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Hide internal thread surface in drawing

Hide internal thread surface in drawing

Hide internal thread surface in drawing

(OP)
Hi,

I'm making some drawings in pro engineer starting from 3D part files. I want to hide threaded holes in the drawing. But when i hide the layer with the holes, only the outer diameter is hided, and the included thread surface is still there. How do i hide it?

I also tried with hide/show, but it has the same effect.

Any help would be very appreciated.


Deleting the surface in the part file is not a option, because i need it in another drawing.

Some images:

http://files.engineering.com/getfile.aspx?folder=9d031a42-248e-4501-b654-eda699563425&file=Naamloos.png

http://files.engineering.com/getfile.aspx?folder=da907e4d-8539-4ba5-8dc8-7e9b3edcd7a8&file=Naamloos2.png

http://files.engineering.com/getfile.aspx?folder=ee48077f-1421-4a51-9091-2991ffadeb4a&file=Naamloos3.png

RE: Hide internal thread surface in drawing

Try implementing the config.pro option
HLR_FOR_QUILTS YES from Tools - Options

Check the following posted by user alibahadir at
hlr_for_quilts in section

Here is the solution for that offered by Ptc
Hidden line removal is known as not working  in X-section views containing quilts which usually come with vendor parts.

In order to enable the HLR settings for X-section views (by the view settings or by the default settings with config.pro option 'hlr_for_quilts' set to YES), there are two requirements:

1. the dtl (drawing config.pro) setup option 'show_quilts_in_total_xsecs' MUST be set to 'yes' (the default is 'no')
2. the cross section MUST be created using the option 'Model & Qlts' for the cross section definition

Michael

RE: Hide internal thread surface in drawing

(OP)
Thank you mjcole for your help.

But this is not what i need. The view is not a section. So i guess that's the reason it doesn't work for me.

The threaded hole is for example M8x1,25 with thread surface included > extra surface with diameter 6,8. When i hide the hole in the drawing, the surface with diameter 8 is hided, but the one with diameter 6.8 not.

Greetings,
Brvm

RE: Hide internal thread surface in drawing

Put all the surfaces on a layer, and hide that layer in your drawing.

David

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