Show/Hide Model in Mechanism

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Show/Hide Model in Mechanism

Visibility toolbar > Model in Mechanisms (and Part-Editor)

NOTE - there is not a Visibility menu

Model in Mechanisms = "Show Model and elements in Mechanism-Editors and Part-Editor "

Model elements = Planes and Solids

Solid are Profile / Extrusions or those Imported Solids that you import onto a CAD-Line.

Use this command together with these command:

Visibility toolbar >Show / Hide Active or All Mechanism-Editors

Visibility toolbar >Show / Display Mode

This command has two states.

Show Model in Mechanism icon

Visibility toolbar > Show Model in Mechanism

Hide Model in Mechanism icon

Visibility toolbar > Hide Model in Mechanism

More Notes:


Planes show with the Show Model in Mechanism.

To hide Planes:

Filters menu > Display Filter sub-menu > Show or Hide Planes

Extrusion elements:

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

1.Edit a Part that is the parent of the Extrusion with poor quality, and immediately exit the Part-Editor

and , or

1.In Edit Extrusion > Opacity and Quality : Drag Graphics Quality to the right, then

2.Hide and then Show Model in Mechanism again, before the new Graphics Quality becomes active.

Edit Lighting:

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

Solids and Profiles in Mechanism-Editors


Example of Show Model in Mechanism-Editor

Show Model in Mechanism

In Mechanism-Editors, you can see Pink Profile elements and Blue Extrusion Elements.


Hide Model in Mechanism

In Mechanism-Editors, you can see Pink Profile elements