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14 Messages

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290 Points

Mon, May 23, 2011 2:01 AM

Lightroom: Losing 'Right click' mouse functionality

Peculiar.

I am losing the ability to use the right click functionality of my mouse within LR.

Of note
- Windows 7 64bit
- on the rest of my computer i have no such issues (anywhere).
- it seems to happen after i have had the program open for extended periods +30-40min.
- only seems to have started with 3.4 (for me at least)
- re-staring Lr solves the issue for another 40 min

Seems to have been reported before
http://forums.adobe.com/message/3321022
http://www.flickr.com/groups/adobe_li...

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166 Messages

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3K Points

10 y ago

Hmm. Which things are you right clicking on? I'm guessing they bring up pop up menus, right? My best guess is that something is going wrong to cause the creation of the pop-up menu to fail, which probably means that the process is running out of handles.

In Task Manager, there's an option to additional columns, including ones for various kinds of handles. I'd add those columns and watch those numbers.

There's a system wide limit (and it's relatively low, IIRC), so I'd watch other processes as well. That said, since other apps aren't showing the problem and restarting LR makes it recover does at least hint that it's the one leaking. I haven't seen a leak of that sort for a while, but it's certainly possible. Note that you may see brief climbs and sudden drops in those numbers. Those resources are exposed to Lua such that they have to be garbage collected, so the timing of when they get freed isn't necessarily deterministic or immediate.

I'll take a look and see if I can spot anything. In the meantime, take note of which right click options you're using. It's possible just one of them has a leak and if it's used a lot, it'd eventually starve out the others.

14 Messages

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290 Points

10 y ago

I have been working extensively in collections - specifically, i will right click and image to either 1. remove an image from the collection or 2. go to the folder it belongs to.

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76.3K Points

10 y ago

Right-click stops working sometimes (when I right-click the mouse - nothing happens). I assume its a Lightroom bug, since it continues to work in all other apps. Restarting Lightroom clears it.

Kensington Expert Mouse Model #K64325

Lightroom version: 3.6 RC [788152]
Operating system: Windows 7 Ultimate Edition
Version: 6.1 [7601]
Application architecture: x64
System architecture: x64
Physical processor count: 4
Processor speed: 3.4 GHz
Built-in memory: 7934.1 MB
Real memory available to Lightroom: 7934.1 MB
Real memory used by Lightroom: 450.3 MB (5.6%)
Virtual memory used by Lightroom: 431.9 MB
Memory cache size: 116.0 MB
System DPI setting: 96 DPI
Desktop composition enabled: Yes
Displays: 1) 1920x1200, 2) 1920x1200

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Lightroom: right-click stops working sometimes..

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11.1K Points

10 y ago

Rob, you didn't have this problem a while ago, right? Did you change anything, e.g., switch to a 64-bit version or changed a driver, that you can connect to the phenomenon of losing the right-click?

The problem is quite old and it seems funny that you apparently wasn't bothered by it before but are suffering from it now.

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250 Points

10 y ago

I experienced the same problem of right-click stopping working today and found this thread through a search on the topic. I run Windows 7 64-bit, LR 3.5. Right-click failed in all parts of LR that I tried, yet worked fine in the operating system and other programs running at the same time. Closing and restarting LR rectified the problem.

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364 Points

10 y ago

lightroom 3.6 on windows 7 64 bit system. catalog has about 800 pictures. after deleting 25 to 50 images from the catalog, using "right click on the image" and "remove from catalog", the right click option freezes and doesn't work for any image along the scroll bar at the bottom. closing the programing and opening again it works. This repeated three times while I was removing pictures from this catalog. I have 4GB memory, and got no errors from LR or windows. i was in the slide show mode.

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
LR 3.6 does not respond to right click on image.

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76.3K Points

10 y ago

When right-click functionality has been lost, here is the error logged in the -tracebacks upon right-clicking:

[6072]
[6072] L:
[6072] ?:0: attempt to index a nil value
[6072] 0: [unnamed] - 498286368:1114+289
[6072] ---------------------------------
[6072]

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124 Points

10 y ago

when deleting multiples of images in the develop module approximately deleting 60 plus images. The right click to delete more images no longer works unless you close out lightroom and reopening.

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Right click on mouse in Develop module wont work after deleting many multiples of images.

4 Messages

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124 Points

10 y ago

Hey ya'll - Just curious.

Any info on the delete issues in LR3 after deleting a gillion of them? -

Ironically enough. I downloaded the new LR4 beta. This release won't let me delete even a single image. Whether with delete key nor right clickie.

Even though I am running as admin. Could there be some extra special Mission Impossible Secret Squirrel box that needs to be selected that I don't know anything about?

Anyone, Anyone, Bueller, Bueller ..

11 Messages

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382 Points

9 y ago

It's still a problem in LR 4 too :(

Win 7 x64
Microsoft Mouse drivers (default)
16 GB Memory