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jpc December 7, 2012 13:38

is there a way to hide the global plot?
playing around with the autodesk 360 trial.
specifically with the CFD portion.
I can't for the life of me find a way to turn off the global plot.
Is it possible?

At some point I thought I was able to do it, but now I can't get back to that point and I didn't nab a screenshot to confirm that at some point I was able to do that.

It may not be possible because I don't see anything in the help and all the screenshots I've seen show the global outlines.

Note, I am able to get rid of the shaded view and am just stuck with the wireframe.


ryan.arnaudin December 9, 2012 15:00

What do you mean by 'global plot' -- the legend, or the coloring on the parts themselves? Both are possible:
  • Hide the legend from the view tab of the ribbon.
  • Disable the gradient coloring on parts by right clicking on the part and changing the visual style (e.g. outline) or setting a color or texture to the part

Does this answer your question?

jpc December 10, 2012 19:59

Hi Ryan, thanks for your response. I haven't had a chance to try your suggestions.

If I hide the legend, will that hide the legend for both the global plot and the plane plot that I'm trying to look at? Ideally I just want to get rid of the global plot legend.

Regarding disabling the gradient, I have changed the visual style to outline and a specific color. But what I'd like to do is remove the outline completely. Is that possible?

ryan.arnaudin December 11, 2012 10:44

If you hide the legend from the ribbon it will hide all legends, yes. To show a single legend, set the global result quantity to the same as your cut plane.

To hide a part completely, find it under the results > materials node of the design study tree and uncheck the box beside it.

jpc December 11, 2012 13:02

Hi Ryan, is it possible to hide the outline of a component showing global results but keep the part showing the plane results? That is essentially what I'm looking to get.

ryan.arnaudin December 11, 2012 13:14

This is possible -- you will have to kind of fake it: set the part to transparent and then set the transparency to 100%.

jpc December 11, 2012 13:15

tricky. thanks.

i just wish you could control the visibility of global plots individually.

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