a vvvv crashes on windows 7 64bit RC is still quite annoying.
those crashes mostly happen when using plugins.
e.g.: i can reproduce this by starting the FitCircle (2d) help.v4p and then modifying the BinSize of FitCircle by rightclick-drag.
anyway crashes happen also with other plugins.
setting input values of plugins often causes crashes.
so i assume this isn’t related to single plugins but to plugins in general.
the really annoying thing is the behaviour of Windows 7 then:
*vvvv freezes, showing only the “hourglass”
*other applications cannot be selected by mouse anymore
*vvvv still shows up in taskbar
**but taskbar isn’t functional anymore
*selecting other apps by ALT+TAB
**does bring other applications somehow to the foreground but the crashed vvvv stays still on top.
**vvvv doesn’t appear in the tasklist
*not possible to bring up the taskmanager
the only way out is to log off (or restart or shutdown) from windows which forces shutdown of all running programs.
disable error reporting at all
as stated in previous bug report doesn’t help
am i alone with this experience?
actually i have an hint
dont know if its related, but:
in windows 7 if you drag any window to the top of the screen, it goes fullscreen, and if you drag it to a side, it goes half-screen, do you know that?
well this doesn’t work with vvvv windows, and also the preview in the aero mode works strange (if you hold the mouse on a program on the taskbar, it shows you a little preview)
i thought this bug could be related to the fact that vvvv doesn’t understand some features of windows7, like it’s not fully integrated, and even a “normal” crash cause problem in the windows7 visualization?
i’m just guessing, honestly i have no idea how this things works, but this relation makes sense in my mind… somehow…
For fitcirle (and geometry ones), forgot to add a fix i had 0 for bin sizes.
Will add that up asap
oh and fullscreen screenshot doesnt work in windows7, am i alone with this experience?
@defetto Dont know, but Fraps works really well for screenshots and videos.
still no fix for that strange blocking behaviour you described. while with beta>22 other apps can be activated during such a freeze the taskmanager is still refusing to do anything.
fixed vvvvs windowbehavior to work with win7 features. note: this also allows for a doubleclick on the window-title to fullscreen it (also under xp)
and confirmed: fullscreenshotting doesn’t seem to work. on the other hand i am surprised that windowed screenshotting finally magically works (at least didn’t work on vista). so as the texture-writers should work anyway i will not care about that for now…