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JasonRuhl
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Ribbon Tab Display Problem

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11-28-2011 09:46 AM

Is anyone else getting this problem: Menus and Tabs do not refrest properly. This happes when I plot preview or sometimes when I Alt-Tab

 

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AutoCad 2012 SP1 / Windows 7 64 bit

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Patchy
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Re: Ribbon Tab Display Problem

11-28-2011 09:49 AM in reply to: JasonRuhl

Autocad doesn't like Aerotheme that much, you can try other themes and see if it'll help.

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Re: Ribbon Tab Display Problem

11-30-2011 11:05 PM in reply to: Patchy

That seems to have solved it, thanks.

 

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Re: Ribbon Tab Display Problem

12-16-2011 02:32 AM in reply to: JasonRuhl

I've brought this issue up way back in the 2009 version, when Autodesk starting using the Windows Presentation Framework.



It does not state in any AutoCAD literature that they do not support the Windows Aero theme! If fact, some of AutoCAD's features (i.e. task bar preview) rely on the Aero being enabled!



I have raised a support ticket with Autodesk and they haven’t got a clue why it happens, stating that they can't re-produce the issue, which I find hard to believe.



I personally think it's a graphics card issue. I use an ATI FirePro which is certified by Autodesk. But have used other cards and this issue seems to be less apparent.

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Re: Ribbon Tab Display Problem

12-16-2011 08:50 AM in reply to: JasonRuhl

Thanks Tony; I tried it without Aerio and it seemed to fix the problem, but then decided I prefer Aeriol; so switched back and am just dealing with this problem. Sigh.

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