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yEd view not redrawing properly

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Or: How to use buggy yEd to make crappy art

Hi, got a pretty weird yEd problem here. Last week it used to work (version 3.13, JDK+JRE 1.7.0_51), now it looks like this:


Doesn't seem to redraw when the view is moved around. Interesting is that only a few nodes move like this, most are not redrawn and seem to stay in place. Edges are always drawn. The options menu is unusable beause it doesn't redraw properly either.

Updated to 3.14.1 and JRE 1.7.0_75 and the problem persists.

OS: german 32 bit WinXP


java version "1.7.0_75"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_75-b13)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 24.75-b04, mixed mode, sharing)

Using the plain-JAR version. The exe-without-JRE build detects the wrong java version (1.8.0_11) even though Java 8 isn't installed here - it's an XP after all.


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Yep, that fixed it.
The solution was changing the JAVA_HOME env var to the JRE6 path.
Interestingly, yEd detects java verion 1.8.0_11 (as shown in the about box), but it works again. Thanks!

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Seems like Java does not like your graphics card drivers. You could try running yEd on (the old) Java 6 which is still available at Oracle's Java SE 6 Downloads page.

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