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  1. CC19 14.0.1 ISSUES

    Running Indesign CC2019 14.0.1 on a MACBOOK PRO running Mojave - currently having a number of unexpected outcomes - spacebar unable to use to navigate page - SHIFT unable to proportion constrain and ALT unable to drag copy items.

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  2. GREP: Repetition (*, +) at the end of a Positive Lookbehind group doesn't seem to work

    Product: Adobe InDesign CC 2019 (14.01)

    Steps to reproduce:
    - Create a document with the text "abcde"
    - (Case 1) Do a GREP search for "(?<=bc+)d"
    - (Case 1) Do a GREP search for "(?<=bc*)d"

    Expected result: highlight the "d"

    Actual result: Cannot find match.

    Note that searching for "(?<=bc)d" does work, as do of course "(?<b)c*d" and "(?=b)c+d".

    Note also that this applied to GREP Styles in a paragraph style.

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  3. InDesign ICML & IDAP isssues

    When I import ICML files into InDesign 2018 or 2019. the article never shows up in the Assignments panel.

    In addition in InDesign 2019, when I export ICAP file for the editor to work on the ICAP file is corrupt and the editor can not open it in InCopy. The few times the editor can open the file and send back and IDAP file, I'm getting an error message telling me the InDesign no longer supports IDAP files!!!

    I have been working in 2017 InDesign since it's the last version this worked properly. However, I AM NOT PAYING A MONTHLY…

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  4. Library windows when opening and closing documents

    When I open a document, a "Sample Buttons and Forms," library window opens, covering up menus, even though I do not have libraries set to display. Likewise, when I close the document, a different (in this case, locally created, window appears). Always the same windows. See screenshots. It's annoying to have to close these windows every time.

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  5. Strange black window in InDesign CC 14.0

    There is a strange bug since my latest upgrade to 14.0. Each time I import an image into a frame (cmd D) it appears a black window. Very annoying. Now way to get rid of it except shutting everything down, quitting InDesign and restarting. What's wrong?

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  6. Data Merge ignores files when a header field is called 'table'

    If Data Merge tries to select a data source where one of its header fields is called 'table' (all lowercase), it fails to import (InDesign v 13.0.1). It doesn't seem to matter which column it's in, but changing it to anything else (e.g. 'Table' with uppercase 'T') seems to fix it.

    Tried it on 2 machines, same result. Adobe Customer Care on Twitter confirmed they could replicate it and suggested I post it here.

    Short video attached illustrating the issue.

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  7. Basic Shortcuts Gone

    InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator all lost shortcuts such as spacebar hand, zoom, unable to scale boxes in InDesign or constrain placed images, Photoshop you can't constrain a scale with shift. All same in Illustrator. Just noticed these yesterday and assumed it was Mojave, which I installed Saturday. I updated Adobe upgrades but that didn't help.

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  8. PDF comment import does not show regular sticky notes.

    The new PDF comment feature imports the comments just fine, but regular sticky note comments are not displaying. They show up in the list, but do not point to where they are on the document.

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  9. qr code special character problem

    qr code business card generated don´t read in correct form. Specials characters like á or é are incorrectly presented in iphone qr code readers.

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  10. Creative Cloud

    I have Creative Cloud installed, but can't use it from within InDesign- the panel window says I don't have it installed. This is a bug. I voted when somebody else reported it, but it isn't fixed.

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  11. eyedropper tool

    Adobe InDesign CC 2017 (also 2018) The eyedropper tool does not work on text, when there is a second layer with data in it. On the screenshot I tried to make the text green.
    When the red layer is turned off, it works properly.

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  12. Can't Open JPEG file

    Hi there

    I am having trouble opening up .jpeg files from Indesign. It is installed as a part of my Creative Cloud subscription. Please see attached for the error that pops up. Your help will be appreciated.

    Thanks
    G

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  13. Preview bug, always scrambled

    Preview is always messed up. Images attached, text is often spliced like this until I zoom in and out. Sometimes overprint preview helps but it's happening frequently and I can't see what my work looks like...

    Indesign CC 2017

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  14. Extension option missing

    Extension option is missing in Window menu. So, i can't the see my added extensions.

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  15. Endnotes and multi-language layers

    InDesign CC 13.1

    As a long-time user of ID, I want to report what looks to me like a serious bug.

    Working on a multi-language book project for the first time since the endnotes feature was introduced, I noticed that when importing the second language on a separate layer (as I have been doing for many years without any problems) the endnotes are imported with correct references in the text but the notes themselves lose their numbers, showing the dreaded <?> instead.
    Trying to work around the problem using David Blatner's DTP tools' "import layers" feature gives the same result. …

    2 votes
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  16. If Paragraph Format uses Shade, only the first line is underlined (instead of all) (Layer Problem!)

    Its not a suggestion, its a bug.
    Under Indesign 13.1, when e.g. a whole page is styled to have a gray shade behind it, and some paragraphs have to be undelined, then ALWAYS the Line before a hard return does not show the underline, because I suppose a layer problem occurs. Indesign seems to see the text on top, then applies the shade and _under_ that the underlining for the text, which won't be shown then. The descenders are shown normally, since they are on top in the text layer. I have not found a way to tell the underline…

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  17. Pallette pop-up menus appear on dual monitor

    I'm using InDesign CC (latest version) on a Macbook Pro 15" (OS 10.13.3) together with a Dell 24" monitor. Most of my pallettes (except the very basic ones) are on my Macbook, while I have my workfield on the bigger monitor. What happens is that the pop-up menus of the pallettes i keep on the on the Macscreen appear on the big monitor, for instance all the transparancy-options. Very annoying and time-consuming!
    I tried resetting the prefs, re-installed InDesign, but no effect. Does anybody recognize this and have a fix? Thanks a lot!

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  18. InDesign 2018 can't differentiate between two similiar font names

    Our company works with two fonts called "CalloutTS" and "CalloutTS2". They are similiar, but not the same. For years everything worked fine. But since the CC 2018 update, InDesign can't differentiate between these two fonts anymore. You can now only select "CalloutTS". But depending on which computer your working on it randomly shows either the glyphs of "CalloutTS" or of "CalloutTS2". InDesign reads the font name of "CalloutTS2" now also as "CalloutTS" and can't decide which font to show. It seems like a simple digit isn't enough anymore to differentiate between two font names. This is a huge problem because…

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  19. Stroke Alignment Changes Shape Size

    InDesign 13.0.1

    Steps to Reproduce:
    1. Create a shape (Rectangle, Circle, Polygon)
    2. Add stroke to shape
    3. Change stroke alignment

    Expected Result:
    - Stroke changes alignment to what the user set (inside, outside, centered).

    Actual Result:
    - Shape size (and bounding box) change, while stroke remains aligned inside the bounding box.

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    The stroke is always shown inside the bounding box for all three types of stroke alignments. But if you check the size of the object, it will be different for different stroke alignments.
    For example, if you have a square of 100 pt x 100 pt with a 20 pt stroke weight aligned to Center, its W & H = 120 pt. Similarly for the same square, if the stroke is aligned to Inside, its W & H = 100 pt while for stroke aligned to Outside, its W & H = 140 pt.

    This is how it has been designed.

  20. Hyperlink

    Hyperlinks are not working when exporting to PDF from InDesign.Please fix this bug.

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