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Old 25-11-2008, 09:12 AM   #1
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I'm using Maya 8.5, I have a macbook with windows vista. I've just installed the program and I have a irritating problem. When I'm in singel viewport (big screen) I can only see half the viewport, the rest is grey, blocked. When I turn to top/side/front/persp view I can see more but not everything.

Is this because of macbooks graphic card or is it because I only have 1 gb RAM? Or should I get another version of Maya?

Please help!
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Old 25-11-2008, 11:51 AM   #2
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i have a macbook and it works fine. why do you use windows vista?

use grab and take a screenshot and we can get an idea of what it might be.
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Old 28-11-2008, 09:09 PM   #3
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It's a graphics card problem. I've seen this problem a few times, and a new (better) gfx card fixes it.
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Old 29-11-2008, 05:49 PM   #4
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Joopsons right.

Macbook runing windows, whats the point???? If you'e gone the mac route run mac software (though you will be slightly limited)
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Old 30-11-2008, 01:06 AM   #5
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Can't you just set up a 'boot camp' and have the best of both worlds?
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Old 30-11-2008, 08:57 AM   #6
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Yeah with bootcamp you can run Mac OSX and Windows (which would bet the case here) but again if it was me I would just run OSX with OSX software since you paid the premium for the Mac, otherwise just get a PC...

Lindy, have you tried updating the graphics card drivers?
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Do you have this problem in mac OsX?
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