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Autodesk AutoCAD 2013 Practical 3D Drafting and Design by João Santos

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Associative views

Some of the most important innovations in AutoCAD Versions 2012 and 2013 are associative views. These associative views are new AutoCAD objects known as drawing views and represent dynamic 2D projections, sections, or details from the 3D model. If the 3D model changes, these associative views update accordingly.

Access and automatic layers creation

The majority of the commands and functions related to associative views are not available on toolbars or the menu bar, but can be found on the ribbon, Layout tab, and the following panels: Create View, Modify View, Update, and Styles and Standards. So, for users who rather work with a classic workspace, they can change to the 3D Modeling workspace for these commands and, then, come ...

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