Is it possible to disable this feature? I find when doing large weldments it has a delay while the box expands all the way down the list of selected sketch's, so I would like to lock these boxes.
I don't mind expandable boxes, but let's not have them auto-expand. Check out this example:
The box has expanded, and pushed the fillet controls "someplace" where they can't be adjusted.
~2500 edges selected in one fillet? Holy ^%$
Yeah, not something I'd usually do. It was an accidental click of the "fillet edge selection helper thing" (I wish there was a way to turn it off as well). Then I noticed it ate my fillet settings. I think there were closer to 3,000 edges, but I can't scroll any lower to see them. If I highlight edge 2485 or so, and arrow down, it will keep selecting edges that the dialog box can't show.
I usually just skip over things like this, but it tied into Greg's post pretty well. I don't think there is an option to prevent auto-expansion.
The suggestions circled below at What's New SW2016 don't help?
The box can be resized (sometimes), but the original post is about disabling or locking the auto expansion as it seems to take longer as the box continues to expand. Resizing the box after it has been populated means waiting, and then performing a second step to return the box to a desired size.
Leaving the field at the default size seems like a great option. If someone wants to change it, they can drag the handle, or right click and choose auto-size.
In my case the box has scrolled off of the screen and I can't edit the fillet settings, or even see the last ~500 edges that are selected. Being able to disable auto-fit, or lock the boxes seems like a good idea.
Thanks for the suggestion, have tried that though. I guess as the other posts have said an option to lock them too would be good. Seems to be an issue mainly when selecting lines for weldments, the boxes expand but then shrink again for every selection, which causes a delay in the command, especially when doing large weldments with a lot of selections.
I can see where that might be an issue with weldments. I usually don't have multiple weldment types created from a single sketch, so I typically make my selections by choosing the sketch from the tree instead of individual line segments from the graphics area.
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