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Same class, different opacity for line and filling

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Hello!

 

Does any one know if there is a way to give different opacity to filling and to a line in a same class?

 

Or the only way is to create a class for the filling and one for the lines to regulate each one separately?

 

Its just that sometimes I would like to have the lines at 100% opacity, but the filling at 50% for example. Then I see that the lines get this 50% opacity too and would like to keep them at a 100%.

 

Thanks a lot.

 

 

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You can do this in Vectorworks 2017 either by class or individually by object, but not in previous versions of Vectorworks:

 

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Thats a really good improvement.

 

Bad thing I have VW 2016.

 

Thanks a lot, as usual JimW, you are very helpful.

 

Hace a nice day.

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Thanks VW.  This is really useful and I have been wanting it for years.

 

What was it they said at the Summit?  Something like a lot of user requests are more like this one, and less for wild new features.  This fits the bill.

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8 hours ago, t_and said:

Thats a really good improvement.

 

Bad thing I have VW 2016.

 

Thanks a lot, as usual JimW, you are very helpful.

 

Hace a nice day.

 

You can assign a gradient instead of a color.

In the gradient settings you can set both colors the same color + use a transparency.

This way you can apply different transparency settings for filling and line,

in pre VW 2017 versions.

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