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Slow Drawing Performance - WF4

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Slow Drawing Performance - WF4

Dear Users,



I'm having some trouble with a drawing that has started behaving very
slowly. Earlier versions & combinations of the part & drawing file are
fine, you can add views within a few seconds & interact with existing
views & hatching perfectly fine, but then all of a sudden it slows right
down. The associated model hasn't changed much (other than any drawing
related changes such as tolerances etc.) It takes over a minute to do
any kind of view interaction - add a view, modify the x-hatching, change
the view style etc. Other parts are drawings that I'm currently working
on with the same or greater complexity are fine, it's just this one
drawing.



Has anyone else resolved a similar issue? I've tried the usual
restarting Pro/E, restarting the PC etc, but no luck. The only
solution that works is to delete the last few saves of the drawing &
part to a point where it behaves itself. This is only a short term fix
because the problem starts again after a short period. (It's 3 steps
forward, 2 back!!)



Unfortunately PTC have failed to re-produce this issue with the files
I've sent so I'm not getting much joy there.



Any help & ideas greatly appreciated.



Regards,

Ian



XP64 - WF4 64 - M160 - No Windchill



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Slow Drawing Performance - WF4

Hi Ian.
I think I remember a similar case (was back in WF2). What helped us, was
- create new drawing with same model
- add "slow drawing" as additional sheet (Insert, Shared Data, From File)
- Move all views, notes, etc. to (blank) sheet 1 (Edit, Move Item to Sheet)
- delete sheet 2 (should be empty except frame)
- rename new drawing to file name of "slow drawing"
- save.

Well this helped us back then, the drawing didn't show any weird behaviour afterwards, so maybe you're lucky and it works for you as well.

Regards,
Matthias.

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