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  1. blocks are moved to another layer

    When grouped blocks are moved to another layer and then ungrouped, they return to their original layer

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      1 comment  ·  Document/Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      This is a Feature of InDesign and not a bug.

      If you want to stop this from happening, go to the Layers panel flyout menu and uncheck the option called “Ungroup Remembers Layers”. When this option is unchecked, the ungrouped items remain on the same layer as they were (when grouped) and will not return to their original layer.

      Hope this helps.

      Adobe InDesign team

    • new document dialogue wont accept size

      INdesign 14.0.1
      File > New Document
      In the new document dialogue box:

      I want to create a custom document 190mm wide and 25 mm high.
      I enter the 190mm in Width box
      I enter 25mm in Height Box
      I move out of the Height box and figure I have entered changes to 211.667 mm.

      this happens no matter if I use the print or web dialogue window.

      This makes it impossible for me to start a new document in the size I want

      ... so that's not a total pain in the **** is it?

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      • Object does not stay in center of document after resizing document format

        Hello, I found some weird issues in Indesign CC 13.1 on Mac OS El Capitan.
        When I place an object centerd in the middle of a document (for example
        500 x 500 px) and I resize the document size to for example 700 x 700 px (something larger than 500 x 500), the Object won't stay in the middle, but moves to the right or left border - even I set the reference point within the transform-window to "middle" and also disable "double page".

        Why does the object not stay centered at the document format?
        I attached a PDF-File where…

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        • Incorrect Page Count Value

          It appears that InDesign CS6 or any of the later CC versions is incorrectly writing the page count metadata, such as CC2018.

          This can be demonstrated using Adobe Bridge or ExifTool with the -XMP-xmp:PageImagePageNumber command.

          Files consisting of 1 to 2 pages are correctly reported. In all cases, only 2 pages are being shown, whether the file has 3, 4, 128 pages etc.

          Screenshots from Bridge CC2018 uploaded/attached.

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            2 comments  ·  Document/Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Hi Stephen,

            There is a preference in InDesign to save preview images with document, by default ‘First 2 Pages’ is selected in that preference. You can change the setting as per your requirement. It is under ‘InDesign CC/ Edit→Preferences→File Handling’.

            Thanks
            -Anshul

          • Copy a object in InDesign by holding down the alt-key and move obect with the mouse doesn-t work with InDesign CC18 aunder MacOS High Sierra

            Copying an object in InDesign by holding down the alt-key and moving the object with the mouse doesn't work any more with InDesign CC18 under MacOS High Sierra. For me this is (has been ..) a key function in InDesign!

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            • Auto-Fit for resizing photos.

              I've upgraded from InDesign CS6 to CC 2018, and cannot properly resize photos proportionately. Cannot locate "Auto-Fit" button though every tutorial/directions say this is what to use.

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              • changing document size

                Hello!

                I am using the latest Version of Indesign CC 2018. (13.0).
                The following bug exists in the previous version as well.

                Create a new indesign document of (for example) 500 x 500mm.

                Next, place some single objects close to the border, but stay inside the documentformat.

                Now, go to "File; Document settings", where you can adjust the document size. Decrease the size from 500 x 500 to (for example) 400 x 400, with the Preview-Button ENABLED.

                Wait for the moment until the Objects move OUTSIDE the document border, because of the to smaller fileformat.

                Now, again increase the the…

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                • pages panel collapses

                  My document has many pages, 50 or more. When I open the document, the pages panel, more often than not, is completely collapsed, and I have to manually resize it back so that I can see all of the pages.
                  I have the latest version of ID. I have been using versions of ID since 2001, and I never had this problem until I purchased this one. It makes me feel regret for buying it, I can tell you. It might seem like a small thing, but believe me it is annoying.
                  I know ID inside and out, but nothing…

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                  • help

                    Indesign help takes me to webpage that does not exist.
                    http://community.adobe.com/chcservices/services/redirect?u=http://help.adobe.com&p=InDesign_12.0&l=en_US&id=AH_HOME

                    Browser shows:
                    Safari can’t open the page “‎community.adobe.com/chcservices/services/redirect?u=http://help.adobe.com&p=InDesign_12.0&l=en_US&id=AH_HOME” because the server unexpectedly dropped the connection. This sometimes occurs when the server is busy. Wait for a few minutes, and then try again.

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                    • wont activate clipping path in InDesign

                      shows clipping path available under options, but will only activate if done thru Phototshop

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