Damon and Rittesh,
Hatching should probably be under its own thread.
But experimenting with hatching as Damon mentioned,
there does seem to be an issue with applying hatch in a file
with a Dynamic Saved View attached.
I went through the Mark Penn Blog and it conceptually outlines
how to attach patterns to solid elements for display in cut planes.
Seems to work well and is an alternative if one is not using Bentley Architecture.
With BA, our office applies patterns and hatching through the part library.
On the other hand, Patterning and hatching seems to be limited in situations
where the object is not cut.
One instance would be elevations.
Yesterdays workflow would either be to apply a pattern via a forward
mapping file through drawing extractions or to create an extraction
without patterns and add patterns in a file with a elevation extraction attached.
A second instance would be adding a general area pattern to distinquish
one department of a building with another or maybe what is sprinkled in a builing or not.
In either instance, a pattern added in the drawing model
even if it is 2d can only have its display prioritized in the active
model or other 2d files.
A dynamic view is a 2d representation of a 3d model. Therefore I can
only control the display through the update sequence of reference file.
If the dynamic view updates last everything in the active file is concealed
by the dynamic view.
However, if I change the sequence for the dynamic view to update first
the patterns in active file show up. But fine lines of associate hatch perimeter
conceal the Heavy weight lines of my cut walls from dynamic view.
Are there any known work arounds besides setting dynamic views
forward view display setting to wireframe
or reverting back to drawing extractions in Bentley Architecture?
Is there a way to independently sequence the cut view and forward view
of reference files?
That way I could set the cut plane to display last (on top of patterns)
and the forward view last (behind the graphics in my active file)
Any help would be greatly apprectiated.