What determines the transparency of an object

Opacity

A certain opacity can be assigned to the individual objects via the attribute palette if they overlap other objects. To do this, activate the object or objects you want and click Opacity. Then set the opacity in the dialog box that appears.

Custom opacity can only be assigned to 2D objects and planar objects. This also includes 2D walls, text, the background of tables and smart objects that contain a 2D object.

In order to be able to display the opacity attributes of an object, you have to activate Use GDI + in the dialog window "Settings program" in the tab "Display" (Windows only).

If, in addition to the opacity attributes of an object, you also make opacity settings for the layer (see here) on which the object is located, you will get an additive result. Is z. For example, if the layer opacity is 50% and the object opacity is also 50%, the object will be displayed with an opacity of 25%. In the same way, the attributes of objects that are in a group, symbol or intelligent object and the group, symbol or intelligent object are combined.

Related topics:

Layer mode / layer transparency here

Use GDI + here

Opacity Settings Dialog

This dialog box appears when you click Opacity in the Attributes palette. Here you set the fill and pen opacity of the selected object.

 

1 "Fill opacity" - you can regulate the opacity of the object fill here. Move the slider or enter a number between 0 and 100%. The lower the value, the lower the opacity or the higher the transparency of the object. With an opacity of 100% all colors are opaque, with 50% they are semi-transparent, with 0% they are transparent.

 

2 "Assign class style to the fill opacity" - If you activate this option, the object fill receives the opacity of the class in which the object is stored. You make the settings for the opacity of a class in the dialog window "Edit class" (see here).

3 "Match pen opacity" - If you activate this option, the opacity of the object lines adapts to the opacity of the filling (1). Turn this option off if you want to enter a different value for the pen opacity.

4 "Pen opacity" - you can regulate the opacity of the object lines here. Move the slider or enter a number between 0 and 100%. The lower the value, the lower the opacity or the higher the transparency of the object. With an opacity of 100% all colors are opaque, with 50% they are semi-transparent, with 0% they are transparent.

5 "Assign class style to pen opacity" - If you activate this option, the object lines receive the opacity of the class in which the object is stored. You make the settings for the opacity of a class in the dialog window "Edit class" (see here).

6 "Preview" - If you click on this button, a preview of the object is displayed in the drawing with the opacity that has just been set.

 

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