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Annotations Options Overview

You can set options for annotations in various places.

The following annotations have their own options:

  • Area Hatch/Fill. Sets the pattern, scale, and angle for area hatches or fills.

  • DimXpert. Sets options for chamfers, slots, and fillets for use with the DimXpert tool.

  • Dimensions. Sets the arrows, text alignment, and so on for dimensions.

  • Notes. Sets the alignment, leaders, borders, and so on for notes.

  • Balloons. Sets the balloon style, size, text category, and leaders, and auto balloon layout.

  • Arrows. Sets the size and style of arrows.

  • Virtual Sharps. Specifies the display of virtual sharps.

  • Tables. Specifies the properties of general, hole, revision, and bill of materials tables.

  • View Labels. Sets the text and display of drawing view labels.

  • Sheet Metal. Sets options for flat pattern colors and bend notes.

Some annotations also have PropertyManagers or Properties dialog boxes for applying changes to individual annotations or a group of annotations. To access a PropertyManager, select the annotation. To access a Properties dialog box, right-click the annotation (or hold down Ctrl while selecting a group of annotations, then right-click one annotation) and select Properties.



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