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Crop View

A crop view focuses on a portion of a drawing view by hiding all but a defined area. The uncropped portion is enclosed using a sketch, usually a spline or other closed contour.

You can crop any drawing view except a Detail View or a view from which a Detail View has been created. Crop View can save steps because you do not create a new view. For example, instead of creating a Section View and then a Detail View, then hiding the unnecessary Section View, you can crop the Section View directly.

Cropping a View

To crop a view:

  1. In a drawing view, sketch a closed profile such as a circle.
  2. Click Crop View tool_Crop_View_Drawing.gif (Drawing toolbar), or click Insert > Drawing View > Crop.

    The view outside the profile disappears.

    A circle is drawn on this Section View After cropping, only the view inside the circle is displayed.
    drw_crp1_shg.gif drw_crp2_shg.gif

Editing a Crop View

To edit a Crop View:

  1. Right-click the drawing view in the graphics area or in the FeatureManager design tree and select Crop View > Edit Crop.
  2. Edit the profile.
  3. Click Rebuild tool_Rebuild_Standard.gif to update the view.

Removing a Crop View

To remove a Crop View:

  • Right-click the drawing view in the graphics area or in the FeatureManager design tree and select Crop View > Remove Crop.

    The crop is removed and the view returns to its uncropped state.

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