Yesterday an unwanted "box" - a rectangle - appeared on my workspace and refuses to go away. It moves about and very much disturbs my work, even if it does not seem to have any effect on the actualy document. How do I get rid of it? TED
Can you confirm the exact version of your software and operating system.
Also, did you update, upgrade or update anything just before this happend?
Does this happen when you create a new file? it looks like your page has moved/resized on your pasteboard
No, it is the same with old and new files alike.
I don't think I have upgraded or updated lately - unles it is done automatically from above ...
Try resetting your InDesign Preferences.
Launch InDesign and immediately press and hold Ctrl+Alt+Shift while Indesign starts up. You'll get a dialog asking if you want to reset...