|Jul 18, 2013, 04:45 PM||#1|
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.
|Jul 18, 2013, 04:48 PM||#2|
It's a newer "feature" of OS X. Open Terminal and type:
rm -r /.DocumentRevisions-V100
mid-2009 13" Macbook Pro, 2.26Ghz, 8GB RAM, 120GB SSD + 1TB HDD
|Jul 19, 2013, 07:39 AM||#4|
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?)
2012 MacMini, 2.6GHz i7, 16Gb RAM, Fusion Drive | 2012 MacBook Pro, 16Gb RAM, 480 Gb SSD |
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