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Struggling with Named positions/views in drawings

Henk_de_VHenk_de_V Member, Developers Posts: 165 ✭✭✭
edited July 28 in Community Support

I’m struggling with Named positions in drawings:

  1. I created 2 named positions in an assembly while the drawing of that assy already exist:

  • I updated the drawing (Ctrl-q).

  • I tried to change the view orientation of a view (=front) to a view orientation of a named position. I did not succeed!
    Is that because the orientation of a view is not changeable afterwards in the view properties dialog or is there another method?

  • Named position/view in a new drawing of the existing assy ‘1’:

    • I created a new drawing of the assy with the 2 named positions.

    • Now the named positions did not appear in the view name list of the Insert view dialog.

  • Named positions in a new drawing of a new assy:

    • As a test I created  2 named positions in an assembly which has no drawings.

    • When creating a drawing of that assy then also the named positions did not appear in the View name list of the Insert view dialog.  

     Please can you help me?


    Henk de Vlaam (NL)

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    • Henk_de_VHenk_de_V Member, Developers Posts: 165 ✭✭✭

      @NeilCooke,

       Thank you. It's clear now.

      I thought that it was possible to create views with assy components in a predefined position - a named position. Although I need that, I think that is not possible yet, isn't it? It’s only the orientation of the assy, right?


      Henk de Vlaam (NL)
    • Henk_de_VHenk_de_V Member, Developers Posts: 165 ✭✭✭
      @NeilCooke and @john_mcclary,

      Thank you for your additional info.
      After the first info of Neil some of them already past my mind.

      Henk de Vlaam (NL)
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