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  1. [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 →
                    • 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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                            2 comments  ·  Others  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 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.

                            16 votes
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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

                              2 votes
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                              • 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.

                                3 votes
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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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                                        • 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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