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BrianKristiansen

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Re: Black screens and application slow down
« Reply #30 on: June 10, 2018, 02:26:03 PM »

So I recommend, if you're using version 3.4 or later, clear out the Points for Playing formula before your next tournament.  You won't see points accumulated during the tournament, but you can always put the formula back after the tournament ends and points will instantly be computed for every player.  Hopefully this will help with the memory issue while your tournament is running.


how do i do this ?

Corey Cooper

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Re: Black screens and application slow down
« Reply #31 on: June 11, 2018, 09:44:29 AM »
You just clear the Points for Playing formula.  On the Game tab.  Make sure there is no formula.  If you want to use a formula to compute points, wait until the tournament is over and put the formula there.  All points will automatically be computed.  After you add the formula, go to the Players tab to see each player's points.

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Re: Black screens and application slow down
« Reply #32 on: July 18, 2018, 10:22:13 PM »
I have a new laptop (16gb ram) and I just bought TD, it has these memory crashes, black screens and the UI is pretty screwy as well.

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Re: Black screens and application slow down
« Reply #33 on: July 19, 2018, 08:28:13 AM »
Going back to version 3.3.1 worked for me.

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Re: Black screens and application slow down
« Reply #34 on: July 19, 2018, 04:07:23 PM »
Tried 3.3.1 but the UI was wrecked, unusable for me

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Re: Black screens and application slow down
« Reply #35 on: July 19, 2018, 05:06:48 PM »
What does "wrecked" mean?

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Re: Black screens and application slow down
« Reply #36 on: July 19, 2018, 09:34:23 PM »
What I see when I first open 3.3.1

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Re: Black screens and application slow down
« Reply #37 on: July 20, 2018, 07:38:08 AM »
Looks like your font size is to large

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Re: Black screens and application slow down
« Reply #38 on: July 20, 2018, 04:33:31 PM »
This is due to using an increased font/text size in Windows, which usually happens when your PC has a higher resolution screen.

I mitigated this somewhat in version 3.4 by introducing the ability to change the font size in the application.  This basically fixes it about 90%.  But it's a band aid really.

In a version before 3.4, the only way to fix it is to turn off the increased text size in Windows.  It's a bad solution, but really that's all you can do.  If it were me, I would set the Windows resolution back down to 1920x1080, or maybe even lower, and the text size back to 100%, when I run a tournament.

The next release (tentatively version 3.5) will fix this, because Chromium works properly with higher resolution screens and increased text size.  I tried the in-development version on my 4K laptop and it looks perfect.