As I work on my model, I am constantly getting red lines and stars showing. Not an error within a feature, but outside of editing a feature.
So for example, I can be choosing surfaces to trim a solid. I complete the feature, and the solid is trimmed. I'm now outside of editing the feature but my model will have red lines with red stars everywhere. Once I 'fit to screen' these disapear. Anyone know the fix for this?
I'd say in an 8 hour day, I have to 'fit to screen' approximately 50 times because of this
Try hitting F5 for a refresh, that should clear out those items from the display. If that works you can add the command to your pop-up menus to get to it quickly. It sounds like some kind of a grahics issue is what you are having, but F5 should do the trick.
this still doesn't keep me from doing this task 50+ times per day that shouldn't be happening. When others have my part open on their computer it happens to them also, when it doesn't inside their parts. So it's something with my part, and not my computer
Can you post an image of them?
If design is proprietary, just capture a portion of the image (enough to see the red lines/stars, note enough to figure out what you are modeling).
If you examine geometry with all checks, are similar lines/stars showing up there?
Is there a way to constantly check geometry as you are modeling?
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As you may be able to tell from the responses, this is not normal behavior, and we don't see it a lot. :-)
But here's a thought. based on the symptoms you've described, if I were guessing, I'd say it sounds like you have a duplicate red body in your part file.
If you can post the part here, we can examine it and tell you more.
If you're concerned about security, then please contact GTAC and take advantage of their high security ability to review the part. Keep in mind -- access to their expertise is part of why you're paying maintenance. :-)
But either way, based on what you've described, this is an odd problem that is best diagnosed WITH the offending part file.
Hope that helps.
If you grab a tiny portion of the attached, there's no way for anyone to figure out what it is you are making. But it does give other some clue about the problem
When you say red stars and lines, I think boundary results from Examine geometry.
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