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Vectorworks performance running slow





I am working on a show, and experience heavy performance issues. 


I don't think the file is especially more complex, then what I have been doing earlier. 

However the file size is 123 mb. 


Simple tasks, as making a Hidden line viewport, and moving around the file suddenly slows down. 

As well I can se that it take up a large amount of RAM. At the moment around 26gb. 


I am running on:

Mac book pro 15" 2018

2,6 GHz Intel Core i7

16 GB 2400 MHz DDR4

Radeon Pro 560X 4 GB


I have a referenced file linked. 


Yesterday I added some schematic views, which felt like slowing the performance even more. 


Do you have any suggestions about how to performance uptimize, or may there be a bug in the software? 


Do any of you have any input? 

Have you experienced the same about schematic views? 


Best from Mathias 


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File size often has little to do with how much geometry is in a file because images/textures are more data intensive. A file can be small and have copious amounts of geometry in it that makes your computer work very hard. Geometry takes up comparatively very little data, but can be responsible for massive loads on your CPU or GPU. Looking at your iStat readout for the CPU and especially the memory consumption (26GB!) I'd say there are one or more objects that add up to a lot of load on your computer. 


Find the highly or overly-complex geometry and simplify or remove it. 


You may also want to check for far out objects. See here for instructions: 


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