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  1. Custom GREP-queries are suddenly away

    I had a nice collection of custom GREP queries. But suddenly they are away. They were numbered from 1 to 18. I'm very down to do this all again … Is there a way to find this again? Where are the custom queries saved? I updated from macOS 10.12.4 to macOS 10.12.5. Maybe that's the reason? Or is the reason that I had numbered them?

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      1 comment  ·  Others  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Rendering of Bitmaps with High Sierra not as smooth as they should be.

      Since upgrading to High Sierra, I am finding in High Quality Display, bitmaps are not rendering smoothly on screen or in print.

      Exporting to PDFs gets over this, but not great when composing, and needing to see images as they will be.

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        0 comments  ·  Graphics/Images/Assets  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        Need more info  ·  Sumit Garg responded

        Hi,

        Can you please add a screenshot for this issue.
        Also, is GPU enabled on your machines?

      • Find/change: Search popup—not all options show

        Many times, I have gone to the Find/Change dialog box and not seen any options in the Search popup other than "All Documents or "Document."

        "Story," "End of Story," etc. are missing.

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          3 comments  ·  Performance/Usability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            1 comment  ·  Graphics/Images/Assets  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Fond de page en gabarit qui se transforme en bloc image dans les pages du document lorsqu'on importe des images dans ces pages.

            Sous InDesign 2017.1 build 12.1.0.56.

            Je dois créer 8 panneaux différents comportant 1 logo blanc par panneau sur fond noir.

            Pour créer mon fond noir et l'appliquer aux 8 pages de mon document en même temps, j'utilise un bloc vide avec couleur de remplissage noir sur le gabarit A (par défaut à la création du document). Je m'attends donc, comme d'habitude, à ce que ce fond soit en quelque sorte verrouillé sur les 8 pages de mon document et que je ne puisse intervenir dessus qu'en me positionnant sur mon gabarit.

            Ensuite j'importe tous mes 8 logos en PDF que…

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              0 comments  ·  Document/Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • inDesign buttons not show

              Some interactive buttons not show in acrobat DC. I have to click on something (e.g. the zoom) for showing all interactive buttons. Huge bug!

              Tested on windows and mac.

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                0 comments  ·  PDF Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Every time I create a table of content document in my book and save it in the book, it become unopenable afterwards.

                The table of contents document in my book continues to fail over and over again. I have recreated it 4 times today.

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                  0 comments  ·  Book/TOC  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • [InCopy] Sequence of stories is jumbled in Galley or Story View but not in Layout View

                  We use InCopy for book production. When we send out an Indesign/InCopy Package to our editors, sometime the sequence of the stories seems to be random. It's all fine in Layout View. This makes reading and edition in Story or Galley View very hard.

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                    0 comments  ·  Text/Story/Table  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Indesign crashes on duplicate spread action if document contains table with images

                    Steps to reproduce
                    1. Create a text frame in the document.
                    2. Insert a table with 4x4 layout.
                    3. Place 3 images in 2nd, 3rd and 4th column in the first row.
                    4. Now perform "Duplicate spread" action in the pages panel twice.

                    Expected result
                    - Spread should get duplicated.

                    Actual result
                    - Indesign crashes when duplicate spread action is performed two times consecutively.

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                      6 comments  ·  Crash  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • BUG Make "Fit Frame to Content" finally work with rotated/skewd content

                      1. Version: CS4 and above
                      2. Steps: Just rotate/skew a picture within its box and use "FitFrameToContent" and watch the *content* gets cropped!
                      3. Expected Result: The picture frame gets fit…
                      4. Actual result: The content gets cropped.

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                        2 comments  ·  Graphics/Images/Assets  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                          0 comments  ·  Performance/Usability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • paragraph shading in indesign cc 2017.1

                          ID version: indesign cc 2017.1 (12.1.0.56)
                          OS: Windows 8.1 Pro
                          Processor: I5 with 8gb ram.

                          When we convert the ID cc 2015 docuemnt into ID cc 2017.1 files, paragraph shading colors are changed from its original color applied in cc 2015.

                          forum call:
                          https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2278286

                          It is really helpful to provide any patch update like the one for table rules https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/troubleshoot-issues-indesign-cc-2017_1.html

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                            0 comments  ·  Colors/Swatches  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Second window-column disappears

                            On the right side I have two columns of windows (colors paragraph effects pathfinder and so on …). I stick them together. From time to time the second, inner column disappears when I start ID. So I have to collect the windows again. But when I collect one window I need the whole Window collection appears suddenly …

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                              2 comments  ·  UI  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • UI Error, serious problem in transform bounding box nodes.

                              UI Error, serious problem in transform bounding box nodes.

                              Nodes appears a GUI error. Cannot able to transform.

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                                0 comments  ·  UI  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • cannot print the document grid

                                Even with the options for print visible guides at baseline grid and print nonprinting objects selected it will not print the document grid.

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                                  3 comments  ·  Print/Packaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Object Layer Options not working using Photoshop files

                                  I've placed the same layered photoshop files into ID three times to show how an animation works. Going to 'Object Layer Options' and clicking 'Keep Visibility Layer Overrides' is meant to keep your selected layers visible, even if the Photoshop is resaved. This no longer works. Once the link updates, all three update to look the same and forget which layers i've told it to show. Why?

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                                    1 comment  ·  Graphics/Images/Assets  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Indesign freezing when trying to change leading in style

                                    Indesign CC 2017.1 release

                                    12.1.0.56 64 build
                                    I am trying to change the leading for a particular style that is used in footnotes and when I attempt the change Indesign simply freezes. At the moment the leading is 9 pt but I want to increase to 11 pt. I don't have this problem with ordinary styles

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                                      Need more info  ·  1 comment  ·  Styles  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Paragraph Panel – Unwanted Text replacement

                                      Please fix this bug!!!

                                      When I go to manually change the "Space before" or "Space After", it replaces all my selected text rather than the value I have selected to change within the panel.

                                      This is IMPOSSIBLE to work with.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Performance/Usability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • CC library tab won't select?

                                        When clicking on the dropdown menu to select a CC library, the tabs do not open unless I hold down the ^ button. When opened, I cannot select a CC library. Have refreshed several times but it still doesn't let me change the library! This is on InDesign for Mac.

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                                          6 comments  ·  Colors/Swatches  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Hi

                                          Please provide the following information:
                                          1. Is InDesign installed on the default path?
                                          2. Do you have any special character in the path where InDesign is installed? Like username has special characters.

                                          Also, please provide a copy of you preferences, you can zip them and email to anasgupt@adobe.com.

                                          Regards
                                          Anasuiya Gupta

                                        • Anchored frame looses the XML tag information as soon as anchor is released/anchor point is moved forward.

                                          Steps to reproduce

                                          1. Create an anchored text/graphic frame with some inline text/image. Tag the frame with some XML Tag (say 'tag1').

                                          2. Now release the anchor.

                                          Expected output
                                          - On releasing the anchor, there should be no changes in the XML tag on frame.

                                          Actual output
                                          - On releasing the anchor, the frame gets untagged.

                                          Additional note: Similar thing happens when anchor is moved forward to another position in inline text. In this case also, frames gets untagged

                                          5 votes
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