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Modifying Section Views

  • If a Section View in a Drawing needs to be updated (when a section line position or direction changes, for example), the view is marked with a crosshatch pattern. See Updating Views.

  • To change the length or location of the section line, the length of the leader, or the position of the label, select the line or label and drag it.

  • To edit the letter label on the section line, either:

    Double-click the letter label, edit in place, and click outside the label to exit.

    - or -

    Select the section line and edit the label and its font in the Section View PropertyManager.

  • To edit the note text on the section view, double-click the text, edit in place, and click outside the label to exit.

    NOTE: To edit the properties of the section view note text, select the note and edit the properties in the Note PropertyManager.

  • To edit the sketch used to create the section line, right-click an entity of the sketch and select Edit Sketch. Edit the sketch as needed. Then select one sketch entity and click Rebuild to update the section view.

  • To change the cut direction as indicated by the arrows, double-click anywhere along the section line, or select the section line and select Flip direction in the Section View PropertyManager.

  • To modify the crosshatch pattern, click a face, or hold Ctrl and select multiple faces, and make changes in the Area Hatch/Fill PropertyManager.

  • To modify the length of a centerline, drag the endpoints. Centerlines are automatically added where needed in section views, if they were selected in Auto insert on view creation. To remove centerlines, you can delete them from the section view.

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