Remove files from recovery folder
@bwc – just to get that right: I think, there is no explicit "German" tool "Datenzusammenführung". It's just one of InDesign's features: "Data Merge". Or did you install a special plug in for that purpose with the same name?
The Data Merge feature is meant, there is no special plugin installed...
Have you emptied the recovery folder, and does ID launch without crashing before you try to access this file?
Which version of ID and which OS are you using?
This sounds like it could be a font problem, so you might want to look at
sorry, sorry... because of a very short production schedule we had to build a new document. Thanks to everyone for helping.