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Document Colors Options

You can change the color options in:

  • The active part or assembly document.

  • A part or assembly document to be used as a template.

Document Colors is not available for drawing documents.

To set model, feature, and view mode colors:

  1. Click Options or Tools, Options.

  2. On the Document Properties tab, select Colors.

  1. In Model\Feature colors, select a feature type or view mode.

    In assembly documents, Shading (for Shaded mode) and Hidden (for Hidden Lines Visible mode) are available. If the menu option View, Display, Use component color in HLR/HLV is cleared, then Wireframe/HLR is also available.

  1. Click Edit, edit the color, then click OK.

  1. Set the following options:

  • Reset All To SolidWorks Defaults. Resets all document colors back to the system default values.

  • Apply same color to wireframe, HLR and shaded. Available in part documents, and in assembly documents if View, Display, Use component color in HLR/HLV is cleared.  

  • Ignore feature colors. (Available in part documents only.) Part colors take precedence over feature colors.

  • Go To System Colors. Go to System Colors Options.

  1. Click OK.


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