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I am on macOS Big Sur (11.1), InDesign 16.1, Intel
InDesign crashes with this reproducable behavior.
Open a new document
Create a text frame
Copy or tpye in the following text: WST-111.U.771
--> This leads to a crash every single time
You will find the original forum post here: https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign/indesign-2021-crashing-on-macos-big-sur-while-typing-this-wst-111-u-771-text-string/m-p/11882253#M417350
The pattern seems like "AAA-111.U" that causes crashes.
It does not seem to appear on Windows machines
It seems to only appear on german language