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cant edit "file not found" (4 posts)

  • Started 4 months ago by Sandy Jones
  • Latest reply 2 months ago from Paul Foraker
  • Sandy Jones Member

    certain random files - bbedit text - i need to edit, i click edit and get the error message file not found. it is clearly there. what's going on! im on a mac os X el capitan
    fetch 5.6 downloaded dec 2016
    otherwise, LOVE it. what in the world!
    please help

    Posted 4 months ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator


    Try downloading Fetch 5.7.7 from

    Let me know if you still see the problem with 5.7.7.


    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 4 months ago #

  • Paul Foraker Member

    I'm having the same problem and I'm running 5.7.7 (from the Apple store) on High Sierra 10.13.4. I select a file, click Edit, and get a dialog: The action could not be completed because a file was not found.

    In addition, I cannot open Preferences. Selecting Preferences from the Fetch menu gets a dialog: The action could not be completed because an error has occurred. Assertion (this->is_initialized()) failed in "../../Libraries/boost/ boost/optional/optional.hpp", function "typername boost::optional_detail::optional_base<T>:: pointer_type boost::optional<T>::operator->() [with T = Utilities::Window]", line 532

    After I dismiss that dialog, I get the missing file dialog, too.

    Edited 2 months ago #

  • Paul Foraker Member

    OK, build 5H1975 fixes the problem.

    Posted 2 months ago #


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