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  1. title bar icons

    Editable Title bar ... let us firstly remove the Br and St icons (really that stock stuff!!!) ... and possibly add our own buttons ... Primarily though allow us to disable stock throughout CC ...

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  2. Text box adds extra space...?

    Text Boxes are adding extra space. I do not have any space after or tabs or anything else in my paragraphs.

    I am very keen on having all my text boxes fit to perfect size especially for this file because I am creating a fillable form and don't want oversized text boxes. I also keep them to their size to make sure everything is perfect.
    Anyone else having this issue?

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  3. Dynamic spelling doesn't find repeated word with initial capital letter

    It became apparent yesterday, unfortunately after a brochure had been printed, that InDesign doesn't flag repeated words when one of them starts with a capital letter and, in this case the company has ended up paying for a reprint. Although several people had proof checked the brochure, nobody had noticed and I only had time to view with dynamic spelling, rather than reading the whole thing. Is this a feature for some reason? Personally I'd rather it be flagged with or without caps and be able to make a judgement myself if time is short.

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  4. First baseline offset not being applied

    More than half the time that I try to change the First Baseline Offset in the Text Frame Options panel, the default setting (Ascent) will not change. When I select a different option from the drop-down menu, such as Leading, Ascent stays selected (before I'm even given the chance to click "OK" or "Cancel"). The only solution I've found to this problem is quitting InDesign and reopening it again and again.

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  5. ShortCut with ¨;¨ key on Spanish Keyboard:

    Hi I live in Costa Rica and my Mac have a Spanish Keyboard, Indesign have Commands with ¨;¨ key and the Spanish Keyboard haven´t that key, it have the key ¨ñ¨ , so I can´t use all shortcuts with ¨;¨ key..

    Please Help

    Marvin Montoya
    mar.mv16@gmail.com

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  6. InDesign 2018 13.1 crashing when saving back to Studio Server

    We've just updated our studio with new macs, running High Sierra Version 10.13.4 and the most recent InDesign Version 13.1.

    When we open a .indb document and edit one of the individual .indd files within it and attempt to save back to our Studio NAS drive/Server on our ethernet network the program crashes, corrupts the entire file and makes no effort to restore the file.

    We are also running our old Macs, on Yosemite 10.10.5 with Indesign 2017 and have not experienced this issue at all for the 7 years we have used these machines.

    We’ve looked on various forums…

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  7. Copy/paste creates <unknown> objects

    InDesign CC 13.1

    When copying text frames from Illustrator to InDesign, type gets outlined, which is fine. For some reason, it is not recognized by InDesign as a compound path, but rather as a group of <unknown> objects. Having many of those in a document slows down InDesign greatly.

    A fix is more than welcome. Thanks.

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  8. When creating a EPUB with jpeg images there is always a .PNG file

    When creating a EPUB with jpg images there is always a large .png file in the EPUB (it this is not an image). Publish Drive is refusing my EPUB because of this .PNG file.
    Please help

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  9. Character and paragraph don't show options

    Hi guys,

    It's been a month since my InDesign doesn't open character and paragraph tool at work, can anyone help me ? Screen attached

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  10. idml does not support different page sizes within a single document

    When exporting from InDesign, idml does not support different page sizes within a single document. The is a HUGE problem that Adobe needs to solve. It also means you cannot get rid of the missing plugin Alert if you have a document with different sizes, or package those documents.

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  11. Blank swatches panel

    Swatches do not show at all in multiple documents. Closing and reopening has no effect.

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  12. 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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  13. Redefine Paragraph Style

    »Redefine InDesign Style« does not work for »Ruby Point Size« and »Kenten Size« after scaling.

    This results in paragraph style overrides.

    InDesign 2018 13.1 and before, German Version, Mac OS 10.12.6

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  14. The Application frame need many clicks before it wants to move.

    I have to click about 5-10-20 times on the Application Frame of InDesign CC 2018 to make it move. I tried to click on different places and it still the same problem. Sometimes it works on the first clic, but more often i have to click many times. I'm on Mac OS 10.11.6, InDesign 13.1. I had the problem on the trial version, i called Adobe Technical service, and they told me to update when my licence will be activated... but it is now, i'm on the last version, and i still have the same problem.

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  15. hand tool

    Hand tool icon not appearing under random conditions CC 2018.

    Very confusing when you hit spacebar and move icon does not change, yet functionally still works.

    EXAMPLE: move icon is still there despite pressing spacebar. I wait for it to change to the hand icon, but nothing. Then i try to use it as 'normal', and it works as the hand tool, then changes at last.

    It should change when you press it. NOT not wait, until you USE it.

    Mac High Sierra

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  16. Absatzlinie im Text sichtbar, im Absatzformat nicht

    Beim Anlegen des Dokuments habe ich Absatzformate erstellt. Das Absatzformat für Überschriften wurde mit einer grünen Absatzlinie eingerichtet.

    Nach Speichern und erneuten Öffnen des Dokuments haben die Überschriften immer noch die grüne Absatzlinie. Will ich das Absatzformat aber bearbeiten, um die Absatzlinie zu verändern, sieht es im Pannel so aus als wäre gar keine Absatzlinie gesetzt.

    Wenn ich die Absatzlinie nun erneut einrichte, haben die Überschriften im Text zwei Absatzlinien. Die grüne alte und die 'neue'.

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  17. ePub

    I create very simple ePubs in Indesign CC 2018. When I export them as ePub version 3 they print perfectly from Adobe Digital Editions on a Mac but print as blank pages or spool to postscript indefinitely from Adobe Digital Editions, on a PC, in Windows. When exported in the older version ePub 2.01 they work and print fine on both Mac and Windows. So my question is: why is ePub version 3 an option from Indesign when it isn't fully supported in Adobe Digital Editions on the Windows platform most popular with the user base? Is there a solution/workaround…

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  18. InDesign 13.1 and osX 10.13.5 - missing print package menu

    With this version of InDesign and osX there's no Print package menu item in the Files menu?

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  19. Modal disappearing, causing deadlock

    Sometimes the Options-Window I have to frequently use to change the baseline-grid (sic!) disappears miraculously thus disabling any input (thankfully I hit save regularly).

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  20. Align window is empty

    After the latest update of InDesign CC 2018 to v. 13.1.0.76 the align window is empty (see my screenshot). I work on a Mac with El Capitan.

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