2D Sectional Views

 

The Section View tool is located in the View tab in the New Views group. It is only enabled when you have a 2D view active.

The Section View tool allows you to draw a line through a 2D Plan that will define the viewpoint of a 2D view containing an elevation view.

If the section line is placed in front of a building then the 2D elevation will contain a solid elevation view, but if the section line is placed through a building then the 2D elevation will contain a section view of that elevation.

You can also place and move 3D objects in a section view.

 

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This section view was created by placing the section line through the building plan. The 2D objects can then be added to this view.

 

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These elevation views were created by placing the 2D section line in front of a building. The layout was the achieved using the Presentation Layout tool.

 

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By placing the section line partially through a 2D plan we can create a section view to show only selected detail. Here we use the section line to create an elevation view of a kitchen design.

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