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Unable to use named views in Onshape drawings

EtDusEtDus Member Posts: 4 PRO
edited January 2021 in Drawings
Good morning fellow OS users,

I am having trouble using named views (Specific orientation with a section view) in a drawing. I am well aware of how I am supposed to do it since I did it in the past with a specific orientation only.
After creating the said named view, I try to select the orientation in the insert menu in drawing and the named view just doesn't show up..

So my question is: Should I be able to import a named view (Specific orientation with a section view) in a drawing or that feature is not developped yet? 

Best regards 

Comments

  • francois_bouletfrancois_boulet Member Posts: 65 EDU
    Try to refresh page before selecting the named view
    La simplicité est la sophistication suprême.
    Léonard de Vinci
  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 3,549 PRO
    Regen Drawing (ctrl+Q) will need to be done every time you update the model. 
  • EtDusEtDus Member Posts: 4 PRO
    edited January 2021
    Thanks for the replies,

    Even if I refresh the drawing and the browser page, the named view doesn't show up. 

    I created a named view with a specific orientation and it does show up.
    It makes me think it doesn't work because of the section view....

    Have you guys tried to make a named view with a section view and successfully inserted it in a drawing ?

    Can't wait to have answers to this problem...

    n.b I tried it with an assembly and a PS
  • francois_bouletfrancois_boulet Member Posts: 65 EDU
    You're right,
    There is a problem with section view and named view.
    Maybe you should ask for an IR on this
    La simplicité est la sophistication suprême.
    Léonard de Vinci
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