Lightening Reference Files

How can I lighten up my references like the pic below?

  • You can create a new display style that sets transparency to 50% or 70%, then apply that display style only to the individual reference files in question by right-clicking on the reference and selecting "Presentation..."

    Matt Sexton
    CADD Applications Support Coordinator
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Engineering/CADD Systems Office
    850-414-4840
    matt.sexton@dot.state.fl.us

  • If you are using the FDOTSS4 workspace you can press the F5 key to toggle on the shading of all references and then press F5 again to toggle it off. I have included a before and after images below to show the results.

    Before:

    After:

    You can really see the difference in the drainage design file.