InDesign 2021 v16.0 - Generate Index: "Include Book Documents" gray (unable to check box)

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Nov 22, 2020 Nov 22, 2020

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Updated to ID 2021 v16.0. Created .indb (book). Added multiple documents. Last document contains page for index. Wanting to add index that includes references throughout all documents in book. When generating index, the checkbox and "Include Book Documents" is grayed out so I am unable to check it so my current index isn't including any of the references from any of the other documents in my book. Anyone know of a fix? Screenshot attached.

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New Here , Nov 22, 2020 Nov 22, 2020
Very happy to report that Adobe's Chat Support tech helped me solve this. They had me reset my Preferences by quiting InDesign and then holding Shift+Command+Control+Option IMMEDIATELY after starting InDesign. Note that at first I only opened one of the documents in my book and found that the problem still existed. Then, after opening the book that the document was in and turning on Overprint View, I was able to Generate an Index using "Include Book Documents" exactly as I'd hoped to do BEFORE I...

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Very happy to report that Adobe's Chat Support tech helped me solve this. They had me reset my Preferences by quiting InDesign and then holding Shift+Command+Control+Option IMMEDIATELY after starting InDesign. Note that at first I only opened one of the documents in my book and found that the problem still existed. Then, after opening the book that the document was in and turning on Overprint View, I was able to Generate an Index using "Include Book Documents" exactly as I'd hoped to do BEFORE I posted this.

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