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CAD tip CAD tip # 8847:

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Xref objects are displayed in a different color.

A - answer If you drawing objects from xrefs suddenly display in a different (wrong) color hue, there may be four different reasons:
  • Recoloring on plot or in layouts: plot styles were probably assigned (by color or by style)
  • Faded display: check the setting of XDWGFADECTL
  • Check the setting of layer transparency for xref layers
  • VISRETAIN – try to set VISRETAIN=0, reload your xref, return back VISRETAIN=1
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9.10.2012    27357×  

See also:
Tip 13868:XrefStamp - create a dynamic list of xrefs in your DWG drawing.
Tip 9870:Xref NAME has multiple references. Not detached.
Tip 9363:How to hide the frame of a wipeout, embedded DWF or DGN?
Tip 9331:What is contextual field and why it is not updated in a block?
Tip 9299:What is the xref status "Unreferenced"?

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