Make the element smaller.
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That will take it away from the spine though.
This is actually normal. Anything that butts up to the spine (middle of the spread) will bleed over. It's not a bad thing. It can actually help in some cases where the page might shift during a lot of manual processes and moving of the bulk of paper used to print the job.
*edit* if you look at the crop marks you'll see that it actually falls outside the crop area. So technically it should be trimmed off. If anything is left over like a sliver of that - it was end up in the Spine area anway.
If it's a saddle stitch book it still shouldn't make a difference.
Ultimately I'd say don't worry about it - it's normal - just make sure it's butting up against the page edge and not going over to the next page at all.
But you can also change your Bleed Settings. To make the INSIDE bleed to 0 (you may have to click in the link button to unlink the figures so they all don't change)
Thanks for replying, Haakenlid.
"Making the element smaller" was, naturally, one of the first things I considered. However, it distorted the shape of the element (it is a filled path) and there were certain areas that I wanted to clip.
I may have just found the answer myself. I simply copied and pasted the element into a rectangle frame (draw a rectangle with the rectangle frame tool and then right click, "paste into") and I can now crop the element as such. I've just made the frame the same size as the page.
Ah well, maybe this will be useful for others.
Some great and reassuring information there. I shall have a play around at some point and try to figure out how to use the bleed functions properly.
All the best,