Tips and Tricks

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Clear Plastic Appearance in SolidWorks

By David Melvin, PE, TEDCF Publishing

You’ve selected a clear plastic appearance, but the part is not transparent. This tip will show you how to make it transparent.

Clear Plastic Appearance

We’ll use this part as an example.

Right click the name of the part in the Feature Manager. Click the Appearance icon, and then select the name of the part.

Clear Plastic Appearance

In the Appearances panel on the right, expand…

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