CATIA V5: How to Apply a Breakout View to Multiple Drawing Views

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In the following, our experts explains step by step how to apply a breakout view to multiple views.

In the following, our experts explains step by step how to apply a breakout view to multiple views.

A Step by Step Explanation

A breakout view applied to any drawing view can be applied to multiple views (e.g. Isometric or Projection Views) without having to redefine the breakout perimeter and/or depth. The following steps can be used to apply a single breakout view to multiple drawing views.

1. Apply and define a breakout view

Before and After a Breakout View is Applied

Figure 1: Before and after a breakout view is applied to a drawing view

Breakout View Depth Definition

Figure 2: Breakout view depth definition

2. Create a new drawing view to which the breakout view will be applied.

Isometric View of Part

Figure 3: Isometric view of the part

3) MB3 the border of the drawing view with the breakout. Go to ‘Front view object’, and select ‘Apply Breakout To’.

Selecting the Apply Breakout Option

Figure 4: Selecting the ‘Apply Breakout To’ option

4. Select the drawing view that you would like to apply the breakout view to.

Breakout View Applied to Secondary Drawing View

Figure 5: Breakout view applied to secondary drawing view

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Giuliano Minuci
Mechanical Engineer