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Old Jul 18, 2013, 04:45 PM   #1
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Preview keeps opening old files

My operating system is OS X. Every time I try to open preview, it keeps trying to open a very large numbers file that I deleted off of my computer. I get the color wheel and am not able to to do anything except force quit the application. I am unable to use preview because of this.
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Old Jul 18, 2013, 04:48 PM   #2
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It's a newer "feature" of OS X. Open Terminal and type:

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rm -r /.DocumentRevisions-V100
Then Open Settings and click on General. Click the box that says "Close Windows when Quitting an Application".
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Old Jul 18, 2013, 09:03 PM   #3
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This terminal command does not work on my 2013 RMBP with 10.8.4
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Old Jul 19, 2013, 07:39 AM   #4
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Hold Shift while launching the app.

However, remember that Preview will open the documents it had open when you closed it. (Though it should handle deleted documents better, I would have thought. Perhaps something else is the problem?)
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