Marked 2 hangs because of a large file

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19 Jul, 2021 02:46 AM

I asked Marked 2 to open a 1.2MB file. It told me that it was too large and hung showing a beach ball. I force quit it.

The problem is that each time I open Marked 2, it tries again to open that danged file and hangs again.

Is there any way to tell Marked 2 to start up without opening any files? Or is there some other solution? I suppose there are some Library files I could remove but I don't know which.

Thanks for your help.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 19 Jul, 2021 10:07 AM

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    Try this: Open Terminal and run:

    open -F -a "Marked 2"

    Let me know if that helps.


  2. 2 Posted by zabouti on 19 Jul, 2021 11:21 AM

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    Yes, this worked.

    The weird thing is that I didn't close Marked 2 last night when I went to bed. When I looked just now, it had opened that huge file! (I will use your solution of course because I won't want to wait overnight when I open large files.)

    I tested your solution by opening the large file again just now, doing a force quit when it hung and reopening with your -F option.

    Thanks for the quick and useful answer!


    P.S. I didn't sleep well. I'm overtired!

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Brett on 19 Jul, 2021 06:27 PM

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    Welcome to the overtired club :).

  4. 4 Posted by zabouti on 19 Jul, 2021 08:29 PM

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    I've only listened to a few, but I like the way you two respect each other
    while not always agreeing.

    - ge

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