Join John Helfen for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating section and detail views, part of Up and Running with Autodesk Inventor.
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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 want to create a section of, right-click, I can select…
- Navigating drawings with the View Cube and other navigation tools
- Sketching geometry
- Dimensioning parts
- Creating parameters
- Drawing circles, squares, and other shapes
- Creating extrusions
- Creating and managing constraints in assemblies
- Setting basic drawing dimensions
Skill Level Beginner
1. Basic Concepts
2. Navigating the Interface
4. Part Modeling
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