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CrAzY-MiKe
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Least Helpful Error Message (ever?)

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02-07-2013 07:22 AM

Here's a screenshot one of my coworkers shared with me.

Fortunately, I wasn't drinking anything or I would have sprayed all over my monitor, I was laughing so hard!

I sometimes wonder if they're trying to convey any information at all !?!?!?!

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Re: Least Helpful Error Message (ever?)

02-07-2013 07:51 AM in reply to: CrAzY-MiKe

Have you seen this one before?

 

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I've got it a couple of times.  Wins the prize for most informative error?


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Re: Least Helpful Error Message (ever?)

02-07-2013 07:55 AM in reply to: troma

I often see it when closing Civil 3D. Autodesk has said that it occurs after the program is actually closed so they don't have any control over it. It's innocuous.

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Re: Least Helpful Error Message (ever?)

02-07-2013 08:00 AM in reply to: CrAzY-MiKe

Yep, that has to be THE least informative one I've seen.

At least they didn't waste a bunch of words to convey basically no information, like in my example :smileyhappy:

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Re: Least Helpful Error Message (ever?)

02-07-2013 08:01 AM in reply to: CrAzY-MiKe

This is a helpful error message from Revit.

 

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BTW - it has nothing to do with units or measurements.

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Re: Least Helpful Error Message (ever?)

02-07-2013 09:53 AM in reply to: CADastrophe

lol.

 

I recall seeing one a few years back. "Warning: This Operation Completed Successfully."

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Message 7 of 19 (1,104 Views)

Re: Least Helpful Error Message (ever?)

02-22-2013 08:49 AM in reply to: CrAzY-MiKe

Here's one I get everytime I start Revit.

 

  Revit.png

 

EDIT:  I can click the red X to close it but it won't let me resize it to actually see what it says.  :smileyhappy:

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Message 8 of 19 (1,024 Views)

Re: Least Helpful Error Message (ever?)

02-26-2013 06:24 AM in reply to: doni49

Most likely it's a conflict with your Graphics Card window manager.

 

If you are using an nvidia card, turn off nView desktop management.
If using an ATI card, turn off Hydravision.

 

See this thread:

http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Autodesk-Revit-Structure/Program-bug/m-p/2475719

 

 

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Re: Least Helpful Error Message (ever?)

03-01-2013 11:32 AM in reply to: CrAzY-MiKe

I just had to come back to this.

Last time I posted I had to go do an image search online for the one I wanted (although I had seen it before).  But in the last few days I'm getting this every time I quit the program.

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Re: Least Helpful Error Message (ever?)

03-01-2013 01:10 PM in reply to: CrAzY-MiKe

Oh, I know this isn't an error message, but, I just posted it over on AUGI because someone brought up R13, so I thought you guys might get a kick out of it, too.

 

 

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