Hidden Objects When Exploding in AutoCAD

by Sirajkochi
(Qatar-dhoha)


I have an AutoCAD drawing which shows part of building section. See figure above.

When I explode it, the full building section shows. How can I do this?

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Nov 09, 2010
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Block Clipping
by: James, Ohio

Sirajkochi, the block you are trying to explode may have been clipped to show only a certain area.

When you explode the block, the rest of the actual block appears.

Try this:

Before exploding your block, draw a pline around the edges.

Then, explode the block and trim off the excess entities that you do not want, using the pline as your trimming edge.

Erase whatever entities are left outside the pline.

Hope that helps, James.

Nov 17, 2010
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Hidden dwg
by: Anonymous

This problem is similar to the xclip command when used in an xref. I use "xclip" when I need to hide the part of my xref that I'm not using. It may be turned off or changed with little effort.

The "wipeout" command may also hide part of your dwg. If either option is hidden when saved, it will remain hidden when opened...Good Luck,
Tony

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