Visibility toolbar > Part-Outlines and Sketch-Elements

NOTE - there is not a Visibility menu

This button has two states.

Icon-Visibility-Other Mech-SHOW

Visibility toolbar > Show Part-Outlines and Sketch-Elements.

Icon-Visibility-Other Mechs-HIDE

Visibility toolbar > Hide Part-Outlines and Sketch-Elements.

Part-Editor:

Show or Hide: Part-Outlines & sketch-elements - and CAD-Lines, Profiles, Joints in the active AND different Mechanism-Editors

Mechanism-Editor:

Show or Hide: Part-Outlines & sketch-elements - and CAD-Lines, Profiles, Joints in different Mechanism-Editors.


TOP-TIP :  MD14+

When you do: Show Part-Outlines and Sketch-Elements, to:

Identify Parts

Single-Click a Part-Outline or Joint, or CAD-Line] to identify in the Selection-Window and Assembly-Tree the name of the Part [or Joint, or CAD-Line] and the Mechanism-Editor to which it is a child.
Single-Click a sketch-element to identify in the Selection-Window the name of the sketch-element and to which Part the sketch-element is a child.

Jump-to Mechanism-Editors

Double-Click a Part-Outline or sketch-element to jump to the Mechanism-Editor in which the Part or sketch-element is a child.

GA-SketchinMechanismShow

To Show Part-Outlines and sketches in other Mechanisms:

1.Click Visibility toolbar > Show Part-Outlines and Sketch-Elements

Red-14-1b is a Part-Outline in a different mechanism.

Red-14-2 is a Line or CAD-Line in a different mechanism.

Note: To change the colour: of the elements: Edit menu > Application-Settings > Graphics tab > Graphic Options | Background Sketch

GA-SketchinMechanismNOShow

To Hide Part-Outlines and sketches in other Mechanisms:

1.Click again Visibility toolbar > Show Part-Outlines and Sketch-Elements

Tutorials and Reference Help Files for MechDesigner and MotionDesigner 14.2 + © Machine, Cam, Mechanism, and Motion Design Software by PSMotion Ltd