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Version: InDesign CC 2015 Windows 10
Adobe InDesign automatic recovery failed the last time it tried to open the document "Project 3" Do you want to try to recover "Project 3" again?
Click Yes to begin recovery.
Click No to delete recovery data for this document.
Click Cancel to postpone all document recovery until later.