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SOLIDWORKS: Adding Zone Location to Detail Views and Annotation Notes in Drawings

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Adding Zone Location to Detail Views and Annotation Notes in Drawings

 

Adding to Views, such as Detail View. Select the Detail View, then go to Insert, Annotations, Location Label.

 

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The symbol with the Zone Location will be added to the Detail View.

 

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Notice the ‘Detail A’ is in B7 on Sheet 1.  The number ‘1’ is the drawing sheet number and the B7 is the zone location of ‘Detail A’

 

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This format can be changed if desired, under the Location Label ‘Settings’.

 

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In the symbol, you can control what’s on the top or bottom of the symbol.

 

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Adding Zone Symbol Location in an Annotation Note

 

Click your cursor inside your annotation note, then select the zone symbol located in ‘Detail View’.

 

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The result: the zone symbol will be placed in your annotation note. See below:

 

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NOTE: The revision symbol note will update when the location of the ‘Detail View’ is relocated.

 

Notice zone symbol was A8, but now it is A6

 

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I hope this helps make you more efficient!

 

Check you later,

 

Don Glaske-CSWE
Sr. Application Engineer
Computer Aided Technology

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