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Cross-section view is not normal to its cutting planes

JS_9824412
13-Aquamarine

Cross-section view is not normal to its cutting planes

How to create this simple cross-section view correctly? (Note: the presented section view is wrong, it should be normal to its cutting planes). I know there is a procedure to make it somewhere buried in document. However, how to find this HELP is also not a simple task. 

 

Is any kind of this problem need one day to solve? 

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In SolidWorks, pertinent Helps are available at one click, not like in CREO, in which I have to be well educated before I can type in the correct keywords to find a Help.

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StephenW
23-Emerald II
(To:JS_9824412)

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TomU
23-Emerald IV
(To:JS_9824412)

Are you asking how to rotate the view so that you're looking at it from this direction (in both views)?

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JS_9824412
13-Aquamarine
(To:TomU)

Cross-section view should be like the below. It is some sort of standard.

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StephenW
23-Emerald II
(To:JS_9824412)

JS_9824412
13-Aquamarine
(To:StephenW)

Thanks for the link, in which I found the keywords such as "unfold" that is only available if it is in "general view", not in "projection view".

 

So now, the problem is solved. 

 

Thanks.

P.S. Why CREO is so difficult to use?

 

StephenW
23-Emerald II
(To:JS_9824412)

You can use Full Aligned as a projection and it is more likely exactly what you are looking for and is generally for round parts like you have.

Full-unfold may work for this application specifically but may "skew" a view in some cases.

 

Creo is just that way. It takes effort to learn. I've used it for 20+ years and I still learn new things regularly.

Be positive. Have an open mind. Don't try to use it like solidworks or inventor or whatever you used before or you will go crazy and just get madder and madder. Ask questions, we are always willing to help.

 

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JS_9824412
13-Aquamarine
(To:StephenW)

Thanks. Have a wonderful day!

JS_9824412
13-Aquamarine
(To:StephenW)

If use "Full Aligned as a projection", I got exactly what I wanted. However, after 99% annotations have been created, I just found out it is difficult to create the dimension for a taper hole, because there is no virtual shapes available in CREO unless I sketch them. I have tried to use "Show Model Annotations", but there is none to show (See below snapshot).

 

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I had to delete the section view and re-create it through "Full Aligned in a General view". Then, I can use "Show Model Annotation" to show the dimension ( Ø.488).

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Never expected that a simple cross-section view need to do it 3 times with CREO.

 

(Note: As a contractor, I don't know how to evaluate CREO now: with numerous user-unfriendly features, my 3-month high paid contract job can last 6 months, and I am not the one to blame for the delay and higher cost to my client!)

JS_9824412
13-Aquamarine
(To:JS_9824412)

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