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VW2017 Publish Time

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I have around 6 sheet layers with about viewports.

I went through and updated each viewport individually as wanted to check their appearance.

Process took around 5 minutes as not particluary large or complex.

I have now published the same sheet and left the option ticked to publish viewports as I find it safer to leave on expecting would take a smilar amount of time to render all again.

Its now been about over 20 minutes and still not finished publishing.

A script message appears on the screen with the message "publishing layer of internal  item 6 of 6".

The background screen of my VW has gone black with no other dialog.

Is this a bug or has anyone else experienced this?

 

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As a workaround I exported to VW2016 and published from there, took around 5 minutes.

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Has there been any development on this?

I left the original from above to publish for about 45 minutes and still didn't finish.

 

I am reluctant to start working on VW2017 if unable to publish.

It turns out exporting back to VW2106 causes "Spaces" to loose their info.

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My suggestion would be to send the file to tech support to see if they can publish it.  If they can - then an issue on your end - but if they cannot - then a potential bug.  But workarounds to export to older versions seems risky to me.  For example if we have to upgrade our 2016 created resources to new 2017 (at least I have had to do that in order to use title blocks created in 2016) then could there be issues saving to older version to print?   

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