AutoCAD Plant 3D General DIscussion

AutoCAD Plant 3D General DIscussion

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How I got Isometric view in Orthographic drawing

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07-04-2012 06:39 AM

Just thought I'd share this, since I've read some asking if it is possible in P3D.


For Isometric view in Orthographic mode I proceeded like this:


  1. I open the drawing in the project in P3D. Right-click on it in the Project Manager and chose 'Export to AutoCAD'
  2. I save the exported file.
  3. After creating an Orthographic drawing of the P3D drawing, I select the model space tab in the Orthographic drawing.
  4. There i chose attach x-ref and select the earlier exported file. I suggest to place the x-ref way off from the original coordinates.
  5. Then back to paper space in Orthographic drawing and create a new viewport. Not via the usual 'Create View', but by command VIEWPORTS.
  6. There just zoom in on your x-ref and there you have it. Complete freedom of view in Ortho mode


Hope this helps.

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