Jump to content
  • 0

Detail callout tool issue


Question

I've got a new file and I tried to make a detailed callout.

 

  • I used the tool to drag a callout box around the area I want in the design layer I'm working on.
  • I selected the detail callout 
  • In the OIP I hit the "create detail viewport" button
  • instead of giving me the normal viewport menu I'm getting this message - "please select an object on the screen or layer plane to serve as the crop boundary for a detail viewport".

 

I've tried reselecting the callout tool object to no use.

 

image.thumb.png.8829c73e7812dae43f58c053be3328fe.png

 

As you can see the detail callout object is selected already.

 

To make sure I'm not misremembering how to use this tool I created a blank file, made a couple of shapes and used the detail callout tool.

It worked as expected and opened the create detail viewport menu as expected.

 

thoughts?

Link to comment

3 answers to this question

Recommended Posts

  • 0

If I use the Detail Callout Tool I get the same results as you. If I draw a shape then run View > Create Detail Viewport... it works. But I never do this on a design layer anyway, always within a VP annotations. I'm interested why you want the detail callout on your design layer

Link to comment
  • 0
Posted (edited)

@Tom W.I do normally put them in my site plan viewport to reference a 1/4 detail for a materials or layout sheet.

 

In this instance the client wanted something quick to get to his contractor and I haven't set up my sheets yet.

I just wanted to make a quick design development sheet.

 

Should have just gone with a normal viewport - haven't had enough coffee thins morning I guess!

It just messed with my head that it won't work in this file - but works fine in a new blank file....

Edited by hollister design Studio
  • Like 1
Link to comment
  • 0

I found that in an existing file, when I drew the detail callout, it created on a 3d plan. If I changed to Layer plane, I was then able to "create detail callout".

 

When I created the detail callout in a new black file, I t created on a layer plane, and worked as expected.

 

Mat

Screen Shot 2022-06-20 at 9.01.23 AM.jpg

  • Like 1
Link to comment

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Answer this question...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...