Can't edit certain fields on template

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May 04, 2022 May 04, 2022

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I downloaded a template through Adobe Stock, and while working with it in InDesign, I realized there are certain fields I cannot edit, and have a "red dot" box around them. Is there a way to edit these areas as well?

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Adobe Community Professional , May 05, 2022 May 05, 2022
@EvilBugQueen1  482931391  I found it was on it's own layer - so I just deleted this layer. But if there's an actual way to edit - I'd love to know! Thanks- By @jrieden
How well do you know InDesign? You can edit anything in the template you want. But you need to understand where it is located: layer, Parent pages (formerly Master pages), what type it is: text, variable, graphics, and if it is locked either on an individual basis or per layer. The screenshot provided lets me guess, that it ...

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Hi @jrieden,

Could you provide the asset ID please?

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I found it was on it's own layer - so I just deleted this layer. But if there's an actual way to edit - I'd love to know!

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Can you tell me exactly what field you were trying to edit?

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@EvilBugQueen1 

482931391 

I found it was on it's own layer - so I just deleted this layer. But if there's an actual way to edit - I'd love to know!

Thanks-


By @jrieden

How well do you know InDesign? You can edit anything in the template you want. But you need to understand where it is located: layer, Parent pages (formerly Master pages), what type it is: text, variable, graphics, and if it is locked either on an individual basis or per layer.

 

The screenshot provided lets me guess, that it is on a parent page.

Abambo_0-1651763630283.png

This would not be a "stock issue" but a question to ask in the InDesign forum.

ABAMBO | Hard- and Software Engineer | Photographer

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