Screen not refreshing

Community Beginner ,
Mar 19, 2018 Mar 19, 2018

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Every time I make a text change in InDesign, the screen doesn't refresh properly.

It displays the edited text but also the text prior to the edit.

It refreshes when I click on an object, so I can work with it, but it is annoying nevertheless.

I am running a brand new iMac and am having no other apparent problems, other than the screen refresh glitch in InDesign.Screen Shot 2018-03-20 at 10.47.29 AM.png

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Adobe Community Professional , Mar 19, 2018 Mar 19, 2018
Click on the rocket ship icon and turn off GPU performance.

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Mar 19, 2018 Mar 19, 2018

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Click on the rocket ship icon and turn off GPU performance.

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Jun 09, 2022 Jun 09, 2022

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Weirdly, I had to turn it ON to solve this problem.

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Mar 19, 2018 Mar 19, 2018

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Thanks! Clicking on the rocket and turning GPU Performance off worked.

As a bonus, it still worked when I switched it back on, so I'm guessing it just needed to be toggled to reset itself.

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Jan 15, 2020 Jan 15, 2020

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Where can I find the rocket ship icon? I'm on a Mac, guessing it's a windows thing?

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jan 16, 2020 Jan 16, 2020

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No...it is Mac only and I don't know if the icon is there for 2020.

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New Here ,
Jan 21, 2020 Jan 21, 2020

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Same issue here, using Windows and CC2020. Is there a referesh screen button?

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Apr 27, 2020 Apr 27, 2020

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The rocket ship is gone in 2020, go to InDesign/Preferences/Performance. Turn off GPU rendering there. (Mac only).

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Apr 27, 2020 Apr 27, 2020

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Yes, but I am on Windows 10 Pro, so apparently there is no GPU rendering.

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Apr 28, 2020 Apr 28, 2020

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So am I correct in assessing that Adobe has no help for Windows users experiencing this issue?

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Participant ,
Apr 27, 2020 Apr 27, 2020

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I am on Windows 10 Pro with InDesign CC v15. there is no rocket ship. What is not refreshing are the footers which use text variables--the only way I can get them to display a change is to move to the spread before or after and then move back. Is there a keyboard shortcut which can be used to refresh the page?

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Adobe Community Professional ,
May 04, 2020 May 04, 2020

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Hi Fred,

look into your keyboard shortcuts. There should be a "Force Redraw" command.

In my German InDesign 2020 on Windows 10 it's listed like that:

 

Produktbereich : Ansichten, Navigation
Aktualisierung erzwingen --- Standard: Umschalt+F5

 

The default KBSC is: Shift+F5

 

Regards,
Uwe Laubender

( ACP )

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