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dpropson
Posts: 15
Registered: ‎05-30-2007
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Objects with z>0 are not viewable in paperspace

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02-14-2008 09:02 AM
A drawing has objects with z values that are not zero. These objects do not appear when overlayed in modelspace.



This routine:

(defun c:targetfix () (command "dview" "all" "" "PO" "0,0,0" "" "")(command "_.ucs" "w")(command "_.plan" "")(princ))

will make the modelspace objects viewable, but still not viewable in paperspace. So, sheet files are missing these objects with z>0.
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turbobeast
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Registered: ‎02-19-2008
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Re: Objects with z>0 are not viewable in paperspace

02-19-2008 03:41 PM in reply to: dpropson
I am also having issues with the z>0. I currently don't have any 3d objects in the drawing, however, I had placed one once and now can't get back to 2D mode entirely. Is there a way of easily changing all lines so that z=0? I can't trim, chamfer, etc. without manually changing z to 0 in each line (lines are not coplaner).
*Bill DeShawn
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Re: Objects with z>0 are not viewable in paperspace

02-24-2008 08:36 PM in reply to: dpropson
I use Z0.lsp from my website first. Then, if that doesn't work, I go for
FLATTEN.lsp from EXPRESS TOOLS.

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I am also having issues with the z>0. I currently don't have any 3d objects
in the drawing, however, I had placed one once and now can't get back to 2D
mode entirely. Is there a way of easily changing all lines so that z=0? I
can't trim, chamfer, etc. without manually changing z to 0 in each line
(lines are not coplaner).
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turbobeast
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎02-19-2008
Message 4 of 4 (147 Views)

Re: Objects with z>0 are not viewable in paperspace

02-26-2008 11:56 AM in reply to: dpropson
Thank you so much! Problem solved (although it took a few times) with Flatten on express tools. I also checked out your website and love all the info! Thanks!
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