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Isometric section view?

Cedric_EveleighCedric_Eveleigh Member, OS Professional, csevp Posts: 61 PRO
Is it possible to create an isometric section view in Onshape drawings? For example, the part in an isometric section view could be sectioned in a plane that is parallel to the front plane.


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    alnisalnis Member, Developers Posts: 449 EDU
    I don't think this is available natively, but you could use Michael Pascoe's section feature:

    In combination with, say, Neil Cooke's wire mesh feature:

    Then, combine the grids/wire meshes into a closed composite part to keep things tidy, and put their suppression under a configuration:

    In the drawing, insert the whole part studio with the sectioned configuration for your iso view and just the unsectioned part by itself for the other views:

    While this isn't exactly standards-based, it's probably good enough for communicating the design.

    Document link: https://cad.onshape.com/documents/ae71a9f8b878c16427925fdd

    Note: if you have a part studio with multiple parts, you could make another composite part (probably best to do it open to keep appearances in case you need a shaded view) that contains the mesh composite part + your part to use in drawings. Then, insert the composite part instead of the whole part studio for the iso view.
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    Cedric_EveleighCedric_Eveleigh Member, OS Professional, csevp Posts: 61 PRO
    Thanks for this suggestion, but it's not worth the trouble for me. It would be nice if the functionality that I'm after was available natively.
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