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Cosmetic Thread PropertyManager

Specify the following properties when inserting a cosmetic thread in a part, assembly, or drawing.

Thread Settings

Circular Edges . Select a circular edge in the graphics area.

Standard. Lets you set the dimensioning standard for the cosmetic thread.

Type. Lets you select the type of threads.

Size. Lets you select the size of the cosmetic thread based on the dimensioning standard you selected. Valid values for the selected edge are listed.

Minor Diameter, Major Diameter, or Conical Offset . Sets the diameter for the dimension corresponding to the entity type with the cosmetic thread.

End Condition. The cosmetic thread extends from the edge selected above to the end condition:

  • Blind. A specified depth. Specify the depth below.

  • Through. Completely through the existing geometry.

  • Up to Next. To the next entity that intercepts the thread.

Depth . Enter a value when the End Condition is Blind.

Thread Callout

Type text to appear in the thread callout. (The thread callout appears in drawing documents only.) If you selected a Standard, the thread callout is driven by the standard and cannot be edited.

Thread callouts are not used in certain dimensioning standards. If a cosmetic thread callout is defined in the part or assembly but is not displayed in the drawing, you can display the callout in the drawing by selecting Insert Callout from the shortcut menu.

Configurations. Specifies the configurations to which the callout applies.

Cosmetic thread callouts are configurable only when Standard is set to None in the Cosmetic Thread PropertyManager.


In drawings with named layers, select a layer.

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