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5784Re: Delay when opening WP documents

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  • John Rethorst
    Apr 28, 2009
      --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, "vincent_jaeger" <vjb@...> wrote:
      > Our company has been using WP Mac since 1992, we have over 20000 WP Documents. We use Mac minis with Mac OS 10.4.11 and WordPerfect 3.5.4. Everything works flawlessly, but on my Mac a nasty problem has developed: when I open a WP document, be it locally on my Mac or on our server, the document will open fairly quickly but then the cursor turns to the clock symbol for about 15 seconds, meaning I can neither change nor print the document for a time that seems endless. However, if I open a document that is defined as "stationary" there is absolutely no delay. The problem happens with any user on my Mac. The problem disappears for local documents if I unmount all server volumes (Xserve G5, OS X 10.3.9 Server).

      I would first upgrade your copies of WP from 3.5.4 to 3.5e, which is a
      better release in many respects. That might solve the issue. Otherwise,
      does the server use preferences or cache files? Deleting/cleaning them
      might do the trick. Please let us know if it doesn't.

      John R.
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