From the specification tree, select the feature, that is
Select Edit > Properties or right-click
The Properties dialog box appears. It contains these tabs:
- Feature Properties
The Mechanical tab displays the update status
of the pad. The following attributes characterize features:
checking this option will prevent the application from taking
deactivated features into account during an update operation.
- To Update : indicates that the selected feature is
to be updated.
- Unresolved : indicates that the selected feature
cannot be computed by the application.
You cannot control the last two options. The symbol
displayed in front of each attribute may appear in the specification tree
in some circumstances. For more about updates, refer to
Check the Deactivated option to deactivate the
You will note that a new frame is displayed, providing additional
information. The application actually warns you that the operation will
affect the only child of the pad, that is the hole.
In certain cases, features may have several children. What you need to do
is select the children from the list and check the first option if you
wish to deactivate them or just check the second option to deactivate all
of the children affected.
Click the Feature Properties tab.
Enter New Pad as the new name for the pad in the
Click Apply to display the new name in the
Click the Graphic tab to change the color of
|The graphic properties available for editing are:
- Fill Color (colors the current object) and
- Global Properties
To have details about how to change graphic properties,
Infrastructure User's Guide.
Click OK to confirm the operation and close
the dialog box.
The geometry no longer shows the deactivated features and the
specification tree displays red parentheses on them to symbolize their