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  1. Indesign 16.0.1 sometimes crashes when saving

    Indesign 16.0.1 on my month-old iMac, crashes daily usually when I'm saving my 80 page catalog, I don't know when it will happen. The book contains links from Drive, Dropbox and another computer.

    Yesterday's crash damaged the file but luckily I could use a recently saved version.

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  2. Indesign 2021, 2020, CC 2019 crashes on Mac, both on Catalina and on BigSur.

    Hello,
    I keep having issues with Indesign (2019 and 2021 version, respectively on Mac Catalina and Mac BigSur) that continuously closes and will not reopen all files. I have reset the preferences of indesign through the commands listed on the help center and I have also cleared the caches in the recovery folder of Indesign.I have been in contact yesterday with the live support (where the operator had the control over my computer) in the chat, but also the operator could not fix this issue. This problem however does not occur on a windows computer. This is quite an urgent…

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  3. InDesign 16.0.1 can't recover file from crash

    Running InDesign 16.0.1 on Catalina. Mac workstation connected SMB to Windows server.

    InDesign crashes shortly after working in a different program and returning to InDesign. Report the crash then try to reopen InDesign from doc icon (or CC). It crashes again. Report, reopen from doc icon (or CC, or in applications folder). Get error message that InDesign crashed trying to load the recovery file, can't locate the recovery file. In order to open InDesign I must click "no" to not try to recover the file.

    I have reset preferences, created a new workspace (instead of using previous version's saved workspace),…

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  5. text crash

    Every time I select a text box or select/highlight the content, InDesign crashes.

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  6. InDesign stalls with with new MacBook Air (M1, 2020)

    InDesign is stalling (pausing for up to 30 second) regularly on my new MacBook Air with the Silicon M1 chip. I know it is an Intel Based program but I don't think the emulator is working. Shouldn't Rosetta 2 download automatically when I use InDesign? I presume you (the good folks at Adobe) are working to make it native to the new chip. Happy Holidays. Seth

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  7. Indesign 2021, there were never more crashes. Please quickly update with bug fix! Thanks!!!

    Indesign 2021, there were never more crashes. Please quickly update with bug fix! Thanks!!!

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  8. original file cannot be found

    I'll see the message reveal when I open the indesign file. Can you help to fix it?

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  9. crashing on save

    Crashes when saving to google drive.

    Not only crash the program, but the whole laptop. Running MBP 2017.

    File was lost and corrupted the original file.

    Lost hours of work.

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  10. FY

    Expect collective lawsuit from users, who have enough of your incompetence and losing money.

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  11. Index entry crash 2021

    Adding index entries is crashing the program. I've also had issue copying and pasting and dragging copies on certain pages that I have had to rebuild instead. Really disappointing and driving me crazy with a deadline looming

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  12. Share for Review link creation

    I click on share to review. When I go to update the link, the wheel just spins and spins. It gets stuck and will not update my link. I've tried signing in and out of creative cloud, which has worked before, but it isn't working now. I can't get the latest version of my document to my client because it won't update.

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  13. Updated to Indesign 2021. if I close the program, it will not open up again unless I reboot or end process in task manager

    I can end the Indesign process in Task Manager, and then Indesign will open again just fine. Or I can reboot the computer, and again it will open without problems.

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  14. When will Indesign (and the whole adobe package) work with properly with Catalina?

    Indesign keeps crashing, version 2021, and earlier versions - tried this. Illustrator and photoshop, acrobat too. Very frustrating, luckily been able to work on my laptop instead. But as a good customer I am paying for software that isn't compatible with the platform that it is used with constantly? The update panel forces one to upgrade the OS and then it crashes. Pleaaaase fix this. 2020 is sad enough already

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  15. mac crashes when publishing online

    I have a recent MacBook Pro with Adobe 2021 apps. When in InDesign I want to publish a document online my entire computer crashes. Every time I try this happens.

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  16. black screen

    Every time I try to open indesign it goes to a black screen and crashes

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  17. Updating Excel file causes crash

    InDesign 2021 on Mac 10.14.6
    Clicking link to update file causes immediate crash.
    A quick internet search finds that his been a long ongoing issue. (Maybe fixed at times? I'm not seeing posts for 2021 version.)

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  18. newest indesign quits upon trying to save

    newest indesign quits upon trying to save, or it just freezes and I have to force quit.
    running mac big sur

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  19. minion pro black

    Whenever I open a document that contains the missing typeface Minion Pro Black, Indesign crashes on mac. Over and over...
    It does not crash when opened on PC.

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  20. Indesign 2021 V16.01 crashes every time I open it

    I have the most updated version of InDesign however it keeps crashes every time that I open it.

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