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How to display hidden lines (edges) with dotted linetype?

A - answer Several system variables introduced in AutoCAD 2002 control the display of hidden lines produced by the HIDE and SHADEMODE commands:
  • HALOGAP controls the gap between the end of one edge to its intersection with another edge
  • OBSCUREDLTYPE sets the linetype for hidden edges (e.g. dotted or dashed)
  • OBSCUREDCOLOR sets the color for hidden edges (e.g. gray)
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29.1.2004    11351×  

See also:
Tip 13082:PDF published from AutoCAD shows blurred lines.
Tip 11830:How to influence linetype scale or color for hidden edges in documentation views?
Tip 10842:HidePStyle - completely hide selected plot style for printing.
Tip 10618:How to display hidden lines in Revit foundations (and other objects)?
Tip 9731:Revit filled region doesn't mask the underlying geometry.


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