Hide part face areas and outlines with cover-up tools
Use cover-up line, rectangle, polyline or polygon tool for quickly hiding areas of building objectobject that represents something that will exist in the real building or be closely related to it
A building object is always created in a model, but it is also represented as a drawing object in a drawing in which its properties can be modified.
faces or outlines in drawings. Cover-up objects are also shown in printouts.
- Open a drawing.
- On the Drawing tab, click one of the cover-up tools:
Draw cover-up rectangle
Draw cover-up line
Draw cover-up polyline
Draw cover-up polygon
- Pick points and draw a non-transparent area or line over the area that you want to hide.
The cover-up object dimensions are shown while you draw it, and also when the object is selected. You can do the following with cover-up objects:
Drag cover-up objects to another location.
Resize cover-up objects by dragging the handles.
Reshape polyline and polygon objects by dragging the handles.
Explode a cover-up polyline into separate straight cover-up lines.
Combine a cover-up line or polyline into a closed cover-up polygon.
A model object is either created in a model or imported into it.