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  1. cc library

    Hi!
    [Indesign 16.0.2, macbook with Catalina]
    The CC Library freezes and i can't click any colors or elements. It is not possible to scroll in the library or change library. The issue sometimes is resolved when I restart the program but often not. I had this issue with an earlier version of Indesign too.

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  2. Icon doesn't show

    File doesn't show InDesign icon - InDesign 2021 - 16.0 + WIN 10

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  3. Data Merge multiple records not working properly at all

    Data Merge is very buggy on latest update, makes tool useless:

    1/ repeating same record over (with multiple records)
    2/ records are not imported in order of source document
    3/ preview and results do not match (alignment, records, etc)

    tested with both txt and csv

    6 votes

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  4. Google sheets in xlsx but still "Cannot place... no filter..."

    I try to place a spreadsheet created in Google sheets and saved as xlsx and I get the error message "Cannot place this file. No filter found for requested operation". I am using a Mac & Mojave 10.14.6. My copy of InDesign is subscription.

    6 votes

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  5. arabic harakats moving

    Hi!

    There is interesting bug with arabic letters. When we have aleef-lyam-aleef with harakats + footnote references with more than one symbol (from 1 to 9, no problem, 10+ or (1), problems starts) on the line, harakats swap together. Have tried with multiple fonts, most of them (adobe font too) got this error.

    Tested this in 2014 and 2018 ME versions of Indesign.

    Hope you can easily fix it, cause it's a real problem for book publishing.
    Thank you!

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  6. Scaling of arrowheads on paths is so wrong

    If I put an arrow head (or any other of the predefined startings/endings) on a path and scale it, it barlely changes the actuall size of the starting ending, even with crazy huge precentage changes, like 1% and 200%. See screenshot from InDesign CC 2019.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Indesign not working with macOS High Sierra download

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

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  10. InDesign steals focus in Windows 10

    Whenever InDesign launches or performs a task such as PDF export, if the user switches to another application, InDesign will steal the focus back.

    This annoyance has been around for quite some time as outlined in this thread: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2001514

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  11. GREP Error: one or more times - shortest match, not working with end of paragraph ($ sign)

    one or more times - shortest match, not working with end of paragraph ($ sign)
    Indesign find the expression, but ignore the shortest match.

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  12. cc libraries

    In 2021 update, the cc libraries freeze and are unavailable. I tried to delete something from my library 3 times, and nothing happened. Then I closed the window, and when I reopened it had deleted three things.

    Anyone else having issues with libraries with the new update?I know the 2021 update is still really new, so if this is already being fixed I apologize.

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  13. MacOS Big Sur Creative Cloud Download Manager iCon not clearly visible in Apple Menu

    MacOS Big Sur Creative Cloud Download Manager iCon is barely showing up at the top of my screen. Since the top control bar in Big Sur is now transparent, I am using a black background so its quite faint. Attaching screen shot. This wasn't an issue with previous OS and had the same black background.

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  14. Update to the latest version not possible

    After reinstalling Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe InDesign CC 2018 (version 13.1) on a new Windows computer, it is not possible to update to the latest version 13.1.1.
    Even with a new installation of Adobe InDesign, version 13.0, no update is offered.
    All update installers should be available for all authorized versions * of the Creative Cloud.

    5 votes

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  15. Indesign 15.0.1 EXTREMELY SLOW

    Running Indesign 15.0.1 on Catalina (10.15.3) - Indesign is so slow, that it became unusable!

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  16. Variable fonts broken with World Ready Paragraph Composer

    Using the World-ready composer essentially breaks the glyph width interpolation of Variable Fonts. The outcome is that text set in a Variable Font will receive the Variable Font's default style's horizontal glyph widths for any axis location, resulting in unusable overlap or gaps.

    Attached you find a sample Indesign file with comparison and a screenshot thereof. This happens with any Variable Font I have tested so var, but to complete the same test case as included, download https://github.com/adobe-fonts/source-sans-pro/releases/download/3.006R/source-sans-pro-3.006R.zip and install VAR/SourceSansVariable-Roman.otf as well as OTF/*.otf files.

    Link to Indesign file: https://www.dropbox.com/s/h8fpld7ks7k8rb4/bug-report-variable-font-world-ready-composer.indd?dl=0

    5 votes

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    Under Review  ·  amaarora responded

    Thanks for reporting the issue.
    We are reviewing it

    -InDesign Team

  17. installed 2020 and uninstalled 2019, no files not associating with the app

    After installing 2020 to edit files created in the latest version, all .indd files are not associated with Indesign at all. When I try to update default settings to associate .indd files with InDesign, the file type .indd is not listed.

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  18. Running head containing forced line break inserts space incorrectly

    When a Running Head text variable is generated, under certain (common) conditions, a double-space is inserted where a forced linebreak is used.

    To reproduce bug:

    1. Insert a Running Head text variable into a master page running head position.

    2. Specify the first instance of, say, Level-One paragraph style.

    3. In a multi-page text flow, insert a Level-One styled paragraph with enough text to force a line wrap.

    4. Within the Level-One paragraph, insert a Forced Line Break (FLB) character.

    5. Scroll text back and forth to force update of the text variable display.

    Result: On the page containing the Level-One paragraph, the running head…

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  19. Data Merge won't include emoji unicode characters

    I've created a test file with links and images and test text to try and replicate the fault. Follow the steps in the InDesign file attached.

    Put simply, text – whether it is UTF-8 or UTF-16 can import unicode characters that are meant to represent emojis etc, and this is demonstrated in the test file. While not in the minion character set, I've created a GREP style that looks for unicode characters and changes them to apple color emoji. That bit works.
    What does NOT work is when importing the text as part of a data merge... instead the unicode…

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  20. Indesign color separations preview does not work correctly

    The preview goes haywire when I turn separations on and off in InDesign. See screengrabs. Is there a workaround? I have ben unable to find one so far - are Adobe just choosing to ignore this issue?

    • iMac Reina 5k, 27in, 2017
    • Mac OS 10.14.5
    • InDesign 14.0.2
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