Single-part, assembly and cast unit drawing properties
On the Drawings & reports tab, click Drawing properties and select the drawing type. You can modify the properties after creating the drawing by double-clicking the drawing background.
The options in single-part, assembly and cast unit drawing properties dialog box are described below.
|Option||Description||For more information|
Define the name of the drawing that is shown in the Document manager, and that can be included in drawing and report templates.
The maximum length of the drawing name is 32 characters.
|Modify drawing names and titles|
|Cast unit definition method||
This setting is available for cast unit drawings only.
By cast unit position: A drawing will be created from each cast unit. If there are identical cast units, one of them will serve as the base cast unit for the drawing. This is the most common method for creating cast unit drawings.
By cast unit ID: Each part in the model has a unique GUID. You can create drawings by using the cast unit GUIDs. The GUID determines the marking of the drawing. You can create several drawings from identical cast units.
|Title 1, Title 2, Title 3||
Define titles that are shown in Document manager and that can be included in drawing and report templates.
|Sheet number||Used for creating several drawings of the same part as multiple drawing sheets. The number of sheets is not limited.|
|Layout||Select the drawing layout, and define drawing sizes, autoscale, projection type, view alignment and part expansion settings. You can also select whether you want to list hidden objects in templates.|
Define the drawing views to be created. From here you can move on to modifying the view properties for each view.
Here you can also define Common settings for all views:
|Section view||Define section view properties.|
|Detail view||Define the start number or letter of the detail view and detail symbol label.|
Add customized information to a drawing, such as information related to workflow, and comments. This information can be displayed in the Document manager, and you can use it in report and drawing templates and marks, and as switches when customizing print file names.
The user-defined attributes and tabs shown in this dialog box are defined in the objects.inp file.
|User-defined attributes in drawings|