Author Topic: Mixed Mode:360 colored outlines; Insert Manager access: not working again  (Read 250 times)

Lar

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Anybody else seeing this:
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My Mixed Mode Shading is no longer displaying black outlines, only outlines of the entity's color. In the beginning it displayed black only in front views (viewing angles between 0 and 180 degrees(?)) and all back views displayed outlines of the entity's color. Now it's colored views no matter the viewing angle.
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Access to my Insert Manager is only by selecting an insertable item and clicking the 'Edit content' button in the Info Box. The other means of access (File menu> Insert Manager, and shortcut Shift+M are not working... again.  I remember it being fixed in the Feb 27th patch.

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« Last Edit: June 12, 2018, 07:49:03 AM by Lar »

Rob S

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I think the insert manager issue was only discovered "broken" by the Feb 27 patch, ali reported it fixed at his end, but no further patch has been released since then.

http://forum.designcadcommunity.com/index.php?topic=7095.0

A new patch without Red mode has been promised as imminent some time ago, but there must be some bumps in the road. 

http://forum.designcadcommunity.com/index.php?topic=7111.0

I hope they are working on the slow rubber band line in shaded mode, which could be worked around by running in red mode.

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ALI ZAIDI

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yes the insert manager problem was fixed. It was identified after the 27th Feb Patch. There will a new patch release soon(redsdk disabled) and also this bug fixed. If there are some other bugs I can fix please tell me or send there link to me.

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Rob S

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Have you been able to do anything about the slow rubber band line redraw when in 3D open gl shaded mode?

To test this, just draw any object in 3D, shade it in any opengl mode, quick or gouraud, and then attempt to draw a multisegmented line.   After setting about 3-6 points depending on the speed of your machine, you can hardly move the cursor anymore.

It seems to me the solution would be to only redraw the final segment of the rubber band line after each new point.  Of course, this won't work for curves, because the shape of the rubber band line depends on the all the points

Red mode combined with openGL shading solved this problem.

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ALI ZAIDI

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Rob

No I have not looked into this issue. The update patch will be released this week. The annual release is due in the last week of August. So, I will see what I can do to solve the slow rubber band line redraw when in 3D open gl shaded mode. If I am able to do it you will get this issue solved in the annual release.
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