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TIPS: Create Partial View in Pro/Detail

TIPS: Create Partial View in Pro/Detail

Version: Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0

Partial view is used when we want to create views focused to a specific portion/location. By the name of the partial view, we understand that it is a view which is displaying a part or a portion from the full view. The image below illustrated an example of the partial view.

Partial View in Pro/E

Below is a tip showing how to create a partial view in Pro/ENGINEER.

Select any views; press and hold RMB and choose properties from the pops-up menu. With the Drawing View dialog box open, choose the Visible Area categories and Partial View in the view visibility drop down menu.

Pro/E Drawing View properties

Next, noticed that a reference point and also a spline boundary are requested in the drawing view dialog box. Besides, you can also read the message in the message area to understand what to do next.

Pro/E Drawing View properties

proe message area

To specify the reference point, click on any geometry in the drawing view. After that, draw a spline boundary surrounding the reference point. Use LMB clicks to specify the spline points and use MMB clicks to close the spline boundary.

Partial View in Pro/E

The OK button in the drawing view dialog box should be activated now. Click the OK button and the partial view is created.

Partial View in Pro/E

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