My database often freezes and I must force shutdown (on Mac) or close through Manager (on PC)
Basic diagnostic tests to perform when you get frequent crashes:Does the crash only occur with a specific file?Test by creating a small sample file and see if opening it and working with it also generates a crash. If it crashes too, the problem likely lies with the computer or it's installation of FileMaker. If it does not crash, it becomes more likely that there is a problem with the file.What is reported when you recover the file?The file could be damaged.Things to keep in mind about Recover:
Does it always crash when you are doing the same thing with your file?That may point to a specific layout, script, operation that interacts with your Operating system or other applications...
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