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FeatureManager Options

To set the FeatureManager design tree options:

Click Options Tool_Options_Standard.gif (Standard toolbar) or Tools > Options and select FeatureManager.

Click Reset to restore factory defaults for all system options or only for options on this page.
Scroll selected item into view The FeatureManager design tree scrolls automatically to display features corresponding to items selected in the graphics area.
For complex parts and assemblies, clearing this option is recommended. Then, to scroll to a feature, right-click the feature in the graphics area and select Go To Feature (in Tree).
Name feature on creation When you create a new feature, the feature name in the FeatureManager design tree is automatically selected and ready for you to enter a name.
Arrow key navigation With the pointer in the FeatureManager design tree, navigate with arrow keys.
Dynamic highlight The geometry in the graphics area (edges, faces, planes, axes, and so on) is highlighted when the pointer passes over the item in the FeatureManager design tree.
Use transparent flyout FeatureManager in parts/assemblies The flyout design tree is transparent. When cleared, the flyout design tree is not transparent.

Transparent flyout FeatureManager design tree:

Opaque flyout FeatureManager design tree:

Enable FeatureManager tree filter Displays a box at the top of the FeatureManager design tree so you can type text to filter.
Hide/Show Tree Items Controls the display of the FeatureManager design tree folders and tools. Choose from:

Automatic

Displays the item if present. Otherwise, it is hidden.

Hide

Always hides the item.

Show

Always shows the item.

To change these settings, you can display the FeatureManager Options by right-clicking in the FeatureManager design tree and selecting Hide/Show Tree Items.


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