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  1. Problem with Picture Moving / InDesign 2019/14.01

    With Indesign 14.01 have problems when I move a picture.
    Is there distortion up to 30 sec.
    Document has 120 page. Picture setting is "Normal" preview
    Adobe installs with Surface Book 2
    Here's a link to look closely at: https://adobe.ly/2QlvWkO

    Thank you
    Skender

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    • Properties Panel captures mouse scrolling inside fields

      The Properties Panel inside InDesign 2019 is meant to be the new central location for most of the common settings in InDesign. So it is accessed pretty frequently by most users on a daily basis.

      However if you happen to use InDesign on a low-res monitor, or have increased UI text for accessibility purposes, or even just use InDesign in a non-maximised window, it suffers from a big flaw.

      These scenarios require the user to scroll the panel up or down to access hidden properties. However, the mouse scroll action is inadvertently captured by the various fields on the panel,…

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      • cannot save again if file is moved whilst file is open - 2019 Indesign CC

        I moved my working folder to another drive as quickly needed space. I accidentally didn't close my file in InDesign before doing this... kept working on the file then went to save it to new location... But it won't let me.
        Says file is missing from original location... put it back (which I tried but didn't work) So I had to export as idml to save it... Never encountered this in previous releases please fix.

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        • FileInfo

          File Info dialog box is not displayed when selecting File > File Info. The dialog is active but is somewhere off screen. (OS is OS X/High Sierra.)

          This problem has existed for some time; in previous versions the problem was solved by deleting the file "DVADialogPrefs.xml" but this file no longer exists.

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          • index

            If a Word file has an Index built within it, InDesign can only see it if it is a .doc file. This is a bug with CC2019-CC2014 and earlier. If you import the .docx file there are no index entries in the index panel, but there are if the file is converted to .doc.
            The only way you can use a .docx file is to open it in Word and then cut and paste all the Word file text into InDesign. This way InDesign sees the Index, but I would not want to import this way, so I convert to…

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            • Cannot Drag Objects

              First off some information on what I'm running:
              1: InDesign vers 13.0.1
              2: OS X El Capitan 10.11.6
              3: It happens at random whether I've closed out of inDesign and restarted it, cleared all my preferences with the CMD CNTRL OPT SHIFT method at the start, or had it sitting open after it had been working. So I'm not even sure how to reproduce the problem.

              Mouse or tablet, neither work. Using the move tool, I can USUALLY click and drag objects around the page and organize them as needed. With this bug, I can only 'nudge' the object from…

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              • 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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                • installed font missing

                  InDesign 13.0.1 on macOS 10.12.6

                  One installed font from a family of 6 suddenly started showing as not found. Frutiger LT Pro 67 Bold Condensed was correctly showing, now not.

                  I have re-installed InDesign twice, reinstalled the font, and rebooted several times. Font is correctly showing still in Illustrator and Photoshop.

                  This is impacting client files and while I have a workaround, I am concerned the problem will occur with other fonts where I don't have a viable solution. (I have another foundry version of that particular font.)

                  Screen shots attached.

                  many thanks

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                    6 comments  ·  Others  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Hi,

                    Please try it out with the latest release and if even then you encountering the same issue, please share the font file of that particular font with which you are facing the issue.

                    Please do mention your machine configuration like OS, Locale. You can also send files/links directly to paawasth@adobe.com.

                    Thanks,
                    Payal

                  • Hyperlinks not detected

                    The "Convert URLs to Hyperlinks" function in the hyperlinks panel is not working properly in CC 2018. Not all the links are detected. There doesn’t seem to be any logic in which links are detected and which are not, it seems very random.

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                      3 comments  ·  Others  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Hi,

                      I tried out with various hyperlinks and the function is working fine for me.

                      Please try it out with the latest release and even then if you encountering the same issue,
                      please provide sample documents with which you are facing the issue or just add a small video (on WeTransfer/Youtube/Dropbox) and share the link.

                      Please do mention your machine configuration like OS, Locale.

                      You can also send files/links directly to paawasth@adobe.com

                      Thanks & Regards
                      Payal Awasthi (InDesign Team)

                    • There is no InDesign's icon

                      InDesign's icon is broken in the alt-tab menu on Windows.

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                      • 4 votes
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                        • Search field does not work in Open dialogue box

                          Simple search filename request in the Open dialogue box and the search does not work in InDesign. This works in EVERY SINGLE OTHER APPLICATION KNOWN TO MAN. Just not in InDesign. InDesign is becoming the most unstable app I have ever worked within in over 10 years. Come on Adobe - this is Mac App 101 and you are FAILING MISERABLY. Fix this embarrassment immediately.

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                          • Hunspell dictionaries cannot be added in Sierra or High Sierra

                            Adding Hunspell dictionaries breaks code-signing, and results in the whole of InDesign's spelling system being sand-boxed by OSX.

                            Steps to reproduce:

                            1. On High Sierra and InDesign CC, add a Hunspell dictionary, as detailed here: https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/add_cs_dictionaries.html

                            2. Spell-check any InDesign document using the new dictionary and spell-checking then becomes unusable, until InDesign is uninstalled then re-installed.

                            The following types of errors are produced in the console, showing that it's a code-signing issue, caused by dictionaries being installed within the Hunspell plugin bundle.

                            Can I suggest that there should be another place to install additional languages, outside the InDesign application.

                            The…

                            3 votes
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                            • shift key no longer works to gather objects into a group

                              shift key no longer works to gather objects into a group

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                              • My InDesign CC window will not minimise into the dock?

                                Hi,

                                Not sure where to go with this one but I have just upgraded to Adobe CC and noticed that I'm unable to 'Minimise' the window in InDesign and also noticed that it won't do it in Illustrator but Photoshop does minimise (ODD!)

                                All it will do is when you double click it fills to fit screen and then the opposite.

                                I have posted this onto the forum and others have mentioned that they are also experiencing this problem.

                                (I have turned on the 'Double -click a windows title bar to minimize' in the System Preferences)

                                Please could you help…

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                                • InDesign Lock File does not go away

                                  Lock File (0 KB) remains after InDesign file is closed. Lock File does not go away. Oldest lock file is 10 days old. PC Laptop shut down every night.

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                                  • Indesign not working with macOS High Sierra download

                                    My Adobe InDesign is showing blank window and no tools after downloading macOS High Sierra. Help?

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Shortcut doesn't work

                                      Sometimes shortcuts works, sometimes don't ... crtl+c, ctrl+v ... even suppr !
                                      but the keyboard works : alt for duplicate works.

                                      Is there a manipulation for this to work all the times or is it a bug?
                                      I am in InDesign CC 2018.

                                      Thank you.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • The "Find" function doesn't work properly. It writes backward or not at all

                                        The "Find" function doesn't work properly. It writes backward or not at all

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                                        • Outside aligned strokes are buggy

                                          After outlining text, putting an outside or inside stroke on it produces odd results. It seems it aligns to the absolute outside of the object, rather than the edges like it does in other Adobe programs. I've attached an example of what adding an outside stroke to an outlined 'e' looks like in both Indesign and Ilustrator looks like. This seems to effect any object that has a section cut out.

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