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Scaling Textural Appearances, Surface Finishes, and Decals

You can now use a default scale for textural appearances, surface finishes, and decals.

Previously, the software automatically scaled textures, surface finishes, and decals to the model size. To use a default scale instead of scaling appearances to the model size, click Tools > Options > Document Properties > Model Display and clear Automatically scale textures, surface finishes, and decals to the model size.

The default scale of SolidWorks textures, surface finishes, and decals mimics the real-life scale.

For example, in the following image, the textured appearance is scaled to the model size, creating a different texture scale on each body it is applied to:
appearance_scaled_to_model_size.gif

However, in the following image, the same appearance uses a default scale:
appearance_with_default_scale.gif



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