Looked in preferences, services, service preferences, workspace, resetting workspace, restarting comp, etc etc etc. I know it;s something small.
This is usually caused by corrupted InDesign preferences. Sometimes people don't know the right way to restore their preferences. Try this method:
Trying this right now Steve.!
Steve, it worked man! NICE! You just solved a good half day's worth of grief Sir!
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