Lineardraft allows you to easily create saved views for the structures in a model. It is good practice to keep these up to date so that they’re accurate to the positioning and dimensions of their respective structures.
Follow the steps below to create and update saved views.
Step 1: Navigate to the ‘Views’ section on the Lineardraft toolbar
Step 2: Click on the 'Saved View Manager' button
This will open the ‘Saved View Manager’ window which contains a list of all structures in your model along with the statuses of their respective saved views.
These statuses can be:
- Up to date - There is an up to date saved view for this structure. The saved view was updated since the structure was built or last rebuilt.
- Out of date - A saved view exists for this structure, but it is out of date, meaning the position or components of the structure have since been changed. In some instances, if a structure has been repositioned, it might be clipped out of the current saved view.
- Not created - There is no saved view for this structure yet.
Step 3: Select the views you wish to create or update
You can do this by either ticking them manually, clicking the ‘Locate’ button and selecting the structures in your model, or clicking the ‘Out of date’ button on the ‘Saved View Manager’ window, which will automatically select all saved views with the ‘Out of date’ and ‘Not created’ statuses.
Click the ‘Out of date’ button on the ‘Saved View Manager’ window, which will automatically select all saved views with the ‘Out of date’ and ‘Not created’ statuses.
Manually tick the relevant saved views.
Select the saved views you want to update manually by clicking the ‘Locate’ button and selecting the relevant structures in your model.
Top tip: Similar to the ‘Out of Date’ button, you can also click ‘All’ or ‘None’ to select and unselect all saved views, respectively.
Step 4: Select ‘Update’
All selected views are now created and up to date, and will appear with the ‘Up to date’ status label on the ‘Saved View Manager’ window.