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jonjohnson
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Registered: ‎09-07-2007
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Can not locate drawings in Model Space

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06-18-2012 11:23 AM

I was working in model space and when I hit zoom extents, I lost all of my drawings in model space.  They must be there because I can see them in layout, but I am not able to locate them in model.  For some reason my cross hairs and the ablility to draft  have disappeared too.  I am sure I must have hit a setting that needs to be changed back.  Thanks for any help.  I have attached the drawing as a reference.

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Patchy
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Registered: ‎09-16-2009
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Re: Can not locate drawings in Model Space

06-18-2012 11:26 AM in reply to: jonjohnson

Use CTRL+A

You will see them all

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GrantsPirate
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Registered: ‎08-15-2008
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Re: Can not locate drawings in Model Space

06-18-2012 12:50 PM in reply to: jonjohnson

That is a strange one.  If I type PLAN, W, it will show properly.  3DCLIP will also make everything show properly.  There are a few other commands that work as well.

 

You have an arc a long ways from the rest of the work keeping zoom extents from working as expected.

 

My cursor would not show until doing one of the two above.

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KLYPHY
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Registered: ‎09-25-2008
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Re: Can not locate drawings in Model Space

06-20-2012 07:14 AM in reply to: jonjohnson

I have a method to find the location of something I can see in Paper Space, but is lost in Model Space.

When in Paper Space, I enter the Viewport with the desired location.

I then create a polyline from 0,0 to somewhere in the Viewport.

I give the polyline some noticable color and add a width to it.

Then, back in Model Space, I should see the polyline.

I said "should" because it doesn't work if the location is too close to 0,0.

This also works for finding the location of some room in a huge Floor Plan.

Read Ya Later -KLYPH

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