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  1. zooming at high percents very slow and beach ball

    Hello,
    when I’m zooming in Indesign like in an Poster or Flyer with some images and some other objects at 2400 % Indesign get very slow and when I move an object, the beach ball comes up.
    At 3200% and 4000% its not possible to move any objects without struggling with the beach ball.

    I’m using an 2017 MacBook Pro
    Indesign CC 2020

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  2. Master page shadow/effects cause white knockouts when published online

    When using the Publish Online feature, effects applied to elements on a master page is causing white knockouts in the online viewer. Further testing showed that having type behind the master page effects appears to make the knockout go away.

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  3. InDesign hyperlink testing swamps my website and triggers my site's denial-of-service-attack banning on my IP

    InDesign does checking of hyperlinks to see if they are valid and indicates the result in the hyperlinks list with a green dot (good) or a red dot (bad).

    The problem is my document has 500+ hyperlinks to my website and when Adobe tests these hyperlinks (when I open up the hyperlinks list dialog), it swamps my website with hundreds of hyperlink hits all at once and triggers the denial-of-service-attack IP banning code on my website.

    The end result is any time I'm editing hyperlinks in my Adobe InDesign document, I get banned from my website! When I check the…

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  4. Find/Change Search field always switches to "Story" after I choose to "Change All"

    When using the Find/Change box on a text selection, the "Search:" field gets changed from "Selection" to "Story" after I press the "Change All" button.
    This is incredibly annoying when I'm trying to change multiple things in the same selection, since I have to switch the option back between every change I make.
    I'm not sure if this is a bug, or how it's intended to work, but I hope it can be revised so that InDesign remembers my choice between changes.
    I am using the most current version of InDesign at this moment, 15.0.1

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  5. PDF Comments not working

    ID 15.0.1 Mac

    Import PDF comments from file, including strikethroughs, replaced text, comments

    Faithful transfer of all edits to ID file

    Edits not being applied properly in ID file, though clearly present when PDF is viewed in Acrobat. It usually just deletes the text rather than replacing it.

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  6. ralewey

    Hi,
    I've a problem with Ralewey Google Font on inDesign. It seems that it does't work when I choose the italic version of the font with Cyrillic. but Boogle provide the italic version of the font.
    Could you please help me?
    ciao
    luca

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  7. Ceñir texto

    Hola,
    al actualizar documentos anteriores a la versión 15.01 de InDesign las imagenes con ceñir texto el sangrado es incorrecto, provocando cambios en la maquetación.
    Si ese mismo documento se abre en la versión 14.03 la función de ceñir texto funciona correctamente.
    Enviamos dos ejemplos.

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  8. Unpinning of Adobe Cloud Folder in Windows Explorer is not working

    The Adobe Cloud Folder at the Windows Explorer can not be removed. The instruction on https://helpx.adobe.com/de/creative-cloud/kb/remove-cc-files-folder-shortcut-navigation-panel.html is not working.

    Adobe CC 2020
    Windows 10 Enterprise 10.0.17763

    Please, for the future: Don't change anything on users computers without asking for permission! It's my computer, not yours. I do not change anything on your computers without first asking.
    Thank you.

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  9. [obj] tag appearing in contents of pdf on Windows

    We sometimes use inline images in section titles that are styles used for TOC generation. These "objects" do not appear in the generated pdf bookmarks, so we type the missing words in by hand. An [obj] tag, however, appears in the bookmarks of the generated pdf when viewed on Windows, even though it is not visible in InDesign (and not visible on Mac). This tag needs to be removed or at least made visible in InDesign.

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  10. not exporting to jpg

    Since the most recent update, I can no longer export ID file to jpg or png. The files just shows as zero bytes. I am able to save as pdf and then save as image. But need to be able to export to jpg and png. Please fix. Thanks

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  11. Dialogue windows doesn't stay where you last put it

    On older versions when you resized/moved dialogue windows they stayed where they were, now, when I'm relinking multiple items for example, I have to move the window out of the way so I can see my links pallete. Every. ****. Time. This just ruins my workflow and is a basic bit of functionality that's been broken for a while now. Please fix!

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  12. Tracking uppercase bug

    Using some fonts (ie. MacOs system font PT SANS), when I change from lowercase to uppercase using the "Tt" function in the character panel, words appears with a wider tracking. When I change it with the menu "change to uppercase" it appears OK. I tried this also in Illustrator and it works well, so I think this is not about the font.

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  13. lose tags from masterpage when export to pdf

    Hi, created a masterpage with footer text. Tagged the text as H6. Exported to pdf. Lost all tags. The only way to keep the tags is to place the text as regular text on all pages. Gone is auto numbering pages and the idea of a masterpage.
    Please fix this bug. I use Indesign 15.01 x64 (Windows)

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  14. loose tags from masterpage when export to pdf

    Hi, created a masterpage with footer text. Tagged the text as H6. Exported to pdf. Lost all tags. The only way to keep the tags is to place the text as regular text on all pages. Gone is auto numbering pages and the idea of a masterpage.
    Please fix this bug. I use Indesign 15.01 x64 (Windows)

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  15. Adding text to "chained" anchored textframes causing complete crash when text is added to one of the first three frames

    Indesign 2020, Version 15.0.1, iMac with Mac OS 10.15.1:

    We have hundreds of documents created in Indesign 2019 with "chained" anchored textframes, sometimes 4, sometimes 5 frames in a row. Frames are set to automatical height adjust. When text is added to one of the first three frames causing the frame to become higher than before Indesign chrashes completely without warning. Adding text to frame 4 or 5 does NOT create a crash! Same files work perfectly under Indesign 2019. Problem occured with first version of Indesign 2020, and remains after recent update.

    Would love to attach an Indesign testfile,…

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  16. Buggy open a file, save as doesn't work, ID 2020, Mac OS 10.15.1 (19B88)

    First open file always says the file is being used by other, although is not.
    Save as doesn't work, says corrupt file. Occurs only on Mac, no problems with office PC:s. Working on a local server.

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  17. Disable Southeast Asian Hypenation

    When importing ZWSP or non-ZWSP text, hyphenation can not be disabled. It would be nice if hyphenation can be disabled in the paragraph properties and the text then be removed of hyphens.

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  18. Presets did not export to CC 2020

    None of my workspace, grep, place from Word, or postscript presets exported from the previous version.

    Also there is no more option to save a custom print to postscript setting.

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  19. CC2020 story doesn't show hyperlink symbols

    Hello,

    With CC 2019 I could switch into story mode and see the starting and ending tags for a hyperlink. This ability was beneficial because I found the text editor struggled to reveal/understand the boundaries of the hyperlink's text-it couldn't tell where the hyperlink ended. If you look in the first figure, if I type at the end of the hyperlink, even with first keying a space symbol, the hyperlink extends into any further sentences I type.

    In 2019 I would use the story editor to move the cursor outside the hyperlink termination symbol and get around the problem. With…

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    Open the Hyperlinks panel and see whether the Hyperlinks are actually there. It could be that the Hyperlinks were initially created (hence the Blue color Underline beneath them) but were removed later on. That’s why the Story Editor does not show them.

    From the Hyperlinks panel flyout menu, choose ‘Convert URLs to Hyperlinks…’ and see if the Hyperlink Start and Termination Symbols are shown in the Story Editor.


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  20. index range not defaulting to "Current page."

    When I enter a page range for an index entry, that range 'sticks,' meaning it will be applied to all subsequent entries made by selecting a text and then clicking on the "New index entry" in the Index panel. Since the result isn't show to the user, the result is a long of wrong entries.

    Fix: The page range should not default to the previous entry. It should default to the most common entry, "Current page." If you want to allow what happens now, add a "Make this range the default" check box.

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