clipping path

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clipping path

A silhouette of an area that serves as a mask. Only that portion within the clipping path (mask) appears when placed into another application or combined with another image. The area outside the clipping path becomes transparent.
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A clipping plane feature automatically eliminates unnecessarily probed features.
PolyWorks supports defining the clipping plane either before or after scanning.
The generated clipping plane does not have visualization feature.
To optimize clarity for users, the release includes a clipping plane to view "hidden" sections of the model as well as an X-Y-Z Rotation Axes display, measuring devices, CAD-like dimension awareness tools, and enhanced Web-based reports.
o Enhanced Simulation Review: ST3 allows designers to see what's happening inside their model via improved post processing display capabilities with clipping planes.
dynamic clipping planes that enable cross-section viewing of models;
Some AutoCAD 2000-related features included in the Autoplant software include the ability to route in either hidden line or shaded mode; linestyles that are retained when plotted; 3-D orbit and clipping planes, and enhanced drawing layouts.
Clipping planes may automatically be set to the extents of a loaded Laser Model.
5 will enable easier creation of classic 3D visualization applications: interactive positioning of clipping planes, modification of look-up tables, as well as filtering and treatment by programmable shaders.
Dynamic clipping planes and object cross-sections give a better understanding of 3D models.
Clipping Planes: Clipping planes allow engineers to view stress/strain information from section views of the assembly, giving them a unique perspective on what's happening to the element results inside the body they are testing.
They can then view the area where the SCL is defined using options including rotation, panning and zooming; displaying only the elements intersected by the SCL or translucently rendering these elements; and defining clipping planes to view cross-sections of internal or hidden areas.