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Mario428
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Registered: ‎03-20-2013
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2014 has trouble opening IDW files

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07-15-2013 04:06 AM

Have been having this trouble since I installed 2014 and happened again this morning. Thought previously Inventor was having trouble with my 2012 files but the IDW I tried to open this morning I have edited before.

 

I opening the main assy, opened a sub assy, made a few changes then tried to open the IDW file. The windows hourglass displays for as long as I am willing to wait. I click again and the screen goes gray over my assy and Inventor comes to a complete halt.

I have to use Windows Task Manager to shut Inventor down and open the IDW file first. SAfter I get an IDW open it seems I can open more of them until it happens again for no reason and no logical sequence.

 

Build 170, Release 2014 RTM, Update 1

 

Thanks

 

 

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john.retzlaff
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Re: 2014 has trouble opening IDW files

07-15-2013 06:20 AM in reply to: Mario428
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Mario428
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Re: 2014 has trouble opening IDW files

07-15-2013 11:43 AM in reply to: john.retzlaff

Update 2 did not fix the problem. The same IDW file I edited this morning still took Inventor to a complete standstill.

 

Also when I check in my main assy to our vault Inventor crashes checking in the top assy IAM file. Everything else seems to be updated in the vault. Interestingly I got that IDW file open and when checking it in the main assy IAM file is checked in.

 

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Yijiang.Cai
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Registered: ‎05-20-2008
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Re: 2014 has trouble opening IDW files

07-17-2013 12:09 AM in reply to: Mario428

Many thanks to report the issue to us! Could you attach the dataset or send it to me @ river-yijiang.cai@autodesk.com for further investigation?

Thanks,
River Cai

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