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I just updated my Indesign and all my hyperlinks have blue boxes that cover my pages???! I tried to relink and add a new hyperlink to my text and the blue box keeps appearing? It wasn't doing this before the update. Please help!! Tight deadline! 

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Hi Kattie,

this is a new bug with InDesign 15.1.2.226 and some instances with the usage of variable fonts.

You may find a bug discription at InDesign UserVoice.

 

Ah. After a quick search:

 

Underline with variable font
When the underline of a variable font is activated, the underline takes the whole height of the page. (Indesign 15.1.2)

François, August 31, 2020

https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/41275063-underline-with-variable-font

 

My advice: Go back to the previous version of InDesign.

You can do this by uninstalling and re-installing through the Creative Cloud Desktop application.

 

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Uwe Laubender

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Indesign_ Hyperlink Issue

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I just updated my Indesign and all my hyperlinks have blue boxes that cover my pages???! I tried to relink and add a new hyperlink to my text and the blue box keeps appearing? It wasn't doing this before the update. Please help!! Tight deadline! 

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Correct answer by Laubender | Adobe Community Professional

Hi Kattie,

this is a new bug with InDesign 15.1.2.226 and some instances with the usage of variable fonts.

You may find a bug discription at InDesign UserVoice.

 

Ah. After a quick search:

 

Underline with variable font
When the underline of a variable font is activated, the underline takes the whole height of the page. (Indesign 15.1.2)

François, August 31, 2020

https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/41275063-underline-with-variable-font

 

My advice: Go back to the previous version of InDesign.

You can do this by uninstalling and re-installing through the Creative Cloud Desktop application.

 

Regards,
Uwe Laubender

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Ok, so I can click on the text box to add a hyperlink but I can't select a word and make a hyperlink because the blue box shows up... (I used to be able to select a word and add a hyperlink to it before the upgrade.) 

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hi,

 

if you want us to help you please post images so we know what you are talking about. Its hard to understand what it is you are experiencing without seen it. 

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Hi Kattie,

sorry, but I have no idea what's going in your document.

Please show some screenshots.

 

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Screen Shot 2020-09-09 at 2.35.07 PM.png

 I used to be able to select a few words and add a new hyperlink but when I do, this lovely blue box appears. 

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Hi Kattie,

this is a new bug with InDesign 15.1.2.226 and some instances with the usage of variable fonts.

You may find a bug discription at InDesign UserVoice.

 

Ah. After a quick search:

 

Underline with variable font
When the underline of a variable font is activated, the underline takes the whole height of the page. (Indesign 15.1.2)

François, August 31, 2020

https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180-adobe-indesign-bugs/suggestions/41275063-underline-with...

 

My advice: Go back to the previous version of InDesign.

You can do this by uninstalling and re-installing through the Creative Cloud Desktop application.

 

Regards,
Uwe Laubender

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Or as a workaround:

Use a different font if possible.

Not a variable one.

 

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Thank you for your help! Will this get fixed in the future so we are able to use any fonts?

 

Thanks again!

 

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What will help to speed up a bug fix:

Comment at UserVoice and vote!

 

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Uwe Laubender

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