For the Have You Tried this month, we have some great techniques for removing the visual clutter from complex drawings that have lots of overlapping objects.
Overlapping objects and annotation can decrease readability while at the same time increase the chances for confusion of a design. Creating wipeouts and using masks to hide parts of the overlapping geometry are ways to avoid confusion in the drawing while increasing readability. Wipeouts and masks can also be used to trim geometry around annotation objects and blocks.
In this Have You Tried, we’ll go over how to:
- Create a wipeout
- Create irregular shaped wipeout objects
- Add a background mask to multiline text
- Break dimension and multileader lines
Learn how to reduce visual clutter in your drawings caused by geometry and annotation overlap, with the step-by-step examples in the Have You Tried: What’s Behind that Mask topic.
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