If I can create a set of static grey scale elevations along with the live ones that are in colour, that would be ideal. So I would have to create another set of elevation markers and have them generate as drawings not auto rebuild ?
Yes, you will need a new elevation for each as those settings (auto-rebuild/drawing and colour) are stored in the actual elevation settings and not the view settings.
I was hoping for another way around this problem ?
As DGSketcher said, worksheets (or details) will give you a 2D view of the elevation.
It won't be 'live' (but neither will a 2D drawing), but you can 'rebuild from source'.
Any 2D linework you have added will remain the same. But anything generated from the model will update (if you have deleted a line it will come back, or if you have moved a line it will move back to original position).
Another alternative may be 3D Document from the 3D window.
View the model an 'look to perpendicular' to the elevation you want.
Save as a 3D Document.
The difference to a worksheet is that it is live, so if you delete or move anything, it will delete or move in the model.
You can still overlay white lines and fills, but it will probably be no different than doing this in the actual elevation.
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