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"Ghosting" in paper space

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01-09-2013 08:00 AM

Since installing SP1, I have noticed "ghosting" when panning/zooming in paperspace i.e. the original image is still visible. The only solution I have found is to turn off Hardware Acceleration and then turn it back on.


Has anyone else experienced this??

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Re: "Ghosting" in paper space

01-09-2013 08:06 AM in reply to: neilyj

Yes, we have a few machines around here that do that on occasion. We also have found turning off or on Hardware acceleration takes care of it.  All our machines are identical and it only seems to happen on some drawings. We've tried swapping video cards, re creating the viewports etc. Cycling the Hardware Acceleration seems to be the best solution. It's gotta be a video driver bug of some sort, I think.

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Re: "Ghosting" in paper space

09-23-2013 11:18 PM in reply to: neilyj

mm.. we have users with the same problem.


Hardware accelation on/off does work however we also found that if you change the layout regen options it works as well, plus its permanent. however switching to regen mode makes layout switching slower!


ghosting viewports.png


can't belive there is still no solution to this..

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