Indesign crash: generate index with book documents

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Apr 05, 2021 Apr 05, 2021

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I am using indesign 2021 with a Mac. I created a book with about 150 documents inside. I need to generate the index but indesign continues to crash. I tried to reset indesign preferences and I am using the most updated OS and Adobe.

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Apr 07, 2021 Apr 07, 2021

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Hi Bridgette,

are you able to open all the documents in your book file before you generate the index?

Cannot tell if this would fix the problem, just a suggestion.

 

Best do not run any other software when doing this. Free memory as far as you are able.

Check if there is "enough" free space on your hard disks ( whereas I cannot tell exactly what is "enough", 20 or 30 GByte perhaps? ).

 

Regards,
Uwe Laubender

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