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larrynoll
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Registered: ‎06-28-2000
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Can't see line until I move the drawing

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06-28-2000 08:43 AM
I installed a Diamond Viper 330 video card; now when I draw a line in AutoCAD I can't see it until I move the drawing. HELP!
*Furman, Paul
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Re: Can't see line until I move the drawing

06-28-2000 01:03 PM in reply to: larrynoll
You can try their website for a newer driver??? We've had to do that with our old Diamond card.

larrynoll wrote:

> I installed a Diamond Viper 330 video card; now when I draw a line in AutoCAD I can't see it until I move the drawing. HELP!
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rmccamon
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Registered: ‎09-24-2003
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Re: Can't see line until I move the drawing

07-06-2000 04:23 PM in reply to: larrynoll
acad likes some video cards to be set to 256 colours. if the updated driver does not help try the 256 colour mode.
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aksha
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Re: Can't see line until I move the drawing

09-26-2012 02:58 PM in reply to: larrynoll

After the 2012 update of CADWorx, one of my designers failed to see the temporary line that AutoCAD draws before completion of the command. I tried suggestions from different discussion forums but nothing worked. Since the lines (or circles or arcs) were being drawn to the correct colors, I thought that the temporary line must be the same color as the background. I changed the color of background and the temporary lines started appearing. With some trials and errors, I managed to find that it is controlled by 'Dynamic Dimension Lines'. Hope this helps somebody!

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