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Model View

Model View creates a single view based on a predefined view orientation.

The Model View PropertyManager appears when you create a new drawing, or when you insert a model view into a drawing document.

You select an orientation for the view from the view names in the model document as listed in the Orientation dialog box:

  • Standard views (Front, Top, Isometric, and so on)

  • Annotation views - indicated by an A on the view icon (*Front , for example).

  • Current Model View (available only for open models and only until you place the view)

  • Custom views that you saved by name. The entire model is displayed, even if the selected view orientation displays a partial, zoomed-in view.

To insert a model view into a drawing:

  1. Click Model View (Drawing toolbar) or Insert, Drawing View, Model.

  2. Set options in the Model View PropertyManager.

If you click Standard 3 View , the PropertyManager changes to Standard 3 View, and the list of open documents is available. Select a model and click OK to insert a Standard 3 View.

  1. Click Next .

You can also click Standard 3 View at this point, to insert a Standard 3 View of the selected model.

  1. Set additional options in the Model View PropertyManager.

When you place the model view, if you selected an orthogonal view orientation, the Projected View PropertyManager appears. You can place any number of projected views for any orthogonal view in the drawing.

  1. Click OK .

To change the orientation of a model view:

  1. Select a view.

  2. In the PropertyManager, under Orientation, select a different view orientation.

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