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1266 1266  
1267 1267  Besides of navigation tools, specific built-in 2D and 3D views can be used to set the required project view. All views can be stored with given names (user-defined views).
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1271 -Plane view (top view; [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image030.png||alt="icon_Alt function key"]] +[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image036.png||alt="icon_F1"]] )
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1273 -South view (side view; [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image030.png||alt="icon_Alt function key"]] +[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image037.png||alt="icon_F2"]] )
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1275 -East view (side view; [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image030.png||alt="icon_Alt function key"]] +[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image038.png||alt="icon_F3"]] )
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1277 -Space view (general 3D view; [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image030.png||alt="icon_Alt function key"]] +[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image039.png||alt="icon_F9"]] )
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1269 +(% class="wikigeneratedid" %)
1282 1282  == **Built-in views** ==
1283 1283  
1272 +[[image:1584542320420-959.png]]
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1274 +(% class="wikigeneratedid" id="HBuilt-inviews" %)
1284 1284  Just click one of the following view buttons to set a specific 2D view or a general 3D view:
1285 1285  
1286 -**User defined views and Home view**
1277 +== **User defined views and Home view** ==
1287 1287  
1288 1288  To return frequently to a view of the current project, you can save it as “//Home view//” (//View > Home view > Save as//). //Choose View > Home view > Return// to set this view just with one-click. //Home view// is saved with the project.
1289 1289  
1290 -Current view can be also saved with names in a dialog appeared by clicking [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image041.png||alt="icon_userdefinedVIEW"]] (//View > User defined views//) or using [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image042.png||alt="icon_Alt function key"]] +[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image043.png||alt="icon_M key"]] . Define a name and click //Add //to store the view. If you have more than one user defined views, //Select// displays preview of them. To use a stored view as the current one, click //Select and exit//. The list does not contain the //Home view//. User defined views can be saved with the //2D// and //3D View// commands too.
1281 +Current view can be also saved with names in a dialog appeared by clicking [[image:1584542391298-734.png]] (//View > User defined views//) or using [[image:1584542400506-274.png]] +[[image:1584542439686-465.png]] . Define a name and click //Add //to store the view. If you have more than one user defined views, //Select// displays preview of them. To use a stored view as the current one, click //Select and exit//. The list does not contain the //Home view//. User defined views can be saved with the //2D// and //3D View// commands too.
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1292 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image044.png||alt="icon_2dviewVIEW"]] specifies a section view, which contains objects within a given range (//Tolerance//), while [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image045.png||alt="icon_3dviewVIEW"]] defines a space view perpendicular to a given plane. The section/plane can be defined with the following tools:
1283 +[[image:1584542432941-107.png]] specifies a section view, which contains objects within a given range (//Tolerance//), while [[image:1584542409737-510.png]] defines a space view perpendicular to a given plane. The section/plane can be defined with the following tools:
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1294 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image046.png]] [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image047.png]]
1285 +[[image:1584542418145-971.png]] [[image:1584542423218-831.png]]
1295 1295  
1296 1296  Figure: 2D and 3D View commands
1297 1297  
1298 -**Vertical plane**
1289 +== **Vertical plane** ==
1299 1299  
1300 1300  Creates a section/view parallel with the global Z axis by selecting two points.
1301 1301  
1302 -**Horizontal plane**
1293 +== **Horizontal plane** ==
1303 1303  
1304 1304  Creates a section/view perpendicular to the global Z axis by selecting two points.
1305 1305  
1306 -**Object plane**
1297 +== **Object plane** ==
1307 1307  
1308 1308  The section/view plane is parallel with a selected region (//Plate//, //Wall// etc.) plane. The final direction can be set by moving the cursor at the selected storey. The view direction is always the opposite of the local Z’ direction of the selected surface object.
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1310 -**3 points**
1301 +== **3 points** ==
1311 1311  
1312 1312  The section/view plane is defined by adding three points. The first point defines the origin, then the second point defines the X direction together with the first one, and finally the third point defines the Y directional extension of the plane. The last point also defines the view direction (an arrow shows it).
1313 1313  
1314 -**User Co-ordinate System**
1305 +== **User Co-ordinate System** ==
1315 1315  
1316 -The section/view plane is set to the X-Y plane of the [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**UCS**>>path:#_Co-ordinate_Systems]](%%). The view direction is always the opposite of the Z axis of the //UCS//.
1307 +The section/view plane is set to the X-Y plane of the (% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**UCS**(%%). The view direction is always the opposite of the Z axis of the //UCS//.
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1318 -**Dialog**
1309 +== **Dialog** ==
1319 1319  
1320 -With this tool, you can define the position of the section/view plane in a dialog box. At //3D View//, //Dialog// opens [[(% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**3D Rotation**>>path:#threeD_rotation_dialog]](%%).
1311 +With this tool, you can define the position of the section/view plane in a dialog box. At //3D View//, //Dialog// opens (% class="wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink wikiinternallink" %)**3D Rotation**(%%).
1321 1321  
1322 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image048.png||alt="figure_viewdialogsVIEW"]]
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1314 +[[image:1584542487834-378.png]]
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1324 1324  Figure: Section/view plane definitions in dialogs
1325 1325  
1326 -**Swapping among views**
1319 +== **Swapping among views** ==
1327 1327  
1328 -Moving one step back from the current view, zoom operations etc., click [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image049.png]] (//View > Previous view//) or use [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image042.png||alt="icon_Alt function key"]] +[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image050.png||alt="icon_P key"]] . To go to the next view, click [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image051.png]] (//View > Next view//) or use [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image042.png||alt="icon_Alt function key"]] +[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image052.png||alt="icon_N key"]] .
1321 +Moving one step back from the current view, zoom operations etc., click [[image:1584542509882-519.png]] (//View > Previous view//) or use [[image:1584542518274-287.png]] +[[image:1584542542086-958.png]] . To go to the next view, click [[image:1584542530035-893.png]] (//View > Next view//) or use [[image:1584542516983-590.png]] +[[image:1584542536597-724.png]] .
1329 1329  
1330 -**Select view**
1323 +== **Select view** ==
1331 1331  
1332 1332  With this tool, you can select some specific views (Storey view, Axis view and User defined view).
1333 1333  
1334 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image053.emz]]
1327 +(% style="text-align:center" %)
1328 +[[image:1584542550416-670.png]]
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1336 1336  Figure: Example for using Select view command
1337 1337  
1338 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image054.emz]]
1333 +(% style="text-align:center" %)
1334 +[[image:1584542567569-899.png]]
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1340 1340  Figure: List of selectable views
1341 1341  
1342 -After choosing Storey 2 you can see all the elements belonging to the current level, but for example, if you have high columns going through the whole building, they will belong only to the level where they have been created. You can return to previous view by clicking on the icon [[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image055.emz]] again and then selecting “Return to 3D view”.
1339 +After choosing Storey 2 you can see all the elements belonging to the current level, but for example, if you have high columns going through the whole building, they will belong only to the level where they have been created. You can return to previous view by clicking on the icon [[image:1584542583102-248.png]] again and then selecting “Return to 3D view”.
1343 1343  
1344 1344  You can also obtain cross-sections of the whole building. By choosing axis no. 1. (which is the global X axis) in the example above, this is what you can see:
1345 1345  
1346 -[[image:file:///C:/Users/Fredrik/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image056.png]]
1343 +(% style="text-align:center" %)
1344 +[[image:1584542594311-655.png]]
1347 1347  
1346 +(% style="text-align: center;" %)
1348 1348  Figure: Cross-section view of the building
1349 1349  
1350 1350  The green dots emphasized with the blue arrows in the figure above indicate the truss elements pointing out of the plane determined by the current axis and global Z.
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