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Explorer ,
Aug 14, 2021 Aug 14, 2021

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(re-posting as previous/response post would not send):

In CC InDesign 16.3x64 (versus CS6) I cannot select a box on the page and then 'scroll' through the corner options with the PgDn key -- either on the Control Panel or on the drop-down Object menu -- to see the different effects on the selected box, as I could in earlier versions. Instead, it takes twelve clicks to, first, select the option list and to, second, select another option. Each time I select an option, I have to re-open the list to select another option. See screenshot attached. Am I missing something? I've searched Preferences ... Hoping for a solution.

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Adobe Community Professional , Aug 15, 2021 Aug 15, 2021
When I said a Windows bug, I meant an InDesign Windows bug. It's for the InDesign team to fix.

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Aug 14, 2021 Aug 14, 2021

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You can scroll through the corner options using the arrow keys. You must first click on one of the options in the drop down list to activate the process but then you can "arrow" your way through the remaining options and they will preview onscreen.

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Aug 14, 2021 Aug 14, 2021

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Thanks, Bill, you give me hope, but I am still unable to do so. On my new laptop the PgUp, PhDn, etc. keys are also the arrow keys. I still must open the list of corner options each time and select each option each time. I can't scroll through the list AND see the different effects on the box I have selected. I thought it was an InDesign problem ... Is it a keyboard problem?

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Aug 14, 2021 Aug 14, 2021

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Windows laptop?

 

On my MacBook Pro, Bill's suggestion of using the arrow keys works to preview corners,

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Explorer ,
Aug 14, 2021 Aug 14, 2021

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BTW, I can scroll through the list, but there is no connection to the InDesign image box. I must click and re-enter each time I want to see a different corner option.

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Explorer ,
Aug 15, 2021 Aug 15, 2021

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I've checked and doubl-checked, and in my new downloaded version of InDesign CC (16.3, Win 64), yes, I can arrow through the list of corner options. But in older versions of InDesign I've been able to see the different corner options applied to the box I've selected, as I scroll the list of options. To see the different options on the box in CC, I have to click an option. To see another option, I have to reopen the list, click on another option, etc. As per my original post, that's 12 clicks to go through the options, instead of one click and then scroll with the arrow key. This feature needs to be restored!

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Aug 15, 2021 Aug 15, 2021

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It must be a Windows bug. On a Mac, one Down Arrow click between corner options once you've selected one:

 

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Aug 15, 2021 Aug 15, 2021

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I just want to clarify what Steve and I are saying here. You have to actually click on the area that I have highlighted below for this to work. When you do that the drop-down menu will go away (the dialog window will remain open) and at that point you can start using the arrow keys and you'll then see the corner options applied to your selected object change as you keep pressing the arrow keys.

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Explorer ,
Aug 15, 2021 Aug 15, 2021

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(sorry if this is a repeat - can't get my reply to transmit):

I've tried everything. I cannot go through the corner options for a selected box without having to open the list each time for each and every selection, something I've been doing for years. I can scroll the open/drop-down list, but the options don't appear on the box I've selected. If I close the list and use my arrow key, it just moves the box down on the page. It's not a Windows problem (I've been working with InDesign for over a dozen years). I think it must be a CC-InDesign-for-Windows problem, given that you are able to scroll the list on a Mac to preview each corner option on the selected box. Are you able to try it on a Windows machine?

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Aug 15, 2021 Aug 15, 2021

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When I said a Windows bug, I meant an InDesign Windows bug. It's for the InDesign team to fix.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Aug 16, 2021 Aug 16, 2021

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Hi snooque,

just tested this on my German InDesign 2021 version 16.3.0.24 on Windows 10.

 

No issue to scroll through the corner options with my arrow keys ( up or down ) that are not on the Num pad.

Even arrow left or right are working.

 

Never tried using PgDn or PgUp with the Num pad. Now I tried: PgDn or PgUp on the Num pad do not work.

The arrow keys that are not on the Num pad do.

 

And yes, with InDesign CS6 on the same machine PgDn or PgUp are working, also the other arrow keys on the Num pad.

 

Regards,
Uwe Laubender

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Explorer ,
Aug 22, 2021 Aug 22, 2021

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I can 'scroll' with the arrow keys but it Corner Options is not letting me to 'preview' the options on the box I have selected. I have the same problem with Effects. Still seeking a fix.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Aug 23, 2021 Aug 23, 2021

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Hi snooque,

report the bug at InDesign UserVoice:

https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs

 

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Uwe Laubender

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Explorer ,
Aug 23, 2021 Aug 23, 2021

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Yes, I reported the bug a week ago.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Aug 23, 2021 Aug 23, 2021

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Alright. Then please provide the URL of the report so that others can easily vote for fixing the bug.

 

Thanks,
Uwe Laubender

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Aug 23, 2021 Aug 23, 2021

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Aug 24, 2021 Aug 24, 2021

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Here is the direct link to the bug report at InDesign UserVoice:

 

cannot scroll to preview corner options
snooque, Aug 16, 2021
https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/43996779-cannot-scroll-...

 

Just voted and commented there…

 

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Uwe Laubender

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