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Reducing LW of 3D objects

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Has anyone found a means to reduce the line weight of radial start and stop edges when utilizing the 3D objects for 2D drawings?

I show such an example here where 2D drawing standards would not show the lines indicated by the red arrows or they would be extremely faint.

Instead all lines are illustrated using the edge profile weight.

 

Secondarily I would like if it was easy to render voids in the material black. I've tried black circles placed within the opening but the fill colour doesn't display when using hidden line rendering and we don't want the shadowing created with OpenGL.

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If the lines in your example are indicating the surface curves, you can adjust the Hidden Line Render Setting for Smoothing Angle to control whether they appear or not. Not ideal, but it does give some control.

 

Kevin

 

 

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Thanks Kevin,

That definitely makes modeling with those 3D steel shapes more useful.

Its definitely easier to add missing lines than to remove the undesirable ones.

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