The foundation of all Visibility Settings is Categorization. A category can be hidden to simplify the view in your drawing area. For example, if you want to hide notes and comments, you could hide the Text category. Categories are also used to determine visibility in viewports in Paper View.
Every component in CET is automatically placed on a category. This includes products as well as generic components such as text, dimensions, arrows, and more. Categories for the latter type of components can be changed to customize visibility with filtering and View Modes.
Manufacturer's product are categorized on shared categories so that all similar components can be turned off together. For example, if you have seating from multiple manufacturers, all of them should be on one Seating category instead of separate categories for each company.
Use the Categorization dialog to manage visibility with the Categories tab, Levels tab, and View Modes tab. Levels are used for drawings with multiple stories, which can be drawn from the Architectural component tab. View Modes are predefined sets of categories, so changing an object's associated categories can also affect the View Modes in which it will appear.
You can access the Categorization dialog from the Tools drop-down menu. Some components also support right-clicking on them and selecting Categorize from the context menu.
When I click on the extension symbols and right click there is no categorization option on the drop down menu and yes my detailed tool tips is on. I find your help, support and the tutorials woefully inadequate to do simple things, like, turning off furniture symbol tags. Turning off the labels on tagged items for printing while leaving the back filled tag box in place for reference. I have tried for 2 days to figure it out on my own and have asked support for help and they cannot even figure it out. Yes I've looked at visibility settings in paper space and on and on. I shrug my shoulders?! I am only a part time user but have been using CET since its inception. I stopped using it full time in 2014 and have not had a 3 day training since then but increasingly the things I used to be able to do are so changed or missing that I cannot provide even what a client asks for as I used to be able to do. Earlier in the week I lost 3 hours of work because? FRUSTRATED!!
I understand your frustration regarding this; we've updated the article to be more accurate. The consistent way to access Categorization is through the Tools dropdown menu. I'll delve into your specific issue a bit more here.
I think what you are looking for is more granular control over the Part Tagging rectangle visibility categories, which, I admit you cannot currently turn off only the text for those yet. You would need to find another way to obscure/move that Tag ID text away from the Background Filled part tagging area either:
I'm putting in a feature request on your behalf in order to be able to simply control this text on its own Category.
We're always doing our best to make things easier for users. There's a fine balance between adding control and adding complexity. If you have other ideas where you want more granular control or could benefit from another category / feature please also send them in under Help > Feature Request.
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