Layout on MacBook Pro M1 chip - Application memory

I have a week old MBP 13" M1 chip running 16Gb ram with 512Gb storage. Sketchup seems to running fine, although I have yet to do any heavy lifting. Only a few minutes into Layout and the app freezes and a generated message indicates I have run out of application memory - see attached screen shot

This happens every time I try run Layout. Any help?

What kind of mouse do you use?
I’ve seen this happening when playing with the zoom a lot.

Currently a oldish apple usb type mouse

This is not an answer I was expecting to see…
what does “playing with zoom a lot” mean? I would be interested if for no other reason that where I see most of my slow down issues in Layout (for Mac as well) is when I am attempting to zoom into any page to add dims or notes.

I have seen memory leakage when I had set the scrollwheel without the clicking.
You can zoom very fast in and out and LayOut can’t keep up with the changes.

What you say does make sense, I haven’t had the problem since using my trackpad. I will try some different mouse types when in the office tomorrow. let you know. :pray:

I have produced exactly this bug on an old MacMini Intel, after zooming in a PDF inserted in Layout, on an older Layout version, maybe 2020. I got exceed memory error.

So… it is not a M1 issue or 2021 issue… the good news is it’s not a terrible bug that you may reproduce often.

Hi Donna,

We had an internal bug listing this issue and I’ve determined that this issue is caused by inserting a .pdf into your LayOut document on mac and then zooming in very far. We have a fix for this issue that will be included in our next release, whenever that may be.

In the mean time, a work around for this issue is to save the .pdf as some other image type (.tiff or .jpg for example) prior to inserting it into your LayOut document.

Sorry for the inconvenience,

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An issue that I have seen recently on Layout 2020 or probably on Layout 2018, so be patient with this bug.

Tip : if you have a rhino license (or maybe a demo to download fully functional ?), you can import PDF. It is well supported. And you can save vector drawings inside the PDF to DXF/DWG or SKP… It work 99% of the cases, depend on the PDF.