Need help deleting blocks.

Community Beginner ,
Feb 05, 2021 Feb 05, 2021

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Hi, I am currently working on a newsletter and am using a template sent to me by a client. There are these blue blocks throughout that would normally be an image, but I would like to replace this block. I am having trouble even being able to select them, let alone delete them.inDesign FAQS.png

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Adobe Community Professional , Feb 05, 2021 Feb 05, 2021
Check the Layers panel. I'm guessing that the layer holding this content is locked. Look for a padlock icon to the left of the layer name and click it to unlock the layer. For general reference... If the element were locked then you should see a padlock icon along the left edge of the graphic near the top. You would also see a padlock icon to the left of this element within the Layers panel. If the element were on a Master Page then you should see a dotted line around the edge of the graphi...

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Feb 05, 2021 Feb 05, 2021

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Check the Layers panel. I'm guessing that the layer holding this content is locked. Look for a padlock icon to the left of the layer name and click it to unlock the layer.

 

For general reference...

  • If the element were locked then you should see a padlock icon along the left edge of the graphic near the top. You would also see a padlock icon to the left of this element within the Layers panel.
  • If the element were on a Master Page then you should see a dotted line around the edge of the graphic.

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Feb 08, 2021 Feb 08, 2021

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Thank you! This worked!

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Excellent. Thank you.

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Feb 05, 2021 Feb 05, 2021

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Hello,

 

Check if the blue blocks are on one of the Master pages.

 

Regards,

Mike

 

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Community Beginner ,
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Hi Mike, 

I checked the master pages and they are blank with nothing on them.

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I resolved it! It was a locked layer. Thank you for your help/

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