PIDs associated with the Digital Twin. Click
to select a PID from the pop up
||Opens the Viewport window which is used to view
selected objects in a
| Select Tool
||Used to select objects in the 3D view. When selected,
objects are highlighted and their properties are displayed in the
Properties list. The
"mode" is controlled by the
| Selection Tool Settings
||Used to set the
Tool's operation mode. Clicking
Selection Tool toolbar.
Mode settings allow you to select individual
elements or drag to select elements with a dynamic line or rectangle (first
three tools). These work in conjunction with the other
Mode tools that set the objective of the
selection (replace, add or remove) from the existing selection set.
Mode tools work together with the previous
Mode tools to set the objective of the
| Replace current selection
||Clears the current selection set and starts a
new selection set.
| Add to selection
||Adds objects to the selection set.
| Remove from selection
||Removes objects from the selection set.
Select tools appear in the view when a
selection is made. These act on the selection set:
| Clear Selection
||Deselects all objects in the selection set.
| Hide Selected
||Turns off the display of objects in the
| Isolate Selected
||Turns off the display of objects not in the
| Emphasize Selected
||Dims the of objects not in the selection set,
leaving the selection set highlighted.
| Measure Tools
||Used to measure distances and locations in the
digital twin. Clicking
opens a menu with two measure
Distance - Interactively measures distances between objects
selected in the digital twin, drawing numbered
"trails" with distances in the view. Hover
over or click on to investigate or select objects to measure. When the pointer
is near an object, identifying information is displayed in a flyover. The
"keypoints" on the modeled objects
(intersections, endpoints, midpoints) for precise location. Distances are
displayed attached to the pointer as you hover over objects. When you click on
an object, a reference point is established. Clicking on another object again
establishes the second point, and so on for multiple object selections. The
overall distance is always displayed at the last selected object. Ending the
tool (right click) clears the view of the measured distances.
Location - Interactively displays model coordinates on numbered
"callouts" in the view. When the pointer is
near an object, identifying information is displayed in a flyover. The pointer
"keypoints" on the modeled objects
(intersections, endpoints, midpoints) for precise location. When you click on
objects, numbered callouts are placed. Hovering over them displays the model
coordinates at each location. Ending the tool (right click) clears the view of
the model coordinates.
| Show/Hide Issues Resolution
Resolution panel where issues with the model are resolved.
| Version Compare
||Used to compare versions of the model and views.
| Pan View
||Used to interactively pan the view via mouse
movements. Left click and hold while you move the mouse to pan the view.
| Zooming tools
||Used to zoom into the model or fit the model into
the view extents. Clicking
opens a menu with two zoom tools:
View - Adjusts the view magnification so that the entire model is
visible in the view.
Area - Defines boundaries of a rectangular area of the model to be
displayed within the view.
| Undo/Redo View
View - Undoes the last viewing operation (view control operation or
view attribute change).
View - Redoes the last undone viewing operation.
| Visibility Tree
||Used to show or hide elements within the 2D view.
Clicking the visibility tree icon expands its controls:
|Visibility tree mode
||Used to change the display of the visibility
tree using one of these options:
- Model Tree
||Used to search the list of categories when the
Categories mode is selected above.
||Used to set the display of the categories in
the list. Click the kebob button (three vertical dots) to expand these options:
|Show/Hide individual items
"eye" icon to toggle between show/hide modes
for the selected model elements or categories.
| Functional Properties/Properties
or selecting an object expands
Functional Properties/Properties list, and
is used to view object data.
||Docked on the top right of the view extents of your
current view, the bird view expands when you click on it. Using the pointer,
click and drag the small inner window extents to move your view extents.
Several options are available here:
|Toggle background rotate
||Located at the bottom left corner of the bird
view. Clicking the counterclockwise arrow toggles the effect. When on, the view
behind the bird view inner window extents moves the background drawing as you
are moving the inner window. When off, the background is static and does not
||Click the plus sign to zoom in and the minus
sign to zoom out.
|Collapse bird view
||Click the diagonal arrow (top right) to
collapse the bird view settings.
||Located at the bottom of the view, is the
containing view tools, prompts, messages and settings.
Several of these tools work together with Selection, Section and View tools.