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Snapshots Context Menu

You can show, move, and delete snapshots, restore hidden components, and add comments.

To access these commands:

Expand the Snapshots FM_snapshot folder and right-click an existing snapshot feature.
The Snapshots FM_snapshot folder is in the Scenes, Lights and Cameras pane of the DisplayManager. Snapshots are available only in assemblies.

Snapshots Context Menu

Select Returns the graphics area to the state it was in when you created the snapshot.
Select, restore hidden components (Available if components were hidden by Isolate or Hide Components when you created the snapshot.) Returns the graphics area to the state it was in when you created the snapshot and shows the hidden components.
Comment Lets you add a comment to the snapshot (140 characters maximum).
Move to Top Moves the snapshot to the top of the list, just below the Home snapshot.
Delete Deletes the snapshot.

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