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erasing lines from a drawing view

SW

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When using the command VIEWS > Disp Mode > Edge Disp > Erase line to erase lines from a drawing view, nothing happens, nor can I change individual line styles. The line highlights and when I select it and use the highlight mod command but its display status does not change.

I thought it might only change when I print, but this is not the case. I have also tried on both solid and surfaces edges (I would like to have control over both) but neither works.



Can anyone help?



Sam
 

ProFishent

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You must be doing something wrong. When you select Erase Line, make sure you select the lines and hit Done Sel before you Highlight Mod.
 

especial

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(When using the command VIEWS > Disp Mode > Edge Disp > Erase line to erase lines from a drawing view, nothing happens) Sometime more than one line exist, so erase it several times. This is the case sometimes, hope it helps.
 

SW

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I still can't get it to work, I have tried erasing the same line several times: it is definitely selected and I am completing the command.



I have also tried selecting using a crossing box and have tried putting a selection window around the whole drawing, all the lines highlight but then just flash and stay visible after I have clicked Done Select. It doesn
 

ProFishent

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Once in a while I cannot get a line to erase. Usually it is representing a small surface, or imported geometry. But this only happens to one or a few lines, the rest still work correctly.



Are you trying to erase a line in a detail view? If so this cannot be done. You must erase it from the main view as well.
 

lcoates68

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Sometimes when there are multiple lines on top of each other you have to find what I would call the dominant line and erase it. Sounds strange I know. I have had drawings like this and is usually just a matter of finding the right line. You don't have to select all of the lines, just the dominant one.
 

SW

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I started experimenting using a new part and the erase command is working for solids but not for surfaces. I suppoes this explains it, but I still want to erase the lines on a drawing of a surface model. Is there any way to do this?



Thanks for all your replies,



Sam
 

SW

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I could create a solid from the surface but the model is at the concept stage and it is not a instant operation to join a large number of quilts into one, then create the solid for each part in the assembly.
 

magi

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in the drawing clicl erase line and pick the line then u click your middle button then the line dissepears. that is it is deleted.

if u can visualise the line then too that means there is some problem save your dwg close and reopen it u can see the line gone but if it appears again chek the display wether u have placd it in wireframe or the place contain more lines.

ok
 

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