I’m doing my first foray into using Rhino to set up sheets for drawing sets from a model. So far its been very good.
Can anyone tell me the best way to show dimensions/text with this approach? To this point I’ve been using the Wireframe view type for the drawings, which has worked reasonably well. However, I am trying to show a setout for a series of surface panels, which I am dimensioning directly from my model on the Cplane with the Project option. Some of the panels require a colour differentiation in the sheet (IE, I’d like the surface to actually show up rather than be a see-through wireframe). I turned on the X-ray option, and all of my drafting work below shows exactly as I want to, except for the dimensions/dimension lines/text, which are not showing through the surfaces.
Here are the examples below:
Wireframe, showing the green dimensions as expected:
X-ray, showing all of my linework/curves as expected (particularly the blue setout lines), but blocking out all dimensions/text in green:
As mentioned, I like showing the ‘X-ray’ version because it prints out a nice solid grey hatch (which differentiates from other types of panels on differently colored layers), but I’m not sure why dimensions are excluded from this while curves show through? Is there an option somewhere to correct this?
I guess my alternative would be to do all of my dimensioning on a new Cplane that exists above all of my geometry, however I have to admit that I really like just keeping all of that on the origin (world) Cplane, all together as one with the additional linework.