Show hide reverse to invert the show hide settings

Reverse Entity Visibility


Quite often, it’s handy when you’ve set the visibility of a number of entities to be able to quickly reverse the display of the entities that are shown and hidden without necessarily changing the display setup. In Femap you can reverse the displayed and hidden entities in a single mouse click, and then switch them back again. In a model that contains various properties, you can opt to show some properties and hide others. For example, in the fuselage model below, some properties have been selected in the Model Info tree.

      femap application view of fuselage


Please follow these step-by-step instructions in Femap:
  1. Select the View Visibility icon and in the Geometry, Coord Sys, Material and Property tabs you’ll see a Reverse button in the dialog box.
    view visibility options
  2. Clicking the Reverse button will reverse the entities that are hidden and displayed.
    Femap reverse entity view
  3. In the Model Info tree you can right click in the visibility checkbox area to get the context-sensitive sub-menu with a Show/Hide Reverse option.
    Model info tree, visibility checkbox
  4. Also, with the Entity Selector activated, for Properties in this example, you can right click in the graphics area to activate the context-sensitive Visibility sub-menu.
    Entity Selector, context sensitive visibility
So, in Femap it’s very easy to toggle displayed and hidden entities without affecting the display setup.

Video Demonstration

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