DrawStyle: Difference between "As is" and "Flat lines"?

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DrawStyle: Difference between "As is" and "Flat lines"?

Post by Roy_043 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:29 pm

I have a hard time distinguishing between the DrawStyles mentioned in the topic title. They seem exactly the same?
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Re: DrawStyle: Difference between "As is" and "Flat lines"?

Post by carlopav » Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:10 pm

As is means do not modify the object drawing style.
Flat lines overrides the object drawing style to flat lines.
You probably don't see any difference because flat lines is the default drawStyle of many objects.
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Re: DrawStyle: Difference between "As is" and "Flat lines"?

Post by Roy_043 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:49 pm

carlopav wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:10 pm
default drawStyle of many objects.
(Part) objects have a DrawStyle property (Solid, Dashed, Dotted, DashDot) which affects how edges are displayed. Do you mean that? If I choose "Dashed", both the "As is" and "Flat lines" DrawStyle show dashed edges (and still look the same).

Is there perhaps an object where "As is" and "Flat lines" show a distinct difference?
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Re: DrawStyle: Difference between "As is" and "Flat lines"?

Post by carlopav » Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:51 pm

Roy_043 wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:49 pm
carlopav wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:10 pm
default drawStyle of many objects.
(Part) objects have a DrawStyle property (Solid, Dashed, Dotted, DashDot) which affects how edges are displayed. Do you mean that? If I choose "Dashed", both the "As is" and "Flat lines" DrawStyle show dashed edges (and still look the same).

Is there perhaps an object where "As is" and "Flat lines" show a distinct difference?
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Re: DrawStyle: Difference between "As is" and "Flat lines"?

Post by Roy_043 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:00 pm

@carlopav: Aha, now I understand. Thank you.
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