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  1. Poor performance with placed InDesign documents

    When placing a really large dimensioned InDesign document into a smaller document the performance of that smaller document is crippled to the point where it becomes unusable, especially when there are many placed InDesign documents.

    To test:
    Create 4 different InDesign documents that are 3600 x 2580mm in size.
    Create an A4 booklet with 4 pages.
    Place a different one of the larger InDesign documents on each page of the A4 booklet.
    Try and navigate from the first page to the last page of the A4 document.

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  2. InDesign CC 2020 lagging between actions

    Upgraded from InDesign 2019 and now I have an annoying lagging issue between actions like zooming, page scrolling, selecting objects, etc. Searched and many seem to be experiencing the same thing. I did everything mentioned... deleted, reinstalled, deleted cache, deleted preferences, etc with no luck. I'm on a late 2015 mac using Catalina.

    I Reinstalled 14.0.3 and and there is no lag on that version and works great. Seems to be only in v 15.0.x

    FYI, I temporarily resolved the lag issue in v15.0.1 by disconnecting the computer from the internet and work offline. Doing so resolved the lag issue…

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  3. Incopy 2020. Please fix glitch. You have to use scroll bar to click "up" through queue lists - no longer able to click list.

    Incopy 2020. Please sort unclickable queue list on northward direction. Now you have to use scroll bar to access queues "higher" up. Revert to system as in previous version? Use of scroll bar is waste of energy. Thanks

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  4. Hot Keying the Text Tool has been broken for 2020 versions

    The hot key for the Text tool is broken. I've tried the steps of resetting preferences the issue still persists - ever since the 2020 updates, hot keying to the text tool is broken. The tool is selected for a mini second before going back to the selection tool or other previous tool - there are plenty of mentions on this site with very little feedback on if the issue is going to be fixed - please give the community an update.

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  5. Font variant not working since Catalina upgrade

    I have an issue/bug that is causing significant workflow issues and stress, and I have brought this up with support, as well as with the font foundry, for months without resolution.

    A font variant that I have used regularly (as part of a corporate identity) has disappeared from the font drop down list after I upgraded to macOS Catalina. This issue is happening in all the latest versions of Adobe products (Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.) Only ONE variant is missing -- 'Folio Bk BT - Book'. 'Folio Bk BT - Bold', as well as another similar font 'Folio Lt BT…

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  6. InDesign 2020

    InDesign is shutting down my palettes. So everytime i close out a document, my pallette set up disappears. Every. Time. I have to set up my pallettes every time and it is super frustrating. Is there a way (that I don't know) to keep my pallettes set up the way i want all the time? Also I am not touching tab, either.

    Also, why is there not a mobile InDesign App for ipad?

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  7. cmd-J does not make the correct page active

    In a document with facing pages and a wider-than-usual artboard (10in):

    When using cmd-J to navigate to the left page of a spread, the page number indicator at lower left displays the right-hand page number, and the right-hand page is what's active.

    This does not happen at all magnifications.

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  8. Workspace and documents will not open

    My (mac) laptop battery died before I could plug it in. I restarted the computer, opened InDesign, and it appears to start up fine, however no workspace will show up and no documents will open. I cannot work. I restarted, then I opened while holding keys to delete preferences and restarted again and nothing.

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  9. Desempenho de exibição

    Quando Clico com o botão direito sobre uma imagem e peço para o Desempenho de Exibição, mude de Exibição típica para Aperfeiçoada, no menu ele muda, mas na realidade ele mantém a visualização selecionada pelo menu supperior

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  11. spelling issue

    I'm trying to spellcheck but it is defaulting to Dutch 2005 reform even though its set to English UK in preferences. How do I fix this as it used to be fine?

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  12. Windows 10 > Indesign 15.0.1 hidden print window.

    When trying to print on Indesign version 15.0.1, for windows 10, the pop-up windows opens on the back, hidden.

    How to solve without force the closure of the program?
    Any shortcut known?

    This didn't happen on version 15.0.0.

    Thank you

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  13. Exporting from Indesign. Default format is ALWAYS IDML

    we are constantly exporting PDF's from Indesign to place in layouts. The last couple of updates, Indesign insists on having IDML as the default choice. It used to be once you export a PDF, the rest would default to the same format, but now Indesign just defaults to IDML every time & it is infuriating to open the folder that shud B full of PDF's and find one PDF & the rest IDML :>(

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  14. Space bar shortcut for hand tool doesn't work when Chrome is open

    Space bar shortcut for hand tool doesn't work when Chrome is open. (Mac OS X Catalina fully updated, Chrome official build fully updated, InDesign 2020)

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  15. Lag due to "corrupt links"

    Case Number: ADB-10686986-C0K0
    Issue: Performance
    The file I am working on is part of a network located book which included 15 separate indesign documents and links to many images. Working on the file last week everything was fine, however this week when I type even a single character there is a tremendous lag (30 seconds to 2 minutes). This has affected every file in the book that I have opened this week so far.
    The adobe tech had me create a new file and "move" all the pages to that file. This resolved the lag however it also broke the…

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  16. Lag due to "corrupt links"

    Case Number: ADB-10686986-C0K0
    Issue: Performance
    The file I am working on is part of a network located book which included 15 separate indesign documents and links to many images. Working on the file last week everything was fine, however this week when I type even a single character there is a tremendous lag (30 seconds to 2 minutes). This has affected every file in the book that I have opened this week so far.
    The adobe tech had me create a new file and "move" all the pages to that file. This resolved the lag however it also broke the…

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  17. When opening InDesign 2020 files I get a message that the file is damaged. See screenshot. The same file will open with Adobe 2019.

    When opening the file in ID 2019, I get the message that links are missing. Perhaps ID 20 thinks that the file is damaged because the links are missing, so I get the damaged message.
    Using InDesign 2020 on a late 2015 iMac running MacOS 10.14.6, 32GB Ram

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  18. Error message when opening document: InDesign detected file is damaged but we repaired it

    Using InDesign 20 (15.0.1) Trying to open files I get these error messages.
    I have tried opening many documents with ID 20 and get these messages. Files will open fine using InDesign 19 (14.0.3). This issue just started yesterday after using ID 20 for about a month.

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  19. Cannot copy/paste elements from 2019 to 2020 without the element becoming an image

    InDesign 2019 14.0.3 copy/paste issue into InDesign 2020 15.0.01 (and vice-versa).

    Steps to reproduce:
    1. In a 2019 InD doc, copy a text box with text inside it.
    2. Open a new document in InD 2020.
    3. Paste the text box with text inside it into 2020 InD.
    4. The text becomes an image instead of live text. Though, no links show up in the links panel.
    5. This can be reproduced if copying from 2020 into 2019. But it does not happen if copying/pasting from a 2020 doc into a 2020 doc, 2019 doc into a 2019 doc.
    6.…

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  20. FERRAMENTAS

    Minhas ferramentas estão todas bloqueadas e não consigo utilizar mais o Indesign.

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