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Fading xrefs in AutoCAD.

A - answer If you want to dim (fade) all drawing objects coming from attached Xrefs (both the model- and paperspace), set the XDWGFADECTL variable to a higher value.

And vice-versa: the zero or negative value of this variable displays the xref-layers (external references) in a normal standard way (not dimmed, faded, milky).

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5.10.2009    29661x  
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See also:
Tip 9721:Inverse layer filter - switching off all other layers.
Tip 8847:Xref objects are displayed in a different color.
Tip 8532:Import of 3D DWF files back to editable 3D models.
Tip 8515:How to delete all Frozen or Off layers?
Tip 8128:How to quickly get the real color of a drawing entity?


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