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    I have drawn a room with some furniture in it and I want to keep my walls 3d wireframe to see through, but I want my furniture to show conceptually. How can I do this? Thanks

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    I don't think that's possible (two visual styles at same time).
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    You could you the realistic and give the walls a glass material which will make them transparent

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    That is unfortunate. Is there another way to represent walls so you can see through them without actually hiding them? I'm thinking maybe a shadow type command.

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    How can I use realistic the way you mention. When I choose visualstyle and then choose Realistic, it just does the whole drawing that way. It doesn't offer me a choice of materials. Is there a different command to use?

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    Now you are talking more about applying materials, adding lights (or sunlight) and rendering. That's a whole other topic.
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    Ok, that is beyond what I have learned so far, but maybe I'll play around with it some. Thanks!

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    Take a look at the VSFACEOPACITY variable. Consult your Help files.
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    I am not the best with materials as I don't use them, but all I did was to attach the standard clear glass material that comes with cad to the walls
    you may have to change the Opacity & Translucency to what you want.
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