View Full Version : Show Halos on MVParts below ductwork in ABS2006
2006-08-15, 06:38 PM
This may be a topic previously discussed, but is there a way to get stock MvParts to show as haloed lines when below ducts or piping?
2006-08-16, 02:42 PM
Let me amend this by saying that my ductwork and piping show correctly when they cross.
Is this an ABS 2006 thing that has been fixed in 2007?
2006-08-17, 01:16 PM
Usually MvParts will be configured to to be Haloed by default in ABS, sounds like somethings changed to stop that. Since there could be a couple things that could cause this, the easiest thing would be to have you post a quick example of the problem. I'm sure I could get this worked out for you very quickly in that case.
2006-08-17, 01:36 PM
Here is an example. The background is not attached because it would make the file size huge.
I clouded a pump beneath some ductwork and piping. The pump does not show as hidden.
I do not have the AHU in 3D at this point.
Thanks for the help.
2006-08-17, 02:14 PM
Looks like this is a display setup issue. You have MvParts configured to be part of the haloed line calculation, but you have not assigned a different appearance to the components that are deemed to be haloed by that calculation.
Check out the video I made pointing out the problem and the solution.
Let me know if you have any questions.
2006-08-17, 02:32 PM
That was great. Thanks for the help.
We have only one version of this in my office and I have learned how to use it "on the go" so to speak.
Cannot get the company to allow for some training time or expenses.
The ATP courses have been helpful.
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