Cannot open File with new InDesign

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A document created with new InDesign CS5.5 is not opening with earlier versions of InDesign. If I try to open in InDesign CS5 we will get an error ‘Cannot open “filename.indd”.

Cannot open File

Cannot Open File

Cannot open "IDCSS.indd". Please

upgrade your plug-ins to their latest

versions, or upgrade to the latest

version of Adobe InDesign.

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Cannot open File with new InDesign

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Hi there,
 
Some major changes had been made in the 5.5 version of InDesign and there is no way of opening the newer files with the older software.
 
However, there is a simple workaround – open your files in the Indesign CS5.5 and export them as .idml files. After that you will be able to access your files via the older version of the software.
 
Export DML
 
Best regards,
Drake Vivian

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