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Annotation View PropertyManager

Allows you to manually create an annotation view in a model. You can also create annotation views automatically.

To manually create annotation views:

  1. In a part or assembly, right-click the Annotations folder and select Insert Annotation View.

  2. In the PropertyManager, do one of the following:

Under Annotation viewing direction, select:

  • View orientation. Select a pre-defined view orientation (*Front, *Back, etc.).

  • Selection. Select a face or plane to define the annotation view. Select Flip direction to change the annotation view to the opposite direction from that shown in the preview.

Under Horizontal Direction, click in Direction Reference and select a sketch, edge, or face, or move the slider to set the horizontal orientation of the view. You can also type a value for Angle made with view horizontal, and flip the direction 180° by selecting Invert horizontal direction.

  1. Under Preview, click Orient View to see the model in the selected orientation.

  2. Click to create the annotation view, or click to move existing 3D annotations to the new annotation view.

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