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How to change orientation assemblies?

Question asked by Alexander Meynen on Mar 7, 2014
Latest reply on Mar 7, 2014 by Glenn Schroeder

Dear Solidworks user,

 

I'm a relativly new user and recently made one of my first big assemblies, now I wanted to start with the drawings.

I am struggling to find the correct orientation of the drawings, because the axis are not alligned to the correct planes of the drawing, but rather random.

I have found several threads online that give possible solutions but have yet to found a clear answer that works for me, or better, that I am able to complete

 

Rotating axis.PNG

Picture: As you can see the top drawing is the model insterted if I use the "front" view, the second drawing is the one how it should be, which I did by turning the assembly manually and using "current" view.

 

I am using a mix of a student version and a 2014 full version and have included the files.

 

 

Thanks in advance

 

Chukke

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