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Chuck Davidson

Phantom File Window

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Has anyone experienced the following condition?

 

Mac OS Mojave - VW Architect 2018:

 

1. Say you have 1 file open.

2. Then you minimize it to the Dock.

3. The you open a second file.

 

4.

The new file opens, the old file springs up to the desktop behind the new file.

Work on the new file. Then reach for the old file - and there it is, looks live when you bring it forward, and it can be navigated, but it cannot be edited. Nor can it be re-minimized to the Dock. You look at the dock and the old file's icon is still there. Click that icon, and the file re-springs to the desktop fully editable.

 

5.

Conclusion, opening a new file with one in the Dock causes a "phantom" file window to come to the desktop from the Dock.

No other app does this to my knowledge; just Vectorworks. This is at best, a minor annoyance. But one forgets at times and attempts to use the phantom window, which is the source of the annoyance....

 

Am I the only one who has this happen?

 

Thanks,

 

CD

 

 

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