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Draw Order - Reordering

Draw Order - Reordering

Draw Order - Reordering

Greetings All,

AutoCAD 2005 - I'm working with drawings that contain raster images to which I draw on top of them.  Many times when changing a layer's color or freeze/thaw state many, but not necessarily all, of my cad entities somehow get moved underneath the raster image.  The draw order for the image then has to be sent to the back.

What would be causing this or, better yet, is there a setting to keep the draw order for the image at the bottom all the time?


RE: Draw Order - Reordering

Hi Volk359,

Not sure of a setting to make images default all the time, but try this:

Right click on the image in AutoCAD and right click on the image and select “Draw Order”, “Send to Back”.  In Architectural Desktop, select “Basic Modify Tools”, then “Display Order” and finally click on “Send to Back”.  


RE: Draw Order - Reordering

Thanks Todd, that's my SOP I'm just getting tired of having to do it.

RE: Draw Order - Reordering

Once you have sent the image to the back, you can simply do a regen and the image will go to the back again. This is an annoyance that Autodesk has yet to fix.

RE: Draw Order - Reordering

Regen, eh?  'Course I can't reproduce the problem at will but will keep that in mind.


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