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You can show all the hidden lines of selected features and components in drawing documents. You can hide or show edges in high quality (not draft quality) drawing views.

View with Hidden Lines Removed Tool_Hidden_Lines_Removed_View.png.
Hidden edges are visible.

You can access this feature from the shortcut menu or in the Drawing View Properties dialog box.

Showing or Hiding Hidden Edges from the Shortcut Menu

To show or hide hidden edges from the shortcut menu:

  1. Right-click a feature or component in the drawing view or in the FeatureManager design tree and select Show/Hide, Show Hidden Edges.
  2. If the hidden edges are visible, you can hide them again by right-clicking the feature or component and selecting Show/Hide, Hide Hidden Edges.

Showing or Hiding Hidden Edges in the Drawing View Properties Dialog Box

To show or hide hidden edges in the Drawing View Properties dialog box:

  1. Right-click the drawing view and select Properties.
  2. Select the Show Hidden Edges tab.
  3. Select a feature or component from either the drawing view or the FeatureManager design tree to add it to the list of items to be shown with hidden lines.
  4. Click Apply to see the effect of your selection.
  5. To hide the hidden lines again, do one of the following:
    1. Select an item from the list and press Delete.
    2. Select the feature or component in the drawing view or the FeatureManager design tree.
  6. Click OK to close the dialog box.

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