Object Display Mode

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The Object Display Mode submenu allows you to change the way objects are displayed. Changes made will affect only the currently selected or active objects.

Wireframe Mode

Display the object in wireframe mode, meaning faces are not rendered.

Flat Shade Mode

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Display each polygon of the object as a flat face with no smoothing.

Smooth Shade Mode

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Display the object as a smooth surface.

Fast Shade Mode

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Display the object as a smooth surface with the default material and no textures (for extra speed gain).

Ghosted Shade Mode

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Display the object as a semi-transparent smooth surface.

Show/Hide Wireframe

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Overlay the object's wireframe.

Show/Hide Textures

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Display any textures applied to the object.

Show/Hide Normals

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Display a representation of the object's face normals.


  • These options affect the entire object, not just selected components of an object.