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How to change an Oblique Part's View to Desired View (i.e. Front) for Drawing

Don_Van_ZileDon_Van_Zile Member Posts: 195 PRO

Couple things here:  My college is trying to release a full job in Onshape and have an issue with creating the desired views as "Front", "Right" etc... which you could do in other systems and I have to believe there's a way in Onshape. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I also help this post helps others as well with the same design workflow.  :)





Thanks in advance for any assistance.

https://cad.onshape.com/documents/e89fe02beff54ab09f508870/w/4457745a01f34ee1c0f2dddb/e/f31bec121b0e608cba9556e3




Comments

  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 2,087
    @Don_Van_Zile you cannot reassign which is the front view in the 3d model (like Inventor), but you can create a named view and use that as your first view in the drawing.
    Neil Cooke, Director of Technical Marketing, Onshape Inc.
  • Don_Van_ZileDon_Van_Zile Member Posts: 195 PRO
    NeilCooke said:
    @Don_Van_Zile you cannot reassign which is the front view in the 3d model (like Inventor), but you can create a named view and use that as your first view in the drawing.
    Good deal! I knew there had to be a way. Thanks, Neil.
  • Don_Van_ZileDon_Van_Zile Member Posts: 195 PRO

    Ok, now the other problem. How do you dimension these oblique holes they way they should be shown on the drawing?




    Closer view (Red Box)



    Example of what I want:





  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 2,087
    In that case you will probably have to create a centerline between the two holes on the left (that share the same vertical position) then create a point to line dimension.
    Neil Cooke, Director of Technical Marketing, Onshape Inc.
  • Don_Van_ZileDon_Van_Zile Member Posts: 195 PRO
    edited August 2018
    NeilCooke said:
    In that case you will probably have to create a centerline between the two holes on the left (that share the same vertical position) then create a point to line dimension.
    That worked. Thanks again, and for the quick response.


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