Edit Parts and Assemblies

Edit the name, color, visibility, and associated properties of parts and assemblies using the Property Editor. Rename and delete parts and assemblies.

  1. In the Model Browser, select the object to edit.
    The object's properties display in the Property Editor.
  2. Click on the value of the property to edit and make changes accordingly.
    • Clear or select the checkbox.
    • From the menu of options, select a value.
    • In the text field, enter a value.
  3. Rename parts and assemblies.
    1. Right-click on an entity in either the modeling window or the Model Browser and select Rename from the context menu.
    2. Type a new name and press Enter.
    Note: Names can be any length and they can be blank. The only restrictions on the characters you can use in a name come from your intended use of the model after you export it. If you intend to export your model to other applications, you should follow any restrictions that software may have for object names. Typically, the following characters should be avoided: " ' * ? $.
  4. Delete parts and assemblies.
    1. Select an entity in either the modeling window or the Model Browser.
    2. Do one of the following:
    • Right-click and select Delete from the context menu.
    • Press Delete on your keyboard.