Brian Hughes

Graphic Area Issues

Discussion created by Brian Hughes on Mar 12, 2008
Latest reply on Mar 17, 2008 by Matt Lombard
Alright, woe and betide those that have been here.

I have experienced a spectrum of graphic issues since moving to 2008. There has been a consistent and somewhat reproduceable graphic area update issue since workign with 2008.

For myself, I tend to get the black background. I can resize my SolidWorks application and if I make the window small enough the background / graphic area goes from BLACK to the DSS SolidWorks graphic. After a little while though, I have to shrink the application down some more to restore the background image. Repeat, repeat, repeat until it stops working and I need to shutdown and restart SolidWorks.

I've gotten reports from our customers describing this and a similar issue, where the graphics area fails to update / updates in chunks and blocks, shows the desktop through the graphic area.

Oddly enough, the issue most pressing is coming from a user on SolidWorks 2007 SP 4 or 5

I've never experienced the issue in 2007.

Anyone with the black display / other applications display in the graphic area on minimize/restore operations?