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Change scale of a DWF for creating a detail

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02-12-2009 09:25 AM
I am trying to zoom in and then make a detail via the CAMERA tool. ADR makes the new .DWF file, but when I save it, the new .DWF file is the same scale as the parent drawing.

How can I zoom in, make a detail into a new sheet that I can send to someone.


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Re: Change scale of a DWF for creating a detail

02-20-2009 06:41 AM in reply to: paulbenbow1
Hi Paul,

It sounds like you tried using the Snapshot tool (camera icon) to create a new sheet. And it also sounds like that didn't quite get you where you wanted to be.

Have you tried creating a "My View"? It's a custom view that can be stored in the existing DWF file. Saving a "My View" is the only way to save Layer, Move and Rotate, and Cross Section view changes.

To create a My View, arrange the items on the canvas and set the view the way you want it to be saved.

Then on the Views palette title bar, click the Palette Options button and choose Save View.

The selected view is saved in the Views palette under My Views as My View 1. Additional views are saved as My View 2, My View 3, and so on. You can rename saved views as desired.

Then just send the DWF file and tell the reviewer to check out the view you saved.

Hope that helps.


Chris Blocher
Principal Learning Content Developer
Cloud Platforms

Autodesk, Inc.
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