Subject: Drawing wipeouts

Wipeouts are unique entities that can help you hide areas of your drawing. They dis­play with the current background color, so the details behind the wipeout do not dis­play or print.

Wipeouts are similar to other entities — you can copy, mirror, array, erase, rotate, and scale them, and they can be used in both model space and paper space.

If you want to print the wipeout entities located in a drawing, you must print to a ras­ter-capable printer. Note that in some cases you may have unexpected results when printing drawings that contain wipeout entities, for example, if printing on colored paper.

Wipeouts are created using existing polygons, closed zero-width polylines made up of only line segments, or new polylines that you draw while using the Wipeout com­mand.

The display of wipeouts varies depending on your version of CADdirect.
If your CADdirect version does not include raster image capability, wipeout entities display, but the details behind the wipeouts also display.

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Drawing a wipeout

Creating a wipeout using existing polygons and polylines

Turning wipeout frames on or off

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