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Secttor
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Rotate my view.. keep portrait style .idw

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03-17-2013 01:34 PM

Hy.. I wish to rotate my "entire view" to fit the portrait style.. idw. Well, the base must be rotated but I forgot the rule. Thanks for any suggestion.

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I think you must delete the section view.

Right click on the base view and Rotate.

Recreate the section view.

 

But try this first.

Right click and Rotate the base view.

Edit the sketch for the section line and Show All Constraints.

Delete the vertical constraint and add Horizontal Constraint.
Exit sketch.

Right click on your base view and choose Rotate, select Clockwise direction and Relative Angle of 90°.  This will rotate the base view but leave the section still to the right.  Then right click on the section line and choose Edit.  This puts you in sketch mode, where you can unconstrain and re-constrain the section line to the orientation that you wish (horizontal).  Then reposition the section view to the proper location.

 

If this isn't clear, post your part and drawing and I'll show you.

Sam B
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Right click on any dimension, and select Edit Dimension Style...  The Style and Standard Editor will open with the Default (ISO) dimension style displayed.  On the Text tab, you will see that the text style for this dimension style is "Note Text (ISO)".  On the left side, click to expand the Text section, then select Note Text (ISO), which will display.  Change the text size, for example to 2.50, save.  All text in that style will be updated.

Sam B
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SpaceExplorer/SpaceNavigator NB, driver 3.16.2
still waiting for a foreshortened radius dimensioning tool in Drawing Manager

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Re: Rotate my view.. keep portrait style .idw

03-17-2013 01:47 PM in reply to: Secttor

I think you must delete the section view.

Right click on the base view and Rotate.

Recreate the section view.

 

But try this first.

Right click and Rotate the base view.

Edit the sketch for the section line and Show All Constraints.

Delete the vertical constraint and add Horizontal Constraint.
Exit sketch.

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Re: Rotate my view.. keep portrait style .idw

03-17-2013 05:35 PM in reply to: Secttor

Right click on your base view and choose Rotate, select Clockwise direction and Relative Angle of 90°.  This will rotate the base view but leave the section still to the right.  Then right click on the section line and choose Edit.  This puts you in sketch mode, where you can unconstrain and re-constrain the section line to the orientation that you wish (horizontal).  Then reposition the section view to the proper location.

 

If this isn't clear, post your part and drawing and I'll show you.

Sam B
Inventor 2012 Certified Professional

Please click "Accept as Solution" if this response answers your question.
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HP EliteBook 8770w; 8 GB RAM; Core™ i7-3720QM 2.60 GHz; Quadro K4000M
SpaceExplorer/SpaceNavigator NB, driver 3.16.2
still waiting for a foreshortened radius dimensioning tool in Drawing Manager

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Message 4 of 11 (666 Views)

Re: Rotate my view.. keep portrait style .idw

03-18-2013 02:44 AM in reply to: Secttor

Thanks.. it was so easy :smileywink: but I have a small other issue ~ tried to decrease the text size for dimensions in style editor but it simply won't work..won't update actual sizes.. any ideea what's going on?

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sbixler
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Message 5 of 11 (652 Views)

Re: Rotate my view.. keep portrait style .idw

03-18-2013 04:50 AM in reply to: Secttor

The text size is controlled by the text style.  Notice in your Capture2 image that the text size you have circled is for tolerance text, not the main dimension text.  The main dimension text size is set by the Primary Text Style, Note Text (ISO) in your case.  So, you can either modify Note Text (ISO), or create a new style and make that whatever you wish.

Sam B
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Message 6 of 11 (635 Views)

Re: Rotate my view.. keep portrait style .idw

03-18-2013 05:29 AM in reply to: Secttor

It was selected for tolerance by default but keeps also main dimension style simmilar for tolerance which I need.. probably it can be set different. My worry is : what are those "Method" ISO out there? Which one I should check for edit? Haven't tried to edit styles since installing inventor pro 2013...

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Message 7 of 11 (623 Views)

Re: Rotate my view.. keep portrait style .idw

03-18-2013 05:38 AM in reply to: Secttor

The one to edit is the one that is used by the dimensions you wish to change.  Select the dimension whose size you wish to change, then look at the Annotate tab > Format panel > Style.  This is the Style that you need to edit, or perhaps you just want to select a different style from that list?

Sam B
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Secttor
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Message 8 of 11 (619 Views)

Re: Rotate my view.. keep portrait style .idw

03-18-2013 05:56 AM in reply to: Secttor

I've uploaded the .idw.. all dimensions are under "Default (ISO).. hope you can correct my drawing (if needed) and decrease a little bit more the dimension for all text..to fit better. Thanks a lot!

Preview.jpg

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Message 9 of 11 (609 Views)

Re: Rotate my view.. keep portrait style .idw

03-18-2013 07:00 AM in reply to: Secttor

Right click on any dimension, and select Edit Dimension Style...  The Style and Standard Editor will open with the Default (ISO) dimension style displayed.  On the Text tab, you will see that the text style for this dimension style is "Note Text (ISO)".  On the left side, click to expand the Text section, then select Note Text (ISO), which will display.  Change the text size, for example to 2.50, save.  All text in that style will be updated.

Sam B
Inventor 2012 Certified Professional

Please click "Accept as Solution" if this response answers your question.
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HP EliteBook 8770w; 8 GB RAM; Core™ i7-3720QM 2.60 GHz; Quadro K4000M
SpaceExplorer/SpaceNavigator NB, driver 3.16.2
still waiting for a foreshortened radius dimensioning tool in Drawing Manager

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Secttor
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Registered: ‎03-01-2012
Message 10 of 11 (570 Views)

Re: Rotate my view.. keep portrait style .idw

03-19-2013 05:50 AM in reply to: Secttor

Thanks a lot for your quick support. I have a final small question.. is there any way to render a section-view like this? I know in previous versions of Inventor was almost impossible but 2013 changes any rule around this? Or if I can export a section-view and render it with.. 3Ds max or something..

Capture.JPG

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