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*Alex
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CHANGE BACKGROUND COLOR

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02-17-2006 12:54 PM
Hi.
I have already posted a couple messages but did not get any help.
My preview background color changed from white to black.
I can barely see drawings on the black bkgnd.
It use to be white before.
If I open dwg with white bkgnd and save it back it turns to black.
If someone has any clue, please help.
Al
*Robert Davis
Message 2 of 8 (280 Views)

Re: CHANGE BACKGROUND COLOR

02-17-2006 02:44 PM in reply to: *Alex
Are you saving the drawings in Model Space or Paper Space?

--
Robert Davis
QC/CMM Dept.
robert@easmfg.com

E.A.S. Manufacturing Co., Inc.
804 Via Alondra
Camarillo, Ca 93012
805-987-3665 Voice
805-987-7948 Fax
eas@easmfg.com - General E-Mail
www.easmfg.com - Web Site

"Alex" wrote in message
news:5090077@discussion.autodesk.com...
Hi.
I have already posted a couple messages but did not get any help.
My preview background color changed from white to black.
I can barely see drawings on the black bkgnd.
It use to be white before.
If I open dwg with white bkgnd and save it back it turns to black.
If someone has any clue, please help.
Al
*POMEM
Message 3 of 8 (280 Views)

Re: CHANGE BACKGROUND COLOR

02-17-2006 06:25 PM in reply to: *Alex
Go into the colour setting in the display tab and set your back ground to
the number 225 NOT the word "WHITE"

"Robert Davis" wrote in message
news:5090183@discussion.autodesk.com...
Are you saving the drawings in Model Space or Paper Space?

--
Robert Davis
QC/CMM Dept.
robert@easmfg.com

E.A.S. Manufacturing Co., Inc.
804 Via Alondra
Camarillo, Ca 93012
805-987-3665 Voice
805-987-7948 Fax
eas@easmfg.com - General E-Mail
www.easmfg.com - Web Site

"Alex" wrote in message
news:5090077@discussion.autodesk.com...
Hi.
I have already posted a couple messages but did not get any help.
My preview background color changed from white to black.
I can barely see drawings on the black bkgnd.
It use to be white before.
If I open dwg with white bkgnd and save it back it turns to black.
If someone has any clue, please help.
Al
*Alex
Message 4 of 8 (280 Views)

Re: CHANGE BACKGROUND COLOR

02-20-2006 04:45 AM in reply to: *Alex
I am saving dwgs in both model and paper space.
Both bkgnd colors in Properties set to 178 (dark-dark blue).
After saving in Model space bkgnd preview color is white, After saving in
Paper space - color178 (dark-dark blue).
Somehow it swap bkgnd colors in Paper space from white to 178 ?????????
Al
"Robert Davis" wrote in message
news:5090183@discussion.autodesk.com...
Are you saving the drawings in Model Space or Paper Space?

--
Robert Davis
QC/CMM Dept.
robert@easmfg.com

E.A.S. Manufacturing Co., Inc.
804 Via Alondra
Camarillo, Ca 93012
805-987-3665 Voice
805-987-7948 Fax
eas@easmfg.com - General E-Mail
www.easmfg.com - Web Site

"Alex" wrote in message
news:5090077@discussion.autodesk.com...
Hi.
I have already posted a couple messages but did not get any help.
My preview background color changed from white to black.
I can barely see drawings on the black bkgnd.
It use to be white before.
If I open dwg with white bkgnd and save it back it turns to black.
If someone has any clue, please help.
Al
*Alex
Message 5 of 8 (280 Views)

Re: CHANGE BACKGROUND COLOR

02-20-2006 04:54 AM in reply to: *Alex
Thanks Robert.
When I set set background to
the number 225
I got background grey in dwg preview thumbnail.
Before I had white from all different dwgs background colors.
Al


"POMEM" wrote in message
news:5090309@discussion.autodesk.com...
Go into the colour setting in the display tab and set your back ground to
the number 225 NOT the word "WHITE"

"Robert Davis" wrote in message
news:5090183@discussion.autodesk.com...
Are you saving the drawings in Model Space or Paper Space?

--
Robert Davis
QC/CMM Dept.
robert@easmfg.com

E.A.S. Manufacturing Co., Inc.
804 Via Alondra
Camarillo, Ca 93012
805-987-3665 Voice
805-987-7948 Fax
eas@easmfg.com - General E-Mail
www.easmfg.com - Web Site

"Alex" wrote in message
news:5090077@discussion.autodesk.com...
Hi.
I have already posted a couple messages but did not get any help.
My preview background color changed from white to black.
I can barely see drawings on the black bkgnd.
It use to be white before.
If I open dwg with white bkgnd and save it back it turns to black.
If someone has any clue, please help.
Al
*POMEM
Message 6 of 8 (280 Views)

Re: CHANGE BACKGROUND COLOR

02-20-2006 06:16 AM in reply to: *Alex
This is how I have my colours setup

TAB Name
Colour

Model Tab Background
254

Model Tab Pointer
154

Layout Tab Pointer (Paper)
232,233,237

Layout Tab Pointer
156

Auto-track Vector Colour
11

Command Line Background
140

Command Line Text
0,128

Plot Preview
41

Block Editor Background
255,248,194

These settings might give you a better ideas as to what you want to set
yours to and which ones to change to get what you want.


"Alex" wrote in message
news:5090799@discussion.autodesk.com...
I am saving dwgs in both model and paper space.
Both bkgnd colors in Properties set to 178 (dark-dark blue).
After saving in Model space bkgnd preview color is white, After saving in
Paper space - color178 (dark-dark blue).
Somehow it swap bkgnd colors in Paper space from white to 178 ?????????
Al
"Robert Davis" wrote in message
news:5090183@discussion.autodesk.com...
Are you saving the drawings in Model Space or Paper Space?

--
Robert Davis
QC/CMM Dept.
robert@easmfg.com

E.A.S. Manufacturing Co., Inc.
804 Via Alondra
Camarillo, Ca 93012
805-987-3665 Voice
805-987-7948 Fax
eas@easmfg.com - General E-Mail
www.easmfg.com - Web Site

"Alex" wrote in message
news:5090077@discussion.autodesk.com...
Hi.
I have already posted a couple messages but did not get any help.
My preview background color changed from white to black.
I can barely see drawings on the black bkgnd.
It use to be white before.
If I open dwg with white bkgnd and save it back it turns to black.
If someone has any clue, please help.
Al
*Alex
Message 7 of 8 (280 Views)

Re: CHANGE BACKGROUND COLOR

02-20-2006 08:02 AM in reply to: *Alex
What version MDT/AuotoCAD are you using?
Al
"POMEM" wrote in message
news:5090841@discussion.autodesk.com...
This is how I have my colours setup

TAB Name
Colour

Model Tab Background
254

Model Tab Pointer
154

Layout Tab Pointer (Paper)
232,233,237

Layout Tab Pointer
156

Auto-track Vector Colour
11

Command Line Background
140

Command Line Text
0,128

Plot Preview
41

Block Editor Background
255,248,194

These settings might give you a better ideas as to what you want to set
yours to and which ones to change to get what you want.


"Alex" wrote in message
news:5090799@discussion.autodesk.com...
I am saving dwgs in both model and paper space.
Both bkgnd colors in Properties set to 178 (dark-dark blue).
After saving in Model space bkgnd preview color is white, After saving in
Paper space - color178 (dark-dark blue).
Somehow it swap bkgnd colors in Paper space from white to 178 ?????????
Al
"Robert Davis" wrote in message
news:5090183@discussion.autodesk.com...
Are you saving the drawings in Model Space or Paper Space?

--
Robert Davis
QC/CMM Dept.
robert@easmfg.com

E.A.S. Manufacturing Co., Inc.
804 Via Alondra
Camarillo, Ca 93012
805-987-3665 Voice
805-987-7948 Fax
eas@easmfg.com - General E-Mail
www.easmfg.com - Web Site

"Alex" wrote in message
news:5090077@discussion.autodesk.com...
Hi.
I have already posted a couple messages but did not get any help.
My preview background color changed from white to black.
I can barely see drawings on the black bkgnd.
It use to be white before.
If I open dwg with white bkgnd and save it back it turns to black.
If someone has any clue, please help.
Al
*POMEM
Message 8 of 8 (280 Views)

Re: CHANGE BACKGROUND COLOR

02-20-2006 09:40 AM in reply to: *Alex
AutoCAD, AutoCAD Mechanical & MDT are ALL 2006 as shipped with Inventor Pro
10 + Upgrades & Sps

"Alex" wrote in message
news:5090928@discussion.autodesk.com...
What version MDT/AuotoCAD are you using?
Al
"POMEM" wrote in message
news:5090841@discussion.autodesk.com...
This is how I have my colours setup

TAB Name
Colour

Model Tab Background
254

Model Tab Pointer
154

Layout Tab Pointer (Paper)
232,233,237

Layout Tab Pointer
156

Auto-track Vector Colour
11

Command Line Background
140

Command Line Text
0,128

Plot Preview
41

Block Editor Background
255,248,194

These settings might give you a better ideas as to what you want to set
yours to and which ones to change to get what you want.


"Alex" wrote in message
news:5090799@discussion.autodesk.com...
I am saving dwgs in both model and paper space.
Both bkgnd colors in Properties set to 178 (dark-dark blue).
After saving in Model space bkgnd preview color is white, After saving in
Paper space - color178 (dark-dark blue).
Somehow it swap bkgnd colors in Paper space from white to 178 ?????????
Al
"Robert Davis" wrote in message
news:5090183@discussion.autodesk.com...
Are you saving the drawings in Model Space or Paper Space?

--
Robert Davis
QC/CMM Dept.
robert@easmfg.com

E.A.S. Manufacturing Co., Inc.
804 Via Alondra
Camarillo, Ca 93012
805-987-3665 Voice
805-987-7948 Fax
eas@easmfg.com - General E-Mail
www.easmfg.com - Web Site

"Alex" wrote in message
news:5090077@discussion.autodesk.com...
Hi.
I have already posted a couple messages but did not get any help.
My preview background color changed from white to black.
I can barely see drawings on the black bkgnd.
It use to be white before.
If I open dwg with white bkgnd and save it back it turns to black.
If someone has any clue, please help.
Al
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