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Toggle visibility on reference parts

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by RolfEven on ‎02-06-2013 01:22 PM

I’m looking for a tool to toggle visibility on/off of every part in an assembly with BOM structure = Reference.

My idea for a solution would be a object visibility tool.
/Rolf Even

by Distinguished Mentor on ‎02-06-2013 06:16 PM

Love the idea Rolf!  If you've ever seen the report tool in Vault where you can colour components based on some property like all "work in progress" parts go red, all released parts go green, then maybe your tool could do something similar like:  


Specify BOM structure (or other component property - maybe an iProp?) then do something like toggle visibility, or apply a colour override... or invert the selection and do the same...  That would be great tool for say highlighting all the components from a particular supplier (or the opposite), or hilighting all components made from "Default" material etc.

by Distinguished Mentor on ‎02-06-2013 07:24 PM

Ah... Yes, the "Find" tool does exactly what I wanted.  And more.  (Including something called "File disposition"?  Does that mean it'll find all happy parts, or all sad parts?)

by Product Support on ‎08-22-2013 02:08 AM

And the ability to identify the reference elements in browser

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