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    By Anite Ramgi 

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    Wouldn’t it be great if you could create drawings with minimal effort?

    Interested? Have a look at the below suggestion. All you have to do is select the model once you’ve got it set up.  

    Create a drawing template with the desired views inserted. These views will be referenced from a dummy model. A dummy model is basically a cuboid that I have created so that I can reference this on the views. Additionally, I edited and saved the view labels on the Styles Editor.

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    Now, when you create a drawing, choose this template, you’ll be prompted with a model you want to select, choose your model and your drawing will be automatically created.

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    If you are not prompted with choosing the model, you can manually change the model by going to Manage> Replace Model Reference and select your model.

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    Some of your models may vary in dimensions when you insert this onto a drawing. Some views will appear off the sheet and may need to be scaled down. You can create an iLogic rule to change the scale and reposition the views. Have a look at the attached .idw, you will see a rule which will scale and reposition the views (you’ll need to insert the scale value in the form). 

    You can also set the rule to run after creating a new document. 

    iLogic Rule:

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