System requirements

For the latest system requirements, see the InDesign system requirements page.

Installation instructions

For detailed instructions on installation, visit the installation page http://www.adobe.com/go/cs_install_instruct_en

Resolved issues

Please refer to Adobe Support http://www.adobe.com/go/customer_support for late-breaking information and known issues for all Creative Suite 6 applications.

InDesign

  • When creating hyperlinks, a few special characters such as '?', '=' in the hyperlinks are converted to invalid characters making the hyperlink fail in the PDF export. [3588280]
  • Importing InCopy CS2 documents into InDesign CS6 causes InDesign to quit unexpectedly. [3587652]
  • Placing files from a smart collection opened from a Drive 5 connected CQ server acting as DAM causes an "Import failed" error in InDesign. [3577138]
  • Recomposing text in a multi-column frame causes InDesign to quit unexpectedly. [3565074]
  • An extra unreferenced link resource gets created when placing a movie file in InDesign. [3555754]
  • InDesign quits unexpectedly on typing text containing ligatures repetitively using World Ready Composer. [3551834]
  • In a previous version of InDesign, the word "CS7" appears in the error dialogs when accessing documents created in InDesign CC. [3536451]
  • Placing a pdf in InDesign causes InDesign to quit unexpectedly both in CS5.5 and CS6. [3513668]
  • Frame grid dimensions change on opening the IDML file. [3507245]
  • Placed images containing exif data are scaled to 50%. [3501752]
  • InDesign quits unexpectedly while exporting to EPUB when a text frame with some text converted to outlines. [3498579]
  • InDesign quits unexpectedly on importing a tagged text file having text with Gradient applied on it. [3498575]
  • Setting ‘epubExportPreferences.tocStyleName’ to "Default" causes InDesign to quit unexpectedly. [3498571]
  • Malayalam hyphenation shows a hyphen character. [3493163]
  • Upper case characters being incorrectly mapped to lower case characters in the PDF exported from InDesign. [3490867]
  • InDesign shuts down while arranging of documents or panels in certain scenarios. [3490508]
  • InDesign quits unexpectedly during Copy/paste of certain content. [3488260]
  • InDesign quits unexpectedly while importing certain documents with missing fonts. [3488122]
  • A problem occurs while exporting to EPS when a document has facing pages and different inside/outside bleeds. [3445000]
  • After dragging top of the Cross-References panel to the top of the Hyperlinks, the URL section disappears. [3371040]
  • InDesign Saved Data file size keeps increasing due to non-reuse of the Smart Guides transformation cursor. [3370848]
  • Translation of the word ‘Idiom’ is truncated. [3370533]
  • Adornment on Grouped page items doesn’t redraw properly. [3365911]
  • Updating the IC stories causes InDesign to quit unexpectedly. [3359371]
  • Some content is causing InDesign to shut down when exporting to IDML. [3352956]
  • Vulnerability detected in rendition generation of PostScript files. [3347267]
  • InDesign quits unexpectedly when creating layout from a layout template in a specific case. [3345087]
  • InDesign reports assignment file missing when opening IDML files. [3334935]
  • On Windows 7 64-bit, InDesign and Bridge CS6 only run with local admin rights. [3332062]
  • Contents of a table spanning 2 pages do not correctly export to PDF from the Galley view. [3325704]
  • The modification time of a file returned by 'GetFileInfo()' has changed. [3323319]
  • The API method ‘IDTime::SetTime()’ gives wrong results when used with InDesign CS6 on Mac. [3323315]
  • Unable to access the EPUB export preferences for Books with InDesign CS6 and InDesign CS6 Server. [3321108]
  • Update CoolType engineering version to a number bigger than 64. [3317660]
  • Unexpected paragraph style change is observed when a story is exported to ICML. [3314712]
  • InDesign shuts down while exporting a PDF with certain fonts. [3295591]
  • An InDesign file containing large number of hyperlinked IP address causes severe slow down while opening. [3291116]
  • Exporting a specific InDesign document to PDF causes InDesign to quit unexpectedly. [3286006]
  • While exporting a document, containing a large number of placed PDFs, to hi-quality PDF causes InDesign CS6 to quit unexpectedly. [3282581]
  • InDesign should set the value of file information node from the documentID of Metadata that embedded in the file, but not the asset ID from Adobe Drive. [3224927]
  • Style Overrides in InCopy ICML Exported from InDesign does not import properly back into InDesign. [3217228]
  • A deadlock occurs within ‘CoolType’ when calling ‘StreamForLayout’ from InDesign Server's worker thread. [3205029]
  • The PDF/X-4 export succeeds even though undefined Glyphs are referenced in a document yielding a bogus PDF/X-4 file. [3203046]

InCopy

  • Cursor is not placed in a new Note in InCopy. [3457782]
  • InCopy quits unexpectedly on opening an ICML with mixed ME and Indic texts. [3498585]

InDesign Server

  • InDesign Server CS6 freezes while trying to export to JPEG. [3584983]
  • InDesign Server freezes when trying to generate an index for a book. [3533102]
  • InDesign Server CS6 freezes while exporting IDML to HTML. [3503927]

Online resources

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