Hide Table of Contents

Hyperlinked Views in Drawings

This information is specific to one or more CAD systems. See the SolidWorks eDrawings functionality matrix for availability information.

Section line and detail circle annotations in drawing files hyperlink to the associated section or detail view. When you move the pointer over a section line or detail circle, the annotation for the related view is highlighted, and vice versa.

Hyperlinking views is supported in drawing files for all versions of eDrawings.

Example of a Hyperlinked View

  • Move the pointer over the section line. The section line annotation and the related section view annotation are highlighted.

  • Select the section line. The related section view (SECTION A-A in this example) zooms to fill the graphics area.

  • Select the section view title (SECTION A-A in this example). The drawing view with the section line zooms to fill the graphics area.

Related Topics


Adding Views to Layouts

Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   Hyperlinked Views in Drawings
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:


We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again

Web Help Content Version: eDrawings 2011 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.