Hide Table of Contents

Creating 3D Views

Available in SOLIDWORKS MBD.

The properties you save in the Capture 3D View PropertyManager are automatically applied when you double-click the view in the 3D Views tab.

When you capture a 3D view, you are capturing whatever is in the graphics area. First, you set up the view the way you want it, and then capture the view. This is a useful way to include or exclude 3D PMI in a 3D view for better organization.

To create 3D views:

  1. Do one of the following:
    • At the bottom of the SOLIDWORKS window, on the 3D Views tab, click Capture 3D View.
    • Click Capture 3D View (SOLIDWORKS MBD CommandManager or toolbar).
  2. In the PropertyManager:
    1. In 3D View Name, type a name.
    2. Under Configuration, select a model configuration.
      By default, the current configuration in the graphics area will be saved in the 3D view.
    3. Under Display state, select a display state.
      By default, the current display state in the graphics area will be saved in the 3D view.
    4. Under Annotation Views, select the annotation views to include.
  3. Click .


Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

 
*Email:  
Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   Creating 3D Views
*Comment:  
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:




x

We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again
x

Web Help Content Version: SOLIDWORKS 2016 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.