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Part Appearance. Can we configure it like a feature, not a property?
Hi, (this may be an improvement request - however...)
The fact that part colour/appearance is a property (like meta-data) and not a feature (like extrude height) means that it must be configured in the "configured properties" table.
For colour stability across a configured part, every permutation must be resolved in this table making the number of rows a factor of the other config tables present in the part studio. This has the potential to be a huge number of entries.
It would be great if it was possible to configure colour/appearance in an independent table in a similar way to part features.
Fig 1. Two independent tables each with 3 configs. Results in 3x3 = 9 permutations.
Fig 2. In "Configured part properties" (right), each permutaion must be defined in the table to maintain colour stability.