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Hidden line render disappear linked data inside the symbols

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Hi there,

 

I have a problem with the linked texts inside the symbol blocks.

When I see them in any type of 3D visualization even in wireframe, I can see all the information pulled from the record without any problem, but when I try to visualize the symbol not in plan view, with the hidden line mode on, all those data disappear.
Anyone knows how can I do to show the linked information inside the symbol block even in hidden line mode?

 

Thanks

Screen Shot 2017-07-26 at 2.35.54 PM.png

Screen Shot 2017-07-26 at 2.36.35 PM.png

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Not seeing the problem in the quick test file I just created. Can you post a sample file showing the problem?

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27 minutes ago, Pat Stanford said:

Not seeing the problem in the quick test file I just created. Can you post a sample file showing the problem?


Yes, sure.

Prueba_1.vwx

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I definitely see it in your sample file, but I don't know what is causing it.  

 

If you enter the symbol and select the text, you will see that the text blocks have zero width and many of them are not editable at all in the OIP.

 

A little more testing shows that Renderworks also hides the text. So in any mode but OpenGL and Wireframe, text that is linked to a record disappears. You can see it flash on and off when you re-render, or by using the X-ray mode, but it will not show in the final render.

 

I will submit this as a bug, but it is likely to come back as Working As Designed (WAD) in which case I will convert it to an Enhancement Request.

 

@digitalcarbonhas done a lot of work with labels with linked text in 3D views, but I think he primarily works in OpenGL. Maybe he knows a trick or has a suggestion. Otherwise, I don't know of any work arounds.

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i think there is a bug in the system.  if you take the file below and render hidden line then fly around with the space nav then it works but as soon as you re-render then it disappears 

it defaults back to the original record format letter/s and does not recognize anything new typed in

 

Prueba_1 Blocks added.vwx

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Thanks for the confirmation. dc.  Sorry fpaniz I think you are out of luck. :-(

 

Hopefully the bug will get fixed soon.

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