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surface visability in an idw

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10-22-2012 01:00 PM

did something change in 2013 as far as the way surfaces are displayed in an idw? the surfaces always always had to be "included" in a idw view. now they come in as regular geometry.

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Re: surface visability in an idw

10-22-2012 04:00 PM in reply to: slphantom

Frustrating

 

I have the same problem.

(http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Autodesk-Inventor/Surfaces-visible-in-IDW/m-p/3612316#M447387)

 

 


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Re: surface visability in an idw

10-22-2012 04:06 PM in reply to: slphantom

Drawing of part (*.ipt)

or

drawing of assembly (*.iam)?

 

Attach your files here.

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Re: surface visability in an idw

10-23-2012 04:20 AM in reply to: JDMather

Here you go

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Re: surface visibility in an idw

10-23-2012 04:25 AM in reply to: slphantom

I apologize for all the weird construction features of this part it has gone through many configuration changes to get to this shape.

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Re: surface visibility in an idw

10-23-2012 07:31 AM in reply to: slphantom

yeah i am detailing a machine right now and I have used surfaces for things like rolls in vee blocks for dimensioning purposes. I use to have to "include" them in a view and they came in with properties llike if you included a datum. now i have to go through every view and take them out.

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Re: surface visibility in an idw

10-23-2012 08:48 AM in reply to: slphantom

slphantom wrote:

yeah i am detailing a machine right now and I have used surfaces for things like rolls in vee blocks for dimensioning purposes. I use to have to "include" them in a view and they came in with properties llike if you included a datum. now i have to go through every view and take them out.


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Re: surface visibility in an idw

10-23-2012 09:39 AM in reply to: JDMather

I only saw the post where you asked me to upload the idw and part.

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Re: surface visability in an idw

10-23-2012 09:03 PM in reply to: slphantom

Hi Scott,

 

In 2013, we introduced design views in parts. Surface visiibility in drawings is now controlled by part design views. We apologize, its definitely a change in behavior.

 

Here's how you can do it.

1. Open your part file

2. Expand the view representation in the browser

3. Create a new view rep (give it some name: say "AllSurfaces")

4. Click on Surface Bodies folder and turn them off

5. Switch to drawings

6. Edit the view and select the viewrep (AllSurfacesOff)

 

The view should update and all surfaces should become invisible.

 

The behavior is just like assembly design views to control visibility of components.

 

Hope that works out.

 

Thanks

-Shiva Sundaram

Inventor Development

 

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Re: surface visability in an idw

10-23-2012 09:12 PM in reply to: Shiva_Sundaram

Thank you Shiva.

 


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