Show of Hide the 'Model in the Mechanism-Editor' and Part-Editor

In the default case, you see Solids and Planes in the Model-Editor, only.

Use Show or Hide 'Model in Mechanism' toggle-button to show or hide Solids and Planes in the Mechanism-Editor and Part-Editors, also.


See also : Show / Hide Model of other Mechanism-Editors


Show Model in Mechanism icon

Visibility toolbar > Show Solids and Planes in the Mechanism-Editor.

Hide Model in Mechanism icon

Visibility toolbar > Hide Solids and Planes in the Mechanism-Editor.

Notes: Show / Hide Planes:

Planes frequently hide the elements that you want to see.

Thus, to 'Hide Planes'.

1.Filters menu > Display Filters (or toolbar) > Display Planes

Quality of Solids Models:

Extrusion elements may not show with the quality you need.

To increase, or decrease, the quality of Extrusion elements:

1.Edit a Part that is a parent to an Extrusion, and immediately exit the Part-Editor

and , or

1.In Edit Extrusion dialog-box | Opacity and Quality separator : move the Graphics Quality 'slider' to the right.
2.Then 'Toggle Off and On' this tool again before the new Image Quality becomes active.

Lighting:

To improve the lighting of Solids in a Mechanism-Editor, use and experiment with the Mechanism Options dialog-box.


See Also: Solids menu > Show/Hide Individual Extrusions and Dialog > Edit Extrusion dialog

GA-HideExtrusions

Example

Tools menu (or toolbar) > Show Model in Mechanism

Solids off

You can still see only the Pink Profile element

GA-ExtrusionsShow

Tools menu (or toolbar) > Show Model in Mechanism

Solids on

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