Question QG-009:

Can ADINA be used with Windows Vista and Windows 7?

Answer:

In general, ADINA can be used with Windows Vista and Windows 7. 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, click here.

  2. The Pick cursor does not display properly

    For Windows Vista, click here.

    For Windows 7, 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

  • 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

  • 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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