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what is web gl?

jim_dornbergerjim_dornberger Member Posts: 1
I can not get Onshape to run. It says webgl needs enabled? How is this accomplished?

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  • cadmandocadmando Member Posts: 68 ✭✭
    Jim
    Have you got Adobe Flash Player installed, if not this may be your problem, I just did a Google search for web gl and this was the result:

    WebGL (Web Graphics Library) is a JavaScript API for rendering interactive 3D computer graphics and 2D graphics within any compatible web browser without the use of plug-ins.

    Yes I know Adobe Flash Player is a plug-in but it may help, if not try:

    You may find the answer at:
    https://get.webgl.org/

    Graham


  • 3dcad3dcad Member, OS Professional, Mentor Posts: 2,466 PRO
    There has been few stories where everything (hardware&browser) SHOULD be okay but still get the error message.. Don't know if these things have been solved..
    //rami
  • shashank_aaryashashank_aarya Member Posts: 265 ✭✭✭
    edited July 2015
    I upgraded to Windows-7 since I found it's simple as compared to Windows 8.1 and 10. Windows 7 initially do not require to install additional graphics drivers to adjust the screen resolution as in windows XP. So, I was not aware about the Web GL error initially when I accessed Onshape through Google chrome. But when this error occurred, I checked with the information which said that I need to install the graphics drivers as per my laptop requirements. So, after installing them, Web GL error is not observed till now whenever I access Onshape. So, I think even if you are using Windows-8.1 or 10 it would be better to install all the necessary graphics drivers.
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