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Is there a means of adding reference lines to 2D Drawings generated from a model?

stephen_magerstephen_mager Member Posts: 4
I am trying to create a drawing for a cardboard shipping box.  I realize at this time, that Onshape does not have capability in regards to sheet metal and folding parts, so I'm attempting to generate a 2D drawing showing the flattened box, but trying to drawing "reference lines" on the 2D drawing to provide reference to the fold lines.  I can't figure out a way to add a dashed line on the drawing (I can add lines, but I can't change the properties of the line... a solid line appears to be the only option).  

I have attempted to utilize the "line" function and the "2 Point Centerline" but neither method produces a result I'm looking for.

Is there a workaround, or is this function not available yet?

Thanks,
Steve M

Answers

  • viruviru Member, Developers Posts: 619 ✭✭✭✭
    @stephen_mager ,Currently this facility is not available in Onshape. you can raise improvement request for this. In near future we hope that this facility will be provided by Onshape.



  • PeteYodisPeteYodis Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 334
    Stephen, 

    As a workaround, you can split the faces on your model.  Now in your drawing, you have an entity you can dimension to.
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