Rotated Section Views

You can create a rotated section view by overlaying sketches on a view.

Rotated Section View Using a Full Round Fillet on a Rib

In this example, the intent is to show a partial section view of the rib. To illustrate what the cross section of the rib looks like, you manually create a sketch and apply area hatching.

Original part

Sketch parallel lines in the view.

Lock the view focus by double-clicking in the view so the sketch does not change parametrically with the part. Be sure that you double-click in the view, not the sheet to ensure you sketch in the view.

Constrain one of the lines with a perpendicular relation to the rib's edge.

Add a tangent arc, spline, and dimensions to the sketch. It is unnecessary to make the sketch fully defined. The dimensions define the sketch size and constrain the sketch to the part.

Hide the dimensions by clicking Hide/Show Annotations (Annotation toolbar).

Add crosshatching by clicking Area/Hatch Fill (Annotation toolbar).

Rotated Section Views Using Broken Views

You can combine a broken view with one or more section views to create a rotated (revolved) section view.

Original part
  1. Create the section view and align it to the broken view.
  2. Hide the view that you used as the source view to cut the section, or move it off the drawing sheet. For details, see Hiding and Showing Views.
  3. Make the break line Gap size large enough to accommodate the section view.
  4. Drag the section view into the gap to superimpose it on the broken view.

    1 Section view
    2 Broken view