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BLHDrafting
Posts: 350
Registered: ‎10-12-2012
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TASK SCHEDULER is a ****!

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10-16-2012 09:11 PM

It sometimes works and sometimes doesn't. When it doesnt (sits there for hours on 0%) I kill the process. Sometimes you can't kill the process so I reboot the PC. But when I start Inventor the GUI is reset to Classic and all of the customisations I made are gone. Anybody got any useful tips?

Brendan Henderson

Web www.blh.com.au
Twitter @BLHDrafting

Windows 7 x64 -64 GB Ram, Intel Xeon E5-1620 @ 3.6 GHz
ATI FirePro V7800 2 GB, 180 GB SSD & 1 TB HDD, Inv R2013 PDS Premium SP2 Update 3 (Build 200), Vault 2013 Workgroup Update 2 (Build 17.2.9.0)
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john.retzlaff
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Registered: ‎11-03-2003
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Re: TASK SCHEDULER is a ****!

10-17-2012 06:04 AM in reply to: BLHDrafting

What specifically are you trying to do with task scheduler?

John Retzlaff
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BLHDrafting
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Registered: ‎10-12-2012
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Re: TASK SCHEDULER is a ****!

10-17-2012 02:42 PM in reply to: john.retzlaff

Convert IDW to Acad DWG. Seems simple. It's just very hit and miss.

Brendan Henderson

Web www.blh.com.au
Twitter @BLHDrafting

Windows 7 x64 -64 GB Ram, Intel Xeon E5-1620 @ 3.6 GHz
ATI FirePro V7800 2 GB, 180 GB SSD & 1 TB HDD, Inv R2013 PDS Premium SP2 Update 3 (Build 200), Vault 2013 Workgroup Update 2 (Build 17.2.9.0)
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cwhetten
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Registered: ‎09-03-2008
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Re: TASK SCHEDULER is a ****!

10-17-2012 03:41 PM in reply to: BLHDrafting

I had a strange experience printing IDWs to PDF.  It would never print every drawing I selected.  It would randomly miss a few.  The task scheduler log said that it printed every drawing successfully, but some of the actual files were mysteriously missing.

 

I tried it several times, and every time it would miss a few, but they were never the same ones.

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BLHDrafting
Posts: 350
Registered: ‎10-12-2012
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Re: TASK SCHEDULER is a ****!

10-17-2012 04:30 PM in reply to: cwhetten
While being very useful (especially to migrate files) it's just so dodgy and not reliable. But what can you do? It's the only automated (loose term) method of batch processing anything without learning a bucket load of VB or iLogic or some other language. Ho hum, just have to persevere!
Brendan Henderson

Web www.blh.com.au
Twitter @BLHDrafting

Windows 7 x64 -64 GB Ram, Intel Xeon E5-1620 @ 3.6 GHz
ATI FirePro V7800 2 GB, 180 GB SSD & 1 TB HDD, Inv R2013 PDS Premium SP2 Update 3 (Build 200), Vault 2013 Workgroup Update 2 (Build 17.2.9.0)
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