Edit Midsurface Plates

Use the Midsurfaces: Edit Plates tool to review and edit midsurface plates.

Before you begin, extract the midsurface of thin solids using the Planes + Sweeps + Offsets midsurfacing method.

The type of plates used to create the midsurface is determined during midsurfacing.

  1. From the Geometry ribbon, click the Midsurfaces > Edit Plates tool.

    Figure 1.
    Midsurface plates are color coded by plate type.

    Figure 2.
  2. Optional: On the guide bar, click to define plate edit display options.
  3. Select surfaces to edit.
  4. From the microdialog, select a new plate type.

    Figure 3.
  5. On the guide bar, click Update Midsurfaces.
  • When selecting surfaces, you can select opposite surfaces by right-clicking and selecting the Select Opposite option from the context menu.
  • Use the legend in the upper, left corner of the modeling window to show, hide, and isolate plate types.