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Realityck

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Nov 9, 2015
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You know, if iOS and macOS are having the exact same problems with editing that would lead you to believe that the two OSes are closely linked together and compiled at the same time with the same libraries and they are already testing cross platforming macOS on an iPad or dual boot options for your iPhone 15 :rolleyes:
The Darwin Kernel and Safari version are similar versions, but iOS and MacOS are very different with windows, multitasking, application depth, and so on. This is likely some kind of odd memory issue with text buffered graphics where text overlapped when using a iPhone, IPad, or a Mac.
 
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macmac30

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Nov 19, 2015
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This bug reminds me of the ongoing bug in Safari on the iPad Pro where you will visit a site with certain graphic pictures and then days later (after having deleted your browser history), Safari will briefly show this graphic picture for a split second - usually when rotating Safari from Portrait to Landscape modes...Thanks Apple!!! Great family friendly feature!!! ;)
 

MacSteve_CO

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Feb 9, 2024
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I updated to 14.3.1 and now, for the first time, I have overlapping text while writing emails! The lines see to move around and overwrite at random. No problem before, the bug popped in with the update!
 

sideshowuniqueuser

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So I can finally close that feedback I opened back during the first developer preview release of Sonoma which never got any reaction from Apple :rolleyes:
Crikey, was finally starting to get ready to update from Ventura with 14.3, glad I didn't get around to it yet!

Are there any other bugs/features that I should be aware of to stop me bothering with the update?

Are there any actual compelling features to make me even want to bother updating in the first place?
 

Hairyg33k

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Feb 18, 2020
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Very weird install process for me. Usually my Mac reboots at night to install updates, today it rebooted directly when waking up from sleep without warning.
 

ChrisN718

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Jan 8, 2013
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I have tried three times to install this update on my M2 MacBook Air but I keep getting this error and I have no issue with my internet connection
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I'm currently getting a similar error on my iMac 2019 saying "Failed to prepare the software update"
Happened to me once back when I was trying to update to 14.1. No matter what I did I kept getting the error.
At that time the only thing that worked for me was when 14.1.2 came out.
 
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Reason077

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Thank goodness! Weirdly, I only just noticed this bug very recently, in the past week or so. Started happening in text entry boxes in Safari, and also in the Notes app in iOS. Did not actually corrupt data in either case, but displayed text incorrectly on the screen. But the wonky display could confuse you into messing up the text yourself. Had to reload the page or restart the app to get it back to normal.
 
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Reason077

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You know, if iOS and macOS are having the exact same problems with editing that would lead you to believe that the two OSes are closely linked together and compiled at the same time with the same libraries and they are already testing cross platforming macOS on an iPad or dual boot options for your iPhone 15 :rolleyes:

The bug was reportedly in WebKit, which is indeed shared code used by both iOS and macOS. Not surprising that a bug here would show up on both. It's just surprising that Apple let such a glaring issue slip through!
 

bzgnyc2

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Dec 8, 2023
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I don't think I have experienced this bug, but a whopping 1,26Gb update to fix it... wow!

Interestingly I noticed that the Intel version of this Sonoma update is a little less than half that. Then guessing that the Apple Silicon version of Safari/WebKit is a universal/fat binary so that people can run under it or applications that link to it under Rosetta2 to run Intel-only extensions, etc.

Still surprised that the Intel version is that big. The Safari 17.1++ update for Monterey (which I believe included the same WebKit update) was in the 10's of MB.
 

artroman

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Feb 11, 2024
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Wow! What next, they will fix language switcher, and then fix the Universe so all people will live in peace? Good start, Apple!
It's strange, but using "next input source" as main language switching shortcut (instead of "previous") fixes the language switching bug for me. And yes, I'm continue to use the old-style shortcut cmd+space for it :)
 

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m_emelchenkov

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It's strange, but using "next input source" as main language switching shortcut (instead of "previous") fixes the language switching bug for me. And yes, I'm continue to use the old-style shortcut cmd+space for it :)
Cmd+space never had a such issue. The issue is only with Globe button. I use this app: https://github.com/Nikeev/LangSwitch. But it has drawbacks too... anyway better than Apple "behaviour".

Honestly, it is a pure idiocy. They had tons of money, tons of people, making movies, computers, but in terms of usability they doing worser and worser. Lack of designers and hooray to SJW or what. It's absolutely crazy situation.
 
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Realityck

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Nov 9, 2015
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I’ve not yet experienced the text overlapping issue on my Mac, but it is happening on my iPhone.
Usually it involves where you do cutting and pasting text a lot from web based text in my examples. Such as lots of posts with Mac Rumors. It occurred with different applications that use text editing also. Hopefully this is now fixed for good for latest IOS/IPadOS/MacOS.
 
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sd10-24imac

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Feb 13, 2024
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I updated to 14.3.1 a few days ago and composing an email is no longer a horrible challenge. But now I have an issue of saving LibreOffice text documents devolving into a game of "hide en' seek." I opened a document, made changes and saved the document while looking at the title of the file. Reopened it for another change and it was not the saved file. The saved file was in downloads, not even close to the location it was supposed to be saved in. It has taken me an hour to make 3 or 4 changes in two documents and then find the actually corrected versions. Has anyone else had this issue? I don't remember hitting my head rather hard recently.
 

Realityck

macrumors G4
Nov 9, 2015
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Silicon Valley, CA
I updated to 14.3.1 a few days ago and composing an email is no longer a horrible challenge. But now I have an issue of saving LibreOffice text documents devolving into a game of "hide en' seek." I opened a document, made changes and saved the document while looking at the title of the file. Reopened it for another change and it was not the saved file. The saved file was in downloads, not even close to the location it was supposed to be saved in. It has taken me an hour to make 3 or 4 changes in two documents and then find the actually corrected versions. Has anyone else had this issue? I don't remember hitting my head rather hard recently.
Is this with the older 7.6 release or the new 24.2 release, also make sure you are selecting AS Mac version if that is what you are using. Example LibreOffice_24.2.0_MacOS_aarch64.dmg (24.2.0.3 installs)

see https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/24.2

Make sure LibreOffice is in Applications. Use a specific folder hierarchy to create new or save to. Downloads make it sound like the application is executing from there.
 

sd10-24imac

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Feb 13, 2024
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Is this with the older 7.6 release or the new 24.2 release, also make sure you are selecting AS Mac version if that is what you are using. Example LibreOffice_24.2.0_MacOS_aarch64.dmg (24.2.0.3 installs)

see https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/24.2

Make sure LibreOffice is in Applications. Use a specific folder hierarchy to create new or save to. Downloads make it sound like the application is executing from there.
This was the older "stable" version (7.5.9?), I just now updated to 7.6.4.1. It is definitely in the Applications, with the folder under the ".app" being LibreOffice5.1_SDK. When I was just saving the documents, so without the hierarchy showing that the problems occured. I figured out what was happening with "save as" which pulls up the folder information. That is when I found them going into the downloads folder. I was filing these online, so I upload them, open them from the web (yep, to downloads) recheck them and then closed that version (or so I thought) and opened the version in the original folder.
But based on the number of tries at this, it seems that it was the download that actually opened. Why reopening the document would somehow go to the downloads folder rather than the actual document from the location being clicked is well beyond my skill level.
 
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