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Properties Pane

The Properties pane lets you view and edit properties of selected actors, such as color, opacity, and font.

To display the Properties pane, click Window > Show/Hide > Properties.

Icon Command Name Description
Sort by Category

Sorts properties by category.

Sort Alphabetically

Sorts properties alphabetically.

Set as Neutral Properties

Sets the values of selected properties as the new neutral values. If no properties are selected, sets all current property values as neutral.

Restore Neutral Properties

Restores the neutral properties for all selected properties. If no properties are selected, restores all neutral property values.

Repeat Last Property Change

Applies the last property change to the current selection. For example, to apply the same opacity to multiple actors, you can change an actor's opacity and then select a different actor and click this command.

Copy Appearance Properties Copies the following properties between actors:
  • All actors: Color, Opacity, Texture
  • Geometry actors: Shininess, Emission, Environment effect
  • Collaborative actors: All appearance properties, including Attach, Font, Border, Shape, and Background.
Manage Meta-Properties

Adds or removes CAD metadata or user-defined properties to the selection, such as revision notes and author. You can apply meta-properties to parts or assemblies. See Meta-Properties.

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