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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 FM_annotations.gif 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 enter a value for Angle made with view horizontal, and flip the direction 180° by selecting Invert horizontal direction.
  3. Under Preview, click Orient View to see the model in the selected orientation.
  4. Click PM_OK.gif to create the annotation view, or click PM_next.gif to move existing 3D annotations to the new annotation view.

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