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Anthony
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Auto cut lines to cropped view

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08-23-2012 03:53 AM

I have several cropped views in an Inventor 2013 drawing. I was wondering if Inventor could auto add a cut line to the cropped edge of objects when creating these views or alternatively if I would have to manually add a cut line through the symbols library ? 

Anthony Goodwin ~ Cad Manager/Senior Designer
Autodesk Inventor Professional 2013 SP2 64-Bit Edition
Windows 7 HP Z400, Intel Xeon W3550 3.07GHz
12.0GB RAM, ATI FirePro V4800 (FireGL)
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mpatchus
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Re: Auto cut lines to cropped view

08-23-2012 04:10 AM in reply to: Anthony

You could try adding a Layer to the styles named "Crop Cut Line" and define the line style for that layer.

Then assign that layer to the Object Defaults for the Crop Cut Lines.

 

Haven't tried it personally, but it may get you what you need.

Mike Patchus

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Re: Auto cut lines to cropped view

08-23-2012 05:53 AM in reply to: mpatchus

Hi. Thanks for you response. Please could you describe how to implement this method you have described to obtain the cut lines as I am not sure as to how to add these cut lines you have described. Many thanks.

Anthony Goodwin ~ Cad Manager/Senior Designer
Autodesk Inventor Professional 2013 SP2 64-Bit Edition
Windows 7 HP Z400, Intel Xeon W3550 3.07GHz
12.0GB RAM, ATI FirePro V4800 (FireGL)
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mpatchus
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Re: Auto cut lines to cropped view

08-23-2012 06:08 AM in reply to: Anthony

Crop Line 1.JPG

 

Crop Line 2.JPG

 

Crop Line 3.JPG

 

Crop Line 4.JPG

Mike Patchus

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Re: Auto cut lines to cropped view

08-23-2012 06:11 AM in reply to: mpatchus

Thanks, I will give this a go. :smileyhappy:

Anthony Goodwin ~ Cad Manager/Senior Designer
Autodesk Inventor Professional 2013 SP2 64-Bit Edition
Windows 7 HP Z400, Intel Xeon W3550 3.07GHz
12.0GB RAM, ATI FirePro V4800 (FireGL)
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mpatchus
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Re: Auto cut lines to cropped view

08-23-2012 06:29 AM in reply to: Anthony

You can tweak the line type and line weight as needed to achieve the desired result.

Mike Patchus

Inventor 2012 SP3 ~ Vault Pro 2013
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