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  1. publish online

    There is an issue with interactions and Chrome on Windows 10 platform. Initial load shows all toolbars and navigation arrows, as soon as you try to interact with any element on the screen toolbar and nav arrows disappear. I get an angular error (attached screenshot). It happens on multiple devices. Any thoughts? I looked around on the forum and there was no real solution. Notice in the screenshot how the toolbar disappears from the bottom of the browser page.

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  2. publish online

    Unable to create a URL from the Publish Online button. Does not complete task. Freezes at 98%. I have tried restarting (app and computer both) using a different file extension, etc.

    1. Indesign CC 2018 13.1.0 x64 Windows
    2. Click "publish online" from INDD or IDML file
    3. URL from the "publish online" command.
    4. Hangs out at 98% and doesn't produce a URL, but doesn't totally freeze the program. I can still use the program while this happens.

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  3. Publish Online rtl

    Indesign CC has a very good rtl support but when i publish online a document with binding from right to left it works in Print but not in publish online. Publish online always leads to left to rightsliding. Is this a bug or do i miss something? Thank you

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  4. Publish online feature not working after deactivating renewal of creative cloud plan

    After I deactivated the renewal of my annual plan (long before the date of renewal), I experienced an issue. When I try to publish from InDesign, it says "error #315: this service is unavailable...". On the My Plans section of the website it says I should still have access to this service until my plan expires. I contacted customer support and they basically told me they can't do anything. I assume this is a bug as the website says I do have access to it, but the app wont let me use it.

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  5. Embedded Publish Online doc displays thumbnail size in Chrome, can't scroll

    Using: InDesign 14.0.1, Chrome Version 71.0.3578.98 (Official Build) (64-bit)

    I see someone has already posted this bug, but on Firefox, so this is to let you know that it also happens on Chrome.

    To reproduce problem:
    Embed a Publish Online document in a WordPress website.
    Click Read Now
    Document opens in full screen mode but only shows a thumbnail in the top left of the screen instead of showing the full A4 page at 100%. Scrolling through pages will change the page number down the bottom (e.g. 2/2 but still displays image for page 1).

    Attached: screenshot of a published…

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  6. The button malfunction in Indesign CC

    The button sometimes function in Epub and sometimes it does not work.

    If I restart the software, it works. There is a bug.

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  7. Lists export incorrectly to ePub.

    I think lists should export correctly all the time. It's ridiculous that it's expected for lists to export incorrectly in reflowable pubs. Mine throws numbers out of order and incorrectly styles. Why create a feature if it can't be used to produce the results its supposed to?

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  8. Export Tagging: ‘i’ character in class name exports as blank space

    I just did the 2018 update, so I think it's the most recent version: 13.0 x64

    I have a document template that contains many character and paragraph styles with export CSS tags that contain the lowercase ‘i’ in them. This character is being exported as a blank space, which completely breaks the CSS, like this:
    should be: <p class="bright"></p>
    getting: <p class="br ght"></p>

    This problem was easily replicated in a fresh new document, so it’s something with InDesign, rather than my template file.

    This workflow involves complex style mapping through to CSS classes. Because so many of the classes contain…

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    Thanks for sharing the CSS and document. Apparently, I was not able to reproduce the issue, Can you please try to creating new document with few paragraph styles and try exporting the document to HTML and see if the issue is resolved.

  9. overlay panel

    Adobe InDesign CC 2017, Mac

    I want to do an autoplay slideshow with the overlays panel, but the panel overlaps itself, so it's not possible to click anywhere.

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  10. Map styles to tags forces image alignment to the left

    Consider: an image frame is set inline with paragraph text in a text frame. The image is wider than the width of the text frame, and RIGHT ALIGNED, so that it extends out towards the left of the text frame. When you map styles to tags, the image frame is forced to look left-aligned so that the tag is housed in the text frame. This makes the image now extend TO THE RIGHT of the text frame. PLEASE FIX!!!

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  12. HTML Image Export — choosing 'Original' doesn't grey out the other export options

    InDesign 14.0.2 Mac.

    When exporting HTML, in the Image Export options panel (see screenshot attached) choosing 'Original' is supposed to make all the other options (quality/filetype/etc.) greyed-out/disabled, because they are no longer relevant.

    Right now they're staying active, which is confusing. Per the InDesign documentation, they're supposed to be dimmed whenever ORIGINAL is selected as the image export method:

    "ORIGINAL: Exports the original image to the “<document_name>-web-images” subfolder. When this option is selected, all other options are dimmed."

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  13. ePub incorrect color conversion of placed images

    Mac running 10.14.4
    InDesign 14.0.2 working color space is sRGB
    Image placed has embedded profile of sRGB
    Native InDesign content created with color numbers matching those in image
    Exported to ePub

    Result: RGB color numbers of native object correctly match those of original sRGB numbers BUT those of the placed image have changed. The numbers indicate they have been converted to the active display ICC profile!
    Happens whether object export options on image are set to JPEG or PNG.

    I confirmed this by changing the monitor profile in System Preferences and relaunching InDesign. the exported image's color numbers changed to…

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  14. Link to email replace%space%between%word%and%@%by%sign%

    InDesign 14.0.2
    When clicking (in a PDF make with the exportation option in indesign) to a link that point in the creation of a new email (link created in Indesign), the @ is replace by %, ans all the spaces in the mail title are also replace by %

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  15. Mp4 not work at "Place from URL" Option

    I have place mp4 files from "Place from URL" option in the document and its place nicely when I have prepared epub and publish online then doc display empty page after discussion with adobe they told me that mp4 not compatible, so i have to convert video in FLV extension then it will work, which is impossible for me. MP4 is most useful extension and Adobe need to solve this and make mp4 compatible for it.

    Keep in Mind when we place from "Place from URL" Not direct placing of MP4 file, "Place form URL" Option.

    Thanks!

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  16. Publish online doesn't work after update the 14.0.2x64 versio

    After updated the 14.0.2 x 64 versio, the publish online doesn't work.

    I was Sign out and Sign in my Adobe Creative Cloud account, but stiil don't work.

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  17. Powerpoint document links don't work in Adobe Publish

    When I create a button that links to a Powerpoint document stored on my company OneDrive and publish via Adobe Publish online, the link brings up a black tab once clicked. The buttons work fine for any other document type, such as a PDF, but not with Powerpoint.

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  18. url's not active when publish online feature used

    indesign 14.0.1
    MacOS 10.14.4

    I'm having a problem with the publish online feature. I have a 94 page directory that I published online back in January, which worked perfectly, all url's active and clickable. Today I have updated the print version of the job and created the new interactive version ready to publish online. However, when I 'Publish Online' from indesign and view the document, non of the url's appear to be active and clickable. I have tried creating a new document with just a single url for testing purposes and that doesn't work either. - the problem seems to…

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  19. url's not active when publish online feature used

    indesign 14.0.1
    MacOS 10.14.4

    I'm having a problem with the publish online feature. I have a 94 page directory that I published online back in January, which worked perfectly, all url's active and clickable. Today I have updated the print version of the job and created the new interactive version ready to publish online. However, when I 'Publish Online' from indesign and view the document, non of the url's appear to be active and clickable. I have tried creating a new document with just a single url for testing purposes and that doesn't work either. - the problem seems to…

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  20. Edit all hyperlinks panel - like the Edit all Text Styles panel

    This would allow quick changes to a host of links - especially useful when reusing layouts but changing images, content and links. A panel would allow the changes to links, and campaigns. It could have several columns which could be used to construct the links. Here, with examples:

    URL
    https://www.example.com/page.html

    SOURCE
    (would add &utm_source=xxxx to the URL)

    MEDIUM
    (would add &utm_medium=yyyy)

    CAMPAIGN
    (would add &utm_campaign=zzzz)

    etc.

    Many of the details in these columns would be identical throughout a new piece and being able to edit them all in one screen would be both a time-saver and a way to avoid…

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