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Display States in Assemblies

You can define different combinations of the following settings for each component in an assembly, and save them in display states:
Display Mode

You change display settings for each component in the Display Pane.

Display states are listed in the bottom section of the ConfigurationManager.

To change the display state mode:

  1. Right-click a display state and click Properties.
  2. In the Display State Properties PropertyManager, under Advanced Options, select or clear Link display states to configurations.
  3. Click .

You can rename display states and select options in the Display State Properties PropertyManager.

In the Open dialog box, you can select a display state while opening an assembly.

Display State-1 Display State-2

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