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  1. Properties window not staying in custom workspace

    Every time I open Indesign (14.0.1) my custom workspace loads, however, since adding the new 'properties' window to this workspace, the properties panel does not load with the custom, saved workspace. Instead I have to open it separately each time from the Window menu.

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    • InDesign CC2019: Mouse cursor is quickly flashing whenever moving placed objects

      The mouse cursor is quickly flashing and lagging whenever moving placed objects and it makes it really hard to click/drag/edit the image

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      • eyedropper not working correctly

        That's version 14.0.1.209

        When I create a NEW document — there is no problem, the eyedropper working correctly.
        BUT...
        When I work in a document that was previously in an earlier version (for example, CC 2018), then this problem is present.

        If I CREATE a new text box in a document that has been re-saved from an earlier version (IC 2018), then the eyedropper will not work correctly.

        If I CREATE a new text box in a NEW document (CCP 2019), and then transfer it to an old document, then the eyedropper in the new box will not work.

        If…

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        • direct selection tool only activates with "v" key

          When text tool is active, direct selection tool can't be selected with mouse pointer. It looks like it's active but text tool is still active. Must type "v" to activate the direct selection tool.

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            I have a multiple page text document in indesign, I want to spell check only the text in the panels, so manual selection is the best option in this scenario. But what happens is the spell checker always reverts back to document. how do you set it to stay on selection mode?

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            • 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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              • InDesign 2019 Data Merge not allowing Multiple Records per page

                The dropdown to allow Multiple Records per page is not available (not that it ever worked perfectly). Using the exact same settings, text, and csv file, it works fine in 2018.

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                • Moving Objects with arrow keys is buggy

                  If I try to move and object with the arrow keys, ist does not take effect for several times and then the content of the object suddenly jumps. Same with line height adjustments: nothing happens / value ist not applied. Then ist suddenly jumps in the Layout.
                  Impossible to work with the program.

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                  • Gradient Angle Resets to Default when Changing Color in Gradient Swatch

                    I have an object selected that has a gradient swatch applied to it, and the gradient goes from top to bottom. I then go to the color menu and double-click the gradient swatch. Now when I click on one of the two color squares in the gradient swatch the angle of the gradient on the selected object will revert back to its default angle (left to right). This only happens to objects that I have selected. Both on my macbook and windows pc. InDesign version 14.0.1

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                    • PDF

                      When placing a PDF of stylized text into ID2019, some text flips upside down. But it works fine in ID2018.

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                        Hello All,

                        The fix for this issue is now available in the beta builds of InDesign. You can download the latest beta build from Download section of InDesign Prerelease portal.

                        1. Go to https://www.adobeprerelease.com
                        2. Log in with your Adobe Id.
                        3. Once logged in, search for “InDesign CC Prerelease” program in the list.
                        4. Click on the program to join the same.
                        5. You can now download the build (14.0.2.321) from “Builds and Plugins” section on the page.
                        6. The steps for installing the build can be found in the release notes

                      • Font Issues

                        InDesign 2019 doesn't recognize Raleway and Ultra Stint fonts when opening documents created in InDesign 2018. Fonts are loaded and active under the Creative Cloud, system has been started/restarted.

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                        • Find Font reports fonts activated with Suitcase Fusion are in system folder - knock on effect in XMPie

                          1. CC2019 Win10_64 (Suitcase Fusion 9)

                          2-4. Activate fonts with suitcase Fusion and use in job. Find Font will show the correct path to Fusion's font vault. After continuing to use InDesign and Fusion for a while, usually within 30 minutes of normal use, Find Font reports the same font is now in system folder.

                          This causes an issue with the XMPie uCreate plugin. When the incorrect path is shown, XLIM Preflight detects an issue with the font and won't allow the job to be exported. NB: I have recreated this bug with XMPie uninstalled.

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                            • Mouse-click in menus becomes disabled

                              InDesign 12.1.0.56; macOS Sierra 10.12.5; Magic Mouse

                              The issue varies with any file. I have mostly seen this occur when in the Find/Change window, or when I try and select a font. My mouse will not be able to click (select) anything in the drop down menus. I am able to select with my keyboard by using the arrows and "return" key. To get the mouse to click (select) an option from a drop down menu, I must first restart InDesign and then open the same file.

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                                We have tried to replicate the issue at our end but have not been able to, so far.
                                We need your help to investigate what could be causing this.
                                When you encounter this issue, quit InDesign and copy the Preferences and Cache to a shared location (like Dropbox, WeTransfer, etc.) and share the link with us.

                              • Adjust Minimum Increment Preferences

                                When using a document set up in inches, the default minimum measurement increment is .0625. It's really hard to work with increments this large when working with drop shadows, other effects, or working with space before and after. I'd love to be able to edit this default minimum increment so these things are easier to work with in inches.

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                                • unable to select the type tool by clicking "T" on the keyboard

                                  InDesign 14.0.1/CC2019; Mac OS 10.12.6...

                                  14.0.1 did NOT fix the problem with the text tool.

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                                  • Is it safe now to reinstall 2019 Indesign to 14.0.1 as I had to reinstall 2018 again.

                                    Is it safe now to reinstall 2019 Indesign to 14.0.1 as I had to reinstall 2018 again.

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                                    • Won't open some .indd files

                                      CC 2019 14.0.1
                                      Some .indd files will not open. They've opened previously, and SOME very similar files will still open. When I doulble-click or open from the ID app, nothing happens. No errors. Just nothing. Tried copying files to desktop or duplicating/re-naming with no luck. Tried copying and changing extension to .idml, still no luck. Rebooted my machine, same. Deleted preferences, same. Uninstalled and re-intalled the app, same.

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                                      • Unable to type the í character

                                        When typing, inDesign doesn't receive the í character. On the Hungarian keyboard the í can be entered as AltGr+J. When typing the text, and pressing AltGr+J, sometimes the í doesn't appears, but the Paragraph options dialog pops up. Pressing one more time the AltGr+J types the í. This is a problem in the newer versions, in the CS6 version this wasn't a problem.

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                                        • "haven't" contraction hyphenating in English USA

                                          Unlike most of the other common contractions in English, the word "haven't" hyphenates at the end of a line. It shouldn't.

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