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area51visitor
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Structures Disappear during synchronizing

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11-21-2012 03:46 PM

Seems to happen randomply, but my structures and labels disappear when synchronizing.  Anyone know how to stop this from happening?

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troma
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Re: Structures Disappear during synchronizing

11-22-2012 11:27 AM in reply to: area51visitor

Need more detail on what is happening.  They are disapearing from the drawing or from prospector?  Are the pipe networks data shortcut?  How often is it happening?  How did you get them back?


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Re: Structures Disappear during synchronizing

11-24-2012 07:45 PM in reply to: troma
Disappearing from the profile view. They are data referenced. Sometimes they disappear from prospector, sometimes not. Happens on almost every project. I have to redraw and label them every freaking time lol
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Re: Structures Disappear during synchronizing

11-26-2012 06:23 AM in reply to: area51visitor

Don't know about your lol, doesn't sound like too much fun.  Sounds too random: sometimes it happens, happens in all projects, sometimes from profile view and prospector, sometimes just from profile view, happens to structures but not to the pipes.  (What about in plan view?)

 

Hopefully someone with a little deeper knowledge will chime in here.

Meanwhile, can you post your hardware & software spec's?  Could be useful in diagnosis.


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Re: Structures Disappear during synchronizing

11-26-2012 08:04 AM in reply to: area51visitor

instead of syncronizing, what happens if you close the drawing and re-open it.   does anything disappear then?

 

Dan

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Re: Structures Disappear during synchronizing

11-28-2012 08:16 PM in reply to: dgordon

Will post specs asap. The damage is permanently done, save or no save, sync, or no sync, once they disappear, they are gone.  I have to unload xref's, resync, then the structures come back, then I have to relabel them all.  I'm guessing it might have something to do with our structure styles themselves, or a networking issue (which might also explain why our drawings are being saved to tmp files half the time) but not sure.

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Re: Structures Disappear during synchronizing

11-29-2012 07:00 AM in reply to: area51visitor

Specs as promised:

 
Windows 7 Professional

 
System     
     Manufacturer    Gigabyte Tecohnology Co., Ltd.
     Model    X79-UD3
     Total amount of system memory    16.0 GB RAM
     System type    64-bit operating system
     Number of processor cores    6
Storage     
     Total size of hard disk(s)    1043 GB
     Disk partition (C:smileyhappy:    4 GB Free (112 GB Total)
     Media drive (D:smileyhappy:    CD/DVD
     Media drive (E:smileyhappy:    CD/DVD
     Disk partition (N:smileyhappy:    892 GB Free (932 GB Total)
Graphics     
     Display adapter type    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
     Total available graphics memory    4096 MB
     Dedicated graphics memory    2048 MB
     Dedicated system memory    0 MB
     Shared system memory    2048 MB
     Display adapter driver version    9.18.13.697
     Primary monitor resolution    1920x1200
     Secondary monitor resolution    1920x1200
     DirectX version    DirectX 10
Network     
     Network Adapter    Intel(R) 82579V Gigabit Network Connection

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Re: Structures Disappear during synchronizing

11-29-2012 07:50 AM in reply to: area51visitor

If you are having save problems with your drawings then I would investigate a network issue as you said.  This should be your prime suspect.


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