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gmohler2 post(s)
#13-Feb-18 22:16

Setting the border color to None also sets the area fill color to None for polygons (or by some other method makes the polygon not render). Other color options do not have this effect.

Using cutting edge 9.0.165.2

adamw


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#14-Feb-18 06:58

Setting foreground color to None hides objects, yes. This is intentional (a way to hide objects).

Is there any visual effect you are trying to produce without success? If so, what is it?

antoniocarlos

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#14-Feb-18 19:17

I think that intuitively, with (border color none) one would expect no borders shown but the colors of the drawing palette kept. Not hide the whole drawing. The effect I think is clunky to achieve (it is doable) is to just hide the borders of a drawing. M8 does the same by the way.

I may have seen this effect in one of the tutorial videos btw. Not sure which one.

ACGT


How soon?

Dimitri


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#15-Feb-18 09:08

The effect I think is clunky to achieve (it is doable) is to just hide the borders of a drawing.

There's no just hiding of borders while retaining fill, but you can get the same effect in practice by choosing the same color for border as you do for fill, at least when using area styles that are solid fills.

gmohler2 post(s)
#15-Feb-18 15:43

I was hoping it would emulate changing the Area Border Foreground in mfd8, not hide the whole drawing. Odd intentional behavior considering that that styling possibility is available in mfd8.

antoniocarlos

506 post(s)
#15-Feb-18 23:00

So basically we need an Set Area Border Foreground equal to Area Background function to visually fuse the area boundaries. In 8 just setting the Area Border Foreground to transparent does kind of do the trick but is not the same effect. I think you can see both settings on the enclosed map.

Attachments:
Regions.map


How soon?

adamw


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#16-Feb-18 06:19

We will add means to control the border.

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