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CAD tip CAD tip # 9949:

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One layout view doesn't display border, cannot be selected.

A - answer One of the views in a layout of a DWG file cannot be selected as it does not show its border. All layers, even viewport layers are On.

This problem is caused by a corrupted viewport object, resp. its clipping border. You can select this view by selecting All objects in the paperspace - then you can delete it and re-create it.

A simpler way is to run the commands _VPMAX and _VPMIN with subsequent regenerating of the drawing. This sequence magically restores the corrupted viewport object.

Tip submitted by: Buba

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12.8.2014    10617×  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
Tip 13719:How to load a 2D DWG drawing of a part into Fusion 360?
Tip 12837:RenameCSV - rename layers, blocks, layouts, views, linetypes using Excel tables
Tip 12569:How to Explode a ViewBase generated from a 3D model?
Tip 12448:Pan view (change view target) in multiple viewports of a layout.
Tip 11823:Associative dimensions in drawing views of a 3D model in AutoCAD.

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