app crashes frequently

David Vaughan dvk at dvkconsult.com.au
Sun Nov 3 16:32:01 EST 2002


On Monday, Nov 4, 2002, at 07:29 Australia/Sydney, 
Roger.E.Eller at sealedair.com wrote:

>
>> i am running Rev 1.1.1. under os X 10.2.1. on a Pismo.  so far i
>> haven't done much developing, because the app CRASHES ALL THE TIME.
>> anybody else with the same experience?  olli.
>
> I don't use a Mac, But I have read here that there is an OS bug in the
> Appearance Manager that causes these crashes. The current workaround 
> is to
> go under the View menu and set the LookAndFeel to Preview Mac OS.  This
> emulates the look of the classic interface I believe. I have also read 
> that
> once your app is finished, and you build a stand-alone, the crashes do 
> not
> happen in the stand-alone. Like I said, I can't verify any of this.
> Hopefully this will help.

Oliver

I do use a Mac (10.2.1). I have it from some of the best people on this 
list that this problem exists on their systems and to use the 
"emulated" workaround, and accept that it is so. However, I do not 
share the problem, finding 1.1.1 stable with Look and Feel set to Mac 
OS Appearance Manager (perhaps it relates to different things we are 
doing with the app; when it comes to multimedia, I'm somewhere else).
So, firstly, the change may work for you, and secondly, if it does not 
then the problem almost certainly does not lie in RR on the Mac but in 
something else in your system.

regards
David
>
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> roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
>
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