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What does the Snapshot function do under VIEWS>MODIFY VIEWS?

Freecat

Member
Hello,



I am learning Pro-E's drawing functions, just wondering what the Snapshot function does under the VIEWS>MODIFY VIEWS menu in Pro2001. Also when exporting dxf and dwg the views seem to turn out better. Anyone know why this is?



Any help appreciated!

Rich
 

proed

Moderator
The snapshot command converts a view to 2D sketch entities (lines, arcs, text) and deletes the 3D view.



It's handy for cutting the file size, or freezing a view of a model / assembly - but beware - it will no longer update when the 3D model changes (it is a snapshot of one moment).



Snapshot views are similar to DXFs (lines & arcs) - that's probably why they're better.

Ed
 

dougr

New member
Snapshot actually creates draft entities in Pro/E terminology.



One tip, group your entities after the snapshot...
 

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