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Onshape Free - I can choose materials but can't see them on my parts.

Onshape free appears to be a pretty good CAD program, but I'm curious about materials. When I assign a material, I don't see any change in the part's appearance. I understand that the Render Studio is not included with the free version, but if I assign a "wood" material (for example), shouldn't I see at least some change in the appearance of the part?

No matter how I assign materials, the part's appearance never seems to change.

Thanks for any help.

Best Answer

  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 5,060
    Answer ✓
    Thanks @brian_carabee hopefully we are better then "pretty good" :smiley: Materials only set density - to change the part's colour, right-click and select appearance.
    Senior Director, Technical Services, EMEAI


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