And if that doesn't work, tell us the OS and make sure you are updated to 7.5.1
Unfortunately neither of the suggestions worked, and the top 8 icons
in the toolbar do not show anything when the cursor is over them.
I am using Windows 7, up to date, and InDesing is v. 7.5.1.
I appreciate the help and assume I will just memorize the actions of
the icons at the top and get along wihout the cursor help. Just