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Document Properties - Orthographic View Labels

You can specify document-level drafting settings for orthographic view labels.

To open this page, with a drawing open, click Options (Standard toolbar), select the Document Properties tab, and then select View Labels > Orthographic.

Overall drafting standard

Overall drafting standard Inherited from the selected Drafting Standard page settings.


Show label if view scale differs from sheet scale Select to display the scale of an orthogonal view if the scale is different than the default drawing scale.

Base orthographic view standard

Base orthographic view standard
Select a standard:
  • ANSI
  • ISO
  • DIN
  • JIS
  • BSI
  • GOST
  • GB

View label text


Click to modify the font.

Label options

Per standard Select to adhere to the base standard. Clear to modify view label parameters:
  • Scale. Select a label for the scale.
  • Delimiter. Select a scale display option:
    • To present the scale with two numbers separated by a delimiter select:
      • X:X
      • X/X
      • (X:X)
      • (X/X)
    • To present the scale as the ratio of two numbers followed by X select # X.
    • To hide the scale, select <None>.
Display label above view Select to display the label above the view.


Select a layer.
You must first create layers for the drawing before you can select them for document properties.

View label document layer settings override view label Line style settings.

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