Views of Parts and
Views reference a part or an
assembly. You can scale, orient, and position views on the drawing sheet.
You can generate drawings of a part or assembly in a variety of view
types: Standard 3 View, Model, and Relative
views. The part or assembly document must be saved before you can create
drawing views of it.
From existing views on the active sheet, you can
Auxiliary, Detail, Crop, Section,
Aligned Section, Broken-out
Section, Alternate Position,
or Broken views.
You can create an Empty
view for sketching or annotations. For more information, see 2D Sketching.
define any orthogonal, projected, or named view in a drawing sheet and
then populate the view using Predefined
To interrupt an update to a drawing, press
Drawing view boundaries
are displayed in different colors to indicate the status of the view.
You can lock views, sheets, or
view positions by right-clicking an item and selecting:
View Focus. Allows you
to add sketch entities to a view, even when the pointer is close to another
view. You can be sure that the items you are adding belong to the view
you want. You can also double-click a view to lock the focus.
Sheet Focus. Allows you
to add sketch entities to the sheet. Otherwise, the sketch entities belong
to the view that is closest to where you begin sketching. You can also
double-click a sheet to lock the focus. Lock
Sheet Focus is available when at least one drawing view is present.
When Lock Sheet Focus is enabled,
the drawing sheet border is pink.
To unlock a view, sheet, or view position, right-click and
select Unlock View Focus (or double-click
outside of the view) Unlock Sheet Focus
(or double-click the sheet), or Unlock