Hi, I'm very new to AutoCAD and I feel this issue is a simple one but couldn't find a solution about it.
I am selectiong using a crossing window. Normally (on another computer) I would see the lines and stuff get selected as I drag the selection box. As the box crosses a line or object, it highlights automatically so I can see the selection before I close the selection box.
Now, on my laptop, I do not see the objects that will be selected. AutoCAD rather waits until I close the selection window, then it highlights the selected items.
I searched the OPtions, but couldn't find anything that changed that. Could someone point me to a solution?
Thanks a lot, and sorry if this had been addressed. I didn't really know what terms to search for exactly.
Yeah I tried that. Does not do anything, visually.
Here is what I tried :
OP -> selection tab :
Preview When a/no command is active (tried both checked or unchecked)
Property preview (tried checked or unchecked)
OP -> selection tab -> Visual Effect Settings :
Texture fill and Indicate selection area (tried checked or unchecked)
Line highlighting set to "both" (tried Dash and Thicken too)
The only thing I can think of is that I imported the profile and CUI I use at school. However, reverting to defaults does not fix it. Lines still wait until I release the selection window before showing as selected...
Oh, just got it. FYI, here is what was wrong :
OP -> System tab -> Performance settings -> Enable Hardware Acceleration checkbox was unchecked
Don't really know why it wasn't checked but, that did it.
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