How to Change the Background Color of the Vault Preview

Posted on August 12, 2015 by Joe Corson, Synergis Vault Applications Specialist

Do you have problems viewing light colored AutoCAD lines in the Vault preview? With just a few short steps I will show you how to change the background color for your AutoCAD files.

Right click in the preview area and select open in Autodesk Design Review

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Next click the Application Button on the top left of the screen, go to options

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Once in the options window go to the Sheet Tab. Select the Color Button and here is where you can change the color of the background for AutoCAD files.

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Once you select your color of choice click OK, click OK again to close out of the options box and the background color will have changed in Design Review.Once

 

Close Design Review, Vault has not changed yet.Vault 5

Refresh Vault, select your AutoCAD file, and your background will now have changed to the color you selected inside Design Review.Vault 6

This is a per user change so you do not have to worry about other users being affected by your changes.jcorsonsquare

Joe joined the Synergis document management team early in 2015. With over 10 years of experience in the Manufacturing CAD world, Joe comes to us most recently from Phoenix Forge where he designed new parts and managed their document management needs. Joe has an Associate Degree in CAD and Design from the Thompson Institute.

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