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Creating an object from 2d drawing

Anonymous
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I wanna create an object using only their 2d representation from a dwg drawings.
when i use it in floor plan and 3d views it shows the 2d representation and when seeing from the cut and elevation view it show the elevation block.
no scripts or parametric, just the drawings.
I tried on the images of the gdl master but it is only the representation, not the block actually...
how can i do this??
Thanks guys !

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Anonymous
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Hi guys,
Love your work.
I'm in the process on creating a number of flat panel objects that I can use to piece together kitchen cabinets. Enabling me to create 3d drawings but also control info shown on the panels in section and plan view. this will enable me to export DXF files into ASPAN (cnc program). I have good knowledge of Microvellum and woodwop combo but the boss won't buy these or the Aspan 3d pallet program.

The item that I need to create must have a controlled 2d view while in section view but it's different on all sides. The item is a 16mm board end cover for a kitchen cabinet carcuss, with screw holes for adjustable shelving on one face, on the outside face there is no holes as they don't go right through and the back, front and plan view are 16mm thick. i won't have a problem programming these 2d views but: (here is my question)

I will sometimes view the panel from the front when I create an elevation view of the whole kitchen unit. You will only see the 16mm front edge when looking front on. I assume the "4 - elevation code" would set the create 2d for all sides of the item so using the fragment tool how do I control "4 -elevation" to show me the right section view at the right time.

I've looked through the manual and the gdl cookbook

But when i break up my cabinets and prepare the drawings for CNC This is where the controlled elevations will be effective. when you view an object in section then saveas dxf it is all broken up into single lines and circles etc become segmented lines. hence me needing to go to this extent. i hope you know what i mean.

if i can't get this to work then i have another plan of attack which is a bit more messy
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