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Missing Surface Buttons

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11-19-2012 11:27 AM

I installed the 2013 Product Design Suite and noticed that there are a few functions missing in Alias.


Under Surfaces in the palette it only shows "skin," "msdrft," and "tubsrf." I cannot make any squares, rails, revolves, or any other type of surfaces. Also under Surface Edit, it only shows three functions as well: "plhull," "setor," and "revuv."


I also noticed that I cannot make new layers or see any existing layers. I am also unable to pick templates or make objects into templates under Object Display.


I have added two screenshots of the issue.


Is there a plug-in or some bug fix for this problem?



I am using a Lenovo W530 on Windows 7. The computer meets the system requirements that are listed on your website.


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Re: Missing Surface Buttons

11-20-2012 09:35 AM in reply to: spnkix

Under "Prefences" - "Menus" switch from "short" to "long". Under "Layers" select "Toggle Layers"

Good Luck

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Re: Missing Surface Buttons

11-20-2012 10:40 AM in reply to: JohnDixon8251


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