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Ghost remnants from a deleted geometry


This shape was originally created as a floor object. After deletion of the object, a 2D "ghost image" of it remains on Top/Plan view.

Sometimes, the shape appear was a darkened shadow in OGL or wireframe modes. It shows up in our plans, but not in rendering or hidden line sections.

This problem persists for over half a year after said geometry was deleted, and continues to stay despite many new versions re-created of the file as well as Vectorworks version update.


It is affecting our modelling accuracy as the ghost image blocks the shapes we newly created, especially on Top/Plan view.


How do we get rid of this bug for good?

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I would guess that there is an actual (not a ghost) object in the file. Use your best detective skills to find it and delete it.


When you create a Floor (and other objects) there is an option to retain original geometry. So if this is enabled, even after deleting the Floor, the original object remains.

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