Blocks covering objects in ACAD 2006LT?

Is there a way to have a block cover existing objects on a drawing? For
example: I'm an electrical contractor and many times I want to place an
exhaust fan block over a toilet - which is usually a block also. I would
like to have the portion of the toilet block be invisible where it is
covered by the exhaust fan block so as to make things appear less confusing.
Do I do that by using a white solid hatch when I create my fan block, but I
feel there must be a better way. TIA
Reply to
Paul S.
Loading thread data ...
I like this way.
I make the outside line on a symbol block a region. Then when I insert the block I give it a positive Z. When things work, she hides. Electrical devices covering conduit - super cool. Columns covering brick hatch on architectural elelvations - problimatic. Wish it worked all the time.
My block for an exhaust fan is a square with a diagonal line. I would think this would be a case where it would cover a toilet block nicely, and consistently.
Good luck.
Reply to
roy
You might have to use draworder on the block(s) to ensure the intended block stays aloft.
Reply to
sw

PolyTech Forum website is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.