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  1. InDesign suddenly has problems selecting the most basic things

    For about the past two weeks, I've been experiencing a frustrating problem on two Mac installations of InDesign 13.1. When an object is selected and I click on a color swatch to change its color, about 30% of the time it will not take effect. If I have multiple objects selected and I click on one of those objects again, instead of assigning that object as the key object like it should, the entire group of objects moves slightly to the left. I am absolutely sure I am not moving the mouse when this happens. Also, regarding the color change…

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  2. Cursor (arrow is way to big) and offset/ misses target in dropmenues

    Cursor (arrow is way to big) and offset/ misses target in dropdown-menues

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  3. index alphabetizing with multiple words

    When there an index entry has more than one word, the space between the words is improperly accounted for resulting in misalphabetized entries. See screenshots.
    Using ID CC 2018, but I've seen examples going back 2 years.

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  4. new

    when I put the mouse in Archive and try to go to new, the system go to help. so to cant creat a new document or insert a image, except using the keyboard

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  5. Adjusting dashes and gaps on path moves dashes off path

    Opened a PDF of a line chart in Illustrator, copied/pasted into InDesign CC 13.0.1, then noticed the dashes of stroked paths didn't follow the path accurately in some places. On setting the "Corners" control to "None" those path's dashes snapped precisely to the path, but selecting any of the three Corners settings made the dashes move off the path the same amount. See attached PDF for before/after images.

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  6. Converting all URLs to links is converting anything with dot between two words

    When trying to convert all URLs to links, it seems that the regex used also targets things like V.ii and converts that into a link. Shouldn't it be looking for anything with http or www?

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  7. Dialog open to custom location on click of place option in indesign

    Click on place option in indesign.

    Dialog should open with custom location set from the script, not the previous opened location.

    Is there a way to control place dialog, to always show my custom location??

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  8. Running Header Variable (First in Page)

    Missing TextVariable values (First on Page) in Running Heads

    Adobe Indesign 13.1 version.
    MacOs 10.13.4

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  9. Bug no longer able to import .emf files after update 13.0.1.

    After the update all the .emf files I had imported into my layout were gone (showed a grey box with cross). I also could not import any of the old emf files into any documents.

    I re-installed the older version and everything worked well again. So must be a bug in the latest update.

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  10. OSX Ruler units can't be changed using mouse button


    1. Indesign CC 13.1

    2. Try to change using mouse: Ruler units to (fe.) millimeters

    3. The units change

    4. The dropdown menu opens, but units won't change (scrolling and arrow keys works)

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  13. Update InDesign Developer Documentation

    Current documentation refers to this page: https://www.adobe.com/devnet/indesign/documentation.html

    But all the documentation there is from Adobe InDesign CS6 -- five major versions ago. Also, the documentation on tagged text seems to be missing.

    Can updates be made so new features and changes are documented?
    Thank you,

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  14. export to text creates errors

    When I export a story to text, the resulting file contains errors:
    • Extra ¶ break when text starts a new column in InDesign
    • No space when there was a non-standard space in InDesign, i.e. ⅓ space, en space,....

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  15. renumbering pages during optimization

    I combined single pdf pages into a new binder. Labeled page numbers, and some with prefix. Saved it out as a optimized file and the numbers are now relabeling themselves. Tends to happen when I have created a prefix in the page labels. Never happened before Adobe CC 2018.

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  16. Document Fonts Package Between WINDOWS & MAC Not Recognized

    Hello.

    There is a problem when doings packages between Windows & Mac OS : since years when you do a package on an OS through another the fonts saved in the folder "Document Fonts" is not recognized by the OS...

    So we can't open & modify the document when we received a package from Windows when we are on MAC OS or vice-versa.

    So we need the client to supply the fonts one by one which is quite annoying.

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  17. dictionary

    Dictionary does not use USA English. Settings are for USA but dictionary finds error in spelling of "labor" only accepting "labour"

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  18. 2018 Indesign/Incopy Check In Prompt On Close Does Not Actually Check in.

    If we close Indesign or Incopy without checking in, the program will ask us if we want to. When we choose to check in, Adobe will act like it Checks In and then closes, but the changes are never saved back to the original file. Check In only works if we choose Check In manually before closing.

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  19. postscript file

    Print dialog set to print 3 x 3 thumbnails. I selected Postscript File in the Printer menu, and it blocked the thumbnails options. I saved the .ps file, but it was not usable:

    When the file was converted [whether with Acrobat Distiller or Preview], the layout was for a vertical page layout, with the right page of each spread cut off.

    Question: How can I create a usable Postscript or PDF file for thumbnails?

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  20. Margins Dialogue boxes

    Make the new document margins and the drop down menu for margins the same. Top, bottom, inside, outside are indifferent places if you are tabbing thru to fill. So frustrating...

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