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Activating Assembly Visualization

To activate Assembly Visualization:

  1. Click Assembly Visualization (Tools toolbar or Evaluate tab on the CommandManager) or Tools > Assembly Visualization.

    The Assembly Visualization tab in the FeatureManager design tree panel contains a list of all components in the assembly, sorted initially by file name.

  2. Manipulate the list and colorize the model in the graphics area using the tools on the Assembly Visualization tab .
  3. Save the assembly.

    The Assembly Visualization settings are saved. The next time you access Assembly Visualization in the model, the saved settings are applied to the list and to the model in the graphics area.

  4. At the top of the panel, click Exit Visualization .

    The panel closes and its tab disappears. The model returns to its normal colors in the graphics area.

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