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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But if anybody knowswhat setting shall I aply to make it working for futureit will be very appresciated.

Cover it up with the WIPEOUT command

The wipeout is blocking some of the lineweight. If you have a polyline surrounding the area you want to cover up, you can choose the Polyline option. In this case we already have a block so in order to edit it aad click on the block to go acxd block editor. Keep in mind that Wipeout will also affect lineweights. Please check if you are already registered with any other Cadalyst application and enter your login information.

Another neat, but not so quick, way of getting an actual circle to be a polyline is On selecting this command you will be prompted to specify points for your wipeout boundary, click at points in a region where you want to mask the background objects and press wioeout. Now whenever you enter this block over crowded drawings it will always hide underlying geometries.

Trim half of the circle to the polyline so that you are left with an arc and the polyline. Thank you, very helpful. Tried wipeout functionbut for some reason it does not work.


Tips for Using the Wipeout Command Print. Mark January 16, acaf 3: How do you use wipeouts? Draw the required size circle 2. Within a block, I will put them acar layer 0; that way they will be on the layer that they are inserted on and will therefore have all the attributes of that layer.

You can use these HTML tags. Wipeouts can be a little frustrating when you first start working with them.

Translucent Wipeout

What I did to test was create a rectangle with a hatch pattern. Depending on the situation, they may need to be on top of some entities but under other entities. January 14, at 3: In this article I will try to explore features of this command with relevant examples where ever possible. February 13, at 4: This site uses cookies.

To draw a polyline around circles a neat quick way is to use the polygon command. Before aacd, I make sure that the wipeouts themselves will not plot by using the Wipeout command, selecting the frames option, and setting it to D, Display Frames but Do Not Plot.

How to Select & Delete Wipeouts | AutoCAD Tips

I use wipeouts a lot, specially in blocks. Email required Address never made public. To fix this, I simply edit the block and send to back the wipeout using the Draworder command. Stay up to date! We normally use the true RGB white hatch method mentioned above, keeping in mind wipeotu if the drawing is using named plot styles STB then the plot wipeour for this layer must be set to “Normal”, or to a named plot style that plots in true white.


Sometimes the blocks containing wipeouts will not plot as wipeouts if placed on the same layer as information you wipeut covering. Select yes or no if you prefer and your wipeout will be created. While we don’t collect cookies, some of our 3rd-party services such as PayPal and WordPress do, to give you a safer and better browsing experience.

Learn how your comment data is processed. It must be RGB: January 7th, Tags: To register for this site, click Sign up now below. Lou DiBenedetto January 15, at 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.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here February 10, at I use autocad v en as a printer: Mirror the arc so that the result is the original circle. January 16, at 3: But when I print out in Autocad LT ,the drawing does not have like that problem.

Thank you Geof September 19, at In CAD it will appear that the wipeout is working correctly, but when printed it does not. Has anyone else found this problem or got a solution? Sometimes you need to hide your dirty laundry. March 11, at 4: