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Mastering Autodesk® Navisworks® 2012 by Scott Johnson, Jason Dodds

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Chapter 4

Climbing the Selection Tree

Now that you've become proficient at appending models and moving around with the various navigation tools, let's look at the different ways that Autodesk Navisworks manages these models. This chapter will cover object properties and explore ways to fully leverage this embedded metadata for use in model searches to identify specific objects. We'll also focus on the selection tree, a dockable window that displays the file structure of your appended models. In addition, we'll explore the selection tree display options that control visibility and object selection. These features are useful for hiding and overriding colors of specific model elements in your Navisworks scene.

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