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Exploded View Drawing

matthew_khourymatthew_khoury Member Posts: 1 PRO

I cannot figure out how to create a proper exploded view drawings with dashed lines indicating the assembly patterns. Any help?

Here's an example of a drawing I did in SolidWorks:


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    john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 3,924 PRO
    You will need to explode it manually, 
    one way may be to suppress all mates, then drag your parts out.
    Then create a saved position
    Then you can insert that saved position into a drawing and use center lines to connect holes.

    you could also create an in-context of that position and create sketches is a part studio to connect the holes, then insert the sketches into the drawing
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    bradley_saulnbradley_sauln Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 373
    We have pushed an update that adds exploded view functionality: https://www.onshape.com/cad-blog/introducing-exploded-views-in-onshape
    Engineer | Adventurer | Tinkerer
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