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Datum Targets

You can attach a datum target and symbol to a model face or edge in any document.

To create a datum target and symbol:

  1. Click Datum Target Tool_Datum_Target_Annotation.gif (Annotation toolbar), or click Insert > Annotations > Datum Target.
  2. Set the properties in the PropertyManager.

    Example:

    datum_target_symbol.gif
    Target Symbol PM_Datum_Target_Symbol.gif and X Target Area PM_Datum_Target_Area_X.gif selected

  3. Click in the graphics area to place the target and then the symbol. You can insert multiple symbols.

    If you clicked No target symbol PM_Datum_Target_Symbol_No.gif in the PropertyManager, click only once to place the annotation.

  4. Click PM_OK.gif.
    DTM_TRG2.gif
To move the datum target symbol (the balloon or the point), select the symbol and drag the item.
To edit the datum target symbol, select the symbol.


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