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  1. QuickApply crashes if an image is placed in a table

    Version: InD CC 2017 (and previous)

    Steps:
    1. Create a table
    2. Place image in a cell (linked or embedded)
    3. Command-Enter (attempt to open quickApply)

    Expected result:
    No crash

    Actual result:
    crash

    File attached

    If images are placed in a table cell, InD crashes when using QuickApply.

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  2. Failed to connect to Acrobat DDE server

    1. Latest Indesign with latest Acrobat running on Windows 10 (1709)
    2. When exporting a PDF with activated option "Open PDF after export" and with Acrobat being already open with a document (but only in display mode and no dialogue window open), it would sometimes not open the PDF in Acrobat, but after a while show an error popup saying it failed to connect to Acrobat DDE server. I never had this in former versions of Indesign and Acrobat.
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  3. InDesign CS6 will not open as of 12/13/17 for MAC 10.12.6, is there an update somewhere? maybe thats the problem. please help!

    InDesign CS6 will not open as of 12/13/17 for MAC 10.12.6, is there an update somewhere? maybe thats the problem. please help!

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  4. InDesign version 13.0.1 x64. Dynamic spelling does not show misspelled words with red underline as you type, prefs are set to that.

    InDesign version 13.0.1 x64. Dynamic spelling does not show misspelled words with red underline as you type, prefs are set to that. But if you do right mouse button, or spell check, it does know the word is misspelled, offering correction suggestions. We really need to see it "dynamically" as one types; this feature is not working.

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  5. foot note

    Version 13.0.1
    Introduce Foot Note
    Expected result: consecutive numbers for foot notes
    Actual result: non consecutive numbers for foot notes

    Attached files: until pag 34 everything works oks. Then when I add a new foot note reestarts numbering as Note 1

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  6. InDesign 2018 and High Sierra cannot export correct looking pdf

    pdf will export but it exports a previously saved file. I even tried saving as a new doc and still it exports to the older art.

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    Hi

    Please provide the following information:
    1. What version of InDesign CC (2018) are you using? Is it 13.0 or 13.0.1? You can verify this in the About box.
    2. What do you mean by “it still exports to the older art”? Do the linked files used older linked graphics or the file itself is exporting to an older version of the file?
    3. Is it specific to a particular file or is happening constantly with all the files?

    Also, please share the file with which you are seeing the issue, as a package with all links and fonts, at anasgupt@adobe.com

    Regards
    Anasuiya Gupta

  7. Random De-selection

    I've found this to be an issue ever since I first started using indesign 3 years ago. Sometimes when shift selecting objects, other random objects that you have already selected will unselect themselves. For example, I am selecting 4 random objects on my spread, I select 1, then 2, then 3, then 4, and object 2 unselects itself when I selected object 4

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  10. Indesig destroys its files

    version
    InDesign CC for Teams 2018 (13.0.1) ExtendScript (Javascript) with AdobeStock

    Steps

    scenario: slow, instable internet connection or internet connection failure

    Indesign loses cloud linking to library assets
    InDesign freezes
    InDesign crashes
    Active Indesign file can no longer be opened on this computer despite restarting Windows + InDesign

    If the library is shared with other team members, they will not be able to open the file

    Only team members who are not working with this library can open the file

    If this team member now deletes the links to the assets, the other team members can reopen the file.

    Tests…

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    2 comments  ·  Crash  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    CLOSED  ·  amaarora responded

    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

  11. Label error Table 1 x 1 cell

    Version
    InDesign CC for Teams 2018 (13.0.1) ExtendScript (Javascript)

    Steps

    scenario 1

    • create table (1 cell, 1 row)
    • select cell with [ESC]-key
    • change label via Javascript

    app.selection[0].cells[0].label = "abc";
    $.writeln(app.selection[0].cells[0].label);

    • actual result in ESTK --> "abc"
    • actual result in Indesign -> Scriptlabel--> empty window (expected result: "abc" expected)

    scenario 2

    • create Table (1 cell, 1 row)
    • select cell with [ESC]-key
    • change label manually via Indesign -> Scriptlabel-Window to "abc"

    app.selection[0].cells[0].label = "";
    $.writeln(app.selection[0].cells[0].label);

    • actual result in ESTK --> ""
    • actual result in Indesign -> Scriptlabel--> "abc" (expected result: empty window)

    scenario 1 + 2

    • add a second row
    • label in…
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  12. For some reason my design in indesign is not fully visible when i am working on it, even when i select fast display or high quality display

    it is so annoying to be working on my design and not to be able to see all of my work on my screen as so much of it is blank, and is only visible when i export it as a jpeg. THis is so unprofessional and inconsistent when trying to design that i can clearly see all of my work as i edit and improve it. Can you please investigate and improve the software so my work is visible as i continue to edit. Also have the screen is in grey and the other half in white like a…

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  13. Weird display bug in bookmark panel

    1. Latest Indesign on Windows 10 (1709)
    2. Open document, open bookmark panel
    3. Show all bookmarks correctly
    4. Bookmarks are randomly cut in the middle of letters
    5. Screenshot attached.

    Info: the INDD file was made in ID CS6 and now opened in ID CC, then saved. TOC and bookmarks have been recreated after this, but the problem remains. The weird thing is, this suddenly happened today. I've been using CC since 11-30-17 and before today it was OK.

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  14. Find Missing Pathfinder

    Please restore now Missing Pathfinder in CC 2018
    I teach InDesign and the practicality of Pathfinders in InDesign.
    Now it’s gone missing, no explanation !!
    Disappointed and worried. What is your point ?

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  15. New / Edit Table Style Crash

    Creating a new table style using the hold-option-key + click page icon method and/or editing an existing table style in the palette crashes indesign instantly.

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    CLOSED  ·  amaarora responded

    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

  16. Object style size property crashes InDesign when used with Libraries

    I have recreated this bug on both Mac and PC InDesign 13.0

    1. Create a text box
    2. Insert a table with any number of table cells
    3. Draw a rectangle anywhere
    4. Create a new Object Style and set Size and Position Options -> Size -> Adjust: to Height Only
    5. Apply the Object Style to the rectangle
    6. Cut and past the rectangle into one of the cells of the table
    7. Create a new Library file
    8. Drag the text box into the Library
    9. Try drag the Library item back out onto the page... It should crash.

    This has become very problematic for us because…

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  17. clicking when I don't want it it

    Very jittery, hyperactive indesign. This is happening in Indesign and Illustrator for me.
    Even though I'm only clicking once, Indesign and illustrator will register 2 or 3+ clicks. This happens when I'm changing my point size, when I'm drawing anchor points, moving and image box, or alt-clicking to copy an item. The program will register numerous click even if I'm holding it down and ll get 5 text boxes when I was only trying to copy one.
    I am a windows user.

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  18. supscript

    When building (or rebuilding) an index all the "see abc" entries using in place of "current page" have the "see" in superscript. I've written a GREP to correct, but it is annoying. Also get some random superscripts in various places in the main text.

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  19. InDesign CC2018 – loss of Options from text frames when copy a frame from an older version

    All the formattings of text frames, which I have entred in for example CC2017 or earlier, will not be transfered to CC2018.

    This is scarry, and as I do not have any idea, I'll change back my work zu CC2017.

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  20. cmd+v not working in scripts

    1. InDesign 2015, 2017 and 2018 on Mac OS (only on Mac. Works on Windows)
    2. Run the sample script "ImageCatalog.jsx". When the save dialog opens create a new folder. Name the folder by pasting a text using cmd+v.
    3. Any copied text would be expected to be pasted to name the folder.
    4. Nothing happens. But if you right click and choose "Paste" it works fine.
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