Cannot update linked file on shared drive in InDesign

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Dec 27, 2020

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I'm opening a new thread because this one was closed: https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign/indesign-unable-to-update-linked-files/td-p/10694211?page=3

 

This is an ongoing issue in InDesign. If you make edits to a file (say a PSD) on a shared drive (such as Google Drive File Stream), then go into InDesign to update the link, you get an error message saying the file cannot be opened. The only ways to get InDesign to update the link are to either rename the file (which seems to cause InDesign to recognize it as a new file) or to quit InDesign and reopen it.

 

The previous thread had multiple people saying they were having the exact same issue with the same error message, so I'm not sure why the thread was closed for "covering way too many topics" or being "well over a year old." The thread is over a year old because the issue has existed for well over a year and has not yet been fixed.

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Cannot update linked file on shared drive in InDesign

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I'm opening a new thread because this one was closed: https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign/indesign-unable-to-update-linked-files/td-p/10694211?page=3

 

This is an ongoing issue in InDesign. If you make edits to a file (say a PSD) on a shared drive (such as Google Drive File Stream), then go into InDesign to update the link, you get an error message saying the file cannot be opened. The only ways to get InDesign to update the link are to either rename the file (which seems to cause InDesign to recognize it as a new file) or to quit InDesign and reopen it.

 

The previous thread had multiple people saying they were having the exact same issue with the same error message, so I'm not sure why the thread was closed for "covering way too many topics" or being "well over a year old." The thread is over a year old because the issue has existed for well over a year and has not yet been fixed.

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The mod also said "If you have an issue with the current version of InDesign then create a new discussion," and the issue exists in the current version of InDesign so here is the new discussion.

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No idea why they locked the last thread as it seems to be an ongoing issue, but here we are. I am having the same issue with indesign and google file stream. 

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I am also having this issue with InDesign and Google Drive File Stream. I would love to find a solution. 

macOS Big Sur 11.0.1

InDesign 16.0.2

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