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How are the cut views automatically renumbered on a drawing?

  • Software:

    Autodesk Advance Steel
  • Module

    Detailing
  • Question:

    How are the cut views automatically renumbered on a drawing?
  • Type:

    General
  • Difficulty:

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Answer

The following example shows a beam that has been created with a secondary beam attached to it, and then an assembly drawing was generated, in which the section cut name is A-A.

How are the cut views automatically renumbered on a drawing

A second beam is attached to the primary beam, with the same joint and the assembly drawing was "Force updated". The 2 identical sections were given the name B-B.

How are the cut views automatically renumbered on a drawing

For the automatic renumbering to take place the "Cut view names always fill the gaps" default must be activated (set to 1). This default is in the Defaults of MT in the "Drawing-Labeling" category.

How are the cut views automatically renumbered on a drawing

If this default is activated then the section cut views labeling will start from the first available name and will fill the eventual gaps between already existing cut names.
In our example, the force update of the assembly drawing labels the cut view sections to A-A.

How are the cut views automatically renumbered on a drawing

The "Renumber cut views" command, on the "Numbering, drawing" toolbar, has the same functionality as the default, but this command can only be used on individually opened drawings.

How are the cut views automatically renumbered on a drawing