Rocscience International Conference 2025 is going to take place in Sydney, Australia Read more

Search Results

Display Options

The Display Options Display Options icon dialog, available on the toolbar or View menu, allows you to customize various display options including:


Display Options - General Tab
Display Options: General tab

The General display options allows you to change the mode of model view. When Show Rotation Centre is turned on, the red center indicator will show at the center of the geometry view as you rotate the geometry (shown below):

General display option

For details on the Data tips option, see the Data Tips help page.


Dispaly Options - Decimals tab
Dispaly Options: Decimals tab

This option is used primarily for model coordinates/ results. Choose the number of significant digits for the results in this setting.


Display Options - Viewports tab
Display Options: Viewports tab

The viewport layout of a project can be changed by selecting an option from the dropdown menu at the top right of the document view. There are three views available: the 2x2 View, 3 Stacked View, and the Split Screen View.

The layout option can also be set in the display options menu, and can be set as the default setting by selecting Defaults > Make current settings default.

See the Viewports page for more details on viewport configurations.


    Dispaly Options - Visibility tab
    Display Options: Visibility tab


    In this tab you can change whether the following entities remain visible regardless of the workflow tab you are working in:

    • Supports
    • Water
    • Groundwater Condition
    • Loads
    • Restraints
    • Dynamic

    It is recommended that the user take some time and determine the settings that best suit their needs

    Discrete Functions

    The user can also choose whether they want values for any discrete functions to be visible.

    The Show All Edges option allows the user to see the internal edges of the external geometry.


    Display Options: Advanced tab
    Display Options: Advanced tab

    Enable Hardware Acceleration is turned off by default setting for the rendering option of the model.

    When you select Hardware accelerated contour rendering, it will display a hint to ask user to restart the application to apply this setting. This method is more efficient way to render if you have a complex model. This can be selected for faster rendering process.

    Note: If you're using a laptop with discrete graphics card, contouring for RS3 works by setting the laptop to use the NVIDIA card instead of auto selecting either the Intel or NVIDIA card for graphics option. Here are the steps:

    From NVIDIA control panel:

    • 3D Settings > Manage 3D Settings
    • Tab "Global settings"
    • In Preferred Graphics Processor, select: High performance NVIDIA processor


    Display Options: Notification tab
    Display Options: Notification tab

    Enabling the notifications will allow the program to send the user warning messages for the following situations:

    • Frame Rate is too low
    • Maintenance + License Expiring soon
    • Large History of operations done on an entity.
    Rocscience logo, click here to return to the homepage Portal Account Portal Account Log In Log Out Home Shopping Cart icon Click here to search our site Click here to close Learning Tech Support Documentation Info Chevron Delete Back to Top View More" Previous Next PDF File Calendar Location Language Fees Video Click here to visit Rocscience's LinkedIn page Click here to visit Rocscience's YouTube page Click here to visit Rocscience's X page Click here to visit Rocscience's Facebook page Click here to visit Rocscience's Instagram page Click here to visit Rocscience's Reddit page Bookmark Network Scroll down for more Checkmark Download Print Back to top Single User Multiple Users RSLog RocFall3 CPillar Dips EX3 RocFall RocPlane RocSlope3 RocSupport RocTopple RS2 RS3 RSData RSPile Settle3 Slide2 Slide3 SWedge UnWedge RocTunnel RocSlope2 Commercial License Education License Trial License Shop safe & secure Money-back guarantee