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Numbering the Balloons Sequentially

To insert the balloons and renumber them sequentially starting with 1:

  1. Open install_dir\samples\whatsnew\drawings\Ordering_balloons.slddrw.
  2. If necessary, insert the bill of materials. See instructions.
  3. In the drawing view of the assembly, click AutoBalloon Tool_auto_balloon_annotations.gif (Annotation toolbar) or Insert > Annotations > Auto Balloon.
  4. In the PropertyManager, under Item Numbers, select Order sequentially PM_Stacked_Balloon_Order_Sequentially.gif.
  5. Click PM_OK.gif.
The balloons are reordered so that the top left balloon starts with 1 and continues sequentially, in a clockwise direction, through 9. The bill of materials updates to match the reordered sequence.

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