I've got a drawing with a number of shaded views of an assembly, but despite
having selected the "shaded with edges" option, the edges are not visible.
If I toggle a view to, say, hidden edges or wireframe, then the edges appear
If I create a new drawing of the assembly, then this is also OK, but it
would take hours to fully recreate it, so this is not a practical option.
Nothing for nothing, but have you tried killing Solidworks and re-starting
it? I've had weird stuff (including what your are describing) happen in
drawings, esp. with hidden line/edges that seemed to just fix itself after a
The issue is with a singular drawing file, and you don't have a problem with
other files or new ones? You can try opening the problem file and doing a
save as, calling it something else (temp), quit and re-start SWx and open
that new file to see if the prob is still there. If it's fixed, you can
delete the original and rename the new one to the correct name....