July 16, 2012

Quickly Toggling Between Transparent and Opaque PathFinder in Solid Edge

You can toggle between transparent and opaque PathFinder by using the Solid Edge Options -> Helpers.  But did you know there is a quicker way to easily toggle back and forth between a transparent and opaque PathFinder?

Simply hold down the Ctrl key and double-click on the title bar at the top of the PathFinder. 


VoilĂ !  The PathFinder is now quickly toggled back and forth between transparent and opaque.

This tip was originally posted in the GTAC Siemens PLM Solid Edge user forums. Are you a member of the forums?  If not, you should be.

Any other quick tips you have?  Please feel free to leave them below in the comments.  Thanks.

2 comments:

  1. Does this work on Windows XP?

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  2. Anonymous,

    Thanks for reading and posting your question.

    Unfortunately XP does not have the necessary libraries and is unable to take advantage of a lot of the enhanced GUI functionality in ST. Therefore I would not expect this to work on XP.

    Perhaps another among many reasons to consider upgrading to Windows 7 ;-)

    Thanks again,

    -Dave

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