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  1. When I have a 3 text frames which link to each other (1 -> 2 -> 3) and I want to put a table into 1, the rows stop after the first text frame. I have KeepWithNextRow set to false in the IDML code, so after the first textframe is full, the second one should start displaying the rest of the table.
  2. Template is attached (it's available as free download at https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/295890/Jonstown-Compendium-Templates). When I open it in Affinity Publisher, the app immediately crash. Affinity Publisher 1.10.5 Windows 11 Jonstown Compendium Template.idml
  3. I imported an CS5 .idml document and *essentially* everything was perfect except there are some light gray boxes that appeared behind the text boxes that I can't seem to find to get rid of. Anyone else experienced this?
  4. First I recognised that IDMLs which contain a rectangle with applied transparency gradient do not get imported properly. Maybe this is because AfPub misses the options in the layers effects panel: This is a IDML pictureframe with placed .ai vector graphic. I converted it with Designer so that there would be less problems, but still... Then I try to reconstruct this "vanishing effect" with the transparency tool. But this does not work on the IDML pictureframe, I have to select the placed vector graphic instead and hope to get the start and end right. If I export this, I get an rasterised vector pattern, which is not acceptable.
  5. Something that causes a lot of additional cleanup work when importing idml files is if the InDesign file contained many text frames (mainly single line frames) that were “fit to content” they will not be rendered big enough in Publisher to immediately show the text. Rather the textbooks have to be enlarged to get all the text. It would be great to correctly handle this on import.
  6. Affinity publisher consistently crashes when opening specific IDML files created from InDesign. (Both exported directly from InDesign and using IDMarkz app. Crash report attached Affinity Publisher Crash Report.pdf
  7. Am I happy with affinity Publisher? Yes and No. Please solve these problems IDML import) for a book of 300 pages, I have to uncheck page by page in textframe 'use baseline grid, and fill in, minimum values in vertical position... This cost me lots and lots of time and its very irritating. – Word textimport) not possible to handle styles before import... I do not understand why, – even in version 1.9.0 – these things are not already solved. For large and complicated typgraphic jobs, I have to stay and prefer working in Indesign. hope these quircks are solved in next versions.
  8. Out of curiosity, I attempted to import a relatively simple brochure IDML, after finishing the layout in InDesign CS5.5 just earlier today. Most of the content are small flat tables that were autofilled with text and autoformatted in InDesign by importing a well formatted XML file that matches the tag structure of the InDesign document and its tables. I'm producing this brochure with InDesign since 9 years, having done about 30 of them so far. It just works fine, in spite of the rather rudimentary XML tag support for tables in CS5.5. (Don't know about the recent InDesign versions, but working with tags within tables in CS5.5 is a p.i.t.a., and back in the day it took me quite some time and trial'n'error to figure out how InDesign XML import works with tables.) The bug: As long as there are XML tags attached to the text frames in the IDML file, all tables within those tagged text frames will remain empty, with no text whatsoever. It affects just tables, not regular text in those frames. Removing all XML tags in InDesign and re-exporting as IMDL fixes the issue, the tables are now filled with the original text. (Other issues with IDML import and tables notwithstanding at this time…) Publisher 1.8.6, Serif store version Adobe InDesign CS5.5 (German version) MacOS 10.11.6 El Capitan
  9. Hi, we try to import an IDML-File fro our designer, because he is using Adobe InDesign and we want to use Affinity Publisher for our magazine. we just found out that the master pages are not imported as double-pages (one left, one right) but as one page (DIN A4 vertical instead of two DIN A5-horizontal). in your video regarding IDML-Import, we can see that in your pages-view you have "pages 2,3" and "pages 4.5". In our import we only see "page 4" and "page 5". can you see why this happens? I tried it with Publisher 1.8.0 and 1.8.5. UniSono Layout_Reinzeichnung.idml
  10. Some of the tables from my InDesign file (IDML) have not appeared in the Publisher file. What am I doing wrong? New to this and trying to learn fast - any help - thank you!
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