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I reinstalled my Windows soon and after I installed SolidWorks 2016 I noticed I see through some faces, without they to be marked as transparent. Is this a bug, or it's an option? I mean the edge shown at the screenshot.

By Dimitar Dimitrov on 30 Mar 09:27 5 answers 0 comments

Bug or option???

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5 answers

  • FredSWUG
    FredSWUG 7 months ago

    It is difficult to say from the image, but my first impression is an error in the part. If you have very this walls in a model, it is often possible to "see through" them like the image shows.
    Try a section view to see if the walls are very thin, or if another part/body is embedded in that area.

  • Dimitar Dimitrov
    Dimitar Dimitrov 7 months ago

    U mean it's possible when I edited this part to make a body into another body by a mistake???

  • FredSWUG
    FredSWUG 7 months ago

    I guess it depends on the version of SolidWorks, but every release in the past ten years or so allows for multiple bodies inside of a single part file. It would be very easy to make one body within, or overlapping with another body.
    Check the feature tree, how many Solid or Surface Bodies are in the part?

    Or, it is also possible that the thickness of your part is very thin in that area. Do a section view and see what it looks like.

  • Jonathan DeRoner
    Jonathan DeRoner 7 months ago

    Several friends of mine who use solidworks have had the same issue with the windows update with solidworks. But kudos to FredSWUG. Always check the feature tree and section the views to double check.

  • Robert H.
    Robert H. 7 months ago

    One way to narrow down the issue would be to upload the part here and let some of us open it and see if the transparency problem persists.

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