Retain View ( Modeling & Drawing Editor )

Tool summary :

  • Temporarily stores -- as a retained view -- how your current view is currently displayed.
  • Previous Retained View and Next Retained View can be used access the retained view that you have saved using Retain View . This means you can quickly get the view you want without having to go through a procedure such as accessing a particular erection view then performing zoom operations, centering the display, adjusting depth checking, etc. All this information is "remembered" in the retained view.
  • Up to 20 views may be saved and recalled during your currrent Modeling or Drawing Editor session.
  • Every retained view added after 20 is given the number twenty (20/20), the oldest retained view (1/20) is erased, and the nineteen other retained views are renumbered by incrementing down one numeral (2/20 becomes 1/20, 3/20 becomes 2/20, etc.).
  • When you retain a view, the program stores with that view its physical dimensions as well as information such as depth checking . For instance, if you save a zoomed-in view of a particular connection you are working on, you return to being zoomed into that same connection when you recall that retained view.
  • You may use any of Modeling 's functions that are available in a normal erection view to alter the 3D model from a retained view.
  • Retained views cannot be auto detailed . If you need an erection view drawing of a particular section of a large erection view, you can either use the Drawing Editor Clip tool to cut out that section from the larger erection drawing of that view or auto detail an erection view created using Save Area .
  • When you exit Modeling or open a new drawing in the Drawing Editor , retained views are forgotten.
  • See the step-by-step instructions .

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   Step-by-step instructions :

1 . In Modeling or the Drawing Editor , invoke Retain View using one of the following methods:

Method 1 : Click the Retain View icon, which is pictured above. The icon can be taken from the group named ' View ' ( Modeling ) or ' View ' ( Drawing Editor ) and placed on a toolbar (classic) or the ribbon (lightning).

Method 2 : If the " Modeling layout style " or " Drawing Editor layout style " is ' Classic ', you can use the menu system to choose View > Retain View .

Method 3, 4 or 5 : Retain View can also be configured to be invoked using a keyboard shortcut , the context menu , or a mode . For the lightning interface, this configuration is done using Customize Interface .

2 . Your current view is now retained in memory. The status line informs you how many views have been retained and which view you have just retained (e.g., 6/6 = view six of six retained views). Up to 20 views may be retained in Modeling .

Tip: To view retained views (such as the one you just saved), use Previous Retained View or Next Retained View .

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