Siemens NX Jet Hint: Show an object name in the Graphic Window

By | 09/26/2016

    Sometimes it is necessary to create a basic object, which later becomes a skeleton for the rest geometry. It could be datum planes, created at some distance from any WCS plane, which are suitable for use as limits for both extrude and revolve features.

    You can assign them names to simplify the search in the Part Navigator. These names are also could be shown in the Graphic Window.

    To assign a name to a feature do the following:

  • In the Part Navigator click RMB to the Datum Plane and select Properties.siemens nx feature naming
  • Under the General tab insert a valid name in the Name field and click Ok.NX Feature Assign a Name
  • Go to the Customer defaults -> Gateway -> Visualization -> Names and Borders and set Show Object Names to the desired value.Siemens NX Show Object Names Option


    The results:

Siemens NX Name Borders - Before and After

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