Infobox Overview

Learn about selecting from the model, view options, and system-specific functions.

Using Overview

Accessing the Infobox

Accessing the Infobox

The infobox appears when structures on the model are selected, and contains detailed information about those structures. The title of the structure appears at the top of the infobox in English and Latin. You can also listen to the sound of the word by tapping on the speaker icon.


Alternative Names

If your selected structure has eponymous or alternative names, three dots will be displayed under the structure title. Select these dots to see those other names.



Underneath the title you will see information on the structure, and system-specific tools such as Muscle Motion, Insertion and Origin, and Bone Parts and Surfaces, depending on the type of structure selected.

Preset Views

Preset Views

At the bottom of the panel you can access preset views of the selection using the thumbnails displayed.

View Options

View Options

On the right of the infobox are the View Options. These allow you to customise your view of the selection with a number of different effects. To undo any of the view options, simply tap that option’s button again.

View Options Hide

View Options: Hide

Hide removes the selected structure from view.

View Options Fade

View Options: Fade

Fade makes the selected structure semi-transparent.

View Options Hide Others

View Options: Hide Others

Hide Others hides all other structures from view.

View Options Fade Others

View Options: Fade Others

Fade Others fades all other visible structures.

View Options Isolate

View Options: Isolate

Isolate brings you into Isolate mode, allowing you to view your selection in detail without additional structures. Tap the Back button to return to the main screen.


Multiselect allows you to group structures together for quicker navigation. You can apply any of the View Options to the whole group. Access Multiselect by tapping the button underneath the View Options.

Selecting Unselecting Structures

Selecting and Unselecting Structures

Select structures by tapping them one-by-one. The names of your selected structures appear in the info panel. To select multiple structures with one motion, choose the Select Area function and drag across the screen. Use the Deselect Area function to remove an area from the selection, or deselect an individual structure by tapping the X next to its name in the list.

Undoing Redoing Selections

Undoing and Redoing Selections

You can undo selections by tapping on the ‘Undo’ button in the Infobox. To redo a selection, tap the ‘Redo’ button located next to it.



When selecting multiple structures, the Explode and Assemble tools become available. Tap the associated icons to explore your selection in detail. Press Back to return to the main screen.

Surface Dial

On Windows 10 devices, use the Surface Dial to control View Options for selected structures, and to access multiselection and explode.

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