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glad to see there was an update. it's not at all working for me though -- fritzing is now very slow and unresponsive to user interaction: so unresponsive as to be unusable, both when i start a project from scratch or edit an existing one. i can't properly select parts on the pcb view, connecting parts doesn't work properly, neither does zooming in/out etc.
fwiw i'm on 10.9.4, mac book pro.
Hi, the exact opposite is what should happen.. We made the Qt5 upgrade mostly because of the noticeable performance improvement under OSX. We are running it on several 10.9 machines, though I'm on 10.9.2. I will update to 10.9.4 today, but I assume that won't have an effect.
Are you sure it's not related to anything else? Did you do a clean install, and a reboot of the machine?
hi andré --
thanks for replying. i did reboot my machine, but no, no clean install. i just hit replace existing. i'll give it another try but i guess i'll have to export all my custom parts first then.
Hi M, I now updated to 10.9.4 and I don't see any differences.
Your personal settings, including custom parts, are in /Users/<username>/.config/Fritzing. You can make a backup copy of those, before you delete them.
Maybe also just try another re-install, it could have been that the download or unzipping did not properly complete. I also briefly searched on Qt, but there aren't any reports about an unresponsive Qt5.
I installed today for the first time Fritzing v0.9 on an iMac running Mavericks 10.9.4 - and it crashes all the time (for example almost every time when I change the attributes of an object - eg. color of a wire).
The auto-wiring function does not deliver the proper result (>60% of the wires not solved). Something basic seem not to work here. Therefore, I have no fun so far working with it. :-/
hej vlad, that's really not good. could you please give us the trace-back that comes up when the application crashes. we do not have this bug on our maverick machines and need more information about the crash on your machine.
sure, Fa, how to send it to you?
please write an email to support (at) fritzing (dot) org
please send the report again to my own email-adress because the support system does not get the mail
till now. sorry for the problems :)
fabian (at) fritzing (dot) org
Hi Vlad, Thanks for sending your crash report. I'm copying the interesting snippet here below.
It seems to crash on "processTabletEvent", which suggests that you are using a Tablet to interact with the application?
I found a note about a similar issue here: https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTBUG-35984
This one seems to be fixed in Qt 5.3. Unfortunately there are other issues in 5.3 that haven't been fixed yet, so we cannot upgrade. But it should work if you unplug your tablet?
Yes, I use indeed a Wacom Bamboo tablet. I will try with a mouse instead, however, I hope that the fix for the tablet will come soon.
Thanks again for your help,
I made some tests using the mouse - and it seem to work well. I am not a programmer and I do not understand what qt-project is... so, what should I do regarding the Wacom Board (besides selling it on Ebay)?
Well, there isn't much you can do for now. It's not Wacom's fault, rather that of Qt. Just remember to not use the Tablet when working with Fritzing. It might already be fixed in our next release.
further re this (apparently my) problem with 10.9.4 / fritzing 0.9. i have no clue what might be going on, but the problem persists. i've reinstalled a few times, and at one point it actually worked (indeed much smoother). next time i start up fritzing, same thing again. i enter the pcb view (blank project) and the cpu shoots up to 100% ...
for the time being, i downgraded to the last 0.8.x version, which is running fine.