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Introducing Simon 5!

Simon version 5 is now available. It is a massive update, introducing a much-requested feature: syncing the Simon data between multiple Macs, plus a Simon Status service, a Link Checker filter, improved Find filter, iMessage and Speak Error notifiers, a new app icon, and much more.

Important: please note that Simon 5 requires a minimum of macOS 10.12 (Sierra), and is a paid upgrade from Simon 4. Purchasers since September 1, 2020 automatically get a version 5 license (that also works in previous versions).

Read the Simon What's New page for details.

Issue with Notifiers edit

I just created a few new notifiers and noticed a bug.

When double clicking on a newly created notifier, in some occasion the status says "editing" but no edit screen shows. The only way to get access to the given notifier in edit mode requires stopping and restarting Simon.

David Sinclair's picture

Re: Issue with Notifiers edit

That's a new one. Can you please send me your Console log; that may contain an exception explaining what is happening.

Console messages

See below

2007-02-15 08:35:33.865 Simon[503] *** -[NSPopUpButton selectItemWithTag:]: selector not recognized
2007-02-15 08:35:33.975 Simon[503] NSInvalidArgumentException: *** -[NSPopUpButton selectItemWithTag:]: selector not recognized
2007-02-15 08:35:34.177 Simon[503] *** -[NSPopUpButton selectItemWithTag:]: selector not recognized

If you need anything else, let me know

Thanks for your help,

Robert Ernens
HCTBA Consulting

David Sinclair's picture

Re: Console messages

Thank you for that. That helped trace the issue to the Growl notifier plug-in. I assume that was the one you were using? It used the -selectItemWithTag: call mentioned in the console log, which was introduced in Mac OS X 10.4, thus rendering it incompatible with 10.3.9.

Now fixed for the next release.

Re: Consoles

Thanks for your fast reaction.
Robert Ernens
HCTBA Consulting