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Having trouble re-importing SW models

Question asked by Jeffrey Model on Apr 21, 2019
Latest reply on Dec 10, 2019 by Shannon Mooney

Running Viz 2019 SP2 at the moment, but this has been an issue for me for a while now.

 

When I'm working on a project with source geometry from a Solidworks assembly and then try to update/reimport the models, Visualize just sits there doing nothing. Sometimes, it does _almost_ nothing, which is still enough to eventually finish reimporting the model. The time scale I'm talking about is 2-8 hours for a simple assembly with maybe a dozen components and under a million polygons. The whole time, the CPU sits nearly idle (Visualize never gets over 10%), as do the memory and storage. Initially importing the SW file takes under a minute.

 

What's going on here?

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