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Distant area on elevations

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Hi Guys
Can anyone tell me if you can make a distant area on a side elevation. See pics below. Ive done it on a front elevation where it remains free standing.
I need to make the hatched area in the side elevation as the distant area


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I'm not quite clear what you mean by "side elevation". All elevations and sections can have a distant area. It will always be perpendicular to the viewpoint and straight (it cannot step like the section cut line).

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With the section cut line. can you have 2 different distant areas where the section line cuts or is it still one distant area over the entire length of the section marker.


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One line, no stepping.

Unless this is something new in 13 that I've missed.

Laszlo Nagy
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No, nothing new on this front in AC13.
Kev, you may have to use some trick to achieve the desired effect.
Either creating another Elevation and copy-pasting stuff from there or creating two Elevations and placing them together on a Layout.
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An easy fix would be to change the fill you've already used to a 50%,
make the fill pen a white and bring it to the front!
It keeps your line thickness but greys it out!
I've used 50% and 75% in the past to break up 3 different depths
(the forward section not being fill covered) with reasonable results!

It's not quick but in a pinch it works ok!

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Thanks for all you help


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