Can't launch on Mac

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12 Jun, 2020 08:24 PM

Hi there! I have a new Mac and I'm working to get offline installed. I've gone through this process a number of times on PC and am pretty familiar with the program, but I'm having some issues. Went through the instructions, downloaded the zip and moved the app into the main directory still without luck. Java is up to date. Ideas?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Ben Lantow on 12 Jun, 2020 08:36 PM

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    This is a Mac Catalina issue. We're working on fixing it.

    You need to use terminal to set permissions then run the applications.
    Right click on the folder containing the application and in the menu go to Services -> "New Terminal at Folder".
    When the terminal window opens type chmod 755 sar.jar and hit enter.
    There should now be another prompt for text at which point you'll use the command java -Dsarsoft.version="SARTopo Offline" -Xmx1024m -jar sar.jar --debug=1
    To stop the application close the terminal window and hit "Terminate" or use "Control+C" to stop the application running.

    We're working on a more smooth work around.


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