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Detail View

You create a detail view in a drawing to show a portion of a view, usually at an enlarged scale. This detail may be of an orthographic view, a non-planar (isometric) view, a section view, a crop view, an exploded assembly view, or another detail view.

The enlarged portion is enclosed using a sketch, usually a circle or other closed contour.

You can set the default detail view scaling factor. It determines the scale of the detail view as a factor of the parent view.

Detail views expand in the FeatureManager design tree so that all components and features are available.

To create a detail view:

  1. Click Detail View on the Drawing toolbar, or click Insert, Drawing View, Detail.

  2. The Detail View PropertyManager appears and the Circle tool is active.

  3. Sketch a circle.

    To create a profile other than a circle, sketch the profile before clicking the Detail View tool. Using a sketch entity tool, create a closed profile around the area to be detailed. You can add dimensions or relations to the sketch entities to position the profile precisely relative to the model.

    If you plan to create a Broken View, you are advised to relate the sketch to the model.

    As you move the pointer, a preview of the view is displayed if you selected Show contents while dragging drawing view.

  4. When the view is where you want it to be, click to place the view. You can edit the view labels, and you can modify the view as necessary. To remove any sketches that are imported to the drawing, delete them in the FeatureManager design tree.

You can move a detail view to a different sheet than the parent view.

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