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Ability to Graphic override the line type and line pen of Cover and Cut elements separately

Josh Verran
With the Graphic Overrides you can choose whether the fill overrides affect Drafting, Cover or Cut.
It would be very powerful to have similar control with the lines and line pens.

For example override all cut elements with a red 0.5mm thick pen.
This can be done through the view point settings, but you then can't adjust per view.
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Laszlo Nagy
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This would be very useful indeed.
I could imagine it could even be extended to other line "categories".
For example, in the Floor Plan Viewpoint, there are cut lines, uncut lines (projected lines), and hidden lines.
In Sections and Elevations, there are simple uncut lines and uncut lines of distant elements.

Josh, I created a poll, so now you can vote.
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it would be a big evolution, because if I understand correctly you ask the GO to intervene inside a GDL object and a éléments is a hierarchical element ? currently we have 1 level of depth, with what you are asking is 3 level of depth I really hope to see this wish come true

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Thank you for sharing your opinions regarding this request!

I'm glad to say that we took notice and we have added this Wish into our Wish database.
(For future reference, you can refer to it as IDEA-4254)


I hope we see this get implemented in the future!
Have a great day!


Best regards,

Minh Nguyen
Technical Support Engineer

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