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Section Views

Discussion in 'Using Alibre Design' started by durand, Jul 9, 2018.

  1. durand

    durand Member

    I am trying to do a Section View (see the attachments), but on my new computer I don't get the view I should and did get on my old computer. Anyone have any suggestions?


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  2. Lew_Merrick

    Lew_Merrick Alibre Super User

    Oft times I create a Configuration such that I can BOOLEAN Subtract a (if you will) Sectioned Form. I realize that a functioning Section View (preferably appropriately "Arrowed" and Identified) would be much better, but...
  3. durand

    durand Member

    Lew, it always worked on my old computer with the same Alibre (latest) I am running on the new computer. Do you think this is a bug that needs to be reported?
  4. bigseb

    bigseb Alibre Super User

    Its a long standing issue with Alibre. You aren't the only one getting this. Lew's suggestion is the most reliable workaround.
  5. DavidJ

    DavidJ Alibre Super User

    If the problem is only on your new computer, then it is worth at least updating graphics drivers to see if that helps.
  6. albie0803

    albie0803 Alibre Super User

    I too have noticed a lot of this recently with the latest version. I feel that sections, particularly with assemblies don't consistently work as well as they used to.
  7. Lew_Merrick

    Lew_Merrick Alibre Super User

    Personally, I would prefer to place Reference Planes along with some sort of "view to" indicator to define Section Views within the Model that could be "assigned to Drawing Views." Thus, they could progress as (say) A-A, B-N, etc.

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