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Have to wait for control every couple mintues

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05-20-2010 07:37 AM
I have a layout that I modeled up that includes a very large customer file (originally stp), and every minute or so, I have a huge delay before I can have control to do anything.
Solidworks would do a similar thing where it would update all part files everytime you inserted something, and you can disable it and set it for manual update. I dont see this feature in inventor (of course)...not even sure if thats whats its doing...but I would guess it is.
*scottl
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Re: Have to wait for control every couple mintues

05-20-2010 07:58 AM in reply to: off2board
I had this problem also and found that I had to turn the memory saving mode
off in TOOLS, APPLICATION OPTS, DRAWING TAB near the bottom.
wrote in message news:6394487@discussion.autodesk.com...
I have a layout that I modeled up that includes a very large customer file
(originally stp), and every minute or so, I have a huge delay before I can
have control to do anything.
Solidworks would do a similar thing where it would update all part files
everytime you inserted something, and you can disable it and set it for
manual update. I dont see this feature in inventor (of course)...not even
sure if thats whats its doing...but I would guess it is.
*Dennis Jeffrey
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Re: Have to wait for control every couple mintues

05-20-2010 08:25 AM in reply to: off2board
This might be the switch you are looking for....

Tools >> Applications >> Assembly - Defer Updates.
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Re: Have to wait for control every couple mintues

05-20-2010 09:04 AM in reply to: off2board
I was under the assumption that button refers to only contraint updates....which is a real pain to hit update evertime I create/change a constraint. But I can try it out and see if it gets rid of this outta the blue delay. (I did notice on the bottom right hand of the screen, there is a green bar graph going in and out as to show its going thru some things...so now I am sure its on inventors side). God I miss solidworks.
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yannick3
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Re: Have to wait for control every couple mintues

05-20-2010 09:15 AM in reply to: off2board
Hi
What is the size of ''undo file'' in application option, general tab.
And your system spec.
Me it's the opposite,when i make drawing with SW i miss inventor
Yannick Edited by: Yannick3 on May 20, 2010 12:16 PM
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Re: Have to wait for control every couple mintues

05-21-2010 06:01 AM in reply to: off2board
My undo file size is default 1024
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BMiller63
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Re: Have to wait for control every couple mintues

05-21-2010 07:27 AM in reply to: off2board
are you working localy or on a network.
I have an occasionl issue where Inventor seems to be unresponsive, but it is due to network lag.
you might copy an assembly to your local drive just as a test.
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MRanda
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Re: Have to wait for control every couple mintues

05-21-2010 07:29 AM in reply to: off2board

How large and complicated is the converted file? Sounds as though it could be a video card overload. I had a large diesel ship engine that behaved very similar and needed to be simplified to ease the load on the video card.

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