InDesign File Crashing

Community Beginner ,
Aug 10, 2022 Aug 10, 2022

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This InD file was fine yesterday but this morning it crashed on three different computers. I tried saving in a new location, new name, opening as a copy, etc. But crashing keep happening. 

Can anyone look into the file if I zip packaged? Deadline Today!

 

Siraj Asfahani

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Community Beginner , Aug 10, 2022 Aug 10, 2022

I guess I fixed my own problem. Basically:

  1.  I tried to figure out which page(s) exactly was casuing the crash by exporting the file into PDF in batches. 
  2. Once I knew which selection of pages it was, I created a new InD document and started moving pages from the corrupt file to the new clean file. I was not able to scroll in the corrupt file to delete the bad pages so I had to migrate what was before and what was after it.
  3. I finally recreated the corrupt pages in the new document and saved the new f
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Aug 10, 2022 Aug 10, 2022

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I guess I fixed my own problem. Basically:

  1.  I tried to figure out which page(s) exactly was casuing the crash by exporting the file into PDF in batches. 
  2. Once I knew which selection of pages it was, I created a new InD document and started moving pages from the corrupt file to the new clean file. I was not able to scroll in the corrupt file to delete the bad pages so I had to migrate what was before and what was after it.
  3. I finally recreated the corrupt pages in the new document and saved the new file.

 

I can breathe again.

 

Siraj

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Aug 10, 2022 Aug 10, 2022

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Hi @siraja7015342 ,

 

Thanks for reaching out and sharing the solution, I am sure it will help other community members. For future reference, in case the crash is happening because of the corrupt text frame, you can also refer to this article https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/crash_corrupt_text_frame.html

 

Feel free to reach out if you have any other questions or issues in the future.

 

Regards

Rishabh

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