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Setting Options for Drawing Documents

A variety of options customize drawings to your company’s standards and to the requirements of your printer or plotter.

System drawing options

Click Tools, Options, System Options, Drawings . Specify various display and update options for views. The settings on the System Options tab apply to all documents. Other system options for drawings are found under the following topics:

  • Display Style. Drawing view display mode and tangent edge display.

  • Area Hatch/Fill. Hatch or solid fill, pattern, scale, and angle of area hatches.

Document-specific detailing options

Click Options . On the Document Properties tab, select Detailing . The settings on the Document Properties tab apply to the active document only. Other document properties for drawings are found under the following topics:

Related Topics

Customizing sheet formats

Document templates

Page setup

Sheet properties

Table templates



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