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Issue with circle selection method


NX has a newer selection mode: Circle. Most people use the default rectangle mode. But there are modes for rectangle, lasso and now circle.

I have been showing circle selection to people have found that it has a very, very poor performance.

When I use a multi-select rule that includes the crossing as an option it takes 20-30 seconds for NX to select the parts. There are only 322 components in the entire assembly and the areas I attempt to work on contain, on average 20-30 components.

Using rectangle NX selects, on average, in 2-3 seconds. Lasso is considerably longer at around 10-12 seconds.


I'm wondering if anyone else is experiencing similar results.


Re: Issue with circle selection method

Siemens Legend Siemens Legend
Siemens Legend


I think a PR might be in order. I can see a measurable difference between rectangle and circle.


Re: Issue with circle selection method

Siemens Phenom Siemens Phenom
Siemens Phenom

Have you tried turning off 'Pre-Selection Highlighting' to see if that makes a difference?  If it does, make sure you indicate when talking to GTAC or if and when an IR/PR is opened.

John R. Baker, P.E. (ret)
EX-Product 'Evangelist'
Irvine, CA