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Drive Section View

The Drive Section View Generation Task will drive the parameters of a given Section View on a Drawing.


Property NameDescription
(Name)The unique name for this task.
Auto HatchTRUE to automatically hatch the cut Faces, FALSE to use document options.
Flip DirectionTRUE to flip direction, FALSE to use current direction.
Partial SectionTRUE to only show a partial section, FALSE for full section (only applies if the section line does not fully cut the Model view).
Scale Hatch PatternTRUE to scale the hatch pattern based on the view scale, FALSE to use document options.
Slice SectionTRUE to only see the features/components that are cut by the section line, FALSe to show all features/components cut by the section line and beyond.
View NameThe name of the section view to drive.


When this task is added the properties are both static and dynamic by default.
See How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property to enable rules to be built on these properties.

Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
Auto HatchTRUETRUETRUE will automatically hatch me the cut faces. FALSE will use the document options.
Flip DirectionTRUETRUEThis will flip the direction of the sectioned view. FALSE will use the current direction.
Partial SectionFALSEFALSEFALSE will show the full section (only applies if the section line does not fully cut the model View) TRUE will only show a partial section.
Scale Hatch PatternTRUETRUETRUE will scale the Hatch Pattern based on the view scale. FALSE will use the documents options.
Slice SectionFALSEFALSEFALSE will show all the Features/Components cut by the section line and beyond. TRUE will only see the Features/ Components that are cut by the section line.
View Name"Section View B-B"Section View B-BThe name of the Section View to drive

Generation Sequence

This Task can be added to SOLIDWORKS Drawings in the following Generation Sequence(s):

  • Pre Drive (will be run before the Main Drive Sequence)
  • Post Drive (will be run after the Main Drive Sequence)