What workflow did you have in mind that would be significantly simpler and/or better than your option #2?
The problem is I didn't have anything better in mind.
The second option works just fine, just a little tedious and time consuming when dealing with 175 different configurations.
I was just grasping at straws hoping someone here had a better option.
Thanks for the reply.
Create your first drawing. Cut the section view. Add dimensions/notes/fill in titleblock/revision block as needed to completely finish the drawing.......Save.
Save as.... new drawing.
Inside new drawing, change configuration that is referenced in the main view. Fix things that need fixing....save.
Rinse and repeat.
The work flow you described is what I'm using to create individual machines drawings for the various configurations and that works well enough.
What I'm trying to do is create one drawing with a section view for each configuration. No title block, dimensions, etc., just multiple sections views. The copy, paste, change config, method works ok. I just didn't want to do the 175 times and then stumble across a better way.
I look into the threads you posted and into #TASK as well.
The easiest way to (manually) accomplish what you are asking (so far as I know) is as follows:
- Create a drawing of a configuration
- Ensure all child projected views are linked to the parent (so when the parent changes all the children update)
- Copy and paste the drawing sheet
- Update the single parent view to a new configuration
I'm sure there's a way to automate that if you are doing dozens and dozens, but that's the best manual way I know of.