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ldboehm
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Color Parts

Postby ldboehm » Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:40 am

I've been playing with this for a few hours and am unable to get it to work. I'm on 0.17
Can I color individual faces, separate pads or a pocket word?
Or does a color apply to an entire body only?
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chrisb
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Re: Color Parts

Postby chrisb » Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:55 am

You can use right mouse->Set colors on the last feature in the body. Please note that the colors are lost, if you add another feature.
ldboehm
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Re: Color Parts

Postby ldboehm » Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:59 pm

Right, but that colors the entire thing the same color.
I'd like to make different part of this different colors.
Is that not possible?
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Willem
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Re: Color Parts

Postby Willem » Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:58 pm

Solids drawn in the Part workbench can get colors on the individual faces
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Re: Color Parts

Postby ldboehm » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:08 pm

Thanks Willem.
How do I do that?
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NormandC
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Re: Color Parts

Postby NormandC » Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:44 pm

ldboehm wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:59 pm
I'd like to make different part of this different colors.
Is that not possible?
It's not possible in Body features in v0.17. It's possible in v0.18.

If you do not want to switch to v0.18, then create a Draft Clone of your Body, and color the Clone.
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Re: Color Parts

Postby ldboehm » Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:34 pm

I've installed 0.18, what are the steps to color specific faces?
If I go to 'Parts' workbench, select a face, then choose appearance and select a color, it colors the entire body, not just the face.
TIA
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Re: Color Parts

Postby NormandC » Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:49 pm

Please read the previous replies, your question has been answered already by chrisb.
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Re: Color Parts

Postby ldboehm » Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:37 pm

I apologize if I'm missing something here...but I thought that reply was for setting the color of the entire body, by selecting the last feature. I would like to understand how to set a color for individual faces.

Wait, I just found it.

Thanks guys...I missed where it said Set Color...my apologies and thank you!
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Re: Color Parts

Postby ldboehm » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:55 pm

I was able to setup different colors on faces, but it didn't save.
When I opened the model up again, the colors were gone.
Bug?