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Centerlines and centerline Labels in a Config rich environment

Question asked by Alan Stoldt on Apr 20, 2010
Latest reply on Apr 29, 2010 by Alan Stoldt

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Above is a picture taken from 2 different sheets, showing different configuarions of an Assembly. The cylinder diameter and length change from one to the next. I have perhaps 20 configs that I am making drawings for.

 

When I copy a master sheet or template and change to a specific config, the Centerline doesn't keep any corresponding relationship to the geometery. Is there a way (short of drawing the CL in the Assembly as a sketch) to acocmoplish this so that the Cl will extend past the physical end of the assembly by such and such on each end?

 

Additionally, I've added a CL note on the verticle line, the note "Anchor" button doesn't attach it to anything specific, it is part of the drawing view, but requires adjustment for each drawing. Is there a way to attach a note to an "insertion point" R, C or L type to a coincident mate with the line? Anything along those lines?

 

Thank you in advance for your time and suggestions.

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