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  • Mon, Jun 4 2018 8:49 AM

    Focus switching away every 10 secs

    Hi all,

    MC 2018.4 on OS 10.12.6. Every 10 seconds something is taking focus from whatever application is foremost, holding it for a few seconds, and then releasing it. I opened Force Quit to try and see if I could tell what it is, but there's nothing there aside from Finder and MC. I've quit all the stuff in the upper right (dropbox, adobe creative cloud, etc) that I could find. Any ideas of where else to look?

    Media Composer 2018.5 w/Symphony/SS/PF options, HP Envy 17t-j100 Quad Edition laptop, Windows 10 Pro, Intel Core i7 2.4GHz, 16 GB RAM, nVidia GeForce GT... [view my complete system specs]

    "There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who only consider the price are this man's lawful prey."  - John Ruskin (1819-1900)

     

    Carl Amoscato | Freelance Film & Video Editor | London, UK

  • Mon, Jun 4 2018 10:07 PM In reply to

    Re: Focus switching away every 10 secs

    Anything in the Console? (Apple's...not Avid's.)

    Symphony v8.8 | OS 10.11.6 • Nitris DX • 12-core MacPro (Mid 2012) • 36 GB RAM • Facilis Terrablock 24EX [view my complete system specs]

    -- Kevin

  • Tue, Jun 5 2018 4:45 PM In reply to

    Re: Focus switching away every 10 secs

    Thanks, Kevin. (I'm a PC person, I didn't even know there WAS a console!) The producer and I looked around in the console and found what appears to be the error message driving the problem, but couldn't tell what application was causing the error. The producer spent some time chatting online with Apple tech support, but didn't get anywhere.

    I'll be back there in a couple of weeks for another job, and will try to figure it out again then.

    Thanks again for the response!

    Media Composer 2018.5 w/Symphony/SS/PF options, HP Envy 17t-j100 Quad Edition laptop, Windows 10 Pro, Intel Core i7 2.4GHz, 16 GB RAM, nVidia GeForce GT... [view my complete system specs]

    "There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who only consider the price are this man's lawful prey."  - John Ruskin (1819-1900)

     

    Carl Amoscato | Freelance Film & Video Editor | London, UK

  • Thu, Jun 7 2018 2:17 PM In reply to

    Re: Focus switching away every 10 secs

    The process making the log entry is listed after the system name in each entry. There are some macOS-specific ones, so if you get a chance to look let us know.

    Symphony v8.8 | OS 10.11.6 • Nitris DX • 12-core MacPro (Mid 2012) • 36 GB RAM • Facilis Terrablock 24EX [view my complete system specs]

    -- Kevin

  • Thu, Jun 7 2018 5:54 PM In reply to

    Re: Focus switching away every 10 secs

    Will do. Thanks again!

    Media Composer 2018.5 w/Symphony/SS/PF options, HP Envy 17t-j100 Quad Edition laptop, Windows 10 Pro, Intel Core i7 2.4GHz, 16 GB RAM, nVidia GeForce GT... [view my complete system specs]

    "There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who only consider the price are this man's lawful prey."  - John Ruskin (1819-1900)

     

    Carl Amoscato | Freelance Film & Video Editor | London, UK

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