Check for hidden objects or layers with text wrap.
I did. Every layer is clean of text wraps and hidden objects. *scouts honor*
Every layer is clean of text wraps and hidden objects. *scouts honor*
Yeah, you've got the terminology right...demonstrative screenshots...and a Ruby Tuesday account...I'd say you're reasonably credible.
Can you post the equivalent of your second screenshot with invisible characters turned on?
Did you look on the master page? All of the evidence points to an object with text wrap.
Try setting the text frame to ignore text wrap as a test.