Showing the outline of cabinetry below countertop

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Showing the outline of cabinetry below countertop

Post by ken » Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:53 pm

Has anyone found a good way to show the outline of base cabinets below a countertop without showing the entire cabinet?
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Re: Showing the outline of cabinetry below countertop

Post by RaudMees » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:37 pm

Make countertop transparency and then tick box - look picture. Then countertop is visible and units are shown below. Maybe they are not with dashed lines. I use this setting for glass doors and then I see as real result will be.

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Re: Showing the outline of cabinetry below countertop

Post by ken » Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:57 pm

Thanks for the tip, I hadn't used that option before. It still doesn't display the cabinets the way I am looking for but I am sure that I will be using that with glass door cabinets, ect. in the future. I ended up using the curves function in CAD to draw the outline of the boxes and then inserting it into the view. Here is an image of the draft:
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Re: Showing the outline of cabinetry below countertop

Post by CAD_73 » Sat Jan 27, 2018 1:51 pm

Draw a curve at the outline (you can do it in your component) and insert this in your main assembly.
You can also set those extra lines (special curves) on a certain layer, so you can filter them out if necessary.

Here a short video: https://youtu.be/ybtkkEHK4LA

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Re: Showing the outline of cabinetry below countertop

Post by ken » Sat Jan 27, 2018 2:57 pm

That is exactly what I needed. Thanks!
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