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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.

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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:

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2.9.2014    5705×  
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applies to: Inventor ·

See also:
Tip 11801:What is the difference between ThisDoc.Document and ThisApplication.ActiveDocument in iLogic?
Tip 11614:How to reorder custom properties in a dynamic block?
Tip 11399:Inventor reports an error: The referenced document cannot be resolved
Tip 11211:Mass change of units in the whole Inventor assembly.
Tip 10936:Using assemblies in Inventor LT.

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