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Symbol

Inserts a symbol into a dimension, note, or geometric tolerance symbol:


note_w_symbol.gif

Symbols include:

flag_note01.gif flag_note_A_circle.gif flag_note_square_1.gif flag_note_square_A.gif flag_note_square_circle_1.gif flag_note_square_circle_A.gif flag_note_triangle_A.gif flag_note_triangle_rot.gif flag_note_circle_9_dot.gif
Circle 1-99 Circle A-Z Square 1-99 Square A-Z Square/Circle 1-99 Triangle 1-99 Triangle A-Z Flag Triangle Rotated 1-99 Circle 1.-99. (Each of the others has a similar dot "." option.

Adding a Symbol to Dimension Text

  1. Insert or select a dimension.
  2. Under Dimension Text in the Dimension PropertyManager, place the pointer in the text where the symbol is to be inserted.
  3. Select one of the symbol icons (Diameter button_diameter.gif or Degree button_degree.gif, for example), or click More to open the Symbols dialog box.

Adding a Symbol to Note Text

  1. Insert or select a note.
  2. Double-click the note and place the pointer in the text where the symbol is to be inserted.
  3. In the Note PropertyManager, click Add Symbol button_Add_Symbol.gif.

Adding a Symbol to a Geometric Tolerance Symbol

  1. Insert or select a geometric tolerance symbol.
  2. In the Geometric Tolerance PropertyManager, under Text, place the pointer in the text where the symbol is to be inserted.
  3. Click More to open the Symbols dialog box.

Symbol Dialog Box

  1. Select a library from Symbol library.
  2. Select a symbol name from the list, and click OK.

    For dimensions, the symbol is represented by its name in the Dimension Text preview box, but the actual symbol appears in the graphics area.
    For geometric tolerance symbols, the symbol is represented by its name in the Text preview box, but the actual symbol appears in the graphics area.

Delete a Symbol that Appears in Text

To delete a symbol that currently appears in text:

  • For dimensions, delete symbols in the Dimension PropertyManager.
  • For notes, double-click the note and delete the symbol in the on-screen editor.
  • For geometric tolerance symbols, delete the symbols in the Geometric Tolerance PropertyManager.


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