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Hi,

When I create a sweep it looks fine in open GL, fast renderworks, artistic render works etc but in hidden line, wire frame or sketch it reverts to the polygon/shape it was made from.

So I can't see the drawing properly as a view point and it's really difficult to work with in the design layer.

It didn't use to do this so I wonder if I've changed a setting by mistake...which one though I haven't a clue!

Please help, Moley 

PS I'm using VW2019

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In the hidden line options take a look at the smoothing angle.  20 to 30 is usually the sweet spot.

 

And with sweeps it's I find it makes VW happier if you turn the sweep segment angle as high as you can stand it.  I usually default to 20º.  Very low segment angles can bog the drawing down.

 

If that doesn't work for you post an example of the sweep.  It's possible to get a self intersecting piece of the sweep that can produce interesting results.

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Thanks Michael, 

I've attached a few screen shots to show what the problem is - changing the smoothing angle don't seem to help unfortunately.

Moley 

Screenshot 2020-01-19 at 12.42.09.png

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I'm not able to recreate it.  Can you send me a file with just the sweep?

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