Std ShowSelection

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Std ShowSelection

Menu location
View → Visibility → Show selection
Workbenches
All
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
-
See also
Std ToggleVisibility, Std HideSelection, Std ToggleObjects, Std ShowObjects, Std HideObjects


Description

The Std ShowSelection command shows selected objects in 3D views.

Usage

  1. Select one or more objects.
    • Invisible objects can be selected in the Tree view.
    • Be careful when you use Ctrl+A to select all objects in the Tree view. This will also selects sub-elements of PartDesign bodies and objects used for Part Booleans. In most cases these should stay invisible.
    • Objects used for Part Booleans are also selected when you use Ctrl+A in a 3D view.
  2. There are several ways to invoke the command:
    • Select the View → Visibility → Show selection option from the menu.
    • Select the Show selection option from the Tree view context menu. This option is not available in the PartDesign Workbench.

Notes

  • The action of this command cannot be undone with Std Undo.
  • The visibility of an object can also be changed through its related DataVisibility property in the Property editor or the Combo view.

Scripting

See also: FreeCAD Scripting Basics.

For a scripting example see Std ToggleVisibility.