Copy / Paste of divisions don't show up, then bring up feedback loop of error boxes

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Karl Eggers

05 Nov, 2013 05:31 PM

Hello! I recently updated to OSX Mavericks and have been experiencing some weird stuff happening in Tabular

Copied divisions don’t appear upon pasting. Sometimes resizing the window seems to bring them in, but it screws up the nav elements at the top of the window (rendering them unusable), forcing me to quit out of the program.

I also just received this error:

*** -[__NSPlaceholderDictionary initWithObjects:forKeys:count:]: attempt to insert nil object from objects[0]

Which put the program into a feedback loop, and caused me to have to force quit it.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Jarod Long on 06 Nov, 2013 01:56 AM

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    Hey Karl,

    Unfortunately, this is an issue that was introduced in the most recent update. It’s been fixed and an update has been submitted to Apple, so once they approve the update it should start working again. In the mean time, you might find the duplicate commands to be useful -- Command + D to duplicate divisions, and Command + Shift + D to duplicate measures. Sorry for the inconvenience!

  2. 2 Posted by Karl Eggers on 10 Nov, 2013 07:34 PM

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    Hey Jarod,

    Thanks for writing back. I’m also experiencing issues with the Cloud sync/storage eating my files / not saving when I tell it to save. I tabbed out an entire tune and it’s now lost. Thankfully I exported it to PDF first, but it was quite a bit of work that is now gone from the Tabular program.

    Hopefully Apple will push out your update soon, but it’s a bummer that these obvious issues weren’t tested pre-Mavericks rollout.

    Karl Eggers
    314.456.9614  //  @keggers5000
    Efeqdev  //  @efeqdev  //

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Jarod Long on 10 Nov, 2013 10:56 PM

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    I'm really sorry to hear about that! Can you give me more details about your lost file? Was the app behaving any differently when it wasn't saving your changes? How long after you created the document did it stop saving changes? And what specifically happened to the file -- did it disappear from the library, or was it still there, but blank?

  4. 4 Posted by Karl Eggers on 10 Nov, 2013 11:05 PM

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    Hey Jarod,

    Thanks for the quick response. 

    Basically when I clicked over to the library while in compose mode, I clicked on the tune (which showed up in the library with the cloud icon next to it) and only the first four bars were visible, even after I closed it and re-opened it.

    I restarted Tabular and the same thing happened, but this time the program froze… I could click on stuff but nothing worked. So I force quit it and reopened, and (this happened since I sent the email), the document is magically back there, intact.


    After restarting my comp everything seems to be fine, but I continue to have to not use copy/paste at all when working to avoid the program freezing. 

    Thanks again for the quick response!


    Karl Eggers
    314.456.9614  //  @keggers5000
    Efeqdev  //  @efeqdev  //

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Jarod Long on 10 Nov, 2013 11:57 PM

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    Hmm...that definitely is weird. Thanks for all the details, though, it's really helpful! I'll look into this and see if I can figure out what's going on. Glad your document wasn't lost, but sorry for all the trouble.

    The pending update has been waiting for review for 11 days so far, so hopefully Apple will get around to it soon. Review times are all over the place, and this one is unfortunately taking longer than average.

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