Place a PDF file in IDCS2

I have begun to get a error message "failed to open PDF" when placing a pdf file into a ID document.
This started suddenly so I assume some preference setting got changed, but I am at a loss of where to turn next.
I am running IMAC G5 using OSX10.4.1
I did a uninstall and reinstall of IDCS2 and that had no effect on the problem.
Any suggestions?

I've seen that on occasion but restarting ID was enough to fix it. If
that's not the case, try trashing your preferences.

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