What does this tool do?

Use this tool to hide or show an individual Extrusion element. It is a shortcut as you do not need to open the Extrusion dialog-box. You can use this tool in the Mechanism and Model-Editors.


Use: Visibility toolbar > Show Model in Mechanism to see Extrusions

See Also: Application-Settings > Graphics tab > Graphic Display Options > 'Only View Solids in active Mechanism' check-box

Show-Hide Extrusion


Solids toolbar > Show-Hide Extrusion [Solids toolbar is above graphic-area]

Add menu > Mechanism sub-menu > Solids sub-menu > Show-Hide Extrusion


To Show or Hide an Extrusion in the graphic-area:

1.Click Solids Toolbar > Show-Hide Extrusion

The Command-Manager starts. There is one selection-box.

2.Click the Extrusion in the Assembly-Tree
3.Click OK-tiny-11-15 in the Command-Manager

The Extrusion is now hidden


Do this command again to show the Extrusion.

In the Selection-Window, the Extrusion Element changes to a grey colour when you hide the Extrusion.

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