Edit selected object in Draft WB does nothing.

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Edit selected object in Draft WB does nothing.

Postby bitacovir » Sat Jul 06, 2019 11:27 pm

Is this tool supposed to do something? I don't understand how it works in DraftWB. In my case, it does not do anything.
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Re: Edit selected object in Draft WB does nothing.

Postby Moult » Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:38 am

This is a half-built feature which will:

- Highlight the wire of the object you want to edit in red, such that you can see it as an "x-ray" in front of other objects
- Allow you to select edges and vertices of wires even though there are objects obscuring it

When editing a complex 3D scene, this x-ray capability is useful. However, the way it is implemented is pretty poor and the duplicate icon makes things confusing. It can definitely be improved.
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Re: Edit selected object in Draft WB does nothing.

Postby chrisb » Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:28 am

Is it intended to work with Draft wires only or also with sketches and PartDesign features?