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Extreme Flickering in Tools Mode!

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  • Extreme Flickering in Tools Mode!

    This started up a few weeks ago, before that when you had something(that also included the vconsole and the importer windows) over the game in tools mode the game would just freeze to a single screenshot.
    However now it alternates between the last frame and a frame from a second before the window came over the game and that creates some crazy flickering between the 2 frames. This is extremely bad when launching the game in tools mode as there is the biggest difference between frames. The flashing is bad enough to cause nausea in some people and not to mention the potential of epileptic seizures..

    Can this bug be fixed as soon as possible, please?

  • #2
    I have this issue with my second monitor, which is not tied to Dota but to having a dual-monitor setup, using a dual monitor application (Dual Smart Solution). Not sure if this is the same issue you're having but it sounds similar; when an application not in focus (on the second monitor) changes or updates, it flickers and freezes part of the currently in-focus program/window overlapping it.

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    • #3
      This is tied to Dota, it's been tested on multiple machines with different setups. It's only when the game is running in the tools mode. Since the tools have been a thing it would just freeze to a single frame when something was over the game window(including tool elements)! Now it alternates between 2 frames.

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      • #4
        Yea, I'm getting this too now. I tried recording a viewport of one of the tools and noticed that if all other windows aren't minimized, my capture gets locked to the first frame. This is quite strange indeed.

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