Created: November 8, 2019 | Updated: December 7, 2020
The Object Visibility dialog
The Object Visibility dialog is used to set a common transparency level for a particular object across different layers and set different transparencies for different objects on a specific layer.
From the PCB/PCBLIB Editor, the Object Visibility dialog is accessed from the View Configuration panel. Switch to the panel's View Options tab, then click the Advanced button, located at the bottom-right of the Object Visibility section.
Layers - each individual layer may be selected in the left-hand margin by clicking on the desired layer. The entire row will need to be selected in order to toggle the transparency. Use the drop-down next to the layer's name to hide the layer if desired.
Objects - each individual object will be selected by clicking on the desired object. An individual entry can be selected if you'd like to only modify the transparency of this object on a specific layer.
The margins may be resized by resting your cursor on the line that divides the object columns. The cursor will change to a double-sided arrow, which you may drag while holding to alter the column sizes.
Only show used layers - check this box to only display layers that have been used in the design.
Transparency for selected - drag this bar to set the desired transparencies for the select object rows or layer columns.
Percentage - use this box to manually type in the desired transparencies for the selected object rows or layer columns.