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Inserting a Section View with Offset

To insert a section view with offset, first insert the cutting line, and then add the offset.

To insert the cutting line:

  1. In a drawing view, click Section View tool_Section_View_Drawing.gif (Drawing toolbar) or Insert > Drawing View > Section.
  2. In the Section View PropertyManager, click Section.
  3. In Cutting Line, clear Auto-start section view.
  4. Select a cutting line, move the cutting line to the location and click.
    Depending on the type of cutting line, you may need to perform several steps. See Inserting a Section View for more information.
  5. After you place the cutting line in the drawing view, the Section View popup appears.
    sectionxpert-popup.png

    Use the Section View popup to add offsets to the section view.

Arc Offset

To insert an arc offset:

  1. On the Section View popup, click sectionxpert-arc-offset.png.
  2. Move the pointer sectionxpert-pointer.png to the location of the first point of the arc and click.
    This point must be on the cutting line.
  3. Move the pointer to the location of the second point of the arc and click.
  4. Click sectionxpert-ok.png to close the Section View popup.
  5. Drag the preview to a location and click to place the section view.

Single Offset

To insert a single offset:

  1. On the Section View popup, click sectionxpert-single-offset.png.
  2. Move the pointer sectionxpert-pointer.png to the location and click to select the first point of the offset.
  3. Move the pointer to the location and click to select the second point of the offset.
  4. Click sectionxpert-ok.png to close the Section View popup.
  5. Drag the preview to the location and click to place the section view.

Notched Offset

To insert a notched offset:

  1. On the Section View popup, click sectionxpert-notch-offset.png.
  2. Move the pointer sectionxpert-pointer.png to the location and click to select the first point of the notch.
    This point must be on the cutting line.
  3. Move the pointer to the location and click to select the width of the notch.
    This point must be on the cutting line.
  4. Move the pointer to the location and click to select the depth of the notch. The Section View popup appears.
    At this point, you could add additional offsets to the view.
  5. Click sectionxpert-ok.png to close the Section View popup.
  6. Drag the preview to the location and click to place the section view.


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