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Outlining surfaces takes too long

Question asked by Kuro Exe on Nov 10, 2013
Latest reply on Nov 10, 2013 by Kuro Exe

When you hover over surfaces in Solidworks it outlines it orange. This is taking a long time on my computer (you can actually see it trace it out curve by curve) even for relatively simple shapes such as squares.


I am running Solidworks Student Design Kit 2013-2014.

Using Surface Pro with 128GB

Windows 8.1


Looking at task manage I see a CPU spike everytime I hover over a surface (15% CPU utilisation just for Solidworks). Other than this the rest of the progrmas runs quite smoothly.


I had this before but I manage to fix it (by reinstalling I think.... a fair while ago) but recently the program came back (perhaps due to 8.1 update). Reinstalling solidworks hasn't helped this time.


Does anyone else experience this problem? Any potential fixes?