[Feature request] Set / Change direction of front/ top etc

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Jee-Bee
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[Feature request] Set / Change direction of front/ top etc

Postby Jee-Bee » Tue Mar 26, 2019 3:51 pm

Hello I want to create a feature request in mantis but would first post here.

What is the idea of this feature request.
FC has as default for the front view x+ to the right, z+ to above and y+ pointing in the screen .

For my project at work (automotive) we have the views accordance to ISO 4130 witch have the following system
y+ to the left, z+ to above and x+ pointing in the screen .

It would be great that at some point we as users are able to set preferred directions. The second part it that the cube should change with the previous set directions.

In creo it is easy just set first view by references(method 1) and modify the rest or as method 1 or by method figure 2.
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Inventor has some other method you have to set front and top and all other views are related...
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kisolre
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Re: [Feature request] Set / Change direction of front/ top etc

Postby kisolre » Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:13 pm

According to the summary here https://www.iso.org/standard/9886.html the views are standard from the drivers point of view along the road. And Y is longitudinal (along the road, away from driver), X is transverse (left from the driver). The orientation you describe is if the vehicle is viewed from its left side. Not arguing about the ability to define default views/coordinate systems,... just wandering about that standard.
Jee-Bee
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Re: [Feature request] Set / Change direction of front/ top etc

Postby Jee-Bee » Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:42 pm

I check the figure i had tomorrow...
But that isn't my point. my point is the ability to change the front/ left/ top /... as viewports (and in the cube) in preferred setting.
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Re: [Feature request] Set / Change direction of front/ top etc

Postby Jee-Bee » Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:04 am

created feature request issue #3920.