TechDraw angled section

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gsandy
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TechDraw angled section

Postby gsandy » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:15 am

I have a plan view on a page and created a vertical and horizontal section line using "Insert Section View on Page".
How do I create a section that is at 45 degrees?

If I rotate the model 45 degrees I get the section I want but lose the original horizontal and Vertical sections!
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Re: TechDraw angled section

Postby wandererfan » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:02 pm

gsandy wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:15 am
I have a plan view on a page and created a vertical and horizontal section line using "Insert Section View on Page".
How do I create a section that is at 45 degrees?

If I rotate the model 45 degrees I get the section I want but lose the original horizontal and Vertical sections!
Angling the base view is the only way I know of.
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So you'd need one base view for the ortho sections and a different one for angled section

If this is a common requirement, it would make a good Feature Request.
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Re: TechDraw angled section

Postby chrisb » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:27 pm

gsandy wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:15 am
If I rotate the model 45 degrees I get the section I want but lose the original horizontal and Vertical sections!
Wouldn't that require to place the object twice, so that it becomes clear where section A is actually sectioning the object?
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Re: TechDraw angled section

Postby gsandy » Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:39 pm

Attached is what I am trying to do. But when I do one section I lose the other!
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wandererfan
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Re: TechDraw angled section

Postby wandererfan » Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:05 am

gsandy wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:39 pm
Attached is what I am trying to do. But when I do one section I lose the other!
Does the bullet shape work now? Last I remember, it wouldn't make a projection.

I think you're stuck with using separate BaseViews for each Section for now. Don't know if that violates any standard practices.

You're the second person to ask for this. That means a Feature Request is in order.
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Re: TechDraw angled section

Postby gsandy » Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:38 am

The bullet shape does work now. The curve was made from a B Spline, I replaced it with an arc and that fixed the problem of not making a projection.

I will let you make a feature request as I don't know how to do that.
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Re: TechDraw angled section

Postby wandererfan » Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:51 am

gsandy wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:38 am
I will let you make a feature request as I don't know how to do that.
issue #4128
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Re: TechDraw angled section

Postby gsandy » Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:44 pm

Thanks