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kentkeuhn8519
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Selecting Civil3D objects

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02-04-2013 12:29 PM

I’m using Civil3D 2012 and I have an issue that is driving me crazy. When I select any Civil3D obect (alignment, profile view, feature line, etc.) the crosshairs turn into my default Windows Pointer and the Civil3D window is inactive. I either have to click in the window to reactivate it, or hover my pointer over the Toolspace, then the crosshairs reappear. I haven’t had this problem in any previous version of Civil3D and it’s really bugging me. If anyone knows how to fix this I'd really appreciate it.

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Re: Selecting Civil3D objects

02-04-2013 12:45 PM in reply to: kentkeuhn8519

HI,

 

You need to check your video settings in the options of AutoCAD Civil 3D.

 

Check Manual Performance Tuning Dialog Box

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Re: Selecting Civil3D objects

02-04-2013 12:57 PM in reply to: Adriano_cad

Thanks for the quick reply, but that wasn't it. My settings were exactly as those in your attachment. I don't suppose you have any other ideas?

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Re: Selecting Civil3D objects

02-06-2013 01:08 PM in reply to: kentkeuhn8519

I finally figured out that it has to do with Quick Properties being enabled. This is a known problem in C3D 2012 and 2013. There is no planned fix until the release of C3D 2014. Thanks for doing nothing, Autodesk!

 

Here is a previous thread I found about this issue:

 

http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/AutoCAD-Civil-3D/2013-Quick-Properties-and-extra-clicks/td-p/3537878/h...

 

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