Marked is crashing with my dodgy Pandoc Argument

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05 Aug, 2020 11:21 AM

Currently Marked is opening, showing an Error window referencing my erroneous Pandoc arg, and then closes, the captured message is attached,

If anyone can recommend how I can open Marked to fix this please advise,

This is what I have under the advanced tab in Marked 2 <- currently crashing before I can edit the arg:

Path: /usr/local/bin/pandoc
Args: --table-of-contents, --toc-depth=2, --preserve-tabs, --chapters, --standalone, --template=template_book.latex, --latex-engine=xelatex

I use the 2.5 most recent version of Marked 2.


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 05 Aug, 2020 01:06 PM

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    Just so you know, you need to remove all of those commas. But I know that's impossible if the app is crashing before you can...

    You can delete the preferences to clear it out and hopefully get back to normal, but I'd need to know which distribution of Marked you're running to provide instructions. App Store, Paddle, or Setapp?

  2. 2 Posted by 7moses on 05 Aug, 2020 05:23 PM

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    Many thanks for replying,

    Purchase was via

    Yikes on the commas,

    Best to you,

  3. 3 Posted by 7moses on 06 Aug, 2020 04:32 PM

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    ... This is how I decided to go for it,

    Find, file:////Applications/Marked

    Delete: Info.plist

    Try to open Marked, it won't

    Put back Info.plist, Marked open generating the same error, and stayed open, allowing me to get to Preferences and delete my Arg.

    Back in the workflow of things,



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