Enhancement Details

Associative Annotation Placement

The position of annotations in 2D drawing views is associated to the position of the annotations in the 3D model.

Product Information

Product PTC Creo Parametric
Product / Module PTC Creo Parametric
Version Wildfire 4.0
Product Functional Area 3D Drawings
User Interface Location 
Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices

Benefits and Description

When a 3D annotation is shown in a drawing view, its position and attachment is based on the position and attachment in the 3D model. This minimizes the amount of reorganization required in the drawing view. This functionality is very useful when combined with the:

It is easy to automatically get detailed drawing views during drawing creation and Quick Print model output.

If the annotation’s position or attachment is altered, you can right-click the annotation and select Restore 3D Dependencies.


Associative annotation placement
Associative annotation placement

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