AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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ODG_PLS
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XRef shading for visibility....Need to see the XREF....Help!

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06-28-2010 10:03 AM

Every time I attach an XREF file, the xref drawing is shaded and is very difficult to see.  Please help this frustrated Surveyor that is not a happy camper, having looked through a good deal of the COMMANDS & properties trying to make Xref's more visible, without binding them into my original drawing.  Thanks!

xdwgfadectl controls the amount of fading (0 for no shading, upto 90 for almost invisible).

 

You can also use TRANSPARENCYDISPLAY to set whether transparency are displayed or ignored.

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michael.robertson
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Re: XRef shading for visibility....Need to see the XREF....Help!

06-28-2010 10:36 AM in reply to: ODG_PLS

xdwgfadectl controls the amount of fading (0 for no shading, upto 90 for almost invisible).

 

You can also use TRANSPARENCYDISPLAY to set whether transparency are displayed or ignored.

Mike Robertson
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ODG_PLS
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Re: XRef shading for visibility....Need to see the XREF....Help!

06-28-2010 12:01 PM in reply to: michael.robertson

Thanks, Michael!  That did the trick!

 

ODG

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10acken
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Registered: ‎05-15-2007
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Re: XRef shading for visibility....Need to see the XREF....Help!

06-29-2010 02:00 PM in reply to: ODG_PLS

tHERE IS ALSO A SLIDER IN THE OPTIONS as of 2010 to control this.

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MaddCatter
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Re: XRef shading for visibility....Need to see the XREF....Help!

06-18-2013 09:02 AM in reply to: 10acken

Can you tell me what tab this is under in the options?

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MaddCatter
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Re: XRef shading for visibility....Need to see the XREF....Help!

06-18-2013 09:09 AM in reply to: MaddCatter

Ok.

I found it.  It was under the Display Tab

Located in the lower right under Fade Control

Set the Xref Display to 0

 

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