Draft ToggleDisplayMode

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    Draft ToggleDisplayMode.svg Draft ToggleDisplayMode

    Menu location
    Utilities → Toggle normal/wireframe display
    Workbenches
    Draft, Arch
    Default shortcut
    Shift+Space
    Introduced in version
    -
    See also
    Std ToggleVisibility

    Description

    The Draft ToggleDisplayMode.svg Draft ToggleDisplayMode command switches the ViewDisplay Mode property of selected objects between Flat Lines and Wireframe. When this property is set to Wireframe only the vertices and edges of an object are visible making it possible to view and select objects behind it.

    Draft ToggleDisplayMode example.png

    On the left the larger cube obstructs the cube behind it. On the right the Display Mode of the larger cube is set to Wireframe making it possible to select a face belonging to the smaller cube.

    Usage

    1. Select one or more objects.
    2. There are several ways to invoke the command:
      • Press the Draft ToggleDisplayMode.svg Draft ToggleDisplayMode button.
      • Select the Utilities → Draft ToggleDisplayMode.svg Toggle normal/wireframe display option from the menu.
      • Select the Utilities → Draft ToggleDisplayMode.svg Toggle normal/wireframe display option from the Tree view or 3D view context menu.
      • Use the keyboard shortcut: Shift+Space.