Use Display-Option tab to:
•Edit the color, transparency of the imported CAD Solid
•To Toggle the Show or Hide the imported CAD Solid
•To move the imported CAD Solid in the X, Y, and/or Z-axis directions.
Click the Show Solid check-box to show or hide the CAD-Solid that is on the CAD-Line.
Note: You must also do Visibility toolbar > Show Solids in Mechanisms to show CAD-Solids in Mechanism-Editors
Drag the Transparency slider-bar to change the transparency of the CAD-Solid on the CAD-Line. Experiment!
Click the Solid Color button to open and edit the color of the CAD-Solid with the Windows® color picker,
Number of Vertices: (read-only)
Complex files have more vertices. MechDesigner may become slow to respond to new commands when there are many CAD-Solids, each with many Number-of-Vertices.
How many is too many? Try to make Number-of-Vertices < 10,000.
Experiment with the Fine, Coarse and Custom radio-buttons in the SOLIDWORKS tab.
See also: Top-Tips
If the imported CAD-Solid is not in the correct place, you can move it in the X, Y, and Z-axis directions.
You can not rotate an imported CAD-Solid
You must rotate the CAD model in your CAD software before you import it.