Creating 2D Drawings of Custom Products
2D Drawings of Custom Products
made using the Solid Model Tools may contain more drawing instructions than
necessary and can create a 2D drawing that can look busy or confusing. Using
other AutoCAD commands can make this process easier.
(FL) – The FLATSHOT command will create a 2D block of 3D objects based
on the current view. For example, a flatshot made while in a southwest
isometric (SW) view will create a 2D isometric view. A flatshot created from a
front view (UN) will create a 2D elevation.
– The VIEWBASE command is a powerful tool. It can create multiple views in one
operation. However, the view base requires you to draw and notate in
paperspace. View base, although powerful, has its limitations. It is
recommended to visit knowledge.autodesk.com to learn more about how to use a view
– The SECTIONPLANE command can be used to create 2D sections of 3D solids. Once
the section plane has been created, the SECTIONPLANETOBLOCK command will create
the 2D drawing block of the section.
can also use the built-in Microvellum Flatshot Tokens to create drawings once
the product has been analyzed and drawn back in the drawing. The Microvellum
section command will also allow you to create cross, elevation, or plan
sections of the product.
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