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MrCADDMan
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Long Saving Time

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11-05-2012 10:42 AM

Hello Everyone,

 

We are experiencing a problem saving on AutoCAD 2013.

All our files are saved on a local network file server. Teh drawings are not complex drawings, only basic 2D work, blocks and no more than 5 nested xrefs on extreme cases. May contain some images attached but all saved in the current job folder.

Some drawings may take up to 2 minutes to save.

Does anyone have a clue or experienced this situation?

Any support is greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Lucio Da Silva
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DarrenP
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Message 2 of 11 (854 Views)

Re: Long Saving Time

11-05-2012 11:47 AM in reply to: MrCADDMan

what happens if you save locally?

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MrCADDMan
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Message 3 of 11 (851 Views)

Re: Long Saving Time

11-05-2012 11:56 AM in reply to: DarrenP

Still takes long.

 

Our support files search parh have some network paths. After I loaded standard AutoCAD profile the saving time reduced a lot. Interesting that this did not happen on previous releases.

 

Thanks,

Lucio Da Silva
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sabrown
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Message 4 of 11 (769 Views)

Re: Long Saving Time

12-18-2012 10:07 AM in reply to: MrCADDMan

We are having the same issues, does not matter the autocad based product, local or network (wihin seconds of each other).  Wondering if it is due to norton antivirus, but we arn't allowed to turn it off.  Huge time waster ofver just a day.  Sorry I don't have a solution.

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Alfred.NESWADBA
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Message 5 of 11 (762 Views)

Re: Long Saving Time

12-18-2012 10:18 AM in reply to: sabrown

Hi,

 

>> Wondering if it is due to norton antivirus, but we arn't allowed to turn it off.

You don't need to disable it, just configure it to not scan the DWG- and DXF-files. And do that locally + on your server antivirus package.

 

- alfred -

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imadhabash
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Message 6 of 11 (746 Views)

Re: Long Saving Time

12-18-2012 09:09 PM in reply to: Alfred.NESWADBA

Hi,

 

Try one of the following or both :

 

1- Cancel any transperancy setting for the commnad line , leave it normal.

2- SAVEFIDELITY = 0 .

 

 

i'm sure you'll see different ( i hope ). :smileyhappy:

 

Best Regards,

Imad Habash

Amman,Jordan

Please mark this as the solution if it resolves your issue.Kudos gladly accepted. ⇘
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KLYPHY
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Message 7 of 11 (734 Views)

Re: Long Saving Time

12-19-2012 06:56 AM in reply to: MrCADDMan

We found that when the Thumbnail Previews are updated with each SAVE, it can take up to 10 minutes.

So, we made lisps that set UPDATETHUMBNAIL to "0" and to "31".

We keep it set to "0".

When we want an updated Thumbnail, we execute "TN31" and save.

Then immediately "TN0" to set it back to "0" for quicker saves.

This may help in your case.

Read Ya Later -KLYPH

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sabrown
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Message 8 of 11 (674 Views)

Re: Long Saving Time

01-15-2013 06:07 PM in reply to: Alfred.NESWADBA
Thanks, but that is also not allowed through policy settings. Thanks, Shane This electronic message contains information generated by the USDA solely for the intended recipients. Any unauthorized interception of this message or the use or disclosure of the information it contains may violate the law and subject the violator to civil or criminal penalties. If you believe you have received this message in error, please notify the sender and delete the email immediately.
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MrCADDMan
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Message 9 of 11 (674 Views)

Re: Long Saving Time

01-15-2013 06:07 PM in reply to: KLYPHY
I have updatethumbnail set to 0 already, but I am investigating if the Antivirus is trigering the problem. I will keep posted. Thanks, Lucio
Thanks,

Lucio Da Silva
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sabrown
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Message 10 of 11 (674 Views)

Re: Long Saving Time

01-15-2013 06:07 PM in reply to: imadhabash
SAVEFIDELITY was the answer for dropping save times by a factor of 10-40 times on different computers and different files. Impressive. I will have to look for a workaround to help with all the annotative attributes, we will have to see what grief we experience. Thanks, Shane This electronic message contains information generated by the USDA solely for the intended recipients. Any unauthorized interception of this message or the use or disclosure of the information it contains may violate the law and subject the violator to civil or criminal penalties. If you believe you have received this message in error, please notify the sender and delete the email immediately.

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