Editor Glitch

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21 Sep, 2017 05:55 PM

The editor's stopped rendering correctly. I can click, type and edit, it's just that the keystrokes are showing up in the edit window. They are reflected in the TOC and the Preview window though. Odd.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Fletcher on 21 Sep, 2017 06:07 PM

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    Can you check the Console app for any messages from Composer?

    Sometimes there can be an exception that doesn't trigger a full crash
    but still breaks things. That should show up in the logs.

    A restart of the app should fix this.


  2. 2 Posted by Lindsay Davies on 21 Sep, 2017 06:14 PM

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    The only thing I can find appears to be this in the Mac Analytics report…

    com.apple.message.domain: com.apple.usage.app_activetime
    com.apple.message.signature: MultiMarkdown Composer
    com.apple.message.signature2: com.multimarkdown.composer4.mac ||| 4.0.2 (56)
    com.apple.message.value: 14161
    com.apple.message.value2: 439
    com.apple.message.value3: 0
    com.apple.message.value4: 0
    com.apple.message.value5: 11
    com.apple.message.value6: 2
    com.apple.message.value7: 2598
    com.apple.message.result: YES
    com.apple.message.summarize: YES
    SenderMachUUID: 97FEE169-0D02-30EE-82CF-77EE85188AAC

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Fletcher on 21 Sep, 2017 06:32 PM

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    Not usually much helpful in the Mac Analytics Report

    Check the top item (e.g. your computer name under "Devices") and Search
    for MultiMarkdown Composer. Unfortunately, I can't always get it to
    show me all the older messages

    I just learned why I had trouble finding what I want. The new Console
    does not provide old info, only that since it was launched.

    You have to do this in the Terminal (as an administrative user):

    sudo log collect --last 1d

    This apparently collects the last day.

    That creates a ".logarchive" file that can be opened in Console and then
    searched to see if there is anything relevant.


    (I'm sure you wouldn't but don't send me that file if you do this. 1)
    It's too big. 2) No telling what private info might be in there.)


  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Fletcher on 28 Oct, 2017 08:22 PM

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    I have not heard of any other reports of this. Any updates?

  5. 5 Posted by Lindsay Davies on 31 Oct, 2017 03:33 PM

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    Fletcher -

    Not had this happen again, and it's certainly feeling more solid with
    the later versions too.



    Fletcher wrote:

  6. Support Staff 6 Posted by Fletcher on 31 Oct, 2017 08:22 PM

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    Let me know if it comes back!


  7. Fletcher closed this discussion on 31 Oct, 2017 08:22 PM.

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