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

NOTE - no Visibility menu


This command has two states.

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:

 

Combine this command with these other commands:

other Solids:

Combine Show Solids command with:

Planes:

Planes also show with Solids. Frequently, [nearly always] Planes hide elements you also need to see.

Hide Planes with:

Extrusion elements:

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

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

and , or

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

GA-HideExtrusions

Example Toggle the icon:

Tools menu (or toolbar) > Show Model in Mechanism

Hide Solids

In Mechanism-Editors, you can see Pink Profile elements.

GA-ExtrusionsShow

Tools menu (or toolbar) > Show Model in Mechanism

Show Solids

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

 

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