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Kevin McAllister

Turn Off Screen Aligned Plane Forever


I would like an option to turn off "Screen Aligned" plane forever. I work entirely in 3d but I use 2d objects as guides and starting points for geometry. I use Screen Plane or Layer Plane when working in top/plan. I like things set to Screen Plane in true views (Front, Side etc.) and if I'm working in a 3d view I sometimes use Automatic. Whenever something goes wrong (snaps and other weirdness) when I check VW has somehow switched to "Screen Aligned". I dislike "Screen Aligned" immensely and would like the option to disable it completely.



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+1 - upvoted.  Totally agree.  The two modes are all that is needed.  3D and Symbol definition can go too :)

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I think "Screen Plane" should go definitely.

(Or really really hidden as an option for those who need)


So far, "Screen Aligned Plane" is the only way to draw 2D elements in

vertical 2D Views, without setting a custom UCS.

So for me, ALL these vertical AND horizontal "2D" Views should use nothing else

than a "Screen Aligned Plane" by default.

And just draw everything 2D automatically along the "nearest" XY, XZ or YZ axis.


Could be just silly 2D Planes, all going through drawing origin.

Wouldn't mind having a way to adjust them by custom positions in space though.



Everything "Screen Plane" in location aware Geometry AND Sheet Layers or even inTools!

is dead wrong.

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