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IPLOT AND 3D

IPLOT AND 3D

IPLOT AND 3D

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For some reason IPLOT overrides my black and white color table (bw.ctb) and plots in color those files containing 3D objects. For example, I've drawn a 2x4 as an extruded solid of hxwxl of 3.5 in x 1.5 in x 8 ft. I've got a top, right and front view on a 2D sheet I'm trying to print. On my screen, this object is a bright magenta. I want it to be black and white on a paper print. As I indicated, I've set the color table to bw.ctb. Yet preview shows a color plot, .pdf is in color and on paper it's hard to read as it's in color.

What the f---?

I sort of pin-pointed the problem to the 3D objects. If I take them out (i.e., hide the reference file they're in - or merge them into the master as 2D view-objects) the plots are in black and white, put 'em back, it's all in color. There are not override switches I can see, etc.

any ideas - other than "why don't you check with MicroStation on the Web" are most appreciated!

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