In Illustrator - when dragging an object I can press and hold [al/option] at any point in the drag to drop it as a dupicate.
in Indesign - I must initiate the click/drag with the [alt/option] key already held down to get this duplicate behaviour.
EDIT: Looks like this is only true when dragging between pages. But still...
Why is this different?
Is there some other functionality or benefit missed/added in one that's not in the other that requires it to be this way?
I massively prefer the Illustrator way of doing this, so is there a way to change Indesign to behave like Illustrator in this respect?
// Other interesting disparities in user experience:
Indesign and Illustrator Text entry both recognise the [Escape] key as exit text edit mode and select Text holder object.
Photoshop and After Effects use the [Escape] key as delete/cancel text entry/edit, but leave the text box selected on exit edit mode.
I MUCH prefer the way Indesign and Illustrator do this. Is there a way to make Photoshop and After Effects behave in the same manner with regards text editing?
Is there a way to exit text editing mode in Photoshop and After Effects without touching the mouse and without deleting any textual changes?
Nope you can't change them.
And this is the way the programs were designed by their respective teams.