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Design layer viewport issue

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I have had some problems with objects vanishing when rendered. This is what I have found

Create any 3D object, give it a class.

Create a design layer viewport of that object layer

Give the DLVP a class but not the same as the object

Edit the DLVP in the OIP making the class of the DLV invisible. ie this class should be visible in both layers but not visible in the DLVP

Change to a 3D view, the object will visible in wire frame but if you render it it will vanish !

I first came across this when working to a tight deadline but now that I know what is happening I can avoid it.

There is also something similar going on with symbols in viewports but I have not got to the bottom of that yet.

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I've run into the same problem with symbols. Didn't realize at first that it was related to this one.

I have updated and still have the issue.

See my posting on the 31st.


VW 2008

Win Vista

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Have you tried updating the PIOs?

Go to Tool:Utilities:Update PIOs

This should convert the old style PIOs to the latest and greatest format.


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I have now updated to sp3 but it didn't help. I will report it as a bug as you suggest.

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I have had the same problem, I had one object and in openGL half of the object appeared as hidden line and the other half openGL, in final quality renderworks and wire frame looks fine.

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