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FMP Advanced Hangs on Quit

Question asked by DavidFreedman on Apr 9, 2012
Latest reply on Apr 16, 2012 by DavidFreedman


FMP Advanced Hangs on Quit


FileMaker Pro



Operating system version

Mac OS X 10.7.3

Description of the issue

Intermittent - the behaviour below happens with several different database files.

The application FMP Advanced will sometime quit normally when you quit a database.

Other times it will allow you to launch a database, work in the database - however upon quitting  - it will go through the steps of quitting the database when you choose to do so - however the App itself does not quit. 

When that happens you cannot launch another database until you physically Force Quit the application.

Error message that appears is below.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Quit a database and the App and launch another database

Expected result

Database should open

Actual result

Error message is returned that claims the App cannot be opened.

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

Attempting to open another database after quitting FMP - the database quits - the application doesn't - gets you the following Error Message Dialog Box

The Application FileMaker Pro Advanced can't be opened.


Configuration information

Mac OS x 10.7.3

Latest version of FMP 12.


Force quit the application