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#70782 by dennisnorton
Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:28 am
For some reason, after saving a symbol in a new folder, the symbol when inserted into the drawing is not visible. When I explode it, it displays correctly. What am I doing wrong? Is there a toggle somewhere to make it visible?
#70783 by MtnArch
Thu Feb 09, 2017 12:22 pm
I know this is a simplistic answer, but check whether the layer you inserted it on is turned off or locked. After inserting did you try "U" to regen the display?
#70784 by dennisnorton
Thu Feb 09, 2017 3:56 pm
I tried everything I could think of... I gave up.. I deleted the symbol and folder, closed dcad, opened new file, started all over and was able to create a new symbol which is now displayed... Strange.
#71043 by dennisnorton
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:14 pm
OK - Having the problem again..... I think I have found what is happening, but not able to correct it.
When I zoom in to 1-1/2" scale on the symbol is visible, so I checked to see the display setting for Small Symbol. I had it set to 0(zero) so it should always display, or I thought that was the case. How do I get the symbol to always display?
#71044 by joshhuggins
Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:41 pm
Open the symbol in the Symbol Editor, in the Layer Manager, select the layers that seem to be having the issue and check to see if you have Minimum Scale / Maximum Scale set to something other than No Minimum or No Maximum.
#71045 by dennisnorton
Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:50 am
Josh - I feel so stupid... Yes - the minimum display was set to 1-1/2" for the layer not being displayed... Don't know how that happened, but it did. It now works properly - thanks again.

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