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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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applies to: Inventor ·

See also:
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Tip 13824:How to export OBJ including materials, textures from Inventor?
Tip 13404:How to import an IFC file in AutoCAD?
Tip 13227:Reference Explorer - quick analysis of your project or assembly (file size, xref errors).
Tip 12828:How to quickly delete 3rd party links to external objects in Inventor?

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