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  1. Content Aware Constantly Crashes

    Windows 10 - i7 6700 with a Nvidia Quadro graphics card, and 16gb RAM.

    Layout images in a spread and some dummy text.
    Select image and press teh Content aware fit button
    InDesign crashes

    Expected result
    Image fits with no crashing

    Actual result
    InDesign crashes everytime

    It's a newly created document.

    Images are stored on server - thought this was the problem - moved all images to desktop - still crashes.

    Saved the file to IDML and opened that and resaved it.

    Reset the preferences

    Shut down/End Task of all non-essential programms, including anti-virus.


    CC2019 build 14.0

    File attached (embedded…

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    • InDesign 13.0.1 can not follow an alias on a server share anymore

      InDesign 13.0.1 on a apple mac running 10.13.3 does not recognize alias (links) on a server share anymore. Photoshop still does.

      Steps: Go to a server share, no matter if an smb or afp share.
      Create a folder A. Place an file inside, e. g. 1.jpeg
      .
      Create an alias from folder A => A alias.
      In InDesign choose OPEN:
      Go to the server share
      The Folder A is in black typo an available. Highlight A and you see the file.
      The Alias A alias is gray, InDesign does not recognize the link.
      Do the same in Photoshop, you will…

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        5 comments  ·  Performance/Usability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        If you create an alias of a folder (located on a server) and drag it to the desktop, it works. For quick creation of aliases this way, press Option-Command while you drag the original item to the desktop.
        Note : Accessing items of an folder’s alias located on a server has not worked in previous releases of InDesign too.

      • New File keyboard shortcut

        1. Using InDesign CC 2018 on a Mac.
        2. Upon launching Indesign the command+n shortcut for a new file does not function. Only works when I have a file open.
        3. Expected result would be for it to come to the new file options box.
        4. Just makes the weird bumping sound and I have to go up to file and select new file.

        This keyboard shortcut works on Illustrator CC 2018 and Photoshop CC 2018 upon launching. Thank you!

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        • Step and repeat Bug

          Step and repeat is not working correctly.

          If you have an object, whilst holding option, drag the object to a new position and release, the object is duplicated. This works correctly. If i then select Duplicate from the Edit menu, it should repeat the the last duplication. It does not! It uses the last step and repeat measurement. This is a bug.

          This is using indesign 2019.

          The bug is not in indesign 2018, it works correctly here

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          • US Dictionary continues to use UK spellings

            My Indesign Dictionary is set to English: USA, but it still regularly corrects to UK spellings i.e. enrol vs. enroll. I am running Indesign 13.1. Can this be fixed?

            https://highgatecreative.d.pr/4tqesc

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              1 comment  ·  Performance/Usability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              The Dictionary section in Preferences dialog shows the Dictionary that is in use for a particular Language. The path (which looks like /Linguistics/UserDictionaries/Adobe Custom Dictionary/…) shown in the dialog is the location of the dictionary that is being used. You can add your own custom User Dictionary by clicking on the + button.
              The Language used for Spell check is NOT the one chosen in the Preferences dialog.

              To specify the default Language used for Spell check for all documents, you should close all documents and select the Type Tool. The Control panel (when Character Formatting Controls – ‘A’ button is selected at the left) shows the Default Language set for all documents. This is the language used for Spell Check. You can also open the Paragraph Styles panel, double-click on the [Basic Paragraph] style and under Advanced Character Formats section, change the Language.

              Hope this helps.

              Thanks,
              Adobe InDesign…

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              • Group in Old Layer -> Ungroup in New Layer = Error

                I like to layer different styles of content. I'll have a background layer for images, etc., that I want to not touch later so I can lock/unlock while I work with my content over the top of it. Sometimes, I accidentally am in the background layer and create content that needs to be moved to another layer. I would love for a feature like Illustrator that allows me to highlight an object or group of objects, click an opposing layer, and then right-click > arrange > move to selected layer.

                Also, there is a slight bug I've found, but it…

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                  There is an option in the Layers panel flyout menu called “Ungroup Remembers Layers”. This is ON by default. That’s why when you ungroup, the objects go back to the layers to which they belonged prior to the grouping. You can uncheck this option if you want to have the objects get ungrouped on the same layer as the group.

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                  • BUG - Paste in Place not pasting correctly with double page spread

                    Latest version (2018) does not correctly locate objects when using the 'paste in place' function.

                    Open a double page spread document. Select item from left page spread and paste in place on another spread in same document - locates incorrectly.

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