Section Views in Drawings

You create a section view in a drawing by cutting the parent view with a cutting, or section line. The section view can be a straight cut section or an offset section defined by a stepped section line. The section line can also include concentric arcs.

Vertical cutting line

Horizontal cutting line with notch offset
You can also create section views in models to populate the View Palette.
There a two ways to create section views in drawings:
According to international drawing standards, cutting lines are not always required for section views. To hide the cutting line in the parent view, right-click on either the cutting line or the section view and click Hide Section Line. To show a hidden cutting line, right-click on the section view and click Show Section Line.