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Visualizing Discrete Properties

You can use a spectrum that steps from one distinct color to the next to help you visualize a property with discrete values, such as Vendor or Status.

To visualize the assembly:

  1. In Assembly Visualization, click the column header to sort the components by the discrete property.
  2. Turn the color spectrum on.
  3. Right-click one of the color sliders and click Group Identical.

    The original sliders are replaced by a pair of same-colored sliders for each discrete value. The color of each pair is randomly assigned. At the transition between one discrete value and another, the sliders overlap each other to create a step change in color rather than a gradual blend.

    To change the colors, you can right-click and click Group Identical again. To change to specific colors, you can right-click each slider and select Change Color.

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