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Old 28-09-2003, 12:03 AM   #1
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Anyone else have a problem like this?

When I start up Maya, if the only window open is the perspective window, it runs just fine. Zoom, rotate, move, etc. Just fine.

The second I change (spacebar change) to the 4-panel view, and then change back, it gets god-awful slow. I can't quite figure this one out. It's slow even if nothing is on screen. And I mean, unusably slow. I'm talking close to a second delay for each movement.
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Old 28-09-2003, 12:05 AM   #2
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yeah its your graphics card. mine does it now i'm on a Kyro 2.... ignore it, it doesnt really effect anythign.
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Old 28-09-2003, 01:33 AM   #3
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Well, right now it's running just fine at full-size in 1600x1200. btw, I have a Radeon 8500 LE. The reason I think it's a bug is that it almost feels like a random occurence. One moment it'll work just fine, the next it'll be god-awful slow. And it's not just my setup. This happens at school on Maya 5.0 on a completely different setup. Nvidia card, P4, DDR RAM, etc. It seems setup independent. Maybe it's accidentally ignorning the vid card and attempting to do this in software. I don't mean it gets slow, I mean like, unusable slow. Like, almost a dead stop kind of slow.
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Old 28-09-2003, 11:54 AM   #4
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never heard of this before...

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Old 28-09-2003, 02:21 PM   #5
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Me neither... do a A:/>format C:
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I get this poroblem from time to time when ever I've been working in Maya for an extended amount of time. When it happens I just restart Maya and its good for another few hours.

I agree with Zyk0tik in that it could just be a graphics card issue.


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Yeah, happened to me too with Maya 4.5 and my last computer. Helps by restarting Maya.
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I have this same problem that others did above and haven't yet found a solution.

Just to re-cap the situation:

When I switch from the four-pane view (or any more-than-one-pane view) to any single-pane view, tracking, dollying & zooming all become really laggy.

Also: When I initially open a scene, the default single-pane perspective view has no lag, only when I make it large.

Did anyone come up with a more graceful solution that "restart Maya when it does that" (it happens everytime I switch views)?

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