OMG! Is there something about today's date?
I have the EXACT same issue.
One thing I noticed is that it only happens with changes in text. Which sorta indicates a font problem. But I've used this font with CC 2014 with no problem.
The font is Open Source Pro. I thought I got it through TypeKit, but it's not listed
I just turned off DropBox sync. Perhaps that was causing the problem.
Also, there have been some problems with Save As. Several times it took way too long and other times I had to force quit InDesign.
I need to figure out how to get rid of those damn CC Libraries. It keeps popping up everything time I make a text style.
I'll keep this thread informed.
When you make a new style, or create a new swatch, at the bottom of the New Swatch or New [Character/Paragraph] Style, uncheck the checkbox to add to CC Libraries. It's a sticky setting.
Yes, must be 'Happy Monday' !
I've found a fix for mine: I noticed that the CC Library wasn't connected. I couldn't get it to connect, no matter how many restarts etc, so I used Activity Monitor to Force Quit the CCLibrary process.
After that, it connected without a hitch, and is now working fine ... and continuing to, fingers crossed.
Steve, I had noticed that Adobe had done the usual thing of turning on add to libraries by default, so I've turned this off which should hopefully keep it running a little sweeter!
Glad you found a solution. There's definitely something wrong with my Creative Cloud services. My CC menu icon will often get stuck with the panel open and no amount of clicking will hide it.
I've fixed my problem, for the moment, by unsyncing all the TypeKit fonts I had.
Fortunately the project I'm working on only uses Source Sans Pro (not Open Source) which is not a TypeKit font.
I'll deal with the TypeKit and CC issues later.
It very well may be the CC libraries. This is definitely a problem where something is trying to access something across the inter-something.
I spoke too soon. After about 30 minutes of work, the beachball reappeared.
I've quit InDesign, deleted the default CC Library that had been created, and Quit Creative Cloud, and the CCLibrary process.
Well, at least I know it's not TypeKit.
I hope it's not the font I'm using.
Sorry to hear you're still having issues, Sandee. I never got the beachball on my Mac, just pauses ... pauses ... endless pauses ...
Fonts are usually the #1 culprit, in my experience (which is preeeettttyy long), so I spent some time trying to prune them and find a culprit. As you know, it wasn't fonts in the end!
I've not had any issues with TypeKit, but I imagine that network issues of the type experienced with CCLibrary would cause a similar issue, as it tries to sync to the font server. Source Sans Pro should be fine (it was Google's first font, so is pretty established, even as a Desktop font), and I've used it on numerous things without a hitch. It's possible your copy is kaput, though, so you could try re-downloading it. And, of course, any font live on your system can affect InDesign, not just those referenced within an Indd file!
One option to rule-out TypeKit is to package your document (with all fonts and TypeKit on), then turn TypeKit off, and use the local, packaged fonts for working. Not 100%, but might help narrow down the problem. You could also try giving the file (or a similar file that exhibits the same behaviour if there's commercially sensitive content) to another Indd user, and seeing if the affect is mirrored on their system (although they'd need to have identical versions of the app, and ideally the OS).
sort of related because I believe it is font related, Indesign CC2015 & 14 when using separations preview and selecting Separations, Indesign
slows to a near halt, showing beach ball, Makes ID nearly in-operable, turning it off takes upto a minute.
I have cleaned out all my damaged fonts, (I use Font Agent Pro), done all the usual stuff, reboot, run smasher, permissions, safe boot etc
yet he problem keeps coming back
Steve, is there any way Adobe CC libraries can be turned off permanently?
My problem has returned, and it is now impossible to do any productive work in InDesign: every task results in a two to three second delay and beach ball. This is not a required feature for me, and is actively preventing the app from doing its job. I know not everyone will have this issue, but I'm obviously not the only one.
I can force quite the process in Activity monitor, but it keeps returning.
No, I don't believe there is at this time.
I closed all my Typekit fonts. Closed all traces of CC Libraries. And I was able to do some work this morning. But it wasn't a full session.
One thing I have to add is the text I am working on is heavy with anchored graphics as well as very complicated numbered lists.
But I was able to work today. (Of course today's not a Monday.)
Okay, I'll have to live with it then.
In desperation, I've had to uninstall and reinstall InDesign. This has fixed it before, and it seems to be okay now.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, the issue appears to be more likely to happen to me if there has been any type of network outage. We had an issue with our LAN yesterday, which seems to have kickstarted the InDesign problem: I imagine that this causes the sync to fail, initially, but it then never fully recovers and causes InDesign to lag-out.
I'll keep an eye open and see what occurs!
I've been working several days now without the slowdown. Enough time that I actually forgot all about the problem.
However, I've been very careful with what fonts I'm using.
And I totally have turned off any syncing of text styles and swatches in the CC Libraries.
I suspect it was the CC Libraries.