Ho to create both: flat pattern and bended part in Solidworks drawing ?

is there a method to create in the same view in the Solidworks drawing the flat pattern and bended view the same part ?
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If you have the "sheet metal" add on you can have a bent view and a flat view. If you are doing a drawing of the part first import the part (either bent or flat) the you have to select it and convert it to a sketch. Make sure you do all your editing and annotating before you convert it into a sketch. Then you can change you part to the opposite version and import it into the sketch. Hope this helps!

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