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Fixing Save as Adobe PDF Crashes

There have been many reported instances of the "Save as Adobe PDF" workflow crashing regardless of application, but precious few workarounds or resolutions. In troubleshooting, I discovered that there were three instances of the "Save as Adobe PDF.action" in three different locations: /Library/Automator; ~/Library/Automator; and /System/Library/Automator. By eliminating all except the version in /System/Library/Automator, the workflow started behaving, and I was able to cut PDFs directly from the Print dialog.

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Coda 1.6.11

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Panic has released a maintenance update to the Web site development tool Coda. Version 1.6.11 enhances compatibility with Safari 5 by fixing the Web Inspector and removing cross site scripting warnings when working with remote JavaScript. The update also adds support for importing favorites from Panic's FTP/SFTP client Transmit 4, enables highlighting of CSS 3 properties, and corrects the behavior of the Find Wildcard command when capture groups is off. Release notes are available. ($99 new, free update, 20 MB)

 

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