Model appearance - line width, point size

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bambuko
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Model appearance - line width, point size

Post by bambuko » Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:11 pm

I know that I can select individual body and set (in appearances) it's display properties (specifically of interest to me is line width and point size),
but... can I set these properties globally for all the bodies in given design?
It would be quite a PITA to have to do it individually for each body :oops:
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Re: Model appearance - line width, point size

Post by mario52 » Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:25 pm

Last edited by mario52 on Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:27 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Maybe you need a special feature, go into Macros_recipes and Code_snippets, Topological_data_scripting, Dialog creation. My macros on Gist.github.
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Re: Model appearance - line width, point size

Post by TheMarkster » Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:26 pm

Snip macro screenshot-950cb1.png
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Re: Model appearance - line width, point size

Post by bambuko » Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:53 pm

mario52 wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:25 pm
...
Draft_Apply
Draft_Tray
...
Sorry, that's for drafting, I am talking about model appearance on the screen.

TheMarkster wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:26 pm
Snip macro screenshot-950cb1.png
Thank you, that works for new bodies, but...
Doesn't do anything for existing bodies :oops:
Hwoever, useful for future (and how daft of me - I was looking in Display, rather than in Part Design :mrgreen: )
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Re: Model appearance - line width, point size

Post by TheMarkster » Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:56 pm

Select all the bodies and change the properties all in one go.
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Re: Model appearance - line width, point size

Post by bambuko » Tue Oct 20, 2020 7:03 pm

Thank you :idea:
Definitely having "senior moments" tonight :mrgreen:
Time to have my cocoa and retire for the night...
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Re: Model appearance - line width, point size

Post by mario52 » Wed Oct 21, 2020 10:39 am

hi

the DraftTray tools work with all workbench

example:
DraftApply_DraftTray00.gif
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Re: Model appearance - line width, point size

Post by bambuko » Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:18 am

mario52 wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 10:39 am
...the DraftTray tools work with all workbench...
Excellent :idea:
Thank you.
Not the most intuitive location (i.e. Draft workbench) for such a useful tool working with all workbenches.

I was wrong again :oops: - still learning :ugeek:
Biggest difficulty is remembering all these tricks ;)
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