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Creating Drawings of Flat Patterns

To create a drawing of a flat pattern:

  1. Open the sheet metal part for which you want to add a drawing.
  2. Click Make Drawing from Part/Assembly tool_Make_Drawing_Standard.gif (Standard toolbar), and click OK to open the drawing sheet.
  3. Select a format or click OK to use the default format.
  4. From the View Palette, drag the Flat pattern to the drawing sheet.

    You can adjust the size of the drawing view under Scale by selecting Use custom scale, and typing a value.

    A flat pattern is displayed with sheet metal bend notes. You can set options for bend notes in Sheet Metal Options.
    shm_drawing_bend_line_notes.gif

  5. Click PM_OK.gif.

    If you want to toggle the suppression of additional features in a flat pattern, create a part configuration of a flat pattern, then select a drawing view for it.



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