Adjust your clipboard settings to match what CS4 was - perhaps?
Thanks Eugene. Unfortunately not the answer as I tried this match to no avail.
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Hmm - is this with all InDesign Documents or just this document?
Have you tried it on a new document?
Have you tried saving your EPS files to .ai instead?
Does that allow you to copy them over?
Sorry - I've never heard of this error before.
Perhaps start a new illustrator file and copy the items there first and save it - then try copy and paste to indesign.
It should work.
You can clear your preferences which might help - http://forums.adobe.com/thread/526990
Not all, but most- especially in instances where something has gone thorough the Live Trace process. For example: I have an artist who set his hand-drawn type (which is bold with hard edges) > scanned and necessary Photoshop amends > Open in Illustrator > Live Trace > Expand (ungroup if neccessary) > Save as EPS or AI. Then I grab the title and copy over the InDesign layout of his artwork, where I get the Undefined Error.
The latest example DID work when I resaved as an AI and then copied - so thanks for the suggestion.
Interestingly, I went through the same process again [from scratch] and saved as AI > Copy & Paste into INDD = Error Message. Then saved as EPS > Copy & Paste into INDD = Error Message. Closed the AI File & Reopened and BOTH copy & paste worked!
Strange isn't it!?
It is strange but sometimes the programs don't work as intended.
I got it to work by changing the color of everything to black (you're talking simple outlines for InDesign, right?) copying and pasting into a new Illustrator file and saving that as an .AI. Then I copied and pasted from that second .AI into InDesign.
I struggled with this for about an hour before stumbling upon this board topic.
I never use the copy and paste workflow for complex vector images; but it is perfect for simple shapes and two or three color graphics. You can edit those enough in InDesign to make them work and save time.
The workaround I have (it is the same in CC too) is save the traced or vector file as AI > close > Reopen > Copy& Paste again. Strangely it works. [Edit - You don't necessary have to change the colour to black, just make sure its saved once.]
I am of course talking simple (ish) traced images or vector shapes - like signatures, badges, outline logo types etc. (which I save in InDesign Libraries for certain clients).
My query wasn't a moan as such, just that I thought I had found an anomaly (especially as it worked fine pasted from Illustrator CS4 into Indesign CS6).
It does sound like a clip-board file handling issue; but I have tried the things within my control.