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Essentially I've stumbled over the same problem as Link. While InDesign (Indesign 2022 v 17.0 running on a Macbook using Big Sur v 11.6) does open and I can access the start menu (even opening up files), it immediately crashes when I try to scroll through the pages. I've tried this with a variety of INDD files and the result is always the same.
I've also attempted the solution that was suggested in the other thread, namely:
Sorry to hear about your experience. Please follow the suggestions below to reset the preferences of the app & see if it helps with the crashes:
Unfortunately I can find neither of those files in caches or preferences. So this doesn't work for me. This is very inconvenient as I need to get work done for my job and the current InDesign crashes with any and all documents that I've created using the last version of the software, essentially making it impossible to get any work done.
Any ideas on how to fix this?
Sorry about the crashing! I know that's really frustrating. I would request you to share a few more details like:
Also, please open the spotlight by pressing cmd+spacebar.
Copy-paste the following one by one:
Double click on the folder, and you will be able to locate the folders. As they are necessary, they should appear. If they do not appear in these locations, then it seems there is something wrong with the installation of your apps.
We are here to help. We just need more information.
Thanks & Regards,
1. Sample Document. I've enclosed one of the INDD-Files in this reply
2. File Storage. I've tried opening the files from iCloud as well as the System HDD. The result was the same in each case.
3. Crash Report. I have submitted one crash report yesterday (with the e-mail adress associated with this account) and another one today after having deleted com.adobe.indesign and Adobe Indesign (in Cashes and Preferences) and reinstalled InDesign thereafter. The problem remained though, entirely unchanged.
I don't mean to be rude, but a quick resolution would be very much appreciated since this error is making it impossible for me to do my job. Thank you!
Thanks for sharing the detail & file. It seems there was an issue with metadata and links. We have saved the file as IDML, and now it is opening up without crashing in InDesign v17. I have attached the download link of two IDML files, one with original fonts & one with substituted fonts respectively. Let us know if it crashes now.