For this purpose, you can clip xrefs so that you see only the portion you need. It’s similar to cropping an image in an image-editing program. Tipster Don Bentz shares an easy way to get referenced files or blocks to display specific parts inside AutoCAD. “Many users are familiar with. Thread: can’t get rid of boundary on Xclip By gstankus in forum AutoCAD Civil 3D – General. Replies: 6. Last Post: ,

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Specify the Polygonal sub-option and pick points to specify a multi-sided shape to clip the xref or block Specify the Select Polyline sub-option. When I use the Xclip command autocda my 3D model, and I have my viewport shadeplot set to hidden, the xclip boundary is displayed in my plot. Notify me of new comments via email. These other drawings are called external references, or xrefs.

Sometimes, xrefs can be large.

Create a free website or blog at WordPress. How is a way to hide the boundary lines as in CAD version Value Description 0 The frame is not visible and it is not plotted.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Is it less demanding for autoczd computer to handle a small xclip of a large file than having the whole xref visible? For this purpose, you can clip xrefs so that you see only the portion you need.


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Autcad xclipframe does not seem to have an affect on this boundary. January 8, at 5: October 1, at 1: June 28, at 3: You are commenting using your Twitter account. Press Enter to use the default Rectangular sub-option. January 21, at 3: Whatever is outside the clipping boundary disappears until you turn off the clipping boundary.

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August 16, at The Clipdepth option is for 3D drawings only and specifies front xckip back planes for the clipping boundary. Create a command alias keyboard shortcut. You can use these HTML tags. January 28, at Don’t miss any new tips Email will not be published required.

You are commenting using your WordPress. One thing to add is that the polyline is not associative, so you can delete it after you clip. February 27, at 8: Don’t miss any xclup tips. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your Facebook account.

How to control what you see by clipping xrefs and blocks

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September 25, at 2: Email required Address never made public. January 30, at 4: December 20, at 3: April 11, at 2: Here you see an xref with a polygonal clip. When using this xclip it will leave the boundary line.

Sorry for the slow response. Then select an existing polyline to use as the clipping boundary. October 17, at 2: Thus I often accidentally move or erase xclip blocks.

How can you modify objects that are in a xclip then have the xclip back to where it was originally with the new modifications?

Once you have a clipping boundary, you can use the command again and choose the OFF option to re-display the entire xref or block.