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Surface Override saved in 3d views


Is there any possible way to save 3d views with different surface overrides for the same 3d model? For example, i would see a 3d perspective with all the plaster and paints; and other 3d perspective with exposed building material views.

Barry Kelly

If you have set up plaster and paint 'finish' skins in your composites, then you can use the Partial Structure Display to hide those skins, exposing what is beneath.

PSD can be saved in the views, so duplicate the views and use different settings.


Or maybe you could use Graphic Overrides - but be aware these work on the entire element and not just one surface.



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