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soudanABDEL
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Voids as hidden lines!

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02-09-2011 09:00 PM

Hi, 

 

I am making precast objects for bridges and the have voids in them, and i wanted to know how to show those voids as hidden lines?

 

Cheers,

 

Abdel

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Message 2 of 11 (317 Views)

Re: Voids as hidden lines!

02-10-2011 03:44 AM in reply to: soudanABDEL

In case you set your plan "Visual Style as Hidden Line" it should work if your void is underneth some concrete element and falling withing view range.

 

 

Regards,
Raghavendra Bhat
rnbhat1@gmail.com
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soudanABDEL
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Message 3 of 11 (315 Views)

Re: Voids as hidden lines!

02-10-2011 03:58 AM in reply to: soudanABDEL

Nope not working! 

And it is a void inside an object not an object behind or bellow an object!

See attached file.

 

Thank you

 

Regards, 

Abdel

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Message 4 of 11 (312 Views)

Re: Voids as hidden lines!

02-10-2011 04:29 AM in reply to: soudanABDEL

I am not able to open the file. Gives error!

2-10-2011 5-59-39 PM.jpg

Regards,
Raghavendra Bhat
rnbhat1@gmail.com
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soudanABDEL
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Message 5 of 11 (309 Views)

Re: Voids as hidden lines!

02-10-2011 04:41 AM in reply to: rnbhat

Ok, Lets try again!

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edwinguerra
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Registered: ‎12-14-2010
Message 6 of 11 (277 Views)

Re: Voids as hidden lines!

02-11-2011 04:43 PM in reply to: soudanABDEL

When editing the family, note the Graphics property for "Display in Hidden Views"  in the properties and play around with those settings

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soudanABDEL
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Message 7 of 11 (265 Views)

Re: Voids as hidden lines!

02-13-2011 07:05 PM in reply to: edwinguerra

Could not find a Graphics property called "Display in Hidden Views"!!

Can you lease discribe where that might be??

 

Cheers

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soudanABDEL
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Message 8 of 11 (237 Views)

Re: Voids as hidden lines!

02-16-2011 04:54 PM in reply to: soudanABDEL

Any other ideas of how i can fix this issue!?

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Re: Voids as hidden lines!

02-16-2011 07:47 PM in reply to: soudanABDEL

Go the Family of the Member and add Symbolic Lines>Hidden Line [cut] on the voids in Ref.Level.

 

Now select these lines and in the properties Visibility/Graphics Overrides (edit) check mark the following

2-17-2011 9-13-20 AM.jpg

 

Save the family and Load it into the project.

 

Yoou must be able to see the hidden lines.

 

Now if your cut plane levels are not falling within range use View>Plan Views> Plan Region to define a new cut plane for your plank.

 

Hope it solves your problem!

Regards,
Raghavendra Bhat
rnbhat1@gmail.com
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edwinguerra
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Message 10 of 11 (223 Views)

Re: Voids as hidden lines!

02-16-2011 10:29 PM in reply to: rnbhat

I will elaborate the necessary detail on my initial response. Sorry about that.

In the Family Editor, go to the Family Category and Parameters button, and define the Structural Material Type say to Precast Concrete.

 

When you do this, a new edit field will be available "Display in Hidden Views" as shown below which you can change to "Edges Hidden by Beam Itself"

 

resp.jpg

 

I admit that I do get some display issues after doing this. Namely the void extrusions along the beam. I would suggest dealing with these problematic lines using the symbolic lines discussed earlier. Or perhaps someone else can provide the missing link?

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