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Cosmetic thread lines on drawings

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Cosmetic thread lines on drawings

Does anyone know if there is a config setting to prevent the cosmetic lines for threads from showing up on your drawings when a view is placed.  I know I can erase them, but since we never show then, I would just like to not have them show up at all.  I've been searching the config files and have not been able to find anything for this.  Any help would be appreciated.

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Re: Cosmetic thread lines on drawings

You could create a cosmetic layer and then hide it.

Re: Cosmetic thread lines on drawings

Thanks for the response.  I know there are several ways to eliminate them. I'm specifically looking for a config setting that prevents these from showing up at all.

Re: Cosmetic thread lines on drawings

in your config, you could put:

def_layer     layer_thread_feat     thread <or what ever layer you want it to go on>

This will auto assign cosmetic threads to a layer, here named "thread" and you can by default hide this layer

Re: Cosmetic thread lines on drawings

I am not certain a config option exists, but you can turn off cosmetic features "per view" by right clicking the view and select "erase cosmetics"

If you have maintenance, you can create a support case and ask PTC directly if this option is available as a config setting.

Most likely, it would have to be a setting in the drawing's config.DTL file.

Re: Cosmetic thread lines on drawings

You might try fasthlr_drawing yes in your config.pro. As I remember, the reason we don't use it is that thread cosmetics didn't show in the drawing.

Re: Cosmetic thread lines on drawings

This setting did prevent it from creating the cosmetic lines for threads, but it also changed so everything comes into the drawing following the color from the model, instead of just being white lines.  Any idea why it did that?

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Re: Cosmetic thread lines on drawings

I am not seeing the color problem, but pipe centerlines show where they were hidden before and edges of curves turn phantom or disappear.  I guess you don't want this solution.Your request just triggered some old recollections.fasthlr.png