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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For this reason, and all of wiprout other reasons you have mentioned, we have abandoned using wipeouts altogether and now use solid hatch. In this article I will try to explore features of this command with relevant examples where ever possible. To change visibility of wipeout frame you can also use Frames option from command line after invoking wipeout command as shown in image below.

Sometimes the blocks containing wipeouts will not plot as wipeouts if placed on the same layer as information you are covering.

Cover it up with the WIPEOUT command – AutoCAD Tips Blog

Learn how your comment data is processed. Another aacad to create polyline circle is to draw an arc on part of the existing circle, run the Pedit on the Arc and choose the CLOSE option, however the wipeout accepts closed polylines with line segments only. May 23, at To register for this site, click Sign up now below.


Thats weird, because when I open the other drawings for example, with already existing working wipeouts. Then you acas the following prompts:. November 17, at Within a block, I will put them on 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.

I generally use the Wipeout command only in blocks. Read about how we use cookies and keep your personal information secure by reading our Privacy Policy here. Draw order does not help. Showing of 5. You will notice that the block hides behind masking, to make it visible again select all objects of blocks even in hidden state you will be able to select objects of block then right click go to Draw Order and select Bring Above Objects from contextual menu.

Wipeout command in AutoCAD – CadOasis

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 enter. Select a closed polyline: Thank you Geof September 19, at Here are the prompts:. DirkM February 9, at 4: You are commenting using your Twitter account.


Tips for Using the Wipeout Command.

Cover it up with the WIPEOUT command

February 15, at 2: What type of modifying are you doing to the mirrored wipeout? Use the Erase polyline? September 19, at Then you see the following prompts: The wipeout is blocking some of the lineweight. To create such type of blocks you need to first create a simple block and then add a wipeout boundary behind it.

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Here is the result when you press Enter to end the command. Another advantage with the use of a solid hatch over wipeouts is the use of curved edges. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Don’t miss any new tips For whatever reason, this seems to work.

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