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Mouse Highlighting Boundaries of Objects

famadorianfamadorian Member Posts: 389 ✭✭
When you move the mouse around in Onshape, it highlights the boundaries of objects. 

For purposes of making a video to demonstrate an assembly, is it possible to toggle this highlighting, so that it doesn't do that?;)

Answers

  • MichaelPascoeMichaelPascoe Member Posts: 542 PRO
    I have not seen a setting to change this.
  • alnisalnis Member, Developers Posts: 364 EDU
    The selection visualization can't be disabled AFAIK. What's your use case? Depending on what you're doing, it might be better to export the model and visualize it using, say Blender. You can get visuals like this relatively easily with its real-time engine (although this render was very much not real-time on my laptop's integrated graphics :D):


    However, be warned that it's not instantly perfectly set up with visuals like these just from the CAD import. Setting this sort of jet engine scene probably would take about 10-15 minutes from import to rendering.

    Blender file: https://1drv.ms/u/s!AjfbxG8x44KRhtpOcvyv_gHliZ204w?e=Pm6WAN

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  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 3,302 PRO
    edited December 2020
    @alnis_smidchens 10-15 min eh? 

    Think you could make a tutorial taking from Onshape to a render animation like this? 
  • alnisalnis Member, Developers Posts: 364 EDU
    edited December 2020
    @john_mcclary yes, I think so ;)

    10-15 minutes until the animation is rendering and you're just waiting on the computer. Rendering takes longer on this laptop!
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  • MichaelPascoeMichaelPascoe Member Posts: 542 PRO
    I would be interested in seeing that tutorial. Blender is not intuitive for me.
  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 3,302 PRO
    edited December 2020
    I would be interested in seeing that tutorial. Blender is not intuitive for me.
    Same here, gave it a go a few times but never really got the hang of it

    Although it was more to do with wanting perfectly modeled parts, not just an artistic eyeball of what could be accurate. Which is why I stuck to CAD instead 
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