Turn Off Google Chrome Hardware Acceleration

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Turns out that Google Chrome has a bug with respect to using Hardware Acceleration with a large drawing area. Google has not set a resolution date for this issue. This issue does not occur when using Microsoft Edge.

To speed up your Google Chrome browser when working with charts that has a large number of subordinates on a single page, please follow these steps:

  • Open Google Chrome
  • Click on Chrome’s main menu button, represented by three horizontal lines. When the drop-down menu appears, select the option labeled Settings.
  • Chrome’s Settings should now be displayed in a new tab or window, depending on your configuration. Next, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Show advanced settings link
  • Chrome’s advanced Settings should now be displayed. Scroll down until the System section is visible
  • Next, deselect 'Use hardware acceleration when available'

Note: You must close your browser, and reopen it for these setting to take effect.

This will speed up the performance of your browser when using charts that has a large amount of boxes on a single page.

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