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Drawing a circle/line with a wide screen monitor?


Hey all. Im new here, Been using solid edge 2D for many years but I'm now stumped on drawing a circle/line in solid edge with my wide screen monitor, I recently upgraded my computer to windows 7 pro now that solid edge no longer supports XP. Iv tried every thing I can think of and my circles are not round, they are oblong just as the monitor is. I used this same monitor with XP and it worked fine. My screen resolution is 1280x1024 and I even went higher and there still oblong.. Same with drawing a line, say I need to draw a 3'' vertical line, which looks fine. But if I draw that same 3'' line on a horizontal it looks too long.. Please help me out guys. I got a ton of CAD drawings I need to complete and import into my CAM program a set all tool paths and what not yet to do so I can machine these parts. Thanks in advance!

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Re: Drawing a circle/line with a wide screen monitor?

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This is not an issue with Solid Edge, it is an issue with the wrong screen resolution specified in Windows for the monitor you are using.  1280x1024 is not a widescreen resolution... 1600x900 or 1920x1080 would be a more realistic widescreen resolution. You need to look up what the correct native resolution is for your monitor and use that for the Windows resolution.

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