I was working on something in indesign and I think I might have accidentally pressed something on my keyboard and toggled a different view. The background on the software changed colour and when I try to change to Overprint preview or to show the guides nothing changes on the document. Also previously I could see images that were off the page, but now I can't.

The image below is what it looks like now:

indesign issue

This is what I want it to look like:

what i want

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Simply looks like Preview mode... maybe you mistakenly tapped the w key.

View > Screen Mode > Preview

You can either just tap the w key again
(without a text frame active),
or choose View > Screen Mode > Normal

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