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davehjones (Industrial)
9 May 11 7:20
Running Draftsight 11.2.802 on two Windows XPpro machines.  Both have identical issues when trying to change the background colour of the "Sheet".
On the previous versions the "Tools - Options - System Options - Display - Element Colours" selection worked on all options.  On the currently installed version the "Sheet" option does not.

Has anyone else seen the same issue or got a fix?
Helpful Member!  CorBlimeyLimey (Mechanical)
11 May 11 18:49
Tools > Options > System options > Display > Element Colors > Sheet Background
davehjones (Industrial)
16 May 11 4:57
Thanks, but as I said in my question - this doesn't work on the latest version.  You change the settings but nothing happens on-screen.
CorBlimeyLimey (Mechanical)
16 May 11 9:45
My apologies. I must be going blind or senile. I completely gapped on the second line.

I would suspect your graphics cards and/or drivers. I run XP Pro x32 at home and work, both mainly for SolidWorks. The home card is approved for SW and handles the DS sheet colour OK, the works card is not approved, and does not change the sheet colour.
CorBlimeyLimey (Mechanical)
16 May 11 10:11
If you change the Sheet Background to Black, does the sheet border 'disappear'?
CorBlimeyLimey (Mechanical)
16 May 11 10:37
UPDATE:  I just noticed the latest version is 11.3.1131 and my home computer was at that version. I updated my works computer and the sheet colour option now works.

So, it must have been a glitch/bug in DS which was fixed in the latest version.
EddieWillers (Electrical)
18 Aug 11 11:40
Thanks for posting the update; I was at version 11.2.802 and had the same issue with the Sheet background remaining white no matter what I set it to.

I downloaded and installed 11.3.1131 and now the Sheet background changes take effect properly. I just changed the color of my selection cursor to remind myself that I'm in the Sheet view.

My hardware is a Dell Precision M4500 mobile workstation, with the NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M graphics card, running both the onboard and a 22" external monitor via DVI.

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