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Sort Never works reports issue w files ( Mac OS X )

Question asked by RaulDeArriz on Jun 9, 2015
Latest reply on Jun 11, 2015 by TSGal

Summary

Sort Never works reports issue w files ( Mac OS X )

Version

14.0.1

Operating system version

10.9.5

Description of the issue

When requesting a sort from keyboard or menu
message pops up naming an unopened and un requested  file  and goes into endless loop till frozen

" XXXXX.fmp.12" was not created by filemaker or is severely damaged and cannot be opened"

clicking ok brings up  balloon and then same message again, for a different file over and over until program hangs up by the third request


the " XXXXX.fmp.12" files in question are an ALIAS to the actual files being requested  (located in a different folder

The only fix is to  FORCE QUIT from Mac OS X

Steps to reproduce the problem

sort reproduces it every time

Expected result

perform sort

Actual result

request as per above every time

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

" XXXXX.fmp.12" was not created by filemaker or is severely damaged and cannot be opened"

clicking ok brings up  balloon and then same message again, for a different file over and over until program hangs up by the third request


the " XXXXX.fmp.12" files in question are an ALIAS to the actual files being requested  (located in a different folder

The only fix is to  FORCE QUIT from Mac OS X

Workaround

NONE Force Quit

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