Use Display-Option tab to:
•Edit the color and transparency of an imported CAD Solid
•To Toggle the Show or Hide an imported CAD Solid
•To move an imported CAD Solid in the X, Y, and/or Z-axis directions.
CAD-Line dialog > Display Options tab
Click the Show Solid check-box to show or hide the CAD-Solid that is on the CAD-Line.
Note: Enable 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.