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Solid Edge and NX – Getting an Exact Line Width Display using Antialiasing

You may notice in some models and drafts the lines and dimensions appear slightly blurred. This is caused by Full Scene Antialiasing which “smoothes” the appearance of geometry displayed in the graphics window.

Solid Edge and NX – Getting an Exact Line Width Display using Antialiasing

Solid Edge and NX Tip of the Week – July 11, 2014
You may notice in some models and drafts the lines and dimensions appear slightly blurred. This is caused by Full Scene Antialiasing which “smoothes” the appearance of geometry displayed in the graphics window. It achieves this effect by slightly blurring geometry which can cause some lines to appear slightly thicker than others. To obtain the most exact display of line width, the user can disable the Full Scene Antialiasing option by either of the methods listed.

 

In NX
1. Turn OFF “Full Scene Antialiasing” on the Visual tab of Preferences > Visualization:

 

OR

 

2. Turn ON “Disable Full Scene Antialiasing” on the General Graphics tab of Preferences > Visualization Performance:

In Solid Edge

Turn ON “Disable Full Scene Antialiasing” on the General Graphics tab of Preferences > Visualization Performance:

 

Nathan Pfeiffer
Application Engineer

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