View Display Modes

Is it possible to have a view display mode that mimics make2d ie the ability to show hidden lines and turn off tangent edges.
This would mean I wouldn’t have to use make2d as much and also if any geometry changed in the model my views would update automatically ie I wouldn’t have to use make2d every time I change the drawing.

Yep, technical display mode.

technical display mode doesn’t hide tangent edges

bugger, oh well.

You can choose what to see and what to not.
In your case switch off “Show Edges” and you get only the silhouette
Go in to the General Options -> views and have a look inside, you will find so much switch to become mad.