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Framing and Deframing

This Tech Tip explains how to Frame and De-frame images, OLE Objects and Xrefs.



By default Frames are switched off. To switch Frames on go to Settings > View Settings > Frames then on show set to Yes then click on OK as shown on the image below. Press 'S' to refresh the drawing



The frame of the current drawing pen will display around the entity (for example around the image or OLE Object as shown below).

FRAMED IMAGE



FRAMED OLE OBJECT



To show viewport Frames or Clip region Frames, Select Viewport > F4 for the Properties Bar and then click on Draw Clip Poly. Set it to YES, Press Enter and the Esc button.



DE-FRAMING



You can switch frames off by going to Settings > View Settings > Frames and then setting SHOW to NO and clicking on OK as shown on the image below. Press 'S' to refresh the drawing.



To remove viewport or Clip region Frames, Select Viewport > F4 for Properties and then click on Draw Clip Poly. Set it to NO, press Enter and the Esc button.





 

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