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Section Views in Models

In a section view in a part or assembly document, the model is displayed as if cut by planes and faces that you specify, to show the internal construction of the model. You can:

  • Toggle the view off and on, and the section view state is retained.

  • Select the faces, edges, and vertices created by a section view.

  • Save the section view as:

    • A named view in the part or assembly document.

    • An annotation view for use in drawing documents.

  • Create section views in drawings.

Zebra stripes are not available with an active section view.

To create a section view:

  1. In a part or assembly document, click Section View (View toolbar) or View, Display, Section View.

  2. In the PropertyManager, under Section 1, set the properties.

  3. To section the model with additional planes or faces, select Section 2 and Section 3 and set the properties.

Section 3 is unavailable until Section 2 has been selected.

  1. Click .

To return the model to full view, click Section View again.


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