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Author Topic: Closing AD  (Read 221 times)

Offline MaryLouTopic starter

Closing AD
« on: October 02, 2018, 10:27:50 am »
Is anyone else having a problem closing AD?  I get a message every single time I try to close and there is nothing else open but that program.  The only way I can shut it down is by going to the Task Master.  Here's the message I get:
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Offline Teejay

Re: Closing AD
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2018, 10:33:52 am »
Yes i had that problem and i had a thread going and affinity solved it

I had to delete some files you had best read this..

https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/50438-how-to-close-designer/

Offline Teejay

Re: Closing AD
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2018, 10:38:22 am »
Paul on page 2 of that thread has the answer.

Offline MaryLouTopic starter

Re: Closing AD
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2018, 11:55:12 am »
Wow..that's a long thread!!  I read all of the posts and ended up not doing the process manager.  Went straight to the app folder and there was only one file in the Temp folder.  I deleted that and all worked just fine!!  Apparently, there's a bug that's not clearing out the temp files.  I better go and post on the Affinity forum that the problem has been solved.   

Sure glad it was an easy fix!!   THANKS!!!!!!
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Offline Teejay

Re: Closing AD
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2018, 12:30:14 pm »
no problem but   sorry i couldnt remember which files to delete so i thought it best you see what they instructed.

Offline MaryLouTopic starter

Re: Closing AD
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2018, 07:24:57 pm »
The ones they mentioned were not in my temp files and since it was a temp folder, I knew it wouldn't hurt to just delete whatever was there.   That's an obvious bug because the program should clear all temp files when you close it.  Anyway, it worked!!  Maybe will be fixed in next version.
 :smiley01:
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Offline San

Re: Closing AD
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2018, 01:33:28 pm »
This happened to me at one stage as well and Teejay told me what to do.

Offline MaryLouTopic starter

Re: Closing AD
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2018, 05:40:42 pm »
Well, that's 4 that we know of so the obvious conclusion is.... it's a BUG!!!!
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Offline San

Re: Closing AD
« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2018, 01:53:57 pm »
The trouble is you are not sure what makes it do it.

Offline MaryLouTopic starter

Re: Closing AD
« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2018, 04:32:59 pm »
True, we don't know so that's something the developers will have to figure out.  Under some conditioins, the temporary files are not all deleted when you exit the program.  I'm sure they'll get it fixed thouth.  :brav01:
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