March 21, 2017
Common Tech Issue of the Week #5 – Inventor Edition
Cannot Hide Components in Assembly View in Inventor IDW File
I cannot hide individual components in my existing assembly view in Inventor IDW file. When I right-click on the part I would like to hide, the Visibility command is disabled:
The reason why the Visibility command is disabled is that the assembly view was created with Associative option checked making it linked to a Design View Representation. What you need to do is to turn off that option.
Follow these steps:
- Right-click on the view and select Edit View command
2. Turn off Associative option in the Drawing View dialogue box.
3. Right-click on the part you would like to hide either in the view, or on the Model Browser and select Visibility command.
4. The part is hidden in the view.
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