Ghosted geometry

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Ghosted geometry

Postby JimEE » Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:26 pm

I drew some plans that had some circles on it and some how one got put in the middle of my plans. It's got a cross in the middle of it and I can't highlight it to delete it. The other circles on the project highlight and group just fine. When I try to do a tool path the only circle the program sees is the one I can't delete. How do I delete that one circle?
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Re: Ghosted geometry

Postby mtylerfl » Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:29 pm

Hi Jim,

There are a number of possibilities. Please post your Vectric project file so we can take a first-hand look at it. I’m sure there is a very simple solution and providing your file will save you (and us) some time and guesswork. Thanks!
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Re: Ghosted geometry

Postby sharkcutup » Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:50 pm

It may be possible that the circle is on another layer. Toolpath was created for the circle on that layer and that particular layer is now Locked!!!

1st guess

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Re: Ghosted geometry

Postby Adrian » Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:09 pm

JimEE wrote:I drew some plans that had some circles on it and some how one got put in the middle of my plans. It's got a cross in the middle of it and I can't highlight it to delete it. The other circles on the project highlight and group just fine. When I try to do a tool path the only circle the program sees is the one I can't delete. How do I delete that one circle?

Is this what you're seeing?
drill.jpg

If so the circle with a cross is the preview of a drill toolpath. Uncheck the box next to the drill toolpath and it will go away. If that's not it please attach the file as Michael says as I can't think what else it could be without more detail.
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Re: Ghosted geometry

Postby jay pieper » Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:20 pm

I would bet a dollar to a doughnut, That Adrian is right.
It sure looks like a toolpath for a drill hole to me. That
is why when you try to delete you can't uncheck in your
toolpaths tab.
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Re: Ghosted geometry

Postby JimEE » Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:00 pm

I saw a post on here somewhere and I tried that and it worked just fine. I put everything on a separate layer except the offending circle then deleted the layer with the offending circle, no more problem.
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