Does anyone else have a problem with their SmartSDR trying to have too many slices?

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Hello,

I have noticed that sometimes my SmartSDR becomes somewhat unresponsive (something like tweaking the AGC setting no longer works).  I quit SmartSDR and restart it only to watch as SmartSDR opens up my previously open 4 slices, but then it opens a 5th and then a 6th, and then an 7th, and then an 8th, and then a 9th! Unfortunately, this does not mean that to have a mutant 6700 with 9 slices.  When SmartSDR attempts to grab a 9th slice the program crashes and shuts down.  Starting it up usually produces the same problem, so that I took to just parking my cursor at the 5th slice's close button and repeatedly closing any more than 4 slices.  I lost count with how many slices SmartSDR tried to open up, but often it would be too fast for me and before I had a chance I had 8 slices on screen and it was summoning a 9th before it once again crashed!

If I repeatedly close slices until it crashes, it eventually rights itself.  If I shut the 6700 down and restart it, it rights itself, but there has to be a better solution.

Is anyone else aware of this little quirk?

Thanks!

Roy, AC2GS
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Official Response
We have done some work on this in SmartSDR v1.4 so persistence doesn't get confused and try to recreate more slices than were initially defined.  So I think this issue is probably fixed unless there were some edge cases we missed in testing.