The Styles Browser Modeling panel

The Modeling panel contains styles for how a variety of entities are displayed on the screen.

Selected button

Use the Selected button to set the color of the highlight used to indicate a selection. Use a color that will contrast well with the other colors in your model when selecting a selected color.

Locked button

Use the Locked button to set the color of any locked component.

Guides button

Use the Guides button to set the color of any Guide Line entities in your model.

Inactive section button

Use the Inactive section button to define the color for the currently inactive (not highlighted) Section Plane entities in your model.

Active section button

Use the Active section button to define the color for the currently active (highlighted) Section Plane entity.

Section Cuts button

Use the Section Cuts button to define the color for the active section plane's section slice line.

Section cut width field

Enter a Section cut width to define the thickness (in pixels) of all cut lines in the active section plane.

Hidden Geometry checkbox

Selecting the Hidden Geometry checkbox displays hidden geometry or entities that have been hidden using the Hide menu item or context command. The Hidden Geometry checkbox displays hidden faces with a light cross-hatch pattern (edges are displayed dashed), enabling you to select the geometry. Once selected, hidden geometry can be made visible with the Unhide> Selected, UnHide > Last, and Unhide > All menu items.

Color by Layer checkbox

Selecting the Color by Layer checkbox applies materials to geometry on a per layer basis using the color associated with the layer. Ensure shaded or shaded with Textures display is turned on to view materials.

Guides checkbox

Selecting the Guides checkbox displays guide line entities and guide point entities.

Section Planes checkbox

Selecting the Section Planes checkbox displays Section Plane entities.

Section Cuts checkbox

Selecting the Section Cuts checkbox displays section cut effects.

Model Axes checkbox

Selecting the Axes checkbox displays the drawing axes.

Foreground Photo checkbox

Check the Foreground Photo checkbox to display the photo as an overlay image on the model faces. Uncheck the Foreground Photo checkbox to hide the overlay. This option is only applicable during Match Photo Sketching mode.

Opacity slider

Move the Opacity slider to the left to make the photo overlay more transparent. Move the Opacity slider to the right to make the photo overlay more opaque. This option is only applicable during Match Photo Sketching mode.

Background Photo checkbox

Check the Background Photo checkbox to display the photo as a background image to the model. Uncheck the Background Photo checkbox to hide the photo. This option is only applicable during Match Photo Sketching mode.

Opacity slider

Move the Opacity slider to the left to make the photo more transparent. Move the Opacity slider to the right to make the photo more opaque. This option is only applicable during Match Photo Sketching mode.