command in the SHEETS menu, you can add a drawing format to your drawing, as described in the following procedure. You can also import drawing formats throughIGES, DXF, TIFF, CGM, or SET. For more information, see
How to Add a Format to a Drawing
1.Choose DRAWING >
.2.Type the name of a previously created drawing format residing in the currentdirectory, or type [
] to select from a namelist menu of previously createdformats. To select from a namelist, do one of the following:
and select a name of an available format in thatdirectory.
and select a name from the format directory.
Choose the name of another directory to access formats in otherlocations.
The system adds the format to the drawing, with the lower-left corner of the formatcoinciding with the lower-left corner of the drawing sheet.
As soon as you have created the drawing, you can add draft entities to it if you have a license for Pro/DETAIL or Pro/INTERFACE. If you have a license for Pro/DETAIL, you can import 2-DIGES files, DXF files, CGM files, and SET files and modify them. If you have a license for Pro/INTERFACE, you can import the same files, but you cannot modify the entities if you donot have Pro/DETAIL. For additional information on importing draft entities and modifyingthem, see
, as well as the corresponding chapters in the
The First Model
Before you start adding views, you must add the first model to the drawing (if you did notalready do so by specifying the optional default model). If you retrieve a model that has aninstance, you must specify if you want to retrieve the instance or the generic model. You can usea single model to create any number of drawings. When creating each new drawing, give thedrawing a unique name.
How to Add the First Model
1.Choose DRAWING >
.2.Type the name of the model. You can type in the name or type [
] to selectfrom the namelist menu of objects in the current directory.3.Add the first view by choosing VIEWS >
; then select viewspecifications from the VIEW TYPE menu.
After You Have Added the First View