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  1. paste illustrator path

    Copy/pasting a stroked path from Illustrator works OK only if the stroke is centred on the path.

    If the stroke is set in Illustrator to align with inside or outside of path, inDesign pastes a closed shape. Means to get an accurate path you have to changed the stoke alignment in Illustrator, then copy/paste, then change the stroke alignment back in inDesign...

    Illustrator CC2018 v22.1
    inDesign CC2018 v13.1

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  2. paste illustrator path

    Copy/pasting a stroked path from Illustrator works OK only if the stroke is centred on the path.

    If the stroke is set in Illustrator to align with inside or outside of path, inDesign pastes a closed shape. Means to get an accurate path you have to changed the stoke alignment in Illustrator, then copy/paste, then change the stroke alignment back in inDesign...

    Illustrator CC2018 v22.1
    inDesign CC2018 v13.1

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  3. Cursor (arrow is way to big) and offset/ misses target in dropmenues

    Cursor (arrow is way to big) and offset/ misses target in dropdown-menues

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  4. I can't zoom in.

    I can't zoom in. I'm used to use command and + but that is not default. When I'm trying to use command and = it doesn't work either. Is that

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  5. Problème pointeur de souris. Il est instable et bug avec les outils sélection et texte

    Le pointeur disparait, change de forme, est complètement instable

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  6. When dragging/rearranging object styles in Object Styles panel, it doesn't scroll.

    When dragging/rearranging object styles in Object Styles panel, it doesn't scroll. I have to drop the selected item at the top of the list, scroll up & then repeat until I get it to the position in the list that I'm after.

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  7. Align Towards Spine/Away From Spine in Slug Area

    Not sure if this is better as bug report or feature request . . .

    Spine alignment options do not work for text in Slug Area. For example, text set to Align Towards Spine and positioned in the slug area beside a recto page does not align toward spine.

    It makes sense why spine alignment for objects generally might not work for text not touching a page, since the pasteboard does not have a spine, but the slug area should be recognized as an extension of the page (or, at least, the requirements of the page).

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  8. Adobe Indesign CC 2018: Export to pdf does not maintain Indesign file layers structure

    Creating interactive pdf in InDesign may require controls to be placed in a strict vertical sequence.

    Exporting to interactive pdf from InDesign re-orders the layers and elements within those layers. This may break the functionality of the original structure as some buttons which control the appearance of others may no longer be accessible. The structure then has to be modified in Adobe Acrobat which is time consuming and awkward to do.

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  9. Fill with Placeholder Text doesn’t automatically change the font and characters for that language when holding ⌘ and choosing that from menu

    InDesign CC 2018 on macOS Mojave public Beta,
    when holding down ⌘ key and choose Type-> fill w place holder text, there’s a pop up menu that you can choose which language you want to fill in, and it did fill with placeholder text, However it didn’t fill in text with that language and choosing a font that suits that language, or even ragged left if it’s Arabian language.

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    1 comment  ·  Text/Story/Table  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for reporting the issue.
    I need more inputs from you to get to the bottom of the issue.

    Please confirm if the issue happens only with Mojave. Was it working fine before upgrading to Mojave?

    Are CMD/opt keys working fine in other workflows?

    Regards,
    Abhinav kaushik

  10. Text Replacement

    When I have text selected, I click on the box with the Font name and type out the font that I want. Then click on the font weight preference, but it just reverts back to the original font, it does not actually apply the font that I am click on in the dropdown. The only way I can choose a new font is by using my arrow keys and then hitting enter for the selection. I have a stylus so I thought maybe it's just my pen not working, but this doesn't seem to be the case because it doesn't…

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  11. The EPS saved from Indesign will not open It is saying error if opened in Illustator or in Photoshop saying unable to parse postscript

    Adobe CC
    1.Saved file as normal
    2.Export to EPS
    3.To be able to open EPS in Illustrator
    4.Tried open it to Illustrator or Photoshop and detailed as above error or unable
    5. Screenshot of error and Indesign file

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  12. Licensing restriction in the Font issue, while using a FREE FONT

    Cannot export a PDF file while using a handwriting Font from many sources, even though they are Licence free.

    Here is the font Im trying (https://www.pelikan.com/pulse/Pulsar/de_DE.CMS.displayCMS.209793./schriften) after off course talked to the company asking for this issue. They confirm the font is free to use.

    Secondly I tryied differente font source and the problem remains.

    Any idea?

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  13. Putting an InDesign extension into Panel mode from Modeless fails to display the extension

    Changing the <UI><Type> field in the manifest.xml from Modeless to Panel for an extension which has already been run as a Modeless type causes InDesign to crash, or fail to display the panel. This change was possible in previous versions of the application, and works correctly in Illustrator.
    Steps:
    1) Start with the UI Showcase sample from the Adobe CEP resources GitHub. https://github.com/Adobe-CEP/Samples/tree/master/UI_Showcase
    2) Install it
    3) Start the InDesign application
    4) Open the Modeless version of the UI Panel from the Extensions menu
    Result: this shows correctly
    5) Close the panel, shut down InDesign
    6) Change the UI/Type for…

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  14. Indesign 13.1 x64 (PC), Cell styles, Ignore option not working

    I can't get the "Ignore" option to work when setting up cell styles, I've had it working on previous versions, but now it won't stay (it needs to show in the rule type and colour setting selector panel but when I select "Ignore" nothing shows in the panel - it needs to display the "Ignore" setting). An example of when you might use it is if you've set up a table with various cell styles, eg header row, thin underlines, thick underlines and a table end rule and then want to apply a tint panel to all, or some of…

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  15. Master Page

    Master Page not reflected on some document pages. Adobe InDesign CC 2018. Workaround was to change the affected document pages to another master page, then change back to the original master page. The document pages then refreshed to the expected result.

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    1 comment  ·  Document/Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We have released an update for InDesign CC2019 (v 14.0.1) which contains fixes for some key issues. If you are not already on 14.0.1 (build 209), then we recommend you to update to latest version.

    If you still face this issue even after updating, please send the following information to santalwa@adobe.com :

    Reproducible Steps –
    • Error snapshot or video recording of the issue.
    • Is the issue related to a specific document(s)/asset(s)? If yes, can you please share the document(s)/asset(s) with us? Please package the entire document(To package the document, Go to File → Package)

    Adobe InDesign team

  16. applying colour to grayscale images against coloured background previews incorrectly

    When I place a grayscale jpg in a frame with a background colour of C100/Y85/M0/K38 and apply a colour of C0 / M84 / Y100 K13, it displays correctly, red image against blue background. When I export that to PDF, the PDF preview shows no red, and a black box with the grayscale image knocked out in blue. When I open that in Acrobat Pro, it again displays correctly.

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  17. Bottom of Text Wrap is Incorrect

    My body text doesn't wrap tightly to the bottom text wrap of my object like it does at the top (see gap between text wrap and start of body text).

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  18. Bold

    Upon defining a style with its only attributes set to “Bold”, the “Style Settings” box still reports its attributes as “[None]” (without stating that it’s actually “[None] + Bold]”). The “Basic Characters Format” still states it to be “Bold”.

    I encountered this as a nested-style which relies on a “Bold” style stopped setting its Bold where necessary. The document was a previous-version-created document, and I began a fresh document re-defining all styles. The unreported-Bold attribute behaviour is evident in the newly created v13.1 InDesign document.

    Version: InDesign CC 2018 v13.1 x64

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  19. crash when deleting line

    InDesign crashes on selecting a specific line in TOC

    Hi! When trying to delete some lines in the TOC, some lines cause crashes. For one line it seems impossible to delete it. When selecting the line or the space the cursor freezes within seconds and a crash report appears.
    On reopening the file an error message appears, though the file can be opened.
    Attached are two screenshots and the file.
    Regards,
    Peter

    version 13.1x64

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  20. Anchored object in table cell

    1. InDesign version 13.1
    2. Paste anchored object next to text inside in table cell.
    3. Anchored object acts as normal as if pasted in a normal paragraph.
    4. InDesign stalls and crashes; have to force quit to close.

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    Hello All,

    Thank you for reporting the issue to us.
    We have fixed the issue in the latest version of InDesign, Id 14.0.3

    Please upgrade your InDesign application to the latest version to try out the fix.

    If you are unable to see the update yet, go to Creative Cloud desktop application, open the menu (three dots) from the top-right corner and click on ‘Check For App Updates’.

    If you face any problems with the new update, do let us know in the comments.

    You may also follow the below given link for the list of all fixed issues in Id 14.0.3
    https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/fixed-issues.html

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