How to Create Section and Detail Views in Autodesk Inventor


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Creating section and detail views

Now that we have our initial views placed, I want to focus on Section and Detail Views. These are slightly more specialized views, and there are not used just frequently as Base and Projected Views, but they are used frequently enough that I want to show you how to create them. Section Views allow you to slice through part so that you can properly document the inside components of a part. We're going to zoom in and create a section of this view. There's a couple ways to begin. From the Place Views tab under the Create panel, we could select Section, and you'll notice in the bottom left-hand corner the Status bar is telling us to select a view or view sketch.

If I hover over the view and left-click, it tells the system that this is the view we want to create the section from, and we can continue on creating our section line. I'm going to hit Escape on the keyboard to cancel this command. The other way to do this is to actually use the Marking menu. If I hover over the specific view I...

Creating section and detail views
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Creating section and detail views provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by John Helfen as part of the Up and Running with Autodesk Inventor

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