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We design water systems. The dgn is 3D. We attach the sewer design to our dgn's as references. The sewer dgn's (done by others, so we cannot modify) are also 3D. The sewer always seems to plot on top of our work. How can I send a read-only 3D reference file to the back?
you are in a 3d file - there is no send to back. The elements need to physically be at a lower elevation (z) than your data. Since you stated that you cannot modify the data that is showing on top, I suggest moving your data to a higher elevation (z).
when you attach the 3d reference there is an option to attach it at a set or artificial elevation, personally I dont like this as it will give false information later to those who dont know this was done...
Is your drawing sheet or model 2d and then your refs 3d right?
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I would simply move the reference file in the Z plane. Guessing it's like most site work I see, it's in a 3d file, but it's not actually complete correct 3d.
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create a sub model and use 2d seed for this then ref merge the default 3d original data, rename this sub model 2D version to remove confusion, then ref attach only the 2d version... and rename the original default model 3D original version