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  1. Type shortcut key (t) flips back to previous tool after a second

    In InDesign 2021 (16.0) when I press t to get my text tool, the cursor changes to the text tool for about 1 second, then flips back to the previous tool it was on.
    This seems to be only with the text tool (t); I can change to other tools without a problem

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  2. point scale indication

    When reducing a block of text, the point measure indicates both the original point size and the new point size. I am sure someone finds this useful, I don't.

    I'd like to be able to get Indd to forget the old size so I can adjust the point size directly and accurately again.
    If this can already be done, It is not readily apparent as to how.

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  3. Coloured background in text when using other language than English

    I bought #288977103 and when I try to use any other language than US English, the text box is coloured with bright colour. Why?

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  4. New Document Setting

    While setting for a new document, if i pick letter or tabloid size and then create, it wont open. I can only open a document from the "Recent" section, or the three preset sizes which are iPad Pro, Web 1920 or A4.

    But i can't really set the size i am looking for.

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  5. Page Size Changes- Sometimes don't work, sometimes bug, InDesign is as confused as I am.

    I'm using InDesign 2021. I have been using the option at the bottom the Pages window ("edit page size") to change the size of my document from US Letter to A4 as I offer both sizes of printables in my shop. I noticed tonight that this sizing is being buggy. I went to change my Letter size doc to an A4 size, but A4 was already checked. The rulers confirmed my doc was in Letter. I then tried to change it, but no selections held from that menu. Finally, I just went to the "adjust layout" menu option and changed…

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  6. My title text boxes have weird word spacing I can't correct

    I was happy with the last version of Indesign which I used on a non-Mac computer. My brand new uptodate version on the Mac is hopeless and I am in despair that I can't get instant help on my issue!

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  7. resize group is copying the group

    With the new CC2021 I have a group of objects. Trying to resize them not only resizes them but copies the entire group leaving the old group in place!

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  8. 2020 Line bugs

    A bug that caused the position to change when drawing a line and increasing the length of the line.

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  10. lay out

    when overlay is opend

    the system takes a minut to load it in its longer than your screen when you dont close it soon enoug it fixes it self on your screen i tryd to close it in varios ways but it would not work. now its stuck on it and i dont get it off

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  11. overlay glitch

    when overlay is opend

    the system takes a minut to load it in its longer than your screen when you dont close it soon enoug it fixes it self on your screen i tryd to close it in varios ways but it would not work. now its stuck on it and i dont get it off

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  12. Table second row incorrect spacing by default

    After including the table in the InDesign, I noticed that the second row bottom and top spacing gets automatically adjusted even if I try to adjust it manually or even after deleting the second row, the spacing on the second row is not showing up correctly. Please check attached screenshot for your review - check the second and third row spacing. Also, please check the table border lines as it is confusing.

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  13. Incorrect text wrap with anchored objects

    In Indesign 15.0.2 a bug has arisen in the text wrap of objects anchored in the text. The images show the difference between the old in the new version of Indesign. (OS X Catalina).

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  14. Numpad bug with paragraph styles

    Loading an old Indesign file (version 2016 or older) in the new Version Indesign CC2020 causes a new bug.
    1.) I use Indesign CC 15.0.1 (2020)
    2) Open an old file of Indesign with many defined paragraph styles (from 2016 or older) --> try to edit some texts use text cursor klick in a textbox and type a 1, a 3 or a 4 on the numpad.
    3) I expect that the numbers 1, 3 or 4 to be typed.
    4) The paragraph style changes to another style without any shortcut set in the file or the paragraph style.
    5)…

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  15. reverse layout

    Where is the Reverse Layout option in Adobe Indesign 2020? I am trying to create an arabic version of a book and have to mirror the layouts previous versions had this option. I do not seem to find this option anywhere.

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  16. Fit frame to content shortcut causes pasteboard to jump around.

    Fit frame to content keyboard shortcut causes pasteboard to jump around.

    Running InDesign Version 15.0.1

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  17. Adjust Layout cuts off images

    When using adjust layout, no matter what setting are used and even when images all have "auto-fit" checked, the adjust layout function cuts off many images instead of resizing them with the frame.

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  18. Centering lines have disappeared.

    vertical and horizontal centering lines have disappeared. Pink lines used to show up when I was centering an object. Any way to get them back?

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  19. column line

    You cant make the column lines shorter in the top of a textframe when you have a preamble text in the frame. How ever, you can make the column lines shorter in the bottom of the frame. And you can make them longer in any direction. The function is there for making them shorter in the top but it¨s out of order.

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  20. indesign canvas can not be 6500mm in CC

    can not create a canvas with 6500mm, it reverts back to 5486.4 mm

    As an industry standard software, you would expect that there is no limitations to the canvas size.

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