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Custom perspective view in drawings?

colin_hearon288colin_hearon288 Member Posts: 1
My company does a lot of patent drawing work, and we have started to shift into using OnShape more than Solidworks.

In SW, we would pick a custom perspective to best show the part we were filing in the patent, then export a drawing, open it in Illustrator, and make the necessary tweaks needed to file a patent.

I don't see a way to export perspective drawings other than the standard isometric view in OnShape, am I missing something?


  • philip_thomasphilip_thomas Member, Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,381

    Please submit this as an enhancement request.
    That said, there is a work around for custom orientations.
    Create a custom orientation 'block' (a part that contains faces at the orientations you want).
    Create a new assembly.
    Insert the 'orientation' block
    Insert the assembly you want to orient.
    Mate the assembly to the block.
    Insert a drawing view (standard orientation) of this new assembly - and you will have your custom orientation.

    I hope this helps.
    Philip Thomas - Onshape
  • johan_van_ravenhorstjohan_van_ravenhorst Member Posts: 17 ✭✭
    Vote Up the "drawing perspective view" feature here: https://forum.onshape.com/discussion/10304
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