Thursday, July 24, 2014

Creating Detail View (Autodesk Inventor 2013)

Creating Detail View

Video Tutorial with caption



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Transcription of Video

  1. Open the Hopper Flange (.ipt) part file.
  2. Create a new Drawing sheet with metric template.
  3. Activate the Base View command from the marking menu.
  4. Notice that when the part file is already opened, here model file is automatically displayed in the File drop-down.
  5. View Orientation of the Base View should be (Top) and set the view scale to (0.6).
  6. Click the left mouse button at the upper side of the sheet. Then move your cursor downward of the base view followed by clicking the left mouse button.
  7. Click Create button from the context menu to generate the views.
  8. Save the file with the name Hopper Flange.
  9. Activate the ‘Detail View’ tool from the Create Panel and select the View1 to define it as the parent view.
  10. Detail View dialog box is visible in the graphics window.
  11. In the ‘Fence Shape’ field, there are two option first Circular and the second Rectangular for the detail view.
  12. The Circular shape is selected by default.
  13. Set View Scale 1.5 and click inside of this slot to define the center point of the fence.
  14. Drag the fence as displayed and click the right side of the sheet to place the detail view.