc2021
    when trying find/change text with sencences with paragraph style (bold), some characters become regular.
    if i change 'Apple' with whole bold to Pineapple, it turns like Pin(bold)e(regular)a(bold)p(regular)pl(bold)e(regular)

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  17. copy table content ID crash ID: 15.1.2.64

    I copy content with text and pictures from a table to the other tabel with same conditions, ID will crashes down, every time
    I can copy the single content container!
    otherwise other actions in tables are going to crash the application
    thx

    version:

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  18. Text Frame Issues

    Can't find this so hopefully this is new, but every time I nudge a text box with my arrow keys it ends up somehow shrinking the box or something because I get an arrow saying there's text outside the frame. It's fine... I nudge it once with the arrow key and I get the little red error box in the corner.

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  19. autocorrect

    Autocorrect and spellcheck do not work on my version of Indesign CC 2020.

    I have all options turned on, and it doesn't work at all.

    Please assist as is hugely frustrating!!!

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  20. paragraph shading where inline table is used

    Indesign all versions:

    I often use pararaph shading to give my text some extra attention. I may also have tables in this text, that require the same shading. But unfortunately, that's not possible with inline tables. When I instead use inline graphics, the shading works as expected.

    Seems like a bug to me!

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