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Section View PropertyManager

The Section View PropertyManager appears when you create or edit a section view in a part or assembly document. The Section View PropertyManager controls:

Drawing section view

The next available section view letter appears automatically. You can type to change it.

Section 1 and Section 2

  • Reference Section Plane/Face. Select a plane or face, or click Front , Top , or Right , to create the section view. Reverse Section Direction changes the direction of the cut.

  • Offset Distance .

  • X Rotation . Rotates the reference section along the X-axis.

  • Y Rotation . Rotates the reference section along the Y-axis.

  • Edit Color. Changes the color of the section view while the PropertyManager is active. The colors are used only while the PropertyManager is active. The colors are not displayed after the section view is created.

  • Show section cap. Displays the section view with the color specified in the Edit Color box. Clear this option to see inside the model.

Section 3

This section appears after you select Section 2. Use Section 2 and Section 3 to section the view with additional planes or faces.

Save

You can save the section view as:

Save. Click to save the section view.

 



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