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  1. text outside of text frame

    Text suddenly appears outside of frame. This happened on two different pages. In one instance, the number (which is the result of a numbered list) did not appear at all, but it had been previously there, and in other instances, the number appeared outside of the text frame. There were no overrides on the style. This suddenly happened. If i placed my cursor and started typing where the number should have been (and was with all other numbered bullets), then the disappearing number reappeared in the one case, and, in the others, the number moved back into the text frame.…

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  2. Fix it!

    Footnote symbols at the beginning and at the end of the footnote I can't delete them nor the space that associated with the damn blasted symbol.

    It's just a mess. Endnotes footnotes it's a horror show to deal with them. I wasn't before but with this update---truly a horror show.

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    Hi,
    Thanks for mentioning this. Do you mean the blue braces at the end and start of endnote text?
    Those are just markers that depict the start and end of endnote text. This will not be printed or exported. helpx.adobe.com/in/indesign/using/endnotes…

    To adjust the spaces, please explore and set the Type→Document Endnote options.

    Please let us know if this helps you out.

    -Aman

  3. Footnotes baseline in CC versions

    With Arabic works we need to make a beside footnotes as seen in attachments .. however I did it right way in versions before CC, it is not like that in the new versions (CC and above) .. the baseline in (CC versions) not showing in the right way, Can anyone help for workaround with the style (Beside Footnotes) to make it right??

    2 votes
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  4. paste

    I'm running High Sierra (10.13.1) and InDesign CC 2018 (November release), and MS Office 2017 (Version 15.40). I have been trying to copy text from Word into text frames in InDesign, and for the past few days, every time I hit Command-V in InDesign, the program immediately freezes and stops responding. No matter how long I wait, the only way out is to force quit.

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  5. 6 letter word is split at end of line without a hyphenation being added

    Hyphenation of the style is set for 3 letters before, 3 letters after. Correct for the language would be a hyphenation after two letters in this case. Indesign cannot break the word as it wants, INSTEAD it still breaks the word, but inserts no hyphenation. This appears to be a bug. I am attaching a screen shot as well as a package file. The problem is highlighted in yellow on page 26 of the book.

    Indesign: 13.0.1
    Mac: 10.12.6

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  6. whitespace handling processing instruction not working in InDesign CC 2018

    If the XML contains "whitespace handling" processing instruction, then the XML text not visible in InDesign CC 2018, it returns empty paragraphs, but the same XML working fine in CC 2017.

    Sample XML attached for your reference. Please check and revert ASAP.

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  7. Duden-Hyphenation changes the language in preferences

    After setting Duden hyphenation in Preferences, the next time the menu is opened, it will change to "1996 Alte Rechtschreibung" instead of "2006 Neue Rechtschreibung". (only on WIN-machines?!?)
    Regards Frank Muenschke (IDUG Rhein/Ruhr)

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  8. mac os high sierra font book - make it work.

    mac os high sierra font book - when I make font changes there it creates long pinwheel pauses when switching back to indesign cc2018. Please fix.

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  9. Error on Inset Spacing on Text Frame

    The Inset spacing on a Text Frame can be set to keep text from the edge of a box as in previous versions. However I am finding that when I request the frame be resized to fit the text exactly the bottom inset is not being recognised. Is this an recognised issue?

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  10. Variables not updating

    1. InDesign CC 2018 (though I have experienced this same problem over several versions)
    2. Random bug, so I can't really say what steps are required
    3. Variables should update to the data referenced by the variable
    4. The word "Variable" is substituted for the data
    5. Screen shot attached.

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  11. Keyboard Shortcut Doesn't Work

    When assigning alternate shortcut keys to Edit/Copy (CTRL+INSERT) and Edit/Cut (SHIFT+DELETE), these keys don't function as expected. These keys were assigned in Default, Text, and Table contexts. CTRL+INSERT does nothing and SHIFT+DELETE removes text but does not put it in clipboard. This last one can cause data loss; I have do UNDO the removed text and then cut it using CTRL+X instead.

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  12. autoflow not working - shift click does not do anything.

    Indesign CC 2018 - shift click does not add pages to end of the document as required. Actually shift click does nothing with a text thread.

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  13. Inline input for non-Latin text does not work

    Clicking the "advanced type" preference to "Use inline input for non-Latin text" does not work. The annoying popup frames make it impossible to type Japanese at a decent pace. Things worked fine in CC 2017. but someone forgot to do something here, it seems.
    I clicked and unclicked, closed down and started again. Same error.

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  15. Using InDesign CC 2017.1 Release trouble clicking, double clicking and selecting text

    trouble clicking, double clicking, and selecting text
    Random.
    I have to go into story editor to fix text

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  16. InDesign freezing when copying a text box containing text and set to auto width/height

    1. Version 2017.1, Build 12.1.0.56, MacOS 10.12 and 10.13

    2. Steps to reproduce:
    - type some text in a text box
    - set the text box to auto width or/and height
    - copy the text box
    - voila, instant freeze

    3. Expected result:
    - no freeze

    4. Actual result:
    - freeze

    5. Video:
    https://youtu.be/VlAwB9YBIyA

    2 votes
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  17. Right to Left paragraph tool

    I've got a ME supporting CC but the 2017 versions of pretty much every Adobe program I've encountered is faulty when it comes to middle east features... even when it has support, it's very hard to find.

    My InDesign supports world-ready single lines and I even somehow managed to get the right-to-left/left-to-right icons on my paragraph window, but after re-installing InDesign, I lost it and I can't get it back.

    Please make this easier to use. It's very hard for middle eastern-character using people to work like this.

    2 votes
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  18. Glyphs disappeared

    While editing a document all my my Greek glyphs disappeared. I am able to find and use them in other programs, however I cannot find them in InDesign. I put hours of work into this and it's gone.

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  19. Multiple Bugs in CC17

    Display issue 1
    Random lines appeared on my screen. Baseline grid and guides were hidden as I was in Preview Mode, no explanation for these lines.

    Display issue 2
    Text doesn’t display correctly when I apply a different Paragraph Style Sheet. (It displays the text in both the original Paragraph Style and new paragraph style on top of one another, even though the new Paragraph Style is selected). I needed to deselect and reselect another paragraph of text to rectify the issue.

    Dialogue box issues
    Both videos show how I’m unable to select from the drop down menu in InDesign.…

    2 votes
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  20. Hyperlinks

    I use a lot of hyperlinks in a document which link to the individual products on our website for online ordering and stock levels.

    The Hyperlink panel frequently corrupts - I lose the ‘traffic light’ link status indicator and location of the link (page No.) - meaning I have to remove InDesign and execute a clean install to get the feature back.

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