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manual override of elements to view (like revit)

Essential
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Average
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Can't hurt, I would use it
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Not needed
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#286628
Just "Hide" command! For any objects, ofcourse. And "Show Hidden" mode. This would be a very useful! No more tones of layers and layers combinations. And two modes for each hidden object: Solid operations ON and OFF. And VIEW dependent! This feature is so basic and important. And i don't understand, why ArchiCAD doesn't have it, still.
#286640
As a workaround: show selection in 3D. I do a lot of changing of elements in 3D because it is quick and easy to narrow your selection down this way.

A good way of hiding things on a more permanent basis is by using custom renovation filters and setting elements up to only show on those filters.
#286729
These are good instruments, but for example: We have a complex section. All filters for 3d objects like - layer combinations, renovations - are in ideal state, but some objects (two or three) look wrong, or they must be hidden just for clear look of drawing. Architectural drawings must have a certain conventionality...so i need
opportunity to hide things for just this view! Independently of any other filters.
Instead, I have to hide them with fills or create additional filters that only complicate the work. If the project to go beyond the small private house - this problem becomes extremely visible.
#286749
Ok, another workaround: you can set up your most common surface finishes for walls to have a white coverfill. This allows you to hide these elements using send to back and they will get hidden by the coverfill already in place on the walls.
#286762
Erwin Edel wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:25 am
Ok, another workaround: you can set up your most common surface finishes for walls to have a white coverfill. This allows you to hide these elements using send to back and they will get hidden by the coverfill already in place on the walls.

Thank you. But in my opinion, this is another of the incorrect methods. It's BIM, and all must be logical. The ArchiCAD is the most convenient tool for architects, now, but some gaps make us wonder. Just Hide" and "Unhide" the object and there is no more of this problem. No strange dances anymore )
#286799
The ability to hide individual elements in a view is one feature of Revit I really dislike and has cost $thousands in variations on previous projects as items were not shown on drawings.
These items have been missed from drawings as someone working in a view hidden items so that they have a clear working area when trying to figure something out and forget to unhide, meanwhile the drawings are printed and issued.
I know that ideally the missing items would be noticed when checking the issue set but in today’s shortened project timeframes there is just not the time to check every item on every single page of maybe hundreds of drawings in a set
#286806
sboydturner wrote:
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:30 pm
The ability to hide individual elements in a view is one feature of Revit I really dislike and has cost $thousands in variations on previous projects as items were not shown on drawings.
These items have been missed from drawings as someone working in a view hidden items so that they have a clear working area when trying to figure something out and forget to unhide, meanwhile the drawings are printed and issued.
I know that ideally the missing items would be noticed when checking the issue set but in today’s shortened project timeframes there is just not the time to check every item on every single page of maybe hundreds of drawings in a set
And I thought colleagues cropping a view on layout were evil... This does sound pretty bad!