Which verion of InDesign and which OS?
Adobe InDesign CC and OS X 10.7.5.
Thanks for answer. Judith
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There seem to be a number of users having the same symptoms, and I'm not sure if anyone has a concrete solution for you, yet. I haven't been keeping track, really.
Try replacing the preferences. See Replace Your Preferences