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  1. Programs hangs after having selected a text and then opening the font drop down list.

    After having selected some text and then opening the drop down font menu, the program starts doing an infinte number of calculations and never stops (the CPU core being used is maxed and remains like that).

    FFS hire someone who can fix it.. its been ages.

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  2. after indesign is open I try to open a 2nd file; it attempts to open another instance of indesign (but I only have license for 1 station)

    When I already have Indesign open, I try clicking (within windows file explorer) on an Indesign file in an attempt to open it. When I do this an attempt is made to open another instance of Indesign instead of opening the file with the instance of Indesign already open. I only have a license for 1 station of Indesign and so the new instance of Indesign crashes. The result is I am unable to open the Indesign file this way when always before I was able to.

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  3. 'Remember last export format' still not working

    I posted a bug report on this a while back but I can't find it now.

    This feature still isn't functioning for us.

    InDesign only remembers the format of the last file exported.

    So I just exported an InDesign file as a JPEG, and then when I returned to a file I worked on an hour ago, that I last exported as a PDF, the 'remembered' last export format is JPEG.

    So NOTHING is being remembered across individual files at all.

    This would be a great feature if we could get it working, but it simply doesn't work. Deleting preferences…

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  4. use file name

    Last week when I exported to PDF a tick box was available to use the file name.
    This week I don't have that option - (and INDD is newly updated.)
    a) the option was useful
    b) is this a local problem or was it removed on purpose?

    running under win7
    thanks

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  6. Option to change the color of bitmap fonts

    We need a way to change the color for white/grayscale bitmap fonts.

    We often use Bitmap fonts for the better texture we can get from them; however, not having the option to change the color of the font, means we have to change the color within photoshop, then either export separate images or entire fonts for each color we use. This is rather inefficient and slows down our process. Having the ability change the color of a white or grayscale bitmap font would be very useful.

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  7. Workspace not loading correctly

    I use multiple screens on my Mac running 10.13.6 OS.
    I continually loose one of my palette sets from view. When I load my custom workplace the character \ paragraph / etc appear as I have saved them, but this randomly disappears - if I go to window and select character the spinning wheel tales 10 - 15 seconds to load up the pallet again and all is Ok for a while, then it disappears again - Tried saving a new workspace many times but always same thin happens - this is only happening after the last update.
    Running ID…

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  8. Tabs

    Adobe Indesign CC2019 (Latest). MacOS 10.14.5. Mac Pro 6,1.
    Tabs do not work. Applying tabs to text does not work. Adjusting tabs does not work. Resetting tabs the trying to set them again does not work.

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  9. reorder print presets

    Add ability to reorder print presets, either by drag and drop or alpha or latest.
    Can reoder now with keystrokes from file menu, but that doesn't work in the print dialog box.

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  10. Redirects illustrator files to the wrong workspace with edit

    we saved a multi-page ai file (30 pages). we've imported these pages into indesign separately. When we open the 15th illustrator page in indesign, it should go to the 15th workspace in the illustrator.
    searches every time.

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  11. PRINTING ISSUE

    PRINTING ISSUE

    printing to my desktop epson, from indesign made my file enlarge by 1-2%, same my file as pdf from acrobat prints at precisely 100%.
    I want to print from indesign and have it be exactly the size I made it, not have to make a pdf and print from there. thanks.

    ID v 14.0.2

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  12. InDesign buffers every 5 seconds

    I am on a new MacBook Pro; every other adobe program runs fine, including After Effects. There shroud be no reason why drawing my second text box InDesign makes it borderline crash. Im working off my internal hard drive and it is happening with every InDesign file. I have the display performance set to fast and I have no other programs opened.

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    To identify the cause of this issue, we had started our investigation with the aim to resolve it. You might have also received email from us seeking more details to help in our investigation.

    We’ve concluded our investigation and came up with the finding : Either the issue is fixed in the latest release of InDesign or the issue was intermittent in nature at the time of its reporting and is not reproducible now.

    We recommend you to upgrade to the latest version of InDesign 2020.0.1 (if you’re not already on it). It contains a lot of stability fixes.

    If you still face this issue even after updating to the latest version of InDesign, please submit the crash report to us. (The guidelines to submit crash are available at (https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/submit-crash-reports.html)

    We seek your support in our continual effort to improve InDesign.


    Adobe InDesign Team

  13. excel sheet names

    InDesign doesn't show named cell ranges for excel sheet tabs that start with a number. If the sheet name starts with a number the named cell ranges on that sheet will not show up in the import drop down.

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  14. print dialog offset greyed out

    The offset, gap and transverse options in the Setup section of the Print Dialog are not greyed out and so available. I tried various document presents, print presets and printers - and no matter what settings are selected these features remain greyed out. I cannot find in help pages or anywhere online how to activate this feature. Please help or fix.

    Adobe InDesign CC 2019 14.0.2 x64

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  15. Estilos de linea anidados

    Tengo un estilo anidado a la primera linea, donde ha de aparecer en versalita. El problema es que si la palabra de la linea está cortada, no considera que ha terminado la primera linea y sigue aplicando el estilo versalita. También pasa si la segunda linea también parte... La versalita continua hasta encontrar un final de linea que no parte. Entonces considera que se a terminado la linea.

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  16. Estilos de linea anidados

    Tengo un estilo anidado a la primera linea, donde ha de aparecer en versalita. El problema es que si la palabra de la linea está cortada, no considera que ha terminado la primera linea y sigue aplicando el estilo versalita. También pasa si la segunda linea también parte... La versalita continua hasta encontrar un final de linea que no parte. Entonces considera que se a terminado la linea.

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  17. Estilos de linea anidados

    Tengo un estilo anidado a la primera linea, donde ha de aparecer en versalita. El problema es que si la palabra de la linea está cortada, no considera que ha terminado la primera linea y sigue aplicando el estilo versalita. También pasa si la segunda linea también parte... La versalita continua hasta encontrar un final de linea que no parte. Entonces considera que se a terminado la linea.

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  18. InDesign writes wrong apostroph. Even PageMaker 20 years ago did it right! Bun in InDesign one nees to press Alt + 0146 to get the correct

    InDesign is not able to write a correct apostroph (looking like a 9 instead a 6). Even PageMaker some 20 years ago was able to create the right apostroph! In Windows you habe to put in Alt + 0146 everytime you wonna write an apostroph. This is not only a pity, this is a shame.

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  19. data merge

    DataMerge is failing to import UTF 8 text as unicode. This is a new problem.
    Adobe Indesign CC 14.02
    1. Create UTF 8 Text file for merging.
    2. Open previously functional Indesign document with keys already established.
    3. Select data source
    4. Choose text file (UTF8 no BOM) (if you have BOM, file isn't recognized)
    5. Tick show import options (never needed to do this before)
    6. Make sure its Unicode.
    7. Data still comes in in ASCII even though I chose Unicode.
    This has to be a merge problem because I can cut and paste the data into the…

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  20. PDF Export displays grey box

    Adobe InDesign CC 2019 on macOS High Sierra

    Currently working in a layout where I'm exporting a PDF, but one image in the document shows as a missing link (grey box) in the export.
    I've tried saving the image as a png, relinking from a different location, changing the display to high quality, checked my preferences, preflight errors, and display settings, and nothing has fixed this.

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