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can't edit any text or boxes in indesign

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Nov 04, 2020

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INdesign 2021 has done an auto update. Opened up my last file and it converted. All my text boxes and solid boxes I can't move or edit any of them. Is showing the bounding areas but is all flat. a purple line is around the edge of the artwork but I can't copy paste or move anything and the page is not locked. can anyone help PLEASE>>> a lot of files in this document

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can't edit any text or boxes in indesign

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INdesign 2021 has done an auto update. Opened up my last file and it converted. All my text boxes and solid boxes I can't move or edit any of them. Is showing the bounding areas but is all flat. a purple line is around the edge of the artwork but I can't copy paste or move anything and the page is not locked. can anyone help PLEASE>>> a lot of files in this document

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This is highly unusual. I assume you've checked that layers aren't locked? Or anything's not on a Master page? I recommend REtrying these files in the old 2020 version. This can be installed from the Creative Cloud application. The old version and the new version can be on your computer at the same time, and won't affect each other. Please try your original, UNconverted files in the old version and see if this continues there. That way, we can establish that your files aren't corrupted in themselves.

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