Pinning down what went wrong when an app has crashed is never easy, but should be far more straightforward browsing the log using Consolation 3.
Had my Mac frozen, or was it just very busy running tests on the boot disk? When I forced it to restart, what did the log reveal?
If you have been trying to open Woodpile, but it has crashed each time, this update should allow it to run properly.
Is there anything more irritating than that spinning coloured wheel, or beachball, which stops you from getting on with a task? This explains why, and what to do about it.
A crashing app points out the problems of using functions that return values of ‘Any’ type. Here’s one solution.
The current macOS implementation of preferences is appalling design in every respect, and is essentially undocumented even for developers. Is this the way that macOS is heading?
Have you ever tried removing or editing a preference file, to no effect? This explains why that happens, and how to get changes to work properly.
Problems with preference files can easily crash an app, even when the file looks fine, and its permissions are correct. Here’s why and how.
Tread carefully in the Print dialog of Contacts: its liable to cause an unexpected quit.
Can you tell the difference? What is the significance of each, and do you know what to do about them? An introductory guide.