Inserting a Relative View

To insert a relative view:

  1. Click Relative View tool_Relative_View_Drawing.gif (Drawing toolbar), or click Insert > Drawing View > Relative To Model. The pointer changes to .
  2. Switch to a model that is open in another window, or right-click in the graphics area and select Insert From File to open a model.
  3. In the PropertyManager, under Orientation > First orientation, select an orientation (Front, Top, Left, and so on), and select the face or plane for that orientation in the drawing view.
  4. Under Orientation > Second orientation, select another orientation, orthogonal to the first, and select another face or plane for that orientation in the drawing view.
  5. If using a multibody part, in the PropertyManager, make selections under Scope.
  6. Click PM_OK.gif and return to the drawing document. The pointer changes topointer_drawing_view.gif .
  7. In the PropertyManager, select properties then click in the graphics area to place the view.
  8. Click PM_OK.gif.
If the angle of the face in the model changes, the views update to maintain the orientation as originally specified.