Solid Modeling Tools - Hide Skins (Tutorial 3: Part 2)

Solid Modeling Tools - Hide Skins (Tutorial 3: Part 2)

This article continues from Solid Modeling Tools - How to Modify the Corner Negotiations of Extrusions  and provides information about hiding skins when developing a custom extruded product. 



  1. As you’re developing your custom extruded product, you may need to work with parts that are enclosed by other parts that are hidden. You may use the tree view to control visibility, but as we’ve said before, the commands are available from two locations depending on where you are working in the program, and how you want to work. To hide or turn off the visibility of one of the outside skins, click the Extruded Tools tab, and then Extruded Entities > Hide Part. Notice the view before and after the hide command below. 

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The ability to hide certain parts makes it much easier to work with the studs in this custom product in the next step. Continue on to Solid Modeling Tools - Working with Vertical Entities


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