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One assembly part displays as hidden (transparent) in my drawing view.

A - answer A part displayed in dashed (hidden) linetype and unobscured geometry "under" that part in the current drawing view indicates that this part is probably set as a "reference part" in the assembly. You can change this setting in the assembly tree - right-click on this part and choose "BOM Structure > Default" (instead of Reference), or change this setting in the BOM.

Does not show fully

But you can also change the way that reference parts are displayed. In the view properties (double-click on the view border), in the dialog "Drawing View", go to the tab "Model Stat" and in the panel "Reference Data" change the option "Line Style" to "As Parts" and the option "Hidden Line Calculation" to "All Bodies".

After the hidden line setting:

After the line style setting:

Inventor
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2.9.2014    4461x  
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applies to: Inventor ·

See also:
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