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j_denner

Change error on dimensions and constraints from modal to non-modal

Status: Accepted
by j_denner on ‎12-19-2012 11:57 AM

Orphaned dimensions and broken constraints give you a dialog box that you have to accept or you can not do anything else (modal). It would be nice if the error box stayed open (or you could tell it not to prompt again this session) but allowed you to keep working and fix the problems (non-modal). The list of errors would update as you fixed them.

 

I know! Stop yelling at me!

Status: Accepted
Accepted idea [US14660]. Thanks!
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by *Expert Elite* on ‎12-19-2012 02:13 PM

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by ceres12345 ‎01-02-2013 10:36 AM - edited ‎01-02-2013 10:37 AM

I agree with j_denner.

When you accept dialog box with some 'errors' and then fix one of them, dialog box pops up again with the rest of them. So, even if i replaced model reference and need to arrange 15 dimensions, I have to accept it 15 times!!? This process should be a lot less annoying.

The idea with dialog box that stays open while I fix errors and they dissapear from the list is great.

 

Same goes for errors for other features (ie. constraints in assemblies)

by Distinguished Contributor cadman777 on ‎01-07-2013 08:09 AM

I agree.

Even with the raido button checked in "Application Options" > "Prompts" > "Do not show messages for pre-existing problems", the stupid dialogue keeps popping up for a lot of stuff.

This problem causes RSI and wastes time.

Time to fix it!

by Employee smithar on ‎01-28-2013 11:02 AM
Status changed to: Future Consideration
 
by Employee dan.szymanski on ‎02-27-2013 12:54 PM
Status changed to: Under Review
This project [US14660] is under review by the development team.
by Employee dan.szymanski on ‎03-18-2013 08:41 AM
Status changed to: Accepted
Accepted idea [US14660]. Thanks!

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