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psm
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Graphics problems in MDT 2009

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03-07-2010 11:53 PM
We recently switched from MDT2006 to MDT2009 sp 3 and xp with nvidia FX1700 card. Now we have problems with the graphics, it is slow to update a 2d sketch when it is in toggle mode if you go over to 2d wireframe it works OK. We also have problems when moving or rotating parts it freezes when trying to move it and when you press the toggle it shows the new possition.

Are we the only one with this problem?
*Aug
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Re: Graphics problems in MDT 2009

03-08-2010 01:16 PM in reply to: psm
I use MDT 2008 with a FX1700 on a 64 bit Vista machine with no difficulty.
*Alex
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Re: Graphics problems in MDT 2009

03-10-2010 07:12 AM in reply to: psm
Hi Aug.
Can you give a spec of your 64 bit machine?
I'd rather use WinXP 64.
Al
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I use MDT 2008 with a FX1700 on a 64 bit Vista machine with no difficulty.
*Aug
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Re: Graphics problems in MDT 2009

03-10-2010 10:21 AM in reply to: psm
Nothing special,
Quad core AMD,
FX 1700 Graphics card
4 Gig of Ram
2- 1 Tetra Bit hard drives
Running Acad MDT 2004DX
Acad MDT 2008
Acad Mech 2010

Prefer using the 2008 MDT for stability.

Aug
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Re: Graphics problems in MDT 2009

03-11-2010 04:27 AM in reply to: psm
Now to another problem. How do I add materials glass to my models. I create a layer and add the materials in render dialog then materialattach. The problem is that the material is only visible when I render it.

Is MDT 2008 more stable than 2009?
*Jason Rhymes
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Re: Graphics problems in MDT 2009

03-11-2010 12:09 PM in reply to: psm
Search the internet for a lisp called AMCHLAY and use it to change the
part(s) to the layer you want and then it'll render correctly.

--

Jason Rhymes
3D Solid Power Toys
Multi Solid Stretch
http://www.acadianagraphics.com



"PSM_" wrote in message news:6352819@discussion.autodesk.com...
Now to another problem. How do I add materials glass to my models. I create
a layer and add the materials in render dialog then materialattach. The
problem is that the material is only visible when I render it.

Is MDT 2008 more stable than 2009?
Contributor psm
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psm
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Re: Graphics problems in MDT 2009

03-22-2010 07:50 AM in reply to: psm
I have not had this much problem with MDT since MDT5. We have stayed with MDT 2006 in five years and it has worked perfectly but now we have big problems with MDT2009. I've tried all different drivers for my video card and various settings for system / performance tuning but noting helps. The only solution is to restart MDT every 10 minutes. If I have a large model up and want to change in a sketch of a sub-assembly, I often get error feture undo end. Sometimes the screen turns as mosaics.

We have paid five years with nine subscription license and now this. : (
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sjbosley
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Registered: ‎09-08-2006
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Re: Graphics problems in MDT 2009

03-22-2010 10:51 AM in reply to: psm
As you are on subscription, I recommend that you log a support request through your subscription login.
Simon Bosley Edited by: sjbosley on Mar 22, 2010 10:51 AM
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Re: Graphics problems in MDT 2009

03-22-2010 11:19 PM in reply to: psm
I get this when trying


No Access to Web Support

Your administrator has restricted your access to Web Support.

Contact your Contract Manager or Software Coordinator if you have questions



An additional problem is that some of us gett, "your license is invalid" then crach. Edited by: PSM_ on Mar 23, 2010 3:27 PM
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Re: Graphics problems in MDT 2009

03-23-2010 09:17 AM in reply to: psm
Someone at your company is the designated admin and alter your login settings to give you access. If you have trouble locating that person I would contact the subscription team and they can tell you who the subscription admin is. There is a link to a form for subscription support at:
http://signinhelp.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/index?id=11053696&siteID=11034745#section20
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