SolidWorks' Power Hide Tool

The Tab+Mouse Hover in SolidWorks is an extremely fast* way to hide parts in an assembly that is often overlooked.


Give it a try;

(1) Open an assembly,

(2) Put the cursor over a part,

(3) Press the TAB key on your keyboard.

Viola! That part is hidden!


If you'd like a "Full Auto Mode";

Keep the Tab key held down as you move the mouse around.

– Parts will disappear one right after the other!


*Full Auto Mode still too slow?!;

Change your settings:

-Tools, Options, System Options, View, Transitions, Hide/show component.

– For max speed, set this to OFF!

Watch this helpful video to learn more about using the Power Hide Tool.


Computer Aided Technology, Inc.

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