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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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. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their adad. You will notice that now block becomes completely visible, close block editor after saving your block. 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 you need to hide your dirty laundry. DirkM February 9, at 4: To use an existing polyline start wipeout command and select polyline from acaf line and click on closed polyline from drawing area.

Wipeout command in AutoCAD

I use wipeouts a lot, specially in blocks. To fix this, I simply edit the block and send to back the wipeout using the Draworder command. Before plotting, I make sure that the wipeouts themselves will not plot by using the Wipeout command, selecting the frames option, and setting it to D, Display Frames but Do Not Plot.


What I did to test was create a rectangle with a hatch pattern.

CAD Forum – AutoCAD command WIPEOUT

January 7th, Tags: To create such type of blocks you need to first create a simple block and then add a wipeout boundary behind it. If I am using wipeouts on their own not in a blockthen I create a separate layer layer needs to be aacd on and able to plot to put them on that will stand out from the rest of my drawing so that I can see them more easily. Another way 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.

To avoid wi;eout, I don’t save any blocks that I am working in manually but rather just close the block editor and click YES when asked if I want to save the block. Despite its great feature it always remained one the least used commands in AutoCAD. We normally use the true RGB white hatch method mentioned above, keeping in mind that if the drawing is using named plot styles STB then the plot style for this layer must be set to “Normal”, or to a named plot style that plots in true white.

Trim half of the circle to the polyline so that you are left with an arc and the polyline.

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In this article I will wipekut to explore features of this command with relevant examples where ever possible. These are some solid tips from Jessica to help make things work. January 16, at 3: Becker January 9, at Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

Cover it up with the WIPEOUT command

Then you see the following prompts:. Here is the result when you press Enter to end the command. Frank de Brouwer January 14, at 3: Use the Wupeout polyline? Then created a wipeout and then placed a line in the middle of the wipeout area so that the wipeout is obscuring the hatch… I then mirrored everthing and the draworder was correct after the mirror and then i did some simple modifications to the wiepout like moving and grip editing to adjust the size of the wipeout.

Translucent Wipeout

To draw a polyline around circles a neat quick way is to use the polygon command. Tried wipeout functionbut for some reason it does not work.

One other issue to add to your list Mirror the arc so that the result is the original circle. In the image below I have used wipeout on the hatched region inside the rectangle to partially hide hatches.