Question QG-009:

Can ADINA be used with Windows Vista and Windows 7/8/10?

Answer:

In general, ADINA can be used with Windows Vista and Windows 7/8/10. However, there are some known issues:

  1. AUI graphics in OpenGL mode may not work properly with the Windows Aero color scheme

    For Windows Vista, click here.

    For Windows 7/8/10, click here.

  2. The Pick cursor may not display properly

    For Windows Vista, click here.

    For Windows 7/8/10, click here.



Windows Vista

  • AUI graphics in OpenGL mode may not work properly with the Windows Aero color scheme

    To turn off the Windows Aero color scheme in Windows Vista — from the Control Panel, click the Personalization icon:





    Then click 'Window Color and Appearance' in the next window:





    Click 'Open classic appearance properties for more color options':





    Select a non-Aero Color scheme (e.g., Windows Vista Basic) and click OK.






Windows Vista

  • The Pick cursor does not display properly

    You will need to change the Precision Select cursor.

    From the Control Panel, click the Personalization icon:





    Now click 'Mouse Pointers':





    Scroll down in the 'Customize:' box and double-click Precision Select:





    Select the cross_rm (+) cursor, click Open to choose, and then OK to close the Mouse Properties window.






Windows 7/8/10

  • AUI graphics in OpenGL mode may not work properly with the Windows Aero color scheme

    To turn off the Windows Aero color scheme in Windows 7 — from the Control Panel, click the Personalization icon:





    Then choose one of the Basic and High Contrast Themes (e.g., Windows 7 Basic):






Windows 7/8/10

  • The Pick cursor does not display properly

    You will need to change the Precision Select cursor.

    From the Control Panel, click the Personalization icon:





    Now click 'Change mouse pointers':





    For the Scheme, select (None) and under Customize, choose Precision Select, then click OK.






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