Quark 2019 Instable

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hansvdwoerd
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Quark 2019 Instable

Post by hansvdwoerd » 29 Mar 2020, 05:50

O.k. because of a spam storm about Quark 2019 I decided to purchase this version. But I have some major problems with this version and I have to admit that I HATE this version. I HATE to do my work twice if not needed.

- when I forget to past text without formatting (who added the stupid feature to past formatted text as default) from Word I get a spinning ball and need to force quit. There is no auto save before crash so I have to start working again until the last moment of auto save.
- Selecting text over more pages and pasting text is a nightmare. Scrolling going to fast

Quark 2018 was far more stable. 2019: a waste of money. I go back to the 2018 version now!

hansvdwoerd
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Re: Quark 2019 Instable

Post by hansvdwoerd » 29 Mar 2020, 05:59

Even the crash reporter freeze. What a waste.

hansvdwoerd
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Re: Quark 2019 Instable

Post by hansvdwoerd » 29 Mar 2020, 06:01

And save to previous version doesn't work

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MikeWenzloff
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Re: Quark 2019 Instable

Post by MikeWenzloff » 29 Mar 2020, 10:15

Even though a new install, try trashing the preferences with QXP not running. Type 1 PS fonts are a common cause of issues with newer Mac OSs.

When you down save, you need to ensure that, in your case, version 2018 is displayed in the version to save as.

2019 is completely stable here on our computers. On the closed Facebook group (vastly more active than this forum) I haven't seen any reports about instability when pasting either as rich text or plain text--but it is divided into likes/dislikes about the change. On a Mac you can change the pasting shortcuts around (from what I understand).

hansvdwoerd
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Re: Quark 2019 Instable

Post by hansvdwoerd » 29 Mar 2020, 12:06

Thanks for the reply.

It's Catalina with only otf fonts installed. After installing Quark 2018 again, there are no issues on Catalina.

I will keep my hands of 2019 for now, don't want to be surprised by freeze.

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