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  1. Table headers disappear when pasting

    Several times now I've cut & pasted a table from one part of my document to another only to find the headers disappear. Inserting a row makes the headers reappear.

    I'm usig 12.1.0.56 x64 build.

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      12 comments  ·  Text/Story/Table  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Units keep changing

      In the preferences I change the units to inches and it saves. But when I open and close the program again, InDesign, Photoshop, etc., the units reverse back to picas

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        4 comments  ·  Others  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • InDesign freezing when pressing backspace in a text box of more than 500 or 600 words

        This only seems to be a problem when using long text boxes more than a few hundred words. InDesign starts to slow down while I'm typing, but if I then select text or press backspace (mostly the latter) then InDesign freezes for 10 to 15 seconds.

        I've searched the problem, but the only solution I have found is to try closing the info panel, but this seems to be a CS3 fix and doesn't work.

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          1 comment  ·  Text/Story/Table  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Conditional Tables: make them use the Condition Indicator

          Currently, when a condition is applied to a table, there is no visible indicator in layout mode. The attached graphic shows how in Story Editor, the table is highlighted with the conditional text indicator, but in Normal mode, it is not.

          But it should be.

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            0 comments  ·  Text/Story/Table  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Hidden content in pdf export

            Adobe InDesign CC 2017. While exporting the file into a PDF. In the PDF while searching for a word I found some sort of ghost fields (picture ghostfields.png). Then I found out that the problem is caused by graphics that we use internally. There are mostly more than just one graphic in one Illustrator file (picture illustratorfile.png). It is saved as an ai, not eps. InDesign exports the parts of those graphics that are actually not visible in InDesign (picture error2.png). I could not find out why, or how to solve it. And because of those ghost field you can…

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              1 comment  ·  PDF Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • InDesign 2017 Froze and Will Not Shutdown or Quit

              I am using InDesign 2017 on a Dell Windows computer. I was synching/saving a document and it froze. I shut down the computer but when I reopened the computer the document was still there but I could not do anything with it. I cannot quit. I cannot use my mouse with it. It is frozen as if permanently in a state of incomplete saving at 75%. What can I do to rectify this?

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              • CC Files in InDesign not showing up

                I shared files using CC Files for teams using my work account, and the sync with my account on my home computer in the user folder/creative cloud files, however they don't show up in the START workspace when I launch InDesign. How do I get these files to show up in the application?

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                  2 comments  ·  UI  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • option "show import parameters"

                  where in the Indesign cc is the option "show import parameters" - in the window, the command "put" does not have it at all

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                    0 comments  ·  Graphics/Images/Assets  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Blocked into portrait mode

                    My computer's touchscreen and, accidentally touching The screen, I pressed something that made all my pages go into portrait mode and I can't find a way to get them back into landscape mode. Please help! I need to finish my portfolio for tomorrow and this bug is really disturbing my work! I've already tried changing the orientation by going into file>documents setup, but the settings say my pages are already in landscape mode, even though they clearly aren't!

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                      0 comments  ·  Document/Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Missing links in packages

                      Link paths are the original paths, not the ones redirecting to the package's folder, although 'update graphic links in package' is activated.

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                        0 comments  ·  Print/Packaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • : Balboa extra condensedFont continues to be missing after indication that it is synced

                        Font: Balboa extra condensed continues to be missing after indication that it is synced

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                          0 comments  ·  Others  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Inversion dans un menu

                          Indesign version 2017.1 (version française) : Pour autoriser la réorganisation des pages il faut décocher dans le menu "autoriser la réorganisation des pages" (au lieu de le cocher).

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                            0 comments  ·  Document/Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Copy or duplicated text box not longer editable

                            Any text box which is copied or duplicated becomes uneditable.

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                              1 comment  ·  Performance/Usability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • As part of my partners Master Collection cs5.5 she cant open InDesign as its says:

                              My partner cant load up her InDesignCS5.5 as part of her Master Collection.

                              We've tried to reload software but don't want to keep doing it and wasting licensed uses.

                              The error it generates it captured below in attachment:

                              Its says entry point not be located in the dynamic link library... WORLDREADY.RPLN

                              Is she missing a plug-in?

                              Thanks for any assistance.

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                                  • Datamerge

                                    Version: Indesign CC 2017.1. Same behaviour in both Windows 7 and El Capitan 10.11.6.

                                    Steps to reproduce: Create a layout file and a tab delimited text file like the ones seen on the info images.

                                    Expected result: A pdf with the same data as the text file and preview.

                                    Actual result: A pdf with its first record correct, but the following two incorrect. See description image.

                                    Solutions/workarounds

                                    1. Decrease the column names number of characters and/or make sure no placeholder has overset text (used solution).

                                    2. Create a merged document. The values seem to work as expected then (this solution…

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                                      1 comment  ·  PDF Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Placing and Moving Images Changes Opacity

                                      If I place an image and then try to move it within the bounding box, the opacity appears to change to around 50%. However, the opacity is still set to 100%. I can correct it by hitting Undo which reverts the image back to normal. From what I can tell, it is only a visual bug. Exporting the image doesn't show the change in opacity.

                                      I haven't been able to reproduce this issue consistently but would say it happens around 80% of the time I try to move an image. Another interesting thing is that if the issue happens and…

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                                        3 comments  ·  Effects/Transparency  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        FIXED  ·  Sumit Garg responded

                                        Hi ,
                                        Thanks for reporting this issue. We are already aware about this issue inside “InDesign CC2017”.
                                        Hence, we have fixed this issue inside our latest release “InDesign CC2018”. Please try it out.

                                        If you still face this issue inside our new release please do let us know.

                                      • Your decision to demand reactivation of a working program AND THEN NOT ALLOW THE REACTIVATION TO TAKE PLACE is reprehensible.

                                        Your technical rep called the CS3 suite an "end of life" product but it wasn't; it was enjoying a productive middle age until you put a bullet through its head. "End of life" should mean when new operating systems won't support it, not when you arbitrarily decide to kill it. I purchased that program outright and at significant cost, and you just stole it from me. I've always admired Adobe products but everyone involved with your business models should be ashamed of themselves. I plan to make my case against you LOUDLY on social media and in any other way…

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                                        • Tool fly outs appearing on wrong monitor

                                          I am using a dual monitor setup, my left hand monitor is a standard widescreen monitor, my right hand monitor is a Wacom Cintiq.

                                          When I have InDesign maximized on the Wacom and attempt to access a fly out menu on the toolbar it opens the fly out menu on the very right-hand edge of the standard monitor. Which makes it impossible for me to select from the fly out menu without having to put down the stylus, switch to a mouse, and repeat the action to bring up the fly out menu and then select the item I wanted.…

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