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  1. CC Library 2019 - Add new item and change it name

    When I add item to CC Library 2019, and try change it name - all text (with lag!) is select and I losing my previeus text, becouse I still typing.

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    • resize object works rarely

      It's already 2019. I've been reading comments from 2015 about this same issue. I downloaded the most current version of InDesign and unbelievably I still cannot resize an object on my MacbookPro by clicking on the shift button. It works occasionally (for some odd reason). This is totally ridiculous. I read dozens of complaints about this from 2015 and on. Seriously, Adobe? You cannot fix this issue once and for all.

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      • Preferences: Preview image not working

        My Italian InDesign release doesn't create a Hi Res preview image.
        In the preferences I've flagged the "always save preview image with the document", Pages: "all the pages" and Preview dimensions: "very big 1024x1024", but the software doesn't work: when I try to have a look at the documents with Adobe Bridge I can see a low res preview, while with ID Util (an utility for OSX Quick Look) I can't see any preview of the pages of the document. This issue didn't happen with the previous release of InDesign and my old MacPro with El Capitan. Now I'm working…

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        • Unable to update to latest InDesign version

          I am trying to open an organizational chart file that was last edited 2 months ago on InDesign 13.1, but I get a prompt that the file was created in 14.0 so I need to convert it.

          In the Creative Cloud desktop app, there are no available updates for me to install, so I am stuck with converting the file and having to manually re-link the 20 profile pictures in the document. I would rather just update the InDesign version to be able to properly open and edit the file, if that was actually the issue.

          I have already restarted…

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          • 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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            • Background Tasks stuck on "Cancelling"

              I was exporting multiple PDFs that were not exporting properly. When I figured out they were stuck, I manually cancelled the export in "Background Tasks". Both tasks have been "Cancelling" for two days. I cannot close the files nor can I close InDesign.

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              • 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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                  • 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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                    • Strange characters appear when pasting any text from anywhere

                      I have InDesign CC2019 - Whenever I paste from any program (Word, Outlook, Notepad) into InDesign there is an odd boxed character with an X anywhere there was a line ending in the original. There are no soft returns or hard returns or anything in the originals it just word wrapped in a spot - and InDesign inserts a character which I cannot search for or replace.

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                      • the file does not exist

                        Adobe InDesign CC 2019, pagina inizio, impossibile aprire i file presenti nella cronologia: "il file non esiste, è usato da un'altra applicazione oppure non disponete delle autorizzazione necessarie".

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                          It looks like you may be trying to open files that are shown on the Start screen but are unable to do so.

                          Please check that the file(s) actually exist at the same location as when they were previously opened/created. If they have been deleted/moved/renamed, etc., the Start screen will continue to show their thumbnails but you won’t be able to open them.

                          Let us know if this is not the case.

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                        • PageMaker import doesn't work.

                          InDesign is supposed to import PageMaker 6.5 documents. Adobe gives instructions for it here: https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/using/converting-quarkxpress-pagemaker-documents.html#convert_pagemaker_documents

                          This doesn't work. Not only are p65 files not recognized as loadable by default, but attempting to load them forcibly results in an error message from InDesign.

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                          • Jumbled Text

                            I'm having an issue with catalogs I'm working with. When I open the most recent version of an INDD file, there is jumbled text in the headings and subheadings, even though the PDF exported fine when the file was last opened. Advice?

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                            • data link

                              In Adobe In Design CC 14.0.1 x64
                              We use a previous file to keep the formatting of a merged mailing list. I used to be that when you copied the file to a new directory it could no longer find the old data file and gave you a warning. It also would not show you a preview because it could not find the data.

                              Unfortunately, the new version seems to have held the old data so we printed the old merged file by mistake. It doesn't even make sense that it should be able to do this if the link…

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                              • Word dividing

                                Indesign 14.0.1
                                Indesing is not able to divide word which is including "(" or ")".

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                                • Indesign: After ok QR generation, danish letters gets replaced with symbols when the code is scanned afterwards

                                  Fix the bug so that the danish letters æ.ø.å also can be transferred to vCard (business card) unchanged when the vCard generated in the Indesign QRcode generator gets scanned.

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                                  • convert

                                    Click "convert" to open this document..... doesn't do anything!!

                                    The error message then tells you "You are not currently signed in to the
                                    CC (which I already am). Please go to Help- > Sign In and enter your Adobe ID. Restart InDesign, then try opening the document again."

                                    Performing this action does nothing, the error never goes away, you just go in circles.

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                                      It looks like InDesign is not recognizing that you are already signed in.
                                      Please try signing out from InDesign once. Quit and relaunch InDesign. Also you could try signing out from Creative Cloud App and sign back in to see if the issue goes away.

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                                    • 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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                                      • GREP "Any Double Quotation Marks" wildcard not working as expected

                                        Version: CC (14.0.1.209)

                                        While using InDesign's Find/Change GREP feature:

                                        The following GREP query wont find the matching string even if it exists in the document: (Any White Space) followed by (Any Double Quotation Marks) followed by (Any Uppercase Letter)

                                        \s"[A-Z]

                                        This should find any white space followed by any double quotation mark followed by any uppercase letter, however it shows no match.

                                        The following GREP searches will work, but when combined they do not work:

                                        \s" will find the white space and the double quotation mark

                                        "[A-Z] will find the double quotation mark and any uppercase letter

                                        It seems to…

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                                        • Kontur aussen ausrichten

                                          Kontur aussen ausrichten stimmt nicht. Kontur soll ausserhalb des Bildrahmens sein, ist es aber nicht. ist momentan wie Kontur innen ausrichten, nur dass es den Bildrahmen automatisch vergrössert. ich möchte jedoch den Bildrahmen am Dokumentenrahmen andocken und dass die Kontur dementsprechend ausserhalb des Dokumentes ist.

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