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  1. "Copy Links To" option in the Links panel does not flag as a change in the document.

    Therefore, InDesign does not prompt to save the change and the document continues to link to the previous location if closed. I was able to reproduce this problem on MacOS High Sierra and Windows 10 with both InDesign CC 2017 and 2018.

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    2 comments  ·  ePub/HTML/Publish Online  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Measurement Label Sizing

    When using multiple monitors with different display ratios, I sometimes have a problem where the measurement labels for smart guides in InDesign become unreadably small on lower-definition monitors. At 100% zoom, the font size is equivalent to 3pts and is totally useless. I would love either options to choose interface font and appearance sizing for lower resolution monitors or the ability to change the font size of the measurement labels, otherwise I am limited to which monitors I can use Adobe CC on.

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    0 comments  ·  Performance/Usability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Closed: Fixed  ·  Sumit Garg responded

    This has been fixed in InDesign version 13.0.
    Please update to latest InDesign for resolving this issue.

    Thanks

  4. When installing InDesign CS6 on (Mac OS Sierra 10.12.6) I get an error.

    Tring to install InDesign CS6 and get the error attached on Screen Shot. Things I have tried, I have put the download in the trash and tried to download again, this did not work, I have also rebooted before initialization of download and install, this still does not work.

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    1 comment  ·  Text/Story/Table  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Need More Info  ·  amaarora responded

    Hi,
    Do you want this limit to be increased for some reason?
    Currently this limit is defined to be a value between 0p3 and 50p0

    -Aman

  6. When I move a picture in 12 page publication, it crashes. over and over again.

    I have a 12 page newspaper with lots of picture. Now when I move one picture, the program crashes. Every time.

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    3 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

  7. Broken Link in German INDESIGN

    If you click on the Link of the GPU thing you'll get a 404 in the german version of INDESIGN...

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  8. InDesign CC 2017 closeExtension() does NOT work properly.

    Problem is reproducible with InDesign CC 2017 newest patch.
    All the request information is available under Adobe Community link: https://forums.adobe.com/message/9853814#9853814
    Other Adobe Extension developers also tested and verified this described issue.

    Please provide the fix update. Thx.

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  9. 11

    I bought MORISAWA Font Select Pack 5 and 1 through Amazon.co.jp.
    I have MORISAWA's license.
    Please stop interfering my work.

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  10. paper size printing problem for SurfaceBook

    hello I have a problem with my Surface Pro Book. It refuses to print in 11x17 or custom size. The only sizes available are letter, A4 and two others are around letter size too. I don't know what is wrong with it. But it definitely a hinder in printing

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  11. Crash after replacing color swatch

    With InDesign Server CC 2017, if a document contains table with pictures, removing color swatch and replace it by an other, causes a crash.

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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

  12. pages panel collapses

    My document has many pages, 50 or more. When I open the document, the pages panel, more often than not, is completely collapsed, and I have to manually resize it back so that I can see all of the pages.
    I have the latest version of ID. I have been using versions of ID since 2001, and I never had this problem until I purchased this one. It makes me feel regret for buying it, I can tell you. It might seem like a small thing, but believe me it is annoying.
    I know ID inside and out, but nothing…

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  13. Multiple carets flashing

    As you can see on the second page of this screen clipping, there are two mouse carets. I have a fast computer, including 8 GB Ram, and this should not be happening.

    Thanks in advance

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  14. Can't quickly index individual words

    Hi,

    After a discussion in the help forum we came to the conclusion that my problem could be an issue.

    Please read this forum post from whit the descrioption of the problem.

    https://forums.adobe.com/message/9831745#9831745

    Kind regards,
    Gaby

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  15. Issue with import jpeg

    Picture are distortionned after imported it.

    Steps:
    1-Open file
    2-import pictures
    3-Do Command W
    4-Esc

    Expect result: PIctures stay the same size

    Actual result: Pictures are distorted

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  16. Indesign fails to create new PDF's from imported Xerox scans

    tested on pc version Adobe Indesign CS6 8.1

    All imported pdf color scans from Xerox WC78xx copiers fail to create a new PDF in Indesign when using 'High quality Print' setting in Indesign PDF preferences.
    The only workaround is choosing convert to CMYK (or press quality) in Adobe indesign pdf preferences.
    Xerox now knows about this (I contacted them as first) but they say it's not their fault, Indesigns handels their scans wrong.

    my Xerox contact is Bart.Knops@xerox.com

    Please help ASAP, as this affects all users of indesign with Xerox machines (a lot!)

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  18. Rendering of Bitmaps with High Sierra not as smooth as they should be.

    Since upgrading to High Sierra, I am finding in High Quality Display, bitmaps are not rendering smoothly on screen or in print.

    Exporting to PDFs gets over this, but not great when composing, and needing to see images as they will be.

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    Need More Info  ·  Sumit Garg responded

    Hi,

    Can you please add a screenshot for this issue.
    Also, is GPU enabled on your machines?

  19. Fond de page en gabarit qui se transforme en bloc image dans les pages du document lorsqu'on importe des images dans ces pages.

    Sous InDesign 2017.1 build 12.1.0.56.

    Je dois créer 8 panneaux différents comportant 1 logo blanc par panneau sur fond noir.

    Pour créer mon fond noir et l'appliquer aux 8 pages de mon document en même temps, j'utilise un bloc vide avec couleur de remplissage noir sur le gabarit A (par défaut à la création du document). Je m'attends donc, comme d'habitude, à ce que ce fond soit en quelque sorte verrouillé sur les 8 pages de mon document et que je ne puisse intervenir dessus qu'en me positionnant sur mon gabarit.

    Ensuite j'importe tous mes 8 logos en PDF que…

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  20. inDesign buttons not show

    Some interactive buttons not show in acrobat DC. I have to click on something (e.g. the zoom) for showing all interactive buttons. Huge bug!

    Tested on windows and mac.

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