InDesign crashes while using special letters and character combinations.

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Apr 29, 2021 Apr 29, 2021

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Try it out and enter the following combination:

'test'- abc

Now delete the space before the abc once

No matter on which Mac, InDesign crashes immediately when removing the character!
Using Bib Sur on latest InDesign version and
Mac Mini i7 Late 2020

Mac Pro 2015

iMac 27" Late 2016

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Adobe Community Professional , Apr 29, 2021 Apr 29, 2021
Could be a bug with InDesign 2021 version 16.0 and 16.1. One factor: Language "German" is applied to text. The character sequence -xx'-x crashes InDesign 2021 (v 16.0) on Mac Alex, October 29, 2020 https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180/suggestions/41783653 The good news: Should be fixed with the next update to 16.2. https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/fixed-issues.html The bad news: We still have to wait for version 16.2 because of some bugs that sneaked into 16.2 like this one: E...

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Did you try with another font?

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Yes.

 

No matter what font you are using.
It seems like a bug of InDesign.

A couple minutes before I tried by using anydesk on a Mac from a friend and it is the same problem.
Also it looks like that the problem is existing since some versions now. It's not just in the latest version of ID

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I am on Catalina, not on Big Sur. I have pasted your text in a 2020 and in a 2021 document. Unable to reproduce the issue.

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Could be a bug with InDesign 2021 version 16.0 and 16.1.

One factor: Language "German" is applied to text.

 

The character sequence -xx'-x crashes InDesign 2021 (v 16.0) on Mac
Alex, October 29, 2020

https://indesign.uservoice.com/forums/601180/suggestions/41783653

 

The good news:
Should be fixed with the next update to 16.2.

https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/kb/fixed-issues.html

 

The bad news:
We still have to wait for version 16.2 because of some bugs that sneaked into 16.2 like this one:

 

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Regards,
Uwe Laubender

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