Missing library, but "Pick a new library" doesn't work

With the update to stable, I wanted to start my PS library fresh on my MacBook. So I deleted the previous library from its directory, deleted the PhotoStructure app, installed the newest stable PS version (1.1, I think) and started it up.

Almost immediately it throws this error in a dialog box:

**Your library at /Users/<username>/Pictures/PhotoStructrure Library is missing.**

**You can either:**
**1. Mount or turn on that drive, then click "Try again", or**
**2. Pick a different directory by clicking "Pick a new library", or**
**3. Give up for now by clicking "Quit".**

“Pick a new library” gets the dialog box to briefly disappear, but it’s back within a second, and into a loop where “Try again” doesn’t work (expectedly) and Quit is the only other option.

What’s the situation here?

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Dang, sorry for the inconvenience! It seems that something’s borked with the “preflight” checks on macOS.

While I try to reproduce the issue locally, you can “reset” your installation by

  1. Shut down PhotoStructure

  2. opening a terminal

  3. run

    rm ~/Library/Application\ Support/PhotoStructure/settings.toml
  4. restarting the app: it should go right to the welcome screen.

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I experience the same thing (on 2 different Macs).

@joshanno thanks for the report: I’ll reproduce this on my test mac as soon as I can and get it fixed.

Until then, my instructions above your comment should reset things for you. Sorry for the glitch!

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Same problem here. Suggested fix worked. Thanks!

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