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Old 01 January 2013   #1
scrolling trough tab's freezes maya

Hi Guys,

I have a wierd issue with Maya for quit a while now.
normaly i just take the work around but im fed up with that now after so long.

when I have object selected and I go to the Atribute editor, then I to go to the last tab ( the texture) so I use the > icon to go to the right to get to the tab.
When im at the end of the line ( so I cant go any further on the right tabs) Maya freezes up.
this happens also in the rendersettings when I go all the way to the right, to the option tab. ( with MR)
The wierd thing is that when I swith to an other program and back to maya it is working again.
If i dont do this it will take up to 40 sec before maya unfreezes automaticly.
So basicly all the time when I scroll trough the tabs and i reach the last tab, Maya freezes.
I had this problem with Maya 2012 and now again with 2013.
My coworker doesnt have the problem. and we do have 2 identical machines.

did any one run into this same problem?
 
Old 01 January 2013   #2
Yup, same here from Maya 2011 to 2013.5. Drives me nuts sometimes. I've started using scripts to jump to the material tab to avoid it but I also get it with any object that has a lot of inputs/outputs. Simply clicking through the tabs in the Attributes editor will often freeze Maya up for 20-30 seconds.

Interesting your friend doesn't get it though.. I wonder what's different about their install? Win 7 64 here BTW.

Cheers,
Brian
 
Old 01 January 2013   #3
Luckily I haven't had that problem, too. I do that a lot :(
 
Old 01 January 2013   #4
well we both have win 7 maya 2013 SP2.
and exact the same software for the rest on the workstions.
 
Old 01 January 2013   #5
Maybe a graphics driver issue? Check if you have the same version.

I dont have it here with maya2012.

cheers
Inkblack
 
Old 01 January 2013   #6
there is indeed a diverence in our drivers...
but that is because she has a newer card. ( i just found out )
I have the Nvidea Quadro FX3800 and she has the 4000 version.
we updated the driver but still the same problem.
 
Old 01 January 2013   #7
I just noticed she has Nvidea Quadro FX4000 card
and I have the Nvidea Quadro FX3800 card

We updated the 3800 driver but still the same problem.
 
Old 01 January 2013   #8
Yeah...since QT. The only thing I can suggest is that you can right-click on the <> bit in the AE and you get a list of nodes displayed which you can jump straight to.
 
Old 01 January 2013   #9
Are you using a mouse or wacom pen to click on the > tabs?

I noticed at work that when Inuse the Wacom pen to click the tabs it often freezes. I believe this is a wacom issue, but not sure.

If you use a mouse then it is probably something else that I havent seen.
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Old 01 January 2013   #10
^ I use a Wacom here, so maybe that is a factor. Seems weird though as I'd have thought a click with a pen should have the same effect as a click with a mouse?


Originally Posted by 3Dmonkey: Yeah...since QT. The only thing I can suggest is that you can right-click on the <> bit in the AE and you get a list of nodes displayed which you can jump straight to.


Heh, never noticed that option, that's certainly a lot better than clicking/freezing and waiting. Thanks.

Cheers,
Brian
 
Old 01 January 2013   #11
Never once seen this before on any Maya install on OSX or Linux, tablet or mouse. Sounds like a nasty one. Have you guys logged it with AD?
Maybe avoid using <> it for the time being and keep a HyperGraph open.
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Old 01 January 2013   #12
yes we do all have this issue since Qt which is a known one by autodesk, normally it's been corrected, but it still happen when you have a lot of input to scroll through haven't find anywork around it so far, and it's super anoying.
thanks for the tip I'll check it out.

cheers
 
Old 11 November 2013   #13
I have a new system working with Maya 2012, Wacom intous 3 and for the first time a Quadro k4000 GPU and i'm having the same freezing issue in the AE tabs. (as well as some other if you wanna try to help : (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthr...p?f=7&t=1133099)

I think it's like a Quadro-Wacom conflict or something..

any progress with it? I would really love to get some hints to how to solve it!

Thankss
 
Old 11 November 2013   #14
yes back then i used the inuos 4 wacom.

Now I use the intuos 5 touch and upgraded the 4000fx to a K4000 but still i have the problem. Did a few simple tests here and it is indeed the wacom... :(
but i love that thingy...
 
Old 11 November 2013   #15
Very Frustrating :(
so no solution huh...shame
 
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