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drag knife gadget error

Postby Hunterland » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:49 am

I have been trying to use the drag knife gadget for the first time and was trying to cut this out but keep getting error message , does any one have any ideas? thanks for any help Don
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Re: drag knife gadget error

Postby Adrian » Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:51 pm

Ungroup your vectors (Select and press the U key) and it should work then.
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Re: drag knife gadget error

Postby Hunterland » Thu Mar 23, 2017 5:20 pm

Thanks Adrian for the quick reply and that did make it produce the tool path. how ever after doing the toolpath and what I get for the 3d view is something I have never seen before. I posted a screen shot. as you zoom in and out the lines multiply and or decrease????. I tried rebooting and did a virus scan and it comes up like this again. Thanks and have a nice day
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Re: drag knife gadget error

Postby dwilli9013 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 5:25 pm

I have seen that behavior before in SolidWorks and other vector generating software. Most always attributed to a graphics card issue. However I have only had this occur on really large files.
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Re: drag knife gadget error

Postby Hunterland » Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:25 am

thanks for your reply I went on another computer and the preview was normal . so I will have to look into another graphics card if it persists. thank you Don
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