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I keep failing my attempts to dimension a route drawing, 'cause the location of the sketch doesn't match where it should be
Any ideas why this thing is happening?
Categories: Drawings and Detailing
I would suggest adding "View Orientations" to match the viewing angles you need to show..
I have a few custom orientations, but maybe that is part of the problem.
I just want to show the vertical length of the route...
I would create a direct view and add the dimensions in that view, then it will show correctly/
Do you mean like a standard orientation? (Front, left, etc)
If so, I'd rather not, 'cause the drawing is to guide our guys in field to better understand the path of the route
No - You would need to make a "New" View based on how the field guys would find the coordinates for the dimensions in the field....
You mean something like this? (roughly)
Kind of - Each of the sections should have a direct view as in
That's what I was thinking.. However, that type of installation is tough for the installers if there aren't any wall protrusion points or support beams etc...
I see your point.
But it would be great if just SW cooperate and pick the sketch line were it is displayed...
Really tough to do when working with 3D sketches.... I would suggest to do all the points in 2D complete with planes and sketch points.... takes a little more to get used to working that way, but at the end of the day when you're doing the drawings, your life just got a whole lot easier, plus it's easier for the field installers...
Do you have an example of what would you consider to be a neat drawing?
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