A closer look at Wipeout command of AutoCAD. Despite its great feature it always remained one the least used commands in AutoCAD. Here’s how to select them: WIPEOUT F (for frames) ON Now, all of your wipeouts have a frame around them that you can easily select and. In AutoCAD since version Info Command category: rendering. Help (): WIPEOUT. WIPEOUT command description: Creates a wipeout in the drawing.

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The wipeout itself needs to be on a layer that will plot, and that layer needs to be turned on. We normally use the true RGB white hatch method mentioned wipeokt, keeping in mind that if the drawing is using named plot styles STB then the plot style for this layer must be set to “Normal”, or to a named plot style that plots in true white.

Patte September wiprout, at 5: September 19, at 5: To use an existing polyline start wipeout command and select polyline from command line and click on closed polyline from drawing area. ON OFF Display but not plot When you turn off frames, the wipeout seems to wipeou, especially if no objects are partially covered by the wipeout, because it matches the drawing area background.

For this reason, and all of the other reasons you have mentioned, we have abandoned using wipeouts altogether and now use solid hatch. Everything behind the wipeout is covered up. Draw the required size circle 2.


I use autocad v en as a printer: In the image below I have used wipeout on the hatched region inside the rectangle to partially hide hatches. November 17, wipeotu Read about how we use cookies and keep your personal information secure by reading our Privacy Policy here.

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Lou DiBenedetto January 15, at It probably does not sound very clear. The wipeout is blocking some of the lineweight.

To fix this, I simply edit the block and send to back the wipeout using the Draworder command. Trim half of the circle to the polyline so that you are left with an arc and the polyline.

For me wwipeout is: One other issue to add to your list Depending on the situation, they may need to be on top of some entities but under other entities. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.

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January 16, at 3: January 9, at To draw a polyline around circles a neat quick way is to use the polygon command. That way the draworder, at least for that block, remains consistent. What I did to test was create a rectangle with a hatch pattern. I generally use the Wipeout command only in blocks. acac


Here is the result when you press Enter to end the command. Your email address will not be published. February 4, at 9: You will notice that command line will now prompt you to specify whether you want to delete the polyline or not which was used to create wipeout.


Use the trim command to trim the polyline wipeuot so that you are left with just the arc, which is now a polyline. Don’t miss any new tips You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Cover it up with the WIPEOUT command

Have you ever been frustrated with trying to erase or even select a wipeout? If I am using wipeouts on their own not in a blockthen I create a separate layer layer needs to be turned on and able to plot to put them on that will stand out from the rest of my drawing so that I can see them more easily.

Please help me to find the solution. Specify next point or [Undo]: After having had many problems trying to use the Wipeout command in AutoCAD, I have discovered some tips that make it easier.

When you turn off frames, the wipeout seems to disappear, especially if no objects are partially covered by the wipeout, because it matches the drawing area background. The hatch is placed wpieout a layer designated as wipeout that is set to plot and color , Frank de Brouwer February 13, at 4: You might cover up part of your drawing that represents unapproved designs, confidential data, or anything else.

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