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scrambledgraphics [2008/12/23 06:42]
twdorris
scrambledgraphics [2009/01/05 11:05] (current)
dmertz
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-====== Scrambled Graphics ​(V2 ONLY) ======+====== Scrambled Graphics ======
 There is apparently a bug in Java's attempt at 2D hardware acceleration on certain platforms. ​ It's *very* rare.  We've had, probably, 3 or 4 users report it in 6 years of business. ​ But if you're getting a screen that looks something like the one below, then try the solution here. There is apparently a bug in Java's attempt at 2D hardware acceleration on certain platforms. ​ It's *very* rare.  We've had, probably, 3 or 4 users report it in 6 years of business. ​ But if you're getting a screen that looks something like the one below, then try the solution here.
  
 {{http://​www.dsmlink.com/​images/​forums/​dsmgfx.jpg}} {{http://​www.dsmlink.com/​images/​forums/​dsmgfx.jpg}}
  
-====== Solution ======+====== Solution ​(DSMLink V2) ======
 Edit the DSMLink short cut so that the ''​Target''​ line looks like this: Edit the DSMLink short cut so that the ''​Target''​ line looks like this:
  
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 and click OK. and click OK.
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 +====== Solution (ECMLink V3) ======
 +Edit the ECMLink short cut so that the ''​Target''​ line looks like this:
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 +  "​C:​\Program Files\ECMLink\ecmlink.exe"​ -J-Dsun.java2d.noddraw=true
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 +To get there, right click on the ECMLink icon on the desktop and then select ''​Properties''​.
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 +You'll also want to modify the Windows file associations (File Types) entry to do the same.  In Windows XP, start Windows Explorer, click Tools->​Folder Options. ​ Select the File Types tab and scroll down and select the ELG ECMLink datalog entry. ​ Click the Restore button if present, click the Advanced button, then click Edit... to edit the command line for the "​open"​ function. Change the command line to:
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 +  "​C:​\Program Files\ECMLink\ecmlink.exe"​ "​%1"​ -J-Dsun.java2d.noddraw=true
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 +and click OK.  Do the same for the ECM and EDA file types.
 +
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