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Drafting Section View

Drafting Section View

Drafting Section View


I have a question on defining the line of a section view. It does not appear that the section line can be anything but a straight line of whatever center you select. What I would like to be able to do is have one half of the line between (2) points, and the other half between (2) different points (both share the same center). I have attached an example picture to help clarify.

Thank you in advance for your help.


RE: Drafting Section View

That should be no problem whatsoever. Look for something with the word 'Revolve' in it.

John R. Baker, P.E. (ret)
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RE: Drafting Section View

As John suggests....

If using NX11 or higher (I assume nothing's changed after NX11), bring up the Section View dialog (Menu -> Insert -> View -> Section...) and go over to the top of the Section View dialog and change the 2nd pulldown from the top from Simple/Stepped to Revolved. Use available model features to position the point of rotation and the start & end legs.

Tim Flater
NX Designer
NX MP11 Rev. A
GM GPDL 11-A.3.5
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RE: Drafting Section View

Thank you for the response. I know how to do this now. Much appreciated.


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