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Setting the ShadeView Mode

Use the ShadeView command to alter the appearance of 3D models.

To set the shade mode:

  1. Do one of the following:
    • On the menu, click View > Shade.
    • On the ribbon, click View > Render > Shade.
    • Type ShadeView.
  2. Specify an option:
    • 2D. Uses lines and curves to represent the boundaries.
    • 3D Wireframe. Uses lines and curves that represent the boundaries.
    • Hidden. Uses wireframe representation with hidden lines removed.
    • Flat. Displays as flat-shaded, appearing flatter than Gouraud-shaded entities.
    • Flat with Edges. Displays as flat-shaded with the edges of entities showing through.
    • Gouraud. Displays as Gouraud-shaded, appearing smoother than flat-shaded entities and more realistic.
    • Gouraud with Edges. Displays as Gouraud-shaded with the edges of entities showing through.


Command: ShadeView

Menu: View > Shade

Ribbon: View > Render > Shade

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