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looking4phil
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Viewport Colours

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09-03-2012 01:14 AM

This will probably be a very simple fix to this.

 

I have a drawings with multiple layouts. In the first layout the whole drawing looks exactly like in does in model space, with reference to the colours. In the other layout the drawings all change colour to what they will look like when printed.

 

In these other layouts if I copy a viewport the colour returns, but if I change to another layout and back again then it reverts to what the original was. I have attached an image.

 

 Vp Colour.gif 

 

The copied vp is the one on top.

 

Like I said proably a quick fix but I dont know where to start. Is it something to do with Vp colour overrides?

 

Thanks.

 

 

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SugarCAD
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Re: Viewport Colours

09-05-2012 07:54 AM in reply to: looking4phil

Sounds like "Display Plot Styles" has been ticked in the plot manager.

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Re: Viewport Colours

09-05-2012 08:15 AM in reply to: looking4phil

Thanks for the reply. Where would I find the 'Plot Manager' I have been using CAD a long time and never heard of this one. Found plotter manager, and searched for Plot Manager but couldnt find it. Thanks for yuor help.

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Re: Viewport Colours

09-05-2012 01:06 PM in reply to: looking4phil

Right-Click the layout tab, select Page Setup Manager, select the layout, select modify, untick "Display Plot Styles".

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looking4phil
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Re: Viewport Colours

09-06-2012 12:54 AM in reply to: looking4phil

Excellent. That has been bugging me for weeks.

 

Thanks for the help.

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Re: Viewport Colours

09-06-2012 01:46 PM in reply to: looking4phil

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