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GWD Startup Issue on Macbook Pro - detailed instructions please

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Started by Newbie andrewbakernz , 650 Seed Jan 03, 2018 11:36 Replies : 4 View : 634 Likes : 1
Hi,
I have a Macbook Pro Retina 2015 running High Sierra. Gear Watch Designer crashes on startup in the same way as others have noted previously.
I have uninstalled Java 9 and installed 8.151 as recommended in previous posts. Also uninstalled and reistalled GWD as well.
I'm no expert at editing plist files but have done so (shown below) following Frank's instructions. This doesn't seem to be working. Can someone please help me amend so that it does work. 
Please feel free to change directly in the text below so I can copy it directly back into the plist file. I think I've copied the right bit.
Thanks
Andrew


<key>Eclipse</key>
<array>
<!-- to use a specific Java version (instead of the platform's default) uncomment one of the following options,
or add a VM found via $/usr/libexec/java_home -V
<string>-vm</string><string>/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk8u_65.jdk/Contents/Home/bin/java</string>
-->
<string>-keyring</string>
      <string>~/.eclipse_keyring</string>
<string>-showlocation</string>
</array>
<key>CFBundleDisplayName</key>
    <string>GearWatchDesigner</string>
  </dict>

</plist>

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Newbie andrewbakernz , 650 Seed Jan 03, 2018 11:45 Post #1 0
Just tried the following with no luck as well:

<!-- to use a specific Java version (instead of the platform's default) uncomment one of the following options,
or add a VM found via $/usr/libexec/java_home -V
<string>-vm</string><string>/System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.8.0_151.jdk/Contents/Commands/java</string>
<string>-vm</string><string>/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.8.0_151.jdk/Contents/Home/bin/java</string>
-->
Thanks in advance for your help.
Cheers
Andrew





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Developer frank , 1360 Seed Jan 03, 2018 16:28 Post #2 1


This content has been quoted from andrewbakernz’s thought.

Just tried the following with no luck as well:

<!-- to use a specific Java version (instead of the platform’s default) uncomment one of the following options,
or add a VM found via $/usr/libexec/java_home -V
<string>-vm</string><string>/System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.8.0_151.jdk/Contents/Commands/java</string>
<string>-vm</string><string>/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.8.0_151.jdk/Contents/Home/bin/java</string>
-->
Thanks in advance for your help.
Cheers
Andrew




 

You have to remove the HTML comments. Your Change is still interpreted as a comment
So f. E.  Just leave the <string>....</string> lines 

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Newbie andrewbakernz , 650 Seed Jan 04, 2018 02:12 Post #3 0
Thanks so much! I've finally managed to get it working. Even managed to design, build and deploy my first watch face successfully. 
Now I just need to learn some of the finer points of the software. It feels a bit like the first time I was exposed in Photoshop in terms of the degree of complexity.
Hopefully Samsung will continue to support it. I have a Gear Sport and am keen to use AOD which is currently not working on 1.5.1.
Thanks to everyone for your support.
Cheers from New Zealand
Andrew


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Newbie giuseppe.carlone , 220 Seed Feb 19, 2018 22:38 Post #4 0
config.xml is empty, jdk 1.8 is correcly installed, GWD starts but the main windows is totally freezed: nothing selectable, nothing clickable, this is the log... any idea?
Code

 

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INFO [02/19-23:31:43,520](Config.java:370) - Load config
INFO [02/19-23:31:43,520](Config.java:371) - windowX=0
INFO [02/19-23:31:43,521](Config.java:372) - windowY=0
INFO [02/19-23:31:43,521](Config.java:373) - windowWidth=0
INFO [02/19-23:31:43,521](Config.java:374) - windowHeight=0
INFO [02/19-23:31:43,521](Config.java:375) - windowFit=false
INFO [02/19-23:31:43,521](Config.java:376) - windowFitX=0
INFO [02/19-23:31:43,521](Config.java:377) - windowFitY=0
INFO [02/19-23:31:43,521](Config.java:378) - windowFullscreen=false
INFO [02/19-23:31:43,521](Config.java:383) - workspace=/Users/gcarlone/GearWatchDesigner/workspace/
DEBUG [02/19-23:31:43,523](Config.java:428) - Preference store file not exist
INFO [02/19-23:31:43,692](SplashHandler.java:386) - There is no recent project. Draw a default watchface image.
INFO [02/19-23:31:45,114](FontConfig.java:99) - Loaded font found: Gear Rosemary
INFO [02/19-23:31:45,141](FontConfig.java:99) - Loaded font found: Gear SamsungSansNum-3T
INFO [02/19-23:31:45,301](FontConfig.java:99) - Loaded font found: Gear Applemint
INFO [02/19-23:31:45,458](FontConfig.java:99) - Loaded font found: Gear Tinkerbell
INFO [02/19-23:31:45,488](FontConfig.java:99) - Loaded font found: Gear BreezeSans
INFO [02/19-23:31:45,518](FontConfig.java:99) - Loaded font found: Gear SNum-3L
INFO [02/19-23:31:45,548](FontConfig.java:99) - Loaded font found: Gear SNum-3T
INFO [02/19-23:31:45,582](FontConfig.java:99) - Loaded font found: Gear Cool jazz
INFO [02/19-23:31:45,607](FontConfig.java:99) - Loaded font found: Gear SamsungOneNum
INFO [02/19-23:31:45,632](FontConfig.java:99) - Loaded font found: Gear SamsungSansNum-4L
INFO [02/19-23:31:45,662](FontConfig.java:99) - Loaded font found: Gear SNum-3R
INFO [02/19-23:31:45,703](FontConfig.java:99) - Loaded font found: Gear Choco cooky
INFO [02/19-23:31:45,733](FontConfig.java:99) - Loaded font found: Gear SamsungSansNum-3Lv

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