Tutorial: How to use drafting workbench in Catia V5?

Tutorial to use drafting workbench in Catia V5.

  1. Step 1:

    Open the model for which drafting is to be performed.

  2. Step 2:

    Switch to drafting workbench

  3. Step 3:

    A new drawing wizard opens up. Choose the appropriate option. Here i chose a blank page.

  4. Step 4:

    Window->tile vertically

  5. Step 5:

    You will get a view as shown.

  6. Step 6:

    Click on front view from the menu

  7. Step 7:

    Or get it from
    Insert->views->projection->front view

  8. Step 8:

    Click on the face as shown.

  9. Step 9:

    Place it on the blank page.

  10. Step 10:

    Click anywhere on the page.

  11. Step 11:

    Click on front view again. Choose a different plane.

  12. Step 12:

    Similarly drag and drop it on the blank page as in the previous case. Similarly get other views also by selecting different planes.

  13. Step 13:

    Right click on the drawing-> properties

  14. Step 14:

    Select the options as per requirement-> click OK

  15. Step 15:

    Edit->sheet background

  16. Step 16:

    Insert-> Drawing-> Frame and title block

  17. Step 17:

    Choose the title block->apply->ok

  18. Step 18:

    Insert->geometry modification->transformation->scale

  19. Step 19:

    Uncheck duplicate mode- Select value->ok

  20. Step 20:

    Edit->working views

  21. Step 21:

    Save as->*.catdrawing