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Author Topic: Redraw failure + keyboard remapped on SAVE  (Read 558 times)

chuft-captain

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Redraw failure + keyboard remapped on SAVE
« on: May 24, 2017, 01:16:48 am »


While UV mapping a texture I needed to maximize Anim8or.
After maximizing, the viewport failed to redraw.  After returning to windowed mode it came right.

Around about the same time this happened, I also tried to save the project but when trying to enter a filename to save as, I found that my keyboard was giving the wrong chars.
eg. I would press the "-" key and get a single quote. The ";" key would give md something like an "a" with some sort of umlat decoration.

Note that around the time these issues appeared, I had also downloaded a couple of random textues, so this behaviour may be indicative of a virus rather than an actual Anim8or bug, but it would ne interesting to see if anyone else can replicate these issues.
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Steve

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Re: Redraw failure + keyboard remapped on SAVE
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2017, 02:38:04 am »

Are you in point edit mode ore the base object modeler when this happens?
What OS and graphics chip do you have? See the About->SystemInfo menu command for this.

I can't reproduce it but that doesn't mean it is or isn't a bug in Anim8or ;)
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Re: Redraw failure + keyboard remapped on SAVE
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2017, 07:38:19 am »

I was adjusting texture alignment on selected faces at the time, so point edit mode.
(ie. the yellow UV tool was visible, however once maximized I couldn't get rid of it because none of the controls were clickable due to whatever the iossue was.)
OS=WIN7 SP1 64bit
Graphics= Intel HD4000 (integrated)

I can't replicate the problem now either, so I wouldn't worry too much about it Steve. Probably not a bug, but due to whatever was going on with my machine at the time (remember I also had those keyboard issues around the same time -- which have also not re-occurred).

I think it's safe to assume this is not a bug, but if it happens again I'll try to get a handle on the exact cause / circumstances, and I'll let you know.

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Re: Redraw failure + keyboard remapped on SAVE
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2017, 04:35:59 pm »

OK if it recurs let me know.
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Re: Redraw failure + keyboard remapped on SAVE
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2017, 07:31:06 pm »

Will do.

One thing I do recall is that at the time that this occurred, I had just discovered the alt-RMB function no longer worked and I was trying to find out (by trial and error) what key combination would de-select faces. So it may be possible that some random combination of CTRL / SHIFT / ALT and RMB caused this issue, as well as the issue with the diacritic characters on the keyboard (as both issues occurred around the same time).

I do think it more likely that whatever I did put the OS into some strange state, rather than Anim8or, but this might just give you an avenue to replicate it.

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« Last Edit: May 24, 2017, 07:36:17 pm by chuft-captain »
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