Creates a wipeout object.

Access Methods


 Ribbon: Home tabDraw panelWipeoutNot available on the ribbon in the current workspace
 Menu: DrawWipeoutNot available in menus in the current workspace
 Command entry: wipeout

Creates a polygonal area that masks underlying objects with the current background color. The wipeout area is bounded by a frame that you can turn on for editing and turn off for plotting.

Specify first point or [Frames/Polyline] <Polyline>: Specify a point or an option

First Point

Determines the polygonal boundary of the wipeout object from a series of points.

Next point: Specify the next point or press ENTER to exit


Determines whether the edges of all wipeout objects are displayed or hidden.

Enter mode [ON/OFF]:<varies> Enter on or off

Enter on to display all wipeout frames. Enter off to suppress the display of all wipeout frames.


Determines the polygonal boundary of the wipeout objects from a selected polyline.

Select a closed polyline: Use an object selection method to select a closed polyline

Erase polyline? [Yes/No] <N>: Enter y or n

Enter y to erase the polyline that was used to create the wipeout object. Enter n to retain the polyline.