Every InDesign document that was created from January 27th, 2010 to December 21, 2011 caused InDesign CC to crash 100% of the time—tested it on two production computers with the same results.
Every document that was created after January 1, 2012 opened fine 100% of the time.
I can also open documents created earlier than 2010.
After a crash I need to open InDesign again,
Again, this is 100% after opening ten files from each date span.
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Thanks Peter. I just submitted the bug report.
I just tried to open a 2009 file and had the same results, but this is not the norm at this point. I can open other 2009 - 2006 files just fine.
I ended up opening it in CS6 then:
I suspect the problem was an element in the file that was causing the crash and I deleted it in the redesign process. The 2009 InDesign CS6 file was: