Good day, wicked lester,
Thanks for joining the discussion. Let me share an update about the unexpected behavior you're getting when launching the Layout Designer.
Our Support Team currently tagged this as an ongoing issue with QuickBooks Mac Desktop. They're already investigating the cause of the issue and are working to roll out a fix for this unexpected hitch. While they do, I'd recommend getting in touch with our QuickBooks Mac Support so you're added to our notification lists of affected users.
Here's how you can get them:
That's it! You can have our representatives add you to the investigation number INV-25004. Once done, you'll get live notifications when an update is available.
As a workaround, you can try @enetanswers resolution to install the latest update of the software. Also, when QuickBooks 2016 & 2019 server quits unexpectedly under a multi-user server, try the following steps below:
Please let me know how it goes, wicked lester. I want to ensure everything's working good on your end. Have a good one!