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  1. hyperlink that is not used in data merge causing incorrect data reception

    If data is not available in the document, extra hyperlink is not used.

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  2. EPUB Export: Toc wird nicht korrekt ausgegeben

    Ausgang: InDesign Dokument mit automatischen Inhaltsverzeichnis. Titel befinden sich nicht im gleichen Textrahmen (screenshot Layout).
    Das generierte toc sieht gut aus.
    Beim EPUB Export wird das Toc, aber nicht korrekt in der Reihenfolge ausgegeben. Siehe Screenshot Toc_Bug-ID: links das Toc im InDesign; rechts das toc.xhtml aus dem EPUB.

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  3. Numbered list gets corrupted when saved and opened as idml

    Version: Indesign CC 13.0 x64 Windows (and Indesign CC 2017)

    1. Create 2 paragraphstyles
    2. For ParagraphStyle 1 set bullets and numbering To List Type 'Numbers' and name it 'Multiple Choice' (or something else) and Level 1
    3. For ParagraphStyle 2 base it on ParagraphStyle 1 and change the text color
    4. Create some paragraphs with different combinations of these styles.
    5. Save as idml
    6. Open the idml
    7. Look at the paragraphs of the second paragraphstyle, you will notice that paragraphStyle 2 has a numbering of his own and no longer the mix with paragraphstyle 1.

    Expected result:…

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  4. Text engine buffer breaks if text contains diacritics

    I regularily edit pages with fairly long text in Icelandic, a language which uses diacritics quite a bit. If the text gets to be more than a few hundred words, the text engine buffer starts acting up, especially when using accents. It will enter two or more accents in addition to the intended accented letter, sometimes mangling the order of letters too, always being laggy too. This is NOT a new problem, but I feel it has become much more pronounced in CC 2018.

    In the attached screenshot the intended text "fréttastjóra að gefa því" has appeared as "´fr´´éttastj´ór´a að…

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  5. Nach Installation von Indesign ist die Tastaturbelegung vertauscht (Querty statt Quertz)

    Nach der Installation von Indesign CC ist die englische Tastatur installiert obwohl eine deutsche Installation eingestellt war. Die Funktionalitäten sind alle auf Deutsch. Leider finde ich nirgends die Einstellung, wo ich es umstellen kann. Kann mir da Jemand helfen?

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  6. OSX 10.11.6 : javascript error 55

    At the opening of the application, a window opens like in InDesign 2015 (not in the latest version 2017)

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  7. Cannot choose "Page Number: Before Entry/No Page Number" when creating table of contents

    1. Version: 13.0 (macOS High Sierra)
    2. Steps: From a new document, choose Layout > Table of Contents, from "Page Number" drop down, choose "Before Entry" or "No Page Number".
    3. Expected result: change to "Before Entry" or "No Page Number".
    4. Actual result: Stays at "After Entry" - no change happens

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  8. Out of Memory when printing to a postscript file indesign 2018

    I have large school yearbook with over 500 high res colour photos. Since installing Indesign 2018 when I print to a postscript file to then distill in Acrobat Distiller, I am getting and "Indesign out of Memory" error and the file crashes.

    This did not happen on the previous editions of Indesign.

    Running on Windows 10 with 16gb RAM and plenty of HDD space

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    1 comment  ·  Crash  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We have released an update for InDesign CC2019 (v 14.0.1) which contains some stability fixes. 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 submit the crash report to us.
    (Guidelines to submit crash are available at https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/submit-crash-reports.html)

    Also, please send the following information to santalwa@adobe.com :

    • Reproducible Steps – What were you doing when InDesign crashed?
    • 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?
    • Does trashing InDesign Preferences and Cache help resolve the issue? Please take a backup of the same before trashing them.

    Adobe InDesign team

  9. transform

    Special Character Current page numbers, double digits loose all kerning. Not able to adjust.

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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

  10. Height and Width-Bug in object styles with anchored images in CC 2018

    I want to apply an object style, the size and position options are set to "width only" (nothing else is set).

    If i apply this style to a normal frame or a frame with a placed image, everything is fine. But if it's a frame of an anchored image, the height is changing too!

    Example: A frame with 100x100mm should be changed to 200mm width after the applied style. If it's a frame of an anchored image, it will become 200x155mm. (?!)

    CC 2018, OSX Version

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  11. dopo l'aggiornamento non tiene i parametri di stampa all'interno del driver

    col nuovo aggiornamento non tiene i parametri della stampante allinterno del driver

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  12. underline and paragraph rules don't work

    In version 13.0 can't modify the value of the line thickness, and is always the same stroke size: 1pt

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  14. changing document size

    Hello!

    I am using the latest Version of Indesign CC 2018. (13.0).
    The following bug exists in the previous version as well.

    Create a new indesign document of (for example) 500 x 500mm.

    Next, place some single objects close to the border, but stay inside the documentformat.

    Now, go to "File; Document settings", where you can adjust the document size. Decrease the size from 500 x 500 to (for example) 400 x 400, with the Preview-Button ENABLED.

    Wait for the moment until the Objects move OUTSIDE the document border, because of the to smaller fileformat.

    Now, again increase the the…

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  15. publish online responsive design

    Indesign Publish Online publication, doesn’t work properly on a small screen.
    On a small screen, or in a small webframe, some of the buttons disappear
    ( thumbnails, zoom in, share, download etc.) and are not accessible in another way.

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  16. HTML-Export: Bildname unvollständig

    Wir nutzen beim HTML-Export für die Bilder die Funktion „Mit Serverpfad verknüpfen“. Dabei wird im src-Attribut im Element img der Pfad und der Dateiname der Abbildung eingetragen. Beim Dateiname der Abbildung fehlt aber immer das letzte Zeichen!

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  17. changing subset fonts in the Control Bar

    On occasion, when changing the subset font (or font variant) via the upper Control Bar, the change doesn't register on the document. The character palette also doesn't register the change (they should match).
    CC 2017 v12.0.0.81
    Font: Miller

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  18. missing scripts after installation ID CC13.0/ID2018 Windows

    Startup scripts are no longer running after installation. The Scripts folder is empty.
    Indesign copies the folder from version 12 and creates the folder C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\InDesign\Version 13.0\de_DE
    But Indesign-scripts now are saved in C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe InDesign CC 2018\Scripts
    So you have to copy the script folders by yourself.

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    Need more info  ·  Sumit Garg responded

    Hi,

    Thanks for reporting this issue. Just wanted to confirm few things:

    1) Was there some scripts present in folder C:\Users\\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\InDesign\Version 12.0\de_DE and these are not copied to 13.0 folder?
    2) Is your problem just limited to folder movement or you are facing the issue that your startup scripts are not running?

    Please provide more detail about the issue. Also, It would be useful if you can provide steps to reproduce the issue.

  19. Custom page size not honored

    When attempting to enter a manual page size, in this case 16mm x 16mm, typing in 16mm and then leaving the field changes it to 144mm. Every time I type and do this InDesign changes it to 144mm. Using the up/down arrow key next to the field to set it to 16mm works and the size is honored

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  20. Preview on CPU is stuck on. Can not defeat and this is slowing down the application

    Preview on CPU is stuck on. Can not defeat and this is slowing down the application. This was happening in High Sierra with Indesign 2017 and now also with Indesign 2018

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