CAD Forum - tips, tricks, discussion and utilities for AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit and other Autodesk products []
Cesky English Deutsch
 Visitors: 6051 

CAD tip CAD tip # 10294:

Question CAD 
 %  platform  category 
Q - question

Technical illustration - working with visual styles in Inventor.

A - answer Using the visual styles and appearance parameters - shadows and reflections (see the ribbon View > Appearance) you can work in Inventor with different visual appearance of your edited model. You can e.g. switch between the realistic style (for presentations) and technical appearance (for illustrations to service manuals).

Compare the following model appearance (the sample model - PC) in the "Realistic" style, with shadows and reflections:

And the appearance of the same model and same view in the "Technical illustration" style, with suppressed effects:

Different view appearances have also different requirements to the graphics performace.

100% *  CAD 
29.4.2015    2148×  
Comments   Tell a friend
applies to: Inventor 2016 ·

See also:
Tip 11425:Contour lines on a toposurface are displayed as too thick lines.
Tip 11389:Readability of annotations, white halo on AutoCAD texts.
Tip 11160:Dynamic display of layer/block/text style/linetype properties.
Tip 10952:All DWG texts in UPPERCASE.
Tip 10945:DWG text in dashed or dotted linetype.

Back   All CAD Tips All CAD tips&tricks

Using cloud render in Fusion 360. « | » Where to find Language Packs for Revit 2016?

Have we helped you? If you want to support the CAD Forum web service, consider buying one of our CAD applications, or our custom software development offerings, or donating via PayPal (see above). You may also add a link to your web - like this "fan" link: CAD Forum - tips, utilities, blocks for Autodesk products
CAD:    OS:    Categ: 
Text:  FAQ glossary   

Increase your productivity with our set of BIM add-on functions for Autodesk Revit
CADstudio Revit Tools More info

Please use these tips at your own risk.
CAD Studio (Xanadu) is not responsible for possible problems that may occur as a result of using any of these tips.