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Plane Display

You can set the following plane display options for part and assembly documents:

  • Face color

  • Transparency

  • Intersection display and color

NOTE: You must enable the Display shaded planes option to display shaded planes.

To set the plane display:

  1. Open a part or assembly document.

  2. Click Tools, Options. On the Document Properties tab, click Plane Display.

  3. Under Faces, set the following options:

  • Front Face Color. Displays the Color dialog box that you use to set the front face color of planes .

  • Back Face Color. Displays the Color dialog box that you use to set the back face color of planes.

  • Transparency. Controls the plane transparency (0% displays a solid face color; 100% displays no face color).

NOTE: Edges take the same color as the front and back faces, are not transparent, and are always displayed.

  1. Under Intersections, set the following options:

  • Line Color. Displays the Color dialog box that you use to set the plane intersection line color.

  1. Click OK to accept the changes, or Cancel to discard the changes and exit the dialog box.

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