How to make artwork panels and bleed panels ignore perf rules? This will work for other rule types that can conceptually be used as a crease or tear type. The picture below highlights an area where two panels are created when only one may be desired.
Select the lines you wish the tool to ignore.
Right-click and select Properties.
Navigate to the 3D tab (if the 3D tab does not exist, this will not work).
Set the line attribute to Indent Only.
Convert the design to 3D.
Navigate back to the 2D design and use the desired tool.
By following these steps, the above example will look like this: