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Blank view port on start up

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Hello everyone,

It occurs to me that my viewport stays blank and grey-out every time I boot my C4D

 

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What I do is to switch from default layout like "animate," and switch it back to whatever layout I need (that I saved myself). but I am tired of doing so.

 

Tried turning off OpenGL in preference setting, it did work but may I ask if there is any other solution?
Also, is it only going to affect the display qualities by turning that off? like speed.. and anti-aliasing..?

thank you.

 

 

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Are your drivers up to date?


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  • 4 hours ago, Igor said:

    Are your drivers up to date?

    Thank you for your reply.

     

    Just updated the GPU drivers but it doesn't seem to be the fix.

     

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    When you say blank, what are you expecting to see ? If it's just the grid and other screen elements - check those aren't turned off in the filter menu...

    Or do you mean the program never fully initialises and prevents you from doing anything ?

     

    CBR

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  • 11 minutes ago, Cerbera said:

    When you say blank, what are you expecting to see ? If it's just the grid and other screen elements - check those aren't turned off in the filter menu...

    Or do you mean the program never fully initialises and prevents you from doing anything ?

     

    CBR

    Thank you for your reply.

     

    I am confirmed that it is not a problem relating to the filter settings, which I have ticked all the options within the filter already.

     

    By "blank," I mean the viewport greyed out and is noninteractive, I can still, for instance, add an cube to the scene, which it does pop up in the object manager, but I just cannot negvigate anything in the viewport – not until I switch to any other layout ( it occurs to me no matter what is the startup layout, it viewport after booting up is got to be blank)

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    Ah OK. That does sound like Open GL isn't initialising properly. Have you opened a support ticket with MAXON ?

     

    CBR

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  • 5 minutes ago, Cerbera said:

    Ah OK. That does sound like Open GL isn't initialising properly. Have you opened a support ticket with MAXON ?

     

    CBR

    No, I haven't. Just exploring options before I do that.

     

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    And you are sure your machine (video card in particular) meets OpenGL specs for running that version ?

     

    CBR

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  • 6 minutes ago, Cerbera said:

    And you are sure your machine (video card in particular) meets OpenGL specs for running that version ?

     

    CBR

    Not much of an expert on this.. but I guess yes?

    Don't know if it would help but here is some info:

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    I have install two 1080 ti, and it works perfectly with OpenGL in the viewport even with a heavy scene, it just this booting up hassle bugging me like hell

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    Oh I see - yes that's a massively specc'd machine. Not that then. I wonder if deleting your prefs folder to initialize Cinema would help ?

     

    If that doesn't help, I have to confess I am at a loss...

     

    CBR

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