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  2. text overlap

    I'm using the Calendar Wizard template to create a calendar and quite often I find when I type text into the date window the text appears to overlap and I can't see what I'm typing (see image). This happens quite often and it's very frustrating. I'm using InDesign 2018 and I'm on a Mac with Mac OS Sierra. I would like to know how to fix this.

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  3. When I flow text indesign inserts a bunch random pages and master page templates

    When I flow text indesign inserts a bunch random pages and master page templates

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  4. Ligatures

    I loaded the Adobe InDesign CC Ap from Creative cloud, version 14.0.2 x64. The file I had used before now has missing text! Specifically the "fl" in the Active Ingredients list "Isoxaflutole" which now appears as Isoxa utole" throughout the whole book with empty space for the "fl". Even the word "flowables" appears as " owables".

    The file seems to have "Ligatures" checked in the character palette which I did not check. I'm using Helvetica fonts.
    Any suggestion as to how to get my text back? See attached files.

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  5. -100% shows up as blank cell

    When you import a table into InDesign, if you have -100% in a cell it will show up as a blank cell.

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  6. InDesign files from CC to CS6 - hypenation won't work anymore

    In advance:
    - Our external writers send us InDesign CC files (idml and indd)
    - We open and save them in InDesign CS6
    - Our customers use InDesign CS6


    1. Version:
      InDesign CS6 8.0
      InDesign CC from 12.0 to 14.0.2 (others not tested)


    2. Steps:
      Since when: between 10 and 17. April 2019 (last time it worked on 10. April 2019)


    2.a Open InDesign CC (any version, i tested 12.0, 13.1, 14.0.1 and 14.0.2)
    2.b Save a file with activated hypenation (either indd or idml, both tested)
    2.c Open either one of 2.b. in CS6


    1. Expected result:
      Hypenation works as usual in…

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  7. Cross reference formats

    Indesign 13.1, Windows
    When editing a cross reference format there is a button to insert special characters such as "opening simple quotation mark" and "closing simple quotation mark" which should look like ,this'. Instead, the resulting opening character is an asterisk () and the closing character is a plus (+) -> this+

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  8. Endnotes in text flow - Not on a separate page

    Import endnotes as plain text in the text flow. NOT on a separate page! How hard is this to understand? I groom text in one document and then copy and paste the magazine article/book chapter into another Indesign file. I can't do this if you put the endnotes in a separate text flow. It's really terrible! Dynamic notes has just been a complete failure!

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  9. Fonts menu selection doesn't work well (it skips some fonts randomly)

    On a 2011 27" iMac 3,1 Ghz with SSD drive, with the last High Sierra and InDesign CC 2019 (14.0.2) versions, the fonts selection menu doesn't work well. Please see attached video. This is really annoying because it seems to happen randomly. Thanks for your help. Regards.

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  10. Pasted text acquires overprint attribute

    Copying a number of items from one document to another, all of the text that did not have an outline had its overprint attribute turned on, despite being off in the source file. It was particularly annoying to fix because most of the text was white (Paper swatch), for which the overprint setting is uneditable: I had to turn all the white text to a different colour, uncheck the overprint, then make it white again. (Using InDesign v14.0.2 on Mac OS v10.12.6.)

    IMO there should never be a reason to overprint items using the Paper swatch anyway, so this attribute…

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  11. ID 14.0.2: Fonts menu STILL collapses while browsing through the list of fonts.

    Despite upgrading to ID 14.0.2, the same bug happens as described there: https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/35736199-typekit-or-adobe-fonts-or-fonts-menu-collapses-w

    The bug happens with my personnal font collection. So far I haven't used TypeKit. I'm using FontXplorer 6.0.6. Last High Sierra version on a iMac 3,1 Ghz Late 2011.

    On top of that, the font selection tool skips some fonts while browsing the fontlist.

    This is an ABSOLUTE nightmare.

    Thanks for your help.

    Regards.

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  12. TEXT EDIT

    When I try to edit text I now always have to double click on text box twice as the first time doesn't work. This is incredibly frustrating and time consuming. I have tried all of the suggestions on the adobe forums including re-installing and turning off type contextual controls but nothing works. A separate issue that has come up is my InDesign keeps crashing when i try to add rows to a table.

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  13. hypen text

    In french, in compound words (like Pyrénées-Orientales) wraping mst be made only after the hypen. Wehn I use wrapping, InDesign wrap the word (for exemple Pyrénées-Orien-tales). Is it possible to have the choise, in the wrapping parameters, not to cut the compound words?
    I use InDesign 14;0;2 on Windows 7.

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  14. roman punctuation

    It would be great if InDesign had a Roman punctuation (hanging punctuation) option similar to Illustrator, where it was set with a toggle. The optical alignment in Story is useful; however, the Illustrator implementation of hanging punctuation is useful in many situations, too.

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  16. text color not selected in swatches

    In both these images the text selected is black fill (100% K) with no stroke, but the text color is displaying both fill and stroke as NONE. in one instance the paragraph style is overridden, but the other example the paragraph style of 100% K fill is NOT overridden.

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  17. Drag or transform creates unwanted duplicate of object

    Moving any object (text, image, etc) with either the Move tool or Direct Selection tool creates a duplicate without having any other keys pressed (eg, option/alt).
    Also when repositioning an object with Properties > Transform it also creates a duplicate of the object.

    Mac OS 10.14.4
    Indesign 14.0.2.324

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  18. Copying Table content from Excel to Indesign leaves the first row blank. Why?

    Hello,

    InDesign has a strange behavior when copying content from an Excel Table to an InDesign table. When I mark the rows it copies the content not in the first row, instead it leaves it blank and starts with the second one. So all the content moves one row lower than I want.

    This is a very annoying behavior which makes working with tables really difficult and uncomfortable. Can you please fix this?

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  19. Text auf Pfad ist derzeit nicht anwählbar.

    Text auf Pfad ist derzeit nicht anwählbar.
    Das kleine Dreieck bei Textwerkzeug hat keine Funktion. Das sonst gewohnte Text auf Pfad-Icon erscheint nicht.

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  20. Hi, I am using indesign CC 2018. When formatting text as a numbered list, the number is not displayed until I start typing.

    When I hit enter on the numbered text box, I want to see the number I'm about to start entering information for. If I don't see the number, my brain can't move forward onto the next idea.

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