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How can I control the screen size of mate connectors?

anthony_williams933anthony_williams933 Member Posts: 2
Hey guys,

This old geezer has a hard time seeing those tiny mate connectors.  And they always seem to be defaulted to the center of a feature and pile up.  I think this connectors are cool, but I can't see them.  Any help would be appreciated.



  • alnis_smidchensalnis_smidchens Member Posts: 166 EDU
    You can't change the size of an individual UI element, but you can scale the whole interface up by zooming in and out with your browser's zoom function:
    - zoom in: ctrl +
    - zoom out: ctrl - 
    - reset zoom ctrl 0

    The shortcuts may be different depending on your browser and operating system, but zooming should work with any browser and OS.

    However, when you say "mate connector," we might not be on the same page. Could you please send a screenshot of Onshape and draw a circle around what is hard to see?

    Hope this helps!

    Get in touch: [email protected] | My personal site: https://alnis.dev | My YouTube channel (I make tutorial videos for Onshape & Inventor): https://www.youtube.com/c/AlnisSmidchens
  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 2,962 PRO
    edited September 30
    There may be a way to scale up the mate connector with CSS... @MBartlett21 you know if that is doable?
  • billy2billy2 Member, OS Professional, Mentor, Developers, User Group Leader Posts: 1,478 PRO
    could be:
    cmd +
    cmd -
    cmd 0

    Depends on your universe.

  • Paul_J_PremakumarPaul_J_Premakumar Member, Onshape Employees Posts: 168
    There may be a way to scale up the mate connector with CSS... @MBartlett21 you know if that is doable?
    CSS won't help here. The mate connectors aren't HTML elements. These are rendered along with the rest of the part / assembly graphics. 

    anthony_williams933 , Could you make an improvement request for this? Thank you.
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