Indesign slow down? Anyone else?

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I'm having an issue with Indesign being very slow this morning. Maybe it's cold! There's a half second or so lag on every action. Very frustrating. 

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Adobe Community Professional , Dec 15, 2020 Dec 15, 2020
Have you tried turning off Live Preflight? A the bottom of the document window, uncheck Enable Preflight for All Documents.

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i have been experiencing the same thing. a lag, i have to click on things twice. its happening with my indesign 2021 and 2020

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tried reinstalling InDesign but that didn't work. The delay is now 2 seconds.

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same here

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Try doing a Save As and incrementally rename it to clear out the crud that can build up in an InDesign document.

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is not the file. Its this version of indesign. it has issues.

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Operating system?

Version of InDesign?

Have you reset your preferences? If not give that a go and see if it fixes.

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did reset my preferences, there is still a 2 second delay from when i click to when things happen (opening panels or selecting options). Also, i have to click on things twice (text frames or any frame) to selected, and if i drag, it take seconds for it to actually drag.

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Have you tried turning off Live Preflight?

A the bottom of the document window, uncheck Enable Preflight for All Documents.

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— Adobe Certified Expert & Instructor at Noble Desktop | Web Developer, Designer, InDesign Scriptor

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i found that when i change the display to fast from typical, it works better

 

mac os 10.4.6

indesign 2021 

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i did turn this off. it helps. thanks

 

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