Layouts: How to hide non-essential curve lines?


(Rhino 5, Windows 10)

Hello, I’m documenting this fixture with Layouts, and was wondering how to hide the lines shown circled in red. (The drawn fixture is a solid.). I would ideally like to show only the outlines of the part. I don’t need to show these join lines. Currently the detail window is set to the “Pen Viewport” display mode.


(Wim Dekeyser) #2

By the looks of it, MergeAllFaces should fix that.


Maybe for this particular scenario MergeAllFaces could work, but I really miss the ability to select entities, edges, and be able to hide them just for presentational purposes.

It would be so awesome to select a few edges with ctrl+shift and RMB- hide edges. This feature would save a lot of workarounds to get clean presentations. I really miss this feature from SketchUp.

(Pascal Golay) #4

V6 allows you to toggle tangent edges in the display mode, which may help some.



Thanks Pascal, wasn’t aware of that new feature in V6. It is a nice addition. The problem with that is that_toggle tangents edges_ only works if the surfaces are joined, right?.

Would it be possible to have a global setting that hides tangent edges but without having to join or boolean the objects?


Yes! This did work! Thank you!