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Basic Lighting Actions

To work with lighting:

  1. In the DisplayManager , click View Scenes, Lights and Cameras , and expand the Lights folder.
  2. Do one or more of the following:
    Option Description
    To add a light source Right-click the Lights folder or a light in the folder and select Add Directional Light, Add Spot Light, or Add Point Light.
    To delete a light source Right-click a light and select Delete.
    To turn a light on or off Right-click a light and select On in SolidWorks or Off in SolidWorks. If PhotoView is added in, you can also select On in PhotoView or Off in PhotoView. Indicators next to each light show the light's current state.
    To modify lighting properties Right-click a light and select Edit Directional Light, Edit Point Light, or Edit Spot Light.
    To modify all lighting properties Right-click the Lights folder or a light in the folder and select Edit All Lights. Click Back back.png and Next to display each lighting PropertyManager.
    To show all lights in the graphics area Right-click the Lights folder or a light in the folder and select Show Lights .

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