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Double-clicking a template creates a copy? - Adobe Indesign Macintosh

Barb's suggestion will work up to a point, but creates additional headaches when you want to update the template itself, since you can't overwrite or trash a locked file without going though additional steps. The best approach would be for Adobe not to use the OS X stationery pad as an interface for creating templates. InDesign could simply operate so that an .INDT file — whether opened from within InDesign or from the Finder or anything else — will open as an untitled copy. This makes much more sense than relying on Apple's flawed interpretation of a stationery pad. After ...

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    Default Re: Double-clicking a template creates a copy?

    Barb's suggestion will work up to a point, but creates additional headaches when you want to update the template itself, since you can't overwrite or trash a locked file without going though additional steps.

    The best approach would be for Adobe not to use the OS X stationery pad as an interface for creating templates. InDesign could simply operate so that an .INDT file — whether opened from within InDesign or from the Finder or anything else — will open as an untitled copy.

    This makes much more sense than relying on Apple's flawed interpretation of a stationery pad. After all, more often than not, in my experience, templates will reside in a different folder (and possibly even a different drive) than working doents.

    Are you listening, Adobe?
    Rick_Gordon@adobeforums.com Guest

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    Default Re: Double-clicking a template creates a copy?

    No. No Mr. Adobe visiting this User to User forum, just fellow users.
    Claudio_González@adobeforums.com Guest

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    Default Re: Double-clicking a template creates a copy?



    Are you listening, Adobe?




    Try the feature request forum:
    <http://www.adobeforums.com/cgi-bin/webx/.ef9af17/>
    Peter_Truskier@adobeforums.com Guest

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