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Selection Highlight delay in drafting

Selection Highlight delay in drafting

Selection Highlight delay in drafting

We have recently upgraded to NX11.0.0.33 from NX9 and have experienced an issue in drafting while selecting items.
When selecting and item to either view dependent edit or to add a dimension the item selected does not highlight at times and when it does the delay is longer than expected. We have tried changing the ROLLOVER DELAY (Selection Preferences)time to Zero and it seems to have helped at times but does not appear to have fixed the problem. We suspect it is a hardware issue but wanted to know if there are other settings that may need to be adjusted.

RE: Selection Highlight delay in drafting

It may also be a graphics card/driver issue (stranger things have happened). Check your card/driver against the "certified list" to make sure you are using the latest supported driver.


RE: Selection Highlight delay in drafting

If I'm not mistaken, that's like the first release of NX11 - if the above doesn't resolve your issue, you may wish to install a MP or the latest MP of NX11.

Tim Flater
NX Designer
NX Win7 Enterprise x64 SP1
Intel Core i7 2.5GHz 16GB RAM
4GB NVIDIA Quadro K3100M

RE: Selection Highlight delay in drafting

I would suspect this to be a graphics issue and not "NX bug".
If you are running a certified graphics adapter, try installing a different driver. - Preferably from the list mentioned by Cowski.
( also certified drivers can have glitches like this on specific computers. )
If not running on a certified graphics adapter, mention the type in this thread, possibly some other user can help in recommending a working driver.


RE: Selection Highlight delay in drafting


You aren't using a space mouse are you?

If so, unplug it and try again.


NX 8.5 with TC 8.3

RE: Selection Highlight delay in drafting


If so, unplug it and try again

That's like asking to have a hand cut off! spineyes

"Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively."
-Dalai Lama XIV

RE: Selection Highlight delay in drafting

Don't panic, there's a part 2 which doesn't involve surgery!

I've seen this problem happen when space mice have gone out of calibration. It was also once caused by some dust under the cap.

If that's the issue, re-calibrate / clean and plug back in, and all is well.

NX 8.5 with TC 8.3

RE: Selection Highlight delay in drafting

second Carls post, I have seen cases where NX was trying to preselect while the user was moving the spaceball, the result was jerky movement and delayed /jerky preselection.
That particular case we solved by setting a slightly larger preselection delay.



RE: Selection Highlight delay in drafting

This issue was definitely not caused by a space mouse since the original user that discovered the problem hates using a space mouse and does not have one (I can't comprehend this).

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