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Setting the First Balloon

The balloons are numbered sequentially, starting with 1 at the top left of the drawing. To start the numbering at the bottom left of the drawing with 1 and continue clockwise:

  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 Insert > Annotations > Auto Balloon.
  4. In the PropertyManager, under Item Numbers, select Order sequentially.
  5. Under Item Numbers, click First item.
  6. Click the bottom left balloon to use as the first item.
  7. Click PM_OK.gif.

The item numbers in the bill of materials update with the new balloon ordering.

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