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alon
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Change color of parts

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12-23-2012 11:34 PM

Hi,

 

Inventor pro 2013 - how do I change the color of a part.

Inventor 2012 had a menu called Color Override that I can't find now.

 

Thanks

Alon

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JDMather
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Re: Change color of parts

12-24-2012 04:54 AM in reply to: alon

You can change by part, by body, by feature or by face.

Should be the same as in 2012.

Can you attach file here or at least screen capture of your browser?

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Re: Change color of parts

12-24-2012 10:10 AM in reply to: JDMather

The biggest difference, in 2013 as it has really been split into Material and Appearance. Material will have a standard stock appearance, but contains the physical properties of the material. Whereas the appearance only contains the finish of an item.

 

As JD stated, they are still applied the same way.

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Re: Change color of parts

12-24-2012 01:45 PM in reply to: alon

Are you wanting to change the color of a part in an assembly, or in the part file?

 

In an assembly, select the part (not face or subassembly), then choose the Appearance you want from the dropdown at the top of the screen.  In a part file, with nothing selected, or the entire part selected in the browser, choose the Appearance as above.

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Re: Change color of parts

12-24-2012 10:40 PM in reply to: alon
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Re: Change color of parts

03-14-2013 01:58 AM in reply to: alon

Hi there

 

I hope it's ok to drop a remark here, instead of making yet another post.

 

What if the scenario is a welded assembly that ends up being painted or galvinized? I would like to select same color override option as in parts. Can it be done?

 

Best Regards

 

Morten

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Re: Change color of parts

03-14-2013 09:53 AM in reply to: mortenrisumhansen7822

same

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