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Why is it that my greyed layers show transparent?

Walls, floors,extrudes do not look like they do in ungreyed regular plan view.  They show as wireframe.

I want that, when the layer is greyed, it looks like it usually does only greyed.  Not transparent.

Is there some setting I'm missing or do I need to wishlist this?

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32 minutes ago, bc said:

Is there some setting I'm missing or do I need to wishlist this?

I rarely if ever use greyed layers in 3D, but I do get the transparency thing as well in 3D whereas in 2D it works as it always did.

 

It probably is because it is in 3D and I do see the benefit of not only making things grey but also transparent so that you still have some idea of what is there behind objects. Though it can be distracting if too much is visible, so I agree there should also be an opaque grey mode like in 2D, which would make it a wishlist item to have an option to choose between transparent greyed and non-transparent greyed.

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Thanks,

The layer that is greyed is a layer set to top plan.  Nothing viewed in 3D.  There are 3D objects but they should look like they otherwise do in top plan only greyed.

Guess I'll wish list it.

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Greyed layers/classes don't work in top or top/plan view, I still get the colours of 3D objects, though they are not showing as filled in top view (in top/plan 2D view they're not supposed to show as filled so that is correct behaviour). The transparency with greyed layers only shows in 3D views other than top. Even then not all objects turn grey.

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ArtV, 

 

the top shot shows Design Layer A with the bathroom in the center with the sink counter and walls etc solid in top plan view

the bottom shot is a viewport of the Design Layer A on a different design layer.  In that viewport, the Design Layer A visibility is set to grey.

I don't want the counter top and walls to be wireframe.

 

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This does indeed not look like what one would expect from greyed layers. I no longer have older versions installed so can't test in those to see the difference.

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I just now opened it in 2019 and the condition persists.  I subscribe to 2020 but haven't even installed it yet (unimpressive) so I am not able to see if it persists.

I suspect it does.  I wish it didn't.

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Yes it does in VW 2020, I have to update my signature for that.

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