Modify Reference Curve Display Colors - Intergraph Smart 3D - Help

Intergraph Smart 3D Molded Forms

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3D Design and Visualization
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Intergraph Smart 3D
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10.1(2014R1)

Use this procedure to create style rules to customize the display colors of landing curves. You can use the procedure to set different colors for the landing curves of:

  • Seams

  • Profile Systems

  • Reference Curves

  • Plate Knuckle Curves

For example, before creating style rules, reference curves and design seams are white:

After creating separate style rules for reference curves and design seams, they appear in different colors:

Use the following steps to customize curve display colors.

Select the View Aspect

  1. Click Format >View.

    The Format View dialog box opens.

  2. In the Selected Aspects box, click Reference Geometry.

    By default, Simple physical is also selected.

  3. Click OK.

Create a Style Rule

  1. Click Format > Surface Style Rules.

    The Surface Style Rules dialog box opens.

  2. Click New.

    The Surface Style Rule Properties dialog box opens

  3. Type a name for the new surface style rule in the Rule name box.

  4. In the Filter list, click More to create a new filter.

    The Select Filter dialog box opens.

  5. Click New Filter.

    The New Filter Properties dialog box opens.

    If you are an administrator, you can first select Ship Filters. The new filter is then available to all users.

  6. On the Object Type tab, expand the hierarchy Ship Structure, and select one of the following:

    • Ship Structure/ Reference Curves/Reference Curve

    • Ship Structure/ Reference Curves/Knuckle Curve

    • Ship Structure/Seams/Plate Seam

    • Ship Structure/Seams/Profile Seam

    • Ship Structure/Systems/Profile Systems/Stiffener System

  7. Click OK.

  8. Click OK in the Select Filter dialog box.

  9. In the Surface Style Rule Properties dialog box, select a color in the Style applied box.

  10. Click OK.

    The new rule appears in the Style rule library list.

Add the Rule to the Workspace

  1. Select the rule in the Style rule library list.

  2. Click Add.

  3. Click OK.

See Also

In the Common User's Guide:
Format View
Format a view
Surface Style Rules
Create a surface style rule
Create a new filter
Add a surface style rule to the workspace