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  1. Color printing in black and white

    Files are printing in black & white when printing directly from InDesign. They print properly in color when I save a PDF and print from Acro

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  3. Can't change page size when printing to PostScript

    Missing PPD file. Tried downloading it and placing it in the Presets folder in Applications. No difference.

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  5. Print custom page to Xerox 550 using a Creo RIP no longer works

    Recent upgrade from CS4 to CC. When using custom page size although I can print the document it doesn't print correctly. CS4 works perfectly.
    If I print to an SRA3 then the problem doesn't occur.
    I take it an issue/problem is now an idea....really

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  6. Stalling

    Hi My Id is stalling both in opening, archiving and packing mode, after updating to Id CC 2019 14.0.1, working on Mac OS Mojave 10.14.2. The spinning ball continues.....

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  7. indesign not printing

    I recently upgraded to Mojave. I have the Adobe Creative Suite Premium and a Canon ip3500. Printing from the internet and PDF work fine. Illustrator CC 2019 and InDesign CC 2019 won't print directly from the app. I find it silly and inefficient to save a document as a PDF for printing.What happened and how do I fix it?

    When I send the file to print, the printer goes through the motion but all I get is a super faint outline of the art. The image is a solid fill of 100% black. The printout is a 20% outline of…

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  8. Packaging files problem with CS6 and High Sierra 10.13.6

    I am using CS6 and since upgrading to High Sierra 10.13.6 I can't package files. Error message 'Cannot copy necessary linked file(s). There are 250 linked images I need to package. Please can you tell me what I need to do to fix it?
    Many thanks. Tony

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  9. Cannot package file, missing plugin error

    InDesign CC 2019, MacOS 10.14 Mojave,
    Trying to package a file and this error shows up that plugins needs to be installed - See attached.

    How can I delete or install them?

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  10. grey background printed by Mac OS X Preview with PDF exported by Indesign

    PDF files with rotated objects with shadow, printed by Preview, have a grey background (not if printed with Acrobat)

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  11. span footnote

    "span footnotes over columns" works well (Indesign 2018) but when I print with HP Laserjet pro M252 I get only the first column of notes printed (the other blank) also if the text is ok and the PDF export and printing is ok.
    Please, help.

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  12. Unable to package some InDesign files, error message appears

    Adobe InDesign CC 2017.1 release, 12.1.0.56 x64 build for Windows
    Open an .indd file, press File menu and select package menu item.
    Expected result: the file (catalog) is packaged.
    Actual result: the file (catalog) is NOT packaged. An error occurs about missing plugins: STEP-N-DESIGN.LOGIC.WIN.CC10.PLN EXTENSISFONTMANAGEMENTIDCC2014X64.APLN. (see attachment).
    Additional information: this problem occurs only by some files, not by all of them.

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  13. cannot package files 10.13.6

    InDesign CC 2018/ 10.13.6

    Cannot package files. Ongoing issue.

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  14. printer

    InDesign fails to print on networked printer.

    Installed HP OfficeJet 6958 using HP "Wizard" to download drivers and install.
    Printer is installed over wireless network (connected through router).

    Same error occurred when installing Canon iP110 using downloaded installer (it installed as Canon iP110 Series WS) (But CAN print to Canon iP110 installed through "add printer")

    All other applications print fine, including PhotoShop and Acrobat.
    InDesign goes through print process (window pops up to show pages being processed), but does not print. File does not appear in printer queue.
    This occurs with all documents - graphics, non-graphics, etc.
    I have:
    -…

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  15. Printing scale issues when printing with different color output options for composites

    Hello everyone,
    spotted nasty printing bug.
    When printing using "scale to fit", OUTPUT->Color: Composite and OUTPUT->Color: InRip or just Separations then the prints do not match (crop marks, image etc.) between "Composite*" and "*Separations".
    Paper size and printer model doesn't matter.
    Versions tested: InDesign CS6, CC17, CC18 all on OS X 10.10, 10.13
    Test file attached.

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  16. ePub

    I create very simple ePubs in Indesign CC 2018. When I export them as ePub version 3 they print perfectly from Adobe Digital Editions on a Mac but print as blank pages or spool to postscript indefinitely from Adobe Digital Editions, on a PC, in Windows. When exported in the older version ePub 2.01 they work and print fine on both Mac and Windows. So my question is: why is ePub version 3 an option from Indesign when it isn't fully supported in Adobe Digital Editions on the Windows platform most popular with the user base? Is there a solution/workaround…

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  17. InDesign 13.1 and osX 10.13.5 - missing print package menu

    With this version of InDesign and osX there's no Print package menu item in the Files menu?

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  18. layer

    A non-visible layer makes background printing from an imported illustrator file disappear on 2nd page. Was printing using the 'print' indd file.
    Also, hidden layers can also show the text as rasterized boxes if not updated.

    I lost money and a print task because of it.

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  19. When stepping an repeating

    Not really a bug, but would make more sense to put the dimensions before the number to step or have it default to a blank palette every time. If the values exceed the page then it automatically converts it back to the previous numbers. While it's an easy fix, it is still frustrating. Still, indd by far one of my faves of all time. Very artist friendly!

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  20. Files with special characters

    When linking files with special characters in their name (German umlauts, to be precise) on an Apple Macintosh system, exporting the project and transferring the whole stuff to a windows system, everything looks perfect, but
    - links in the indd file to assets with umlauts are recorded as missing
    - relinking on a per-folder-basis does not find them, either

    Workaround: re-link each file on a per-file basis.

    Guess there is something wrong in the way indesign handles the file names internally (i.e. some encoding issue).

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