SmartShape glossary

SmartShape glossary

Layer

A specified section of the model whose nodes are grouped together in order to isolate them from the rest of the model, permitting better visibility.

Filter

The Filters section is where the various Layers are listed and can be actived or deactivated.

Attribute

A piece of information describing a specific object (metadata) in the model.

Annotation

A user-created memo, informative message, or point of reference about a specific object or area in a 3D model.

Scene

Another name for a 3D model, also the area where the model’s metadata hierarchy is listed.

Anti-aliasing

A software technique for diminishing jaggies – stairstep-like lines that should be smooth.

Rendering style

Different view styles for the 3D model.